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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Technician
UK
Rank 690 776 709
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -67
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 159 163 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 138 146 194
Median salary £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,378 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.77% -

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +77 148 £23,000 -3.15% 26
East of England +30 26 £21,000 -23.63% 3
South East +60 25 £25,000 +8.69% 11
West Midlands +15 24 £20,750 -11.70% 1
North West -16 23 £23,000 +6.97% 4
South West +12 18 £28,500 +1.78% 3
Manchester -23 16 £23,750 +18.75% 2
London +52 15 £27,500 -2.65% 2
Hertfordshire +12 12 £21,000 - 1
Yorkshire +25 11 £22,500 -1.09% 2
Hampshire +21 11 £26,500 +19.10% 4
Bournemouth +35 10 £28,500 +1.78%
Dorset +29 10 £28,500 +1.78%
West Yorkshire +33 9 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Leeds +28 8 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Essex +16 8 £21,500 -21.81%
Potters Bar +14 8 £21,000 -
Shropshire - 8 £22,500 -
Warwickshire +24 6 £19,500 -
East Midlands +7 6 £22,000 -8.33%
Leamington Spa 0 6 £19,500 -2.50%
Somerset - 6 £20,000 - 1
Southampton +10 5 £26,500 +55.88%
Northamptonshire +3 5 £21,500 -10.41%
Bury - 5 £22,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire +19 4 £22,000 -
South Wales +12 4 £22,378 -
Wales +10 4 £22,378 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - - 1

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 240 (77.67%) Windows
2 159 (51.46%) Active Directory
3 122 (39.48%) Microsoft
4 117 (37.86%) Windows Server
5 93 (30.10%) Windows 7
6 85 (27.51%) VMware
7 80 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (23.95%) MS Excel
9 71 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (22.65%) Windows 10
11 69 (22.33%) Windows 8
11 69 (22.33%) MS Exchange
12 59 (19.09%) LAN
12 59 (19.09%) WAN
13 58 (18.77%) Hyper-V
14 55 (17.80%) TCP/IP
15 54 (17.48%) Office 365
16 52 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (16.50%) MS Office
18 44 (14.24%) DNS
19 40 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
20 35 (11.33%) DHCP
21 34 (11.00%) VLAN
22 33 (10.68%) ITIL
23 32 (10.36%) VPN
23 32 (10.36%) Citrix
24 30 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
25 29 (9.39%) Linux
26 27 (8.74%) Cisco
27 26 (8.41%) Firewall

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 69 (22.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (6.47%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (23.95%) MS Excel
2 51 (16.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Line 50
1 5 (1.62%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.32%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.48%) Office 365
2 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.27%) OneDrive
4 6 (1.94%) Dropbox
5 5 (1.62%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.29%) G Suite
6 4 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.09%) LAN
1 59 (19.09%) WAN
2 55 (17.80%) TCP/IP
3 44 (14.24%) DNS
4 40 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
5 35 (11.33%) DHCP
6 34 (11.00%) VLAN
7 32 (10.36%) VPN
8 26 (8.41%) Firewall
9 22 (7.12%) Wireless
10 19 (6.15%) VoIP
11 14 (4.53%) Internet
12 10 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.91%) Skype
14 6 (1.94%) SAN
15 4 (1.29%) BIG-IP
15 4 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.29%) FTP
15 4 (1.29%) MPLS
16 3 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.62%) Power BI
2 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.65%) Ingres
4 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 23 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.80%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.83%) Finance
4 9 (2.91%) Law
5 8 (2.59%) Retail
6 6 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.62%) Banking
7 5 (1.62%) Marketing
8 4 (1.29%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 3 (0.97%) Publishing
10 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.27%) Web Services
2 5 (1.62%) HTML
3 3 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) HTML5
4 1 (0.32%) jQuery
4 1 (0.32%) JSON
4 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.80%) Driving Licence
2 17 (5.50%) iPad
3 14 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.62%) Biotechnology
7 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.97%) iPhone
7 3 (0.97%) Replication
8 2 (0.65%) AS400
8 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.65%) EPoS
8 2 (0.65%) FMCG
8 2 (0.65%) Handset
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.65%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) Arduino
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 240 (77.67%) Windows
2 117 (37.86%) Windows Server
3 93 (30.10%) Windows 7
4 80 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (22.65%) Windows 10
7 69 (22.33%) Windows 8
8 29 (9.39%) Linux
9 20 (6.47%) Unix
10 12 (3.88%) Android
10 12 (3.88%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.91%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.91%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.32%) AIX
15 1 (0.32%) CentOS
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (10.68%) ITIL
2 16 (5.18%) Change Management
3 14 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (4.21%) Project Management
5 11 (3.56%) CRM
6 8 (2.59%) Case Management
6 8 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (2.59%) Service Delivery
6 8 (2.59%) Time Management
7 7 (2.27%) Email Filtering
7 7 (2.27%) ERP
7 7 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (2.27%) Web Filtering
8 6 (1.94%) Asset Management
8 6 (1.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (1.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (1.62%) Incident Management
9 5 (1.62%) Migration
10 4 (1.29%) Line Management
10 4 (1.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.15%) SQL
2 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.94%) PHP
4 5 (1.62%) Python
5 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.65%) C
6 2 (0.65%) C#
6 2 (0.65%) RPG
6 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (7.44%) Degree
3 19 (6.15%) MCSE
4 16 (5.18%) MCP
5 14 (4.53%) MCSA
6 12 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.59%) CCNA
8 7 (2.27%) MCITP
9 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.62%) MCTS
11 4 (1.29%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.97%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 159 (51.46%) Active Directory
2 58 (18.77%) Hyper-V
3 52 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.29%) Samba
4 4 (1.29%) vSphere
5 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.62%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.62%) PaperCut
3 3 (0.97%) SCCM
4 2 (0.65%) Casper Suite
4 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (39.48%) Microsoft
2 85 (27.51%) VMware
3 32 (10.36%) Citrix
4 27 (8.74%) Cisco
5 23 (7.44%) HP
6 10 (3.24%) Dell
7 8 (2.59%) Apple
7 8 (2.59%) Sage
8 6 (1.94%) Adobe
9 5 (1.62%) Meraki
9 5 (1.62%) Remedy
9 5 (1.62%) Siemens
9 5 (1.62%) Veeam
10 4 (1.29%) F5
10 4 (1.29%) Google
10 4 (1.29%) Polycom
10 4 (1.29%) SAP
10 4 (1.29%) Symantec
11 3 (0.97%) Infor
11 3 (0.97%) Kaspersky
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Antrim, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 27k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, gym membership, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 20 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 16 hours ago
Pewsey, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Great Yarmouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19500 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Itecco
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22714 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago