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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 757 795 819
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 139 146 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 126 129 126
Median salary £22,572 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +46 134 £22,572 -3.95% 25
South East +29 31 £22,500 -8.16% 5
West Midlands +1 23 £22,500 -19.64% 4
Yorkshire +30 18 £22,750 +8.33% 4
London +29 17 £28,500 +14.00% 2
North West +2 16 £20,000 -11.11% 3
Cheshire +39 12 £19,750 -14.13% 2
West Yorkshire +20 10 £23,000 +4.54% 2
South West -14 10 £25,500 +13.33% 1
Leeds +28 9 £23,000 +4.54% 1
East of England +19 9 £26,000 +16.85% 5
Hampshire +8 9 £20,750 +8.49% 1
East Midlands +15 8 £24,000 +26.31% 1
Birmingham -24 7 £24,000 -14.28%
Coventry -2 6 £22,644 +5.31% 1
City of London +38 5 £27,500 -
Nantwich - 5 £20,000 -
Southampton - 5 £26,500 - 1
Surrey +15 4 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Wiltshire +2 4 £25,500 +27.50%
Oxfordshire 0 4 £25,000 +20.48%
Basingstoke -13 4 £20,750 -5.68%
Leicester - 4 £24,500 -
Crewe - 4 £20,750 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £24,500 -
Hertfordshire +13 3 £30,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire +10 3 £18,000 -5.26%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £19,500 -11.36% 3
Kent +4 3 £24,000 +14.28%
Oxford +4 3 £25,000 -

IT Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 186 (70.45%) Windows
2 145 (54.92%) Active Directory
3 122 (46.21%) Microsoft
4 94 (35.61%) Windows Server
5 74 (28.03%) MS Office
6 69 (26.14%) Windows 7
7 66 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 64 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (19.70%) VMware
11 44 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 42 (15.91%) TCP/IP
13 39 (14.77%) Firewall
13 39 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (14.39%) Office 365
15 32 (12.12%) Linux
16 30 (11.36%) Driving Licence
16 30 (11.36%) Hyper-V
16 30 (11.36%) MCSE
16 30 (11.36%) VPN
16 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (10.98%) DNS
18 28 (10.61%) DHCP
19 27 (10.23%) ITIL
20 26 (9.85%) Windows 8
20 26 (9.85%) Citrix
20 26 (9.85%) LAN
21 25 (9.47%) WAN
21 25 (9.47%) Degree
22 24 (9.09%) Finance

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 44 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.52%) SAS
8 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 74 (28.03%) MS Office
2 66 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Line 50
1 2 (0.76%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.39%) Office 365
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.52%) Dropbox
3 3 (1.14%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 39 (14.77%) Firewall
3 30 (11.36%) VPN
4 29 (10.98%) DNS
5 28 (10.61%) DHCP
6 26 (9.85%) LAN
7 25 (9.47%) WAN
8 20 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
9 16 (6.06%) VoIP
10 13 (4.92%) Internet
10 13 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (4.92%) Wireless
11 12 (4.55%) SAN
12 11 (4.17%) VLAN
13 7 (2.65%) NAS
14 6 (2.27%) Ethernet
14 6 (2.27%) Skype
15 4 (1.52%) 3G
16 3 (1.14%) IP Telephony
17 2 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.76%) Power BI
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.38%) MS Access
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 24 (9.09%) Finance
2 21 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.03%) Banking
4 8 (3.03%) Retail
5 6 (2.27%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Games
6 5 (1.89%) Law
7 4 (1.52%) German Language
8 3 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.14%) Publishing
9 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.27%) Web Services
2 4 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) HTML5
3 1 (0.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.36%) Driving Licence
2 16 (6.06%) iPad
3 13 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.65%) iPhone
6 6 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.52%) EPoS
7 4 (1.52%) FMCG
8 3 (1.14%) Clustering
8 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.76%) AS400
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) PMI
9 2 (0.76%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.38%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 186 (70.45%) Windows
2 94 (35.61%) Windows Server
3 69 (26.14%) Windows 7
4 64 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (12.12%) Linux
7 26 (9.85%) Windows 8
8 23 (8.71%) Windows 10
9 14 (5.30%) Unix
10 12 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.65%) Android
12 7 (2.65%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.65%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.89%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.76%) CentOS
15 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.23%) ITIL
2 19 (7.20%) Time Management
3 16 (6.06%) Service Management
4 11 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (3.79%) ERP
5 10 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (3.79%) Mentoring
6 9 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (3.03%) Project Management
8 7 (2.65%) Asset Management
8 7 (2.65%) CRM
8 7 (2.65%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.27%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.27%) ITSM
9 6 (2.27%) Web Filtering
10 5 (1.89%) Change Management
10 5 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.89%) Data Security
10 5 (1.89%) Service Delivery
11 4 (1.52%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.52%) C
3 4 (1.52%) C#
4 3 (1.14%) VB
4 3 (1.14%) VBScript
5 2 (0.76%) Perl
5 2 (0.76%) Python
5 2 (0.76%) RPG
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) C++
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.36%) MCSE
3 25 (9.47%) Degree
4 15 (5.68%) MCSA
5 14 (5.30%) DBS Check
5 14 (5.30%) MCP
6 11 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.79%) CCNA
7 10 (3.79%) MCITP
8 4 (1.52%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.14%) MCTS
9 3 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) CCA
11 1 (0.38%) CCNP
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (54.92%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 6 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.76%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.76%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.76%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.76%) PaperCut
3 2 (0.76%) SCCM
3 2 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (0.76%) WSUS
4 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.38%) Munin
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (46.21%) Microsoft
2 52 (19.70%) VMware
3 26 (9.85%) Citrix
4 24 (9.09%) Cisco
5 13 (4.92%) HP
6 10 (3.79%) Sophos
7 9 (3.41%) Apple
7 9 (3.41%) Symantec
8 7 (2.65%) Dell
8 7 (2.65%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.89%) Avaya
10 4 (1.52%) Kaspersky
10 4 (1.52%) Sage
10 4 (1.52%) Synology
10 4 (1.52%) Veeam
11 3 (1.14%) Mitel
11 3 (1.14%) SAP
11 3 (1.14%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.76%) Polycom
12 2 (0.76%) WatchGuard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Very generous benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 10% BONUS!
Posted: 5 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Ellesmere, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
World Courier
Salary: £32 - £34 depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 days ago