The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 224 219 214
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 30 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 20
Average salary £25,000 £24,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,200 £22,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -4.08%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +18 16 £29,000 - 1
Dorset +14 9 £20,000 -21.56% 1
Wiltshire +2 2 £23,000 +6.97%
Somerset -8 2 £16,500 -26.66%
Gloucestershire +3 1 £28,000 +7.69% 2
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) Active Directory
3 42 (48.84%) Windows Server
4 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (41.86%) VMware
6 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
7 30 (34.88%) LAN
7 30 (34.88%) WAN
7 30 (34.88%) Windows 7
8 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (27.91%) MS Exchange
9 24 (27.91%) MS Office
10 23 (26.74%) Driving Licence
11 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
12 20 (23.26%) Citrix
13 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (19.77%) SAN
14 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
15 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
16 15 (17.44%) Veeam
17 13 (15.12%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (15.12%) ITIL
17 13 (15.12%) VBScript
17 13 (15.12%) VoIP
17 13 (15.12%) Progress
17 13 (15.12%) Performance Improvement
17 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
17 13 (15.12%) VLAN
17 13 (15.12%) Windows 10

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) MS Office
2 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.16%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (1.16%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.88%) LAN
1 30 (34.88%) WAN
2 17 (19.77%) SAN
3 13 (15.12%) VLAN
3 13 (15.12%) VoIP
3 13 (15.12%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.98%) DNS
5 6 (6.98%) Firewall
6 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 4 (4.65%) VPN
8 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.49%) WLAN
9 1 (1.16%) Internet
9 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) Data Mining
1 9 (10.47%) OLAP
1 9 (10.47%) OLAP Cube
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle OLAP
1 9 (10.47%) PowerPivot
2 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (2.33%) Back Office
1 2 (2.33%) Law
1 2 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) CSS
1 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Driving Licence
2 9 (10.47%) CMDB
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (34.88%) Windows 7
5 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
6 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
8 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.65%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.16%) Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) ITIL
1 13 (15.12%) Performance Improvement
2 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (10.47%) IT Asset Management
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL V3
2 9 (10.47%) Validation
3 5 (5.81%) Time Management
4 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.65%) ERP
5 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.49%) CRM
5 3 (3.49%) Migration
6 2 (2.33%) Content Management
6 2 (2.33%) ITSM
6 2 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (1.16%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.16%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
1 13 (15.12%) VBScript
2 11 (12.79%) SQL
3 5 (5.81%) C
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (54.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) VMware
2 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.26%) Citrix
4 15 (17.44%) Veeam
5 13 (15.12%) Progress
6 10 (11.63%) Symantec
7 9 (10.47%) Oracle
8 6 (6.98%) Dell
9 5 (5.81%) SAP
10 4 (4.65%) EMC
10 4 (4.65%) HP
11 3 (3.49%) DataCore
11 3 (3.49%) Toshiba
12 1 (1.16%) Avaya
12 1 (1.16%) Cisco
12 1 (1.16%) iManage
12 1 (1.16%) Pegasus
12 1 (1.16%) Sage
12 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.16%) Spiceworks
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