The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 76 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 0.59% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.62% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 12
Average salary £21,000 £17,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
Support Technician
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 803 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.09% 94.92% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 711 820
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Southampton region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in Southampton

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Apple