The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 657 599 635
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 281 412 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 248 357 307
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -6.52%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Support Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 within the UK.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 -67 260 £22,500 - 42
South East -1 54 £24,000 +14.28% 11
London -35 48 £26,500 -11.66% 4
North West +36 35 £22,000 -3.29% 6
East of England -2 29 £23,500 - 5
Yorkshire +32 27 £23,125 +5.11% 5
East Midlands +9 26 £22,250 +11.25% 4
West Midlands -6 22 £21,000 -4.54% 3
South West -15 20 £21,233 +1.10% 3
Manchester -9 19 £20,000 -11.11% 4
West Yorkshire +8 14 £23,000 +4.54% 2
Surrey +20 13 £24,000 +1.05% 2
Berkshire +20 12 £22,000 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -15 12 £25,000 +31.57% 3
Leeds +30 11 £23,000 -23.33%
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £26,000 +23.80% 2
Birmingham - 10 £20,035 -
City of London +46 9 £27,500 -5.17%
Cheshire +41 9 £22,000 -4.34% 1
Scotland +14 9 £21,500 -23.21% 1
Oxford +5 9 £26,250 +61.53% 3
Hertfordshire +19 8 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Bedfordshire +4 8 £20,500 -
Northamptonshire +20 7 £18,000 -15.29%
Northampton +17 7 £18,000 -15.29%
Merseyside +6 7 £22,000 -
East Yorkshire -1 7 £24,500 -
Hampshire -6 7 £19,000 -13.63% 2
Bristol +19 6 £21,500 -12.24%
Kent +3 6 £23,750 +33.80% 2

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 416 (71.36%) Windows
2 330 (56.60%) Active Directory
3 298 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 187 (32.08%) MS Office
5 177 (30.36%) Windows Server
6 154 (26.42%) MS Excel
7 153 (26.24%) Windows 7
8 123 (21.10%) MS Exchange
9 113 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (18.18%) VMware
11 95 (16.30%) ITIL
12 91 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 77 (13.21%) Windows 8
14 74 (12.69%) Firewall
15 73 (12.52%) Citrix
16 65 (11.15%) Office 365
17 62 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 59 (10.12%) SQL
19 58 (9.95%) DNS
20 54 (9.26%) Windows XP
21 52 (8.92%) TCP/IP
22 49 (8.40%) DHCP
23 48 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
24 47 (8.06%) Cisco
25 45 (7.72%) LAN
26 44 (7.55%) Linux
27 43 (7.38%) VPN
28 39 (6.69%) SQL Server
28 39 (6.69%) Hyper-V
29 38 (6.52%) Degree

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
1 123 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.97%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.06%) IIS
6 8 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.51%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 187 (32.08%) MS Office
2 154 (26.42%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.51%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.15%) Office 365
2 7 (1.20%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.86%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.34%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 74 (12.69%) Firewall
2 58 (9.95%) DNS
3 52 (8.92%) TCP/IP
4 49 (8.40%) DHCP
5 45 (7.72%) LAN
6 43 (7.38%) VPN
7 36 (6.17%) WAN
8 33 (5.66%) SAN
9 32 (5.49%) Internet
9 32 (5.49%) Wireless
10 30 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
11 29 (4.97%) VoIP
12 16 (2.74%) NAS
13 13 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.06%) VLAN
15 11 (1.89%) FTP
16 8 (1.37%) IP Telephony
17 7 (1.20%) Broadband
18 5 (0.86%) HTTP
19 4 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.69%) MS Access
4 3 (0.51%) MySQL
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Ant
2 1 (0.17%) MorphX
General
1 31 (5.32%) Finance
2 27 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.57%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.06%) Legal
5 11 (1.89%) Marketing
6 9 (1.54%) Retail
7 6 (1.03%) Banking
8 5 (0.86%) Games
8 5 (0.86%) German Language
9 4 (0.69%) Law
9 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Billing
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.57%) Web Services
2 14 (2.40%) HTML
3 10 (1.72%) CSS
4 8 (1.37%) .NET
5 4 (0.69%) COM
6 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.51%) HATEOAS
6 3 (0.51%) HTML5
6 3 (0.51%) JSON
6 3 (0.51%) REST
6 3 (0.51%) XML
7 2 (0.34%) CSS3
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) EDI
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
8 1 (0.17%) XHTML
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.35%) Driving Licence
2 25 (4.29%) Blackberry
3 23 (3.95%) iPad
4 21 (3.60%) iPhone
5 19 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.74%) Smartphone
