The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 69 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 16 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.67% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.95%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
918 805 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.72% 97.58% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 805 731 869
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Technician
Hampshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
5 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
7 10 (47.62%) Degree
7 10 (47.62%) Windows 8
8 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) MS Office
12 3 (14.29%) ITIL
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco
12 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 3 (14.29%) Clustering
12 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
12 3 (14.29%) VLAN
12 3 (14.29%) Dell
12 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (14.29%) Symantec
12 3 (14.29%) Firewall
12 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) VLAN
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) ISDN
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Kindle
2 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 8
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Dell
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
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