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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 188 176 178
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 39 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 37
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,800 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £29,200 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +1.08%
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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 0 13 £27,500 +37.50% 2
Wiltshire -7 12 £23,500 -1.05% 4
Bristol -6 7 £22,500 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -2 6 £23,750 +5.55% 2
Devon -13 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 August 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 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (50.67%) MS Excel
4 32 (42.67%) VMware
5 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
7 23 (30.67%) Citrix
7 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 21 (28.00%) HP
8 21 (28.00%) SAN
9 20 (26.67%) Dell
10 19 (25.33%) EMC
11 18 (24.00%) DataCore
12 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (20.00%) MS Office
12 15 (20.00%) SQL
13 14 (18.67%) ITIL
14 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
15 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.00%) Internet
16 10 (13.33%) Windows XP
16 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (12.00%) Finance
17 9 (12.00%) Firewall
18 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
18 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
19 7 (9.33%) IIS
19 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
20 6 (8.00%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.33%) IIS
4 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.33%) Lync
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (50.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.67%) SalesLogix
3 1 (1.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) SAN
2 12 (16.00%) Internet
3 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.00%) VPN
5 6 (8.00%) LAN
6 5 (6.67%) WAN
7 4 (5.33%) DNS
7 4 (5.33%) VoIP
8 3 (4.00%) DHCP
8 3 (4.00%) Wireless
9 2 (2.67%) 3G
9 2 (2.67%) Network Security
9 2 (2.67%) Broadband
10 1 (1.33%) ADSL
10 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.33%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.33%) Nortel Meridian
10 1 (1.33%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) French Language
2 4 (5.33%) German Language
2 4 (5.33%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.33%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) .NET
1 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) PDA
3 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (5.33%) CAD
3 4 (5.33%) Time Management
4 3 (4.00%) Service Management
4 3 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.67%) Project Management
5 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.67%) Validation
5 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.33%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.33%) System Testing
6 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Python
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) HND
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.33%) HL7
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.67%) VMware
3 23 (30.67%) Citrix
4 21 (28.00%) HP
5 20 (26.67%) Dell
6 19 (25.33%) EMC
7 18 (24.00%) DataCore
8 4 (5.33%) Autodesk
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco
8 4 (5.33%) IBM
8 4 (5.33%) Siemens
8 4 (5.33%) Lotus
9 2 (2.67%) Apple
9 2 (2.67%) Sage
9 2 (2.67%) Unisys
9 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.33%) Altiris
10 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.33%) Veeam
Bournemouth, Dorset
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Salary: From £21,734 to £23,945 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter
Blue Town Online
Salary: LGA Pension
Posted: 26 days ago