7 15 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.40%) Microsoft Licensing
9 12 (2.06%) AS400
9 12 (2.06%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.06%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.72%) EPoS
10 10 (1.72%) iSeries
11 8 (1.37%) CMDB
11 8 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.69%) HP StoreVirtual
14 3 (0.51%) Clustering
14 3 (0.51%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 416 (71.36%) Windows
2 177 (30.36%) Windows Server
3 153 (26.24%) Windows 7
4 113 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 91 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (13.21%) Windows 8
7 54 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 44 (7.55%) Linux
9 35 (6.00%) Windows 10
10 31 (5.32%) Android
10 31 (5.32%) Apple iOS
11 25 (4.29%) Mac OS X
11 25 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (3.26%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.89%) OS/400
14 8 (1.37%) Unix
15 6 (1.03%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.30%) ITIL
2 26 (4.46%) CRM
3 25 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (3.77%) ERP
4 22 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (3.26%) Time Management
6 18 (3.09%) Mentoring
6 18 (3.09%) Service Delivery
7 16 (2.74%) Data Protection
8 15 (2.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (2.40%) Software Licensing
10 13 (2.23%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (2.23%) Service Management
11 12 (2.06%) Project Management
12 11 (1.89%) High Availability
12 11 (1.89%) Web Filtering
13 10 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (1.54%) Email Filtering
14 9 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (1.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.12%) SQL
2 12 (2.06%) C
2 12 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.72%) RPG
5 7 (1.20%) VBScript
6 6 (1.03%) C#
7 4 (0.69%) Java
8 3 (0.51%) PHP
8 3 (0.51%) VB
9 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.17%) Python
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) VB6
10 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (6.52%) Degree
3 34 (5.83%) MCSE
4 23 (3.95%) MCP
5 21 (3.60%) DBS Check
6 14 (2.40%) MCITP
7 10 (1.72%) CCNA
7 10 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.72%) MCSA
8 7 (1.20%) HND
9 6 (1.03%) A+ Certification
10 5 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.86%) MCDST
10 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.86%) Server+ Certification
11 4 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.51%) Avaya Certification
12 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.34%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.35%) SLA
2 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 330 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 62 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (6.69%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.43%) Terminal Services
5 12 (2.06%) XenApp
6 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.69%) vSphere
8 2 (0.34%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.34%) Xen
9 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (3.60%) SCCM
2 19 (3.26%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.69%) WSUS
5 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.17%) cPanel
6 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.17%) Munin
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 298 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 106 (18.18%) VMware
3 73 (12.52%) Citrix
4 47 (8.06%) Cisco
5 34 (5.83%) Apple
6 33 (5.66%) HP
7 23 (3.95%) Dell
8 21 (3.60%) Symantec
9 13 (2.23%) Veeam
10 11 (1.89%) Avaya
10 11 (1.89%) Synology
11 10 (1.72%) Sophos
11 10 (1.72%) WatchGuard
12 9 (1.54%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.37%) EMC
13 8 (1.37%) IBM
13 8 (1.37%) Sage
14 7 (1.20%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.20%) Google
14 7 (1.20%) Intel Security
London
ORC International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum 30 days holiday + excellent pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
JM
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Annual bonus(up tp 20%) Excellent Be
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
University of Warwick
Salary: £20,989 - £24298 pa
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-26000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-26000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16016 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Castleford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices
Salary: From £18,500 to £20,500 per annum 37.5 hours per week (8.30am-16.30pm