The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 674 805 775
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 205 163 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 189 141 171
Median salary £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,600 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -3.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Support Technician in the job title.

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

IT Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

IT Support Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Technician over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 within the UK.

IT Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +132 197 £24,000 - 26
South East +86 49 £25,000 +8.69% 6
North West +12 37 £22,500 +2.27% 3
West Midlands +19 35 £19,500 +5.40% 7
London +60 23 £28,000 -3.44% 2
Manchester +4 21 £23,500 +17.50% 3
South West +14 17 £28,500 +1.78% 2
Hampshire +17 16 £26,500 +47.22% 2
East of England +4 16 £23,500 -14.54% 1
Yorkshire +29 13 £24,125 +12.20% 5
Cheshire +27 12 £22,500 -
Southampton +24 12 £26,500 +55.88% 1
Warwickshire +14 12 £19,500 - 2
Leamington Spa +8 12 £19,500 -2.50% 1
Oxfordshire +38 11 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Oxford +35 10 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Bournemouth +18 10 £28,500 +1.78% 1
Dorset +10 10 £28,500 +1.78% 1
City of London +42 9 £28,000 -3.44%
Shropshire - 9 £22,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +28 8 £25,000 +23.45% 2
East Midlands -7 6 £22,000 +12.82%
East Sussex +23 5 £21,973 -4.46%
West Sussex +19 5 £25,000 +25.00%
Kent +14 5 £24,000 +15.66% 1
Northamptonshire +8 5 £21,500 -10.41%
Bury - 5 £22,000 -
Crewe - 5 £22,500 -
Leeds - 5 £25,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £25,000 - 1

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Support Technician in the job title.

1 268 (75.49%) Windows
2 198 (55.77%) Active Directory
3 146 (41.13%) Microsoft
4 140 (39.44%) Windows Server
5 104 (29.30%) Windows 7
6 87 (24.51%) VMware
7 85 (23.94%) MS Excel
7 85 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (18.87%) MS Exchange
10 65 (18.31%) MS Office
11 62 (17.46%) Hyper-V
11 62 (17.46%) Windows 8
12 61 (17.18%) Windows 10
13 60 (16.90%) Office 365
13 60 (16.90%) TCP/IP
14 59 (16.62%) LAN
15 58 (16.34%) WAN
16 53 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (11.55%) DNS
18 39 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (10.99%) ITIL
19 38 (10.70%) Firewall
20 36 (10.14%) VPN
20 36 (10.14%) Citrix
21 35 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
22 34 (9.58%) DHCP
23 33 (9.30%) Cisco
23 33 (9.30%) Degree
24 31 (8.73%) VLAN

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.13%) SAS
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 85 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 65 (18.31%) MS Office
3 8 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Line 50
1 5 (1.41%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.28%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.90%) Office 365
2 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.25%) Dropbox
4 7 (1.97%) OneDrive
5 5 (1.41%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.13%) G Suite
7 3 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (16.90%) TCP/IP
2 59 (16.62%) LAN
3 58 (16.34%) WAN
4 41 (11.55%) DNS
5 38 (10.70%) Firewall
6 36 (10.14%) VPN
7 35 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (9.58%) DHCP
9 31 (8.73%) VLAN
10 24 (6.76%) VoIP
11 23 (6.48%) Wireless
12 22 (6.20%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (3.94%) SAN
14 11 (3.10%) Internet
15 10 (2.82%) Skype
16 7 (1.97%) 3G
16 7 (1.97%) Ethernet
17 4 (1.13%) BIG-IP
17 4 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (1.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.41%) Power BI
3 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.56%) Ingres
4 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) MS Access
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 27 (7.61%) Finance
2 23 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.92%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.10%) Retail
5 9 (2.54%) Banking
6 8 (2.25%) Law
7 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.41%) Marketing
9 4 (1.13%) Games
9 4 (1.13%) Publishing
10 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.85%) Back Office
10 3 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.10%) Web Services
2 6 (1.69%) HTML
3 3 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.28%) HTML5
4 1 (0.28%) jQuery
4 1 (0.28%) JSON
4 1 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.17%) Driving Licence
2 21 (5.92%) iPad
3 17 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.54%) iPhone
6 7 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.41%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.13%) AS400
9 4 (1.13%) EPoS
9 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.85%) FMCG
10 3 (0.85%) Replication
11 2 (0.56%) Handset
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) Social Media
12 1 (0.28%) Apple TV
12 1 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 268 (75.49%) Windows
2 140 (39.44%) Windows Server
3 104 (29.30%) Windows 7
4 85 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (17.46%) Windows 8
7 61 (17.18%) Windows 10
8 28 (7.89%) Linux
9 19 (5.35%) Unix
10 14 (3.94%) Apple iOS
11 13 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 12 (3.38%) Android
13 9 (2.54%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.69%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.28%) CentOS
16 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (10.99%) ITIL
2 16 (4.51%) Time Management
3 14 (3.94%) CRM
3 14 (3.94%) Project Management
3 14 (3.94%) Service Management
4 10 (2.82%) Asset Management
4 10 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 9 (2.54%) Change Management
5 9 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (2.54%) ERP
5 9 (2.54%) Mentoring
6 8 (2.25%) Case Management
7 7 (1.97%) ITSM
7 7 (1.97%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (1.97%) Migration
7 7 (1.97%) Web Filtering
8 6 (1.69%) Email Filtering
9 5 (1.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.04%) SQL
2 5 (1.41%) C
3 4 (1.13%) C#
3 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.13%) RPG
4 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.85%) VBScript
5 2 (0.56%) PHP
5 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.30%) Degree
3 26 (7.32%) MCSE
4 17 (4.79%) MCSA
5 16 (4.51%) MCP
6 12 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.82%) MCITP
8 8 (2.25%) CCNA
9 7 (1.97%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.69%) MCTS
11 5 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.41%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.13%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 198 (55.77%) Active Directory
2 62 (17.46%) Hyper-V
3 53 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.97%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.13%) vSphere
6 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.41%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.41%) PaperCut
3 3 (0.85%) SCCM
3 3 (0.85%) WSUS
4 2 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.56%) Casper Suite
4 2 (0.56%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 146 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 87 (24.51%) VMware
3 36 (10.14%) Citrix
4 33 (9.30%) Cisco
5 18 (5.07%) HP
6 12 (3.38%) Dell
7 11 (3.10%) Apple
8 8 (2.25%) Sage
9 7 (1.97%) Intel Security
9 7 (1.97%) Sophos
10 6 (1.69%) Adobe
11 5 (1.41%) Infor
11 5 (1.41%) Kaspersky
11 5 (1.41%) Meraki
11 5 (1.41%) Remedy
11 5 (1.41%) SAP
11 5 (1.41%) Siemens
11 5 (1.41%) Symantec
12 4 (1.13%) Polycom
12 4 (1.13%) Veeam
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14432 - £15875.20 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Malton, North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £22k
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 15 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace contributory pension
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Southampton
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Romford, Essex
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Salary: £25,703 per annum Full Time (36 hours per week)
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Ashford, Kent
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