The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 208 203 198
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 28 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.77% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 40
Median salary £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £19,450 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £24,000 £23,108
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +3.85%
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
4980 5637 6405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 96.84% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4196 4779 5348
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +12 10 £28,500 +1.78% 1
Wiltshire +14 5 £22,500 -29.68% 1
Bristol +8 3 £25,000 -7.40%
Somerset +7 3 £21,583 +5.28%
Devon -11 3 £22,500 -23.40%
Gloucestershire -7 2 £22,250 +17.10%
Cornwall -10 2 - -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
3 27 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
6 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (37.78%) MS Office
7 16 (35.56%) Windows 8
8 14 (31.11%) Windows 10
8 14 (31.11%) LAN
8 14 (31.11%) WAN
8 14 (31.11%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) VLAN
10 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
10 11 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
13 7 (15.56%) Citrix
14 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
14 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
15 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
15 5 (11.11%) ITIL
15 5 (11.11%) Linux
15 5 (11.11%) Degree
15 5 (11.11%) Office 365
16 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
16 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (6.67%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) LAN
1 14 (31.11%) WAN
2 12 (26.67%) VLAN
3 11 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
General
1 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Automotive
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Apple TV
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
4 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (35.56%) Windows 8
6 14 (31.11%) Windows 10
7 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.11%) Linux
9 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
11 2 (4.44%) Android
11 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) ERP
3 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.22%) Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Records Management
4 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.22%) Time Management
4 1 (2.22%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Sage
6 1 (2.22%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace contributory pension
Posted: 16 days ago