The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 194 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 34 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.84% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 31
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £19,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £25,750 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5863 4988 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.75% 95.06% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 4317 4725
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Dorset -2 13 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Wiltshire -5 13 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Gloucestershire -12 4 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Somerset - 2 £29,750 -
Bristol -8 1 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Devon -16 1 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
4 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
5 23 (34.33%) VMware
6 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (28.36%) Citrix
7 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (25.37%) HP
9 17 (25.37%) SAN
10 16 (23.88%) Dell
11 15 (22.39%) EMC
11 15 (22.39%) DataCore
12 14 (20.90%) ITIL
13 13 (19.40%) MS Office
14 12 (17.91%) SQL
14 12 (17.91%) Internet
14 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
15 10 (14.93%) Finance
16 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
17 7 (10.45%) Degree
17 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
17 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
17 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
17 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
17 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (8.96%) Time Management
18 6 (8.96%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (35.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.96%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
6 1 (1.49%) Lync
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (47.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.40%) MS Office
3 4 (5.97%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.99%) SalesLogix
3 1 (1.49%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) SAN
2 12 (17.91%) Internet
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.96%) VPN
5 5 (7.46%) LAN
5 5 (7.46%) Firewall
6 4 (5.97%) VoIP
6 4 (5.97%) WAN
7 3 (4.48%) DHCP
7 3 (4.48%) DNS
8 2 (2.99%) Broadband
8 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.99%) Wireless
8 2 (2.99%) 3G
9 1 (1.49%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (1.49%) NGN
9 1 (1.49%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.49%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) French Language
2 4 (5.97%) German Language
2 4 (5.97%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.97%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.97%) PDA
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) AS400
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.49%) UNIX
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Time Management
3 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.97%) Project Management
4 4 (5.97%) CAD
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.99%) Data Entry
6 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.99%) Validation
7 1 (1.49%) Migration
7 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) ERP
7 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.49%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.49%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.49%) System Testing
7 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.49%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
1 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) HND
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.48%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 19 (28.36%) Citrix
4 17 (25.37%) HP
5 16 (23.88%) Dell
6 15 (22.39%) EMC
6 15 (22.39%) DataCore
7 4 (5.97%) Autodesk
7 4 (5.97%) IBM
7 4 (5.97%) Siemens
7 4 (5.97%) Lotus
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) Unisys
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Sage
10 1 (1.49%) Apple
10 1 (1.49%) Avaya
10 1 (1.49%) Sun
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle
10 1 (1.49%) Nortel
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