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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 208 191 182
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 37 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 27
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £29,300 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.09%
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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -3 14 £21,000 -10.63% 2
Dorset +5 11 £28,000 +1.81% 3
Cornwall - 6 £22,000 -
Bristol -9 5 £24,500 +8.88% 1
Somerset - 1 £18,500 - 2
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (87.21%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
4 48 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (46.51%) MS Exchange
7 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
8 31 (36.05%) LAN
8 31 (36.05%) WAN
9 29 (33.72%) Windows 7
10 24 (27.91%) MS Office
11 23 (26.74%) Windows Vista
12 21 (24.42%) DNS
13 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
14 19 (22.09%) VMware
14 19 (22.09%) Windows 8
15 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
16 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (18.60%) DHCP
18 15 (17.44%) Windows XP
18 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2013
19 14 (16.28%) SLA
20 13 (15.12%) WLAN
21 12 (13.95%) Finance
21 12 (13.95%) Firewall
22 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
22 11 (12.79%) VPN
22 11 (12.79%) SQL
23 10 (11.63%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 40 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.65%) IIS
6 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.49%) Lync
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) MS Office
2 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) LAN
1 31 (36.05%) WAN
2 21 (24.42%) DNS
3 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (18.60%) DHCP
5 13 (15.12%) WLAN
6 12 (13.95%) Firewall
7 11 (12.79%) VPN
8 9 (10.47%) Internet
9 5 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.81%) FTP
9 5 (5.81%) VLAN
10 4 (4.65%) Telnet
11 3 (3.49%) ADSL
11 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.49%) Network Security
11 3 (3.49%) SAN
12 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.16%) VoIP
12 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) MS Access
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.49%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Yeoman
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.49%) CMDB
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) AS400
2 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (87.21%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (33.72%) Windows 7
6 23 (26.74%) Windows Vista
7 19 (22.09%) Windows 8
8 15 (17.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.49%) Android
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (8.14%) ITIL
3 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
4 4 (4.65%) ITIL V3
4 4 (4.65%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.49%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (3.49%) CRM
5 3 (3.49%) Validation
5 3 (3.49%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.49%) Time Management
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 2 (2.33%) Office Automation
7 1 (1.16%) Network Management
7 1 (1.16%) Migration
7 1 (1.16%) High Availability
7 1 (1.16%) Project Management
7 1 (1.16%) Service Management
7 1 (1.16%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) A+ Certification
2 4 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (4.65%) MCSE
2 4 (4.65%) MCSA
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.16%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.09%) VMware
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco
4 5 (5.81%) Toshiba
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) Avaya
6 3 (3.49%) Reuters
6 3 (3.49%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.49%) Symantec
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) EMC
7 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.16%) Veeam
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus
7 1 (1.16%) Sage
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