The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 27 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.38% 2.00% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.04% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £23,680 £24,493
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.24% -3.31%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
Support Technician
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 98 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 95.24% 98.00% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 93 70
Average salary £31,500 £33,621 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.30% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Taunton

Support Technician
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft