The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 52 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.57% 0.60% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £21,750 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% +2.22%
Support Technician
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 475 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 93.93% 94.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 420 421 407
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,675 £55,000 £63,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Swindon

Support Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WLAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) Network Management

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WLAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware