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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 60 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.60% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £26,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +23.25%
Support Technician
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 412 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.39% 96.49% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 388 326 486
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Suffolk

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Support Technician
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £30,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £26,000 -
Lowestoft - 1 £18,000 -
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) CODA
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) CODA
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion