The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 196 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 16 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 27
Average salary £24,000 £23,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -3.26%
Support Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4147 4519 5086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.55% 97.06% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3534 3757 4163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Surrey

Support Technician
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Guildford -2 5 £20,000 -11.11%
Godalming - 5 £25,000 -
Epsom - 3 £24,000 -
Redhill - 1 £23,000 -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 23 (82.14%) MS Office
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 17 (60.71%) Windows 8
4 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
5 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 12 (42.86%) Citrix
7 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) VMware
11 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
12 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) iPhone
12 4 (14.29%) DHCP
12 4 (14.29%) DNS
12 4 (14.29%) .NET
12 4 (14.29%) SAP
13 3 (10.71%) iPad
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
14 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (82.14%) MS Office
2 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Driving Licence
2 4 (14.29%) iPhone
3 3 (10.71%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (7.14%) EPoS
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (60.71%) Windows 8
4 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.14%) Android
9 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
9 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Citrix
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco