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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 220 198 199
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 22 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 23
Average salary £20,000 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £19,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £37,500 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £23,250 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +8.13%
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
5761 5093 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.41% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4816 4355 4571
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Cornwall -3 7 £20,000 -10.11% 2
Gloucestershire -5 6 £22,250 +14.10% 1
Devon -1 3 £21,000 -44.00%
Bristol -5 3 £32,500 +23.80% 1
Somerset +4 1 £18,000 - 1
Wiltshire -5 1 £20,250 +1.25% 2
Avon - 1 £18,000 -
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
3 25 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (30.77%) MS Office
5 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 19 (29.23%) DNS
7 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (27.69%) DHCP
8 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
8 17 (26.15%) Citrix
9 16 (24.62%) VMware
9 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
10 15 (23.08%) Firewall
11 14 (21.54%) VPN
12 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (16.92%) Degree
14 11 (16.92%) Finance
15 10 (15.38%) Dell
15 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (13.85%) EMC
16 9 (13.85%) HP
16 9 (13.85%) SQL
16 9 (13.85%) SAN
17 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
18 7 (10.77%) XenApp
18 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Office
2 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 19 (29.23%) DNS
3 18 (27.69%) DHCP
4 15 (23.08%) Firewall
5 14 (21.54%) VPN
6 9 (13.85%) SAN
7 7 (10.77%) Wireless
8 5 (7.69%) WAN
8 5 (7.69%) LAN
9 4 (6.15%) WLAN
9 4 (6.15%) NAS
10 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.62%) SSL
10 3 (4.62%) ADSL
10 3 (4.62%) SMTP
10 3 (4.62%) FTP
10 3 (4.62%) Intranet
10 3 (4.62%) Internet
11 1 (1.54%) VoIP
11 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) Crystal Dashboard Design
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) General Ledger
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista
7 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (4.62%) ITIL
1 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
2 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
2 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
2 2 (3.08%) Wealth Management
2 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
2 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
2 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
2 2 (3.08%) Software Delivery
3 1 (1.54%) Network Management
3 1 (1.54%) Revenue Management
3 1 (1.54%) Network Design
3 1 (1.54%) Change Management
3 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.54%) CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.54%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCP
3 2 (3.08%) MCSA
3 2 (3.08%) MCTS
4 1 (1.54%) HND
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) XenServer
4 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
4 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) Citrix
3 16 (24.62%) VMware
4 10 (15.38%) Dell
5 9 (13.85%) EMC
5 9 (13.85%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) Symantec
7 5 (7.69%) DataCore
7 5 (7.69%) SAP
8 4 (6.15%) AppSense
8 4 (6.15%) Webroot
8 4 (6.15%) SonicWALL
8 4 (6.15%) Veeam
9 2 (3.08%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.54%) Interwoven
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £12000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago