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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 195 194 173
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 45 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.57% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 39
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £31,500 £27,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire -2 16 £20,000 -14.89% 2
Cornwall - 9 £20,000 -
Dorset 0 6 £19,000 -30.90%
Somerset +12 5 £19,000 -36.13% 1
Bristol -8 5 £24,500 +7.69% 3
Devon 0 4 £26,000 +23.80%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 74 (87.06%) Windows
2 47 (55.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
5 40 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (44.71%) MS Exchange
7 29 (34.12%) Active Directory
8 23 (27.06%) Windows 7
8 23 (27.06%) Windows Vista
8 23 (27.06%) MS Office
9 21 (24.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
11 19 (22.35%) LAN
11 19 (22.35%) WAN
11 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
11 19 (22.35%) DNS
12 18 (21.18%) DHCP
12 18 (21.18%) VMware
12 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 16 (18.82%) Windows 8
14 14 (16.47%) Windows XP
14 14 (16.47%) SLA
15 13 (15.29%) Finance
16 11 (12.94%) WLAN
16 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (12.94%) Internet
16 11 (12.94%) SQL
17 10 (11.76%) VPN
17 10 (11.76%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 38 (44.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) IIS
6 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.53%) Lync
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Office
2 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Summit
1 1 (1.18%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) LAN
1 19 (22.35%) WAN
1 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
1 19 (22.35%) DNS
2 18 (21.18%) DHCP
3 11 (12.94%) WLAN
3 11 (12.94%) Internet
4 10 (11.76%) VPN
4 10 (11.76%) Firewall
5 5 (5.88%) FTP
6 4 (4.71%) Telnet
7 3 (3.53%) Intranet
7 3 (3.53%) ADSL
7 3 (3.53%) Wireless
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.53%) Network Security
8 2 (2.35%) VoIP
8 2 (2.35%) SAN
9 1 (1.18%) SSL
9 1 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) MS Access
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.18%) Crystal Dashboard Design
4 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.18%) OLAP
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) NHS
2 1 (1.18%) AS400
2 1 (1.18%) CMDB
2 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (87.06%) Windows
2 47 (55.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (27.06%) Windows Vista
5 23 (27.06%) Windows 7
6 16 (18.82%) Windows 8
7 14 (16.47%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.53%) Android
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.24%) ITIL
2 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
3 4 (4.71%) CRM
3 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.53%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.53%) Time Management
5 2 (2.35%) Network Management
5 2 (2.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 2 (2.35%) Office Automation
6 1 (1.18%) Change Management
6 1 (1.18%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (1.18%) High Availability
6 1 (1.18%) Workflow
6 1 (1.18%) Validation
6 1 (1.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) Java
2 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.71%) A+ Certification
2 4 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (4.71%) MCSE
2 4 (4.71%) MCSA
3 3 (3.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) HND
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
3 7 (8.24%) Citrix
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco
4 3 (3.53%) Avaya
4 3 (3.53%) Reuters
4 3 (3.53%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.35%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.18%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) Lotus
6 1 (1.18%) Sage
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
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