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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 223 196 193
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 25 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 38
Median salary £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,400
UK excluding London median salary £22,644 £22,900 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -0.43%
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
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Wiltshire -5 6 £23,750 -13.63% 1
Cornwall -13 6 - -
Dorset -3 5 £20,000 -28.57% 1
Devon - 5 £21,500 -
Bristol -4 3 £26,000 +33.33%
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
4 17 (38.64%) MS Office
5 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
6 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 11 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
10 6 (13.64%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) Cisco
10 6 (13.64%) Firewall
11 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (11.36%) SCCM
12 4 (9.09%) Degree
12 4 (9.09%) Information Management
12 4 (9.09%) VLAN
12 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
12 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (9.09%) CCNA
12 4 (9.09%) Citrix
12 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
12 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
12 4 (9.09%) COM
13 3 (6.82%) ITIL

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 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Office
2 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VLAN
2 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) PBX
4 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.27%) Extranet
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) Apple TV
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (9.09%) Information Management
3 3 (6.82%) ERP
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.27%) Migration
4 1 (2.27%) Records Management
4 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.27%) Time Management
4 1 (2.27%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CCNA
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Panasonic
5 2 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (2.27%) Sage
6 1 (2.27%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago