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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 72 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.29% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.68% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £19,000 £22,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +17.77%
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
811 888 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.08% 96.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 672 758 706
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Lync
7 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (8.33%) Degree

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
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