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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 205 190 210
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 19
Average salary £21,250 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £22,725 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
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
4658 4597 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.28% 95.43% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3820 3658 4480
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2014. 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 +15 5 £20,000 -14.89%
Camberley 0 1 £21,500 -5.49%
Woking -4 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) MCP
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) MCDST
7 4 (16.67%) MCITP
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) MCSE
7 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (8.33%) German Language
9 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCP
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) MCDST
3 4 (16.67%) MCITP
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
Surrey
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: 20.000 - 23.000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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University for the Creative Arts
Salary: From £21,391 to £24,057 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: From £12,500 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago