The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 215 192 199
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 20 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.93% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.96% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 32
Median salary £20,750 £20,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,750 £18,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,800 £38,650
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5139 5640 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.19% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4345 4721 4761
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South West region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in the South West

Support Technician
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 7 £21,233 -
Bristol +10 6 £20,500 -22.64%
Cornwall -17 6 £16,750 -16.25% 1
Gloucestershire 0 1 £18,500 -16.85%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.74%) MS Office
4 21 (38.89%) Citrix
5 20 (37.04%) VMware
6 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
8 14 (25.93%) Driving Licence
9 13 (24.07%) Performance Improvement
9 13 (24.07%) Veeam
9 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
9 13 (24.07%) SAN
9 13 (24.07%) VBScript
9 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
9 13 (24.07%) Progress
9 13 (24.07%) VoIP
10 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.52%) Dell
13 8 (14.81%) SCCM
14 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (12.96%) XenApp
14 7 (12.96%) DataCore
14 7 (12.96%) Storage Virtualisation
14 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
14 7 (12.96%) EMC
14 7 (12.96%) HP

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) MS Office
2 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) SAN
1 13 (24.07%) VoIP
2 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) LAN
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
5 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.85%) Broadband
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) Extranet
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) Wireless
General
1 2 (3.70%) Banking
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) COM
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) CSS3
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Performance Improvement
2 7 (12.96%) Storage Virtualisation
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (7.41%) Information Management
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) ITSM
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.85%) Email Filtering
7 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.85%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
1 13 (24.07%) VBScript
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) PHP
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) XenApp
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) Citrix
3 20 (37.04%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) Progress
4 13 (24.07%) Veeam
5 10 (18.52%) Dell
6 7 (12.96%) DataCore
6 7 (12.96%) EMC
6 7 (12.96%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Apple
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco
8 2 (3.70%) Google
9 1 (1.85%) Avaya
9 1 (1.85%) iManage
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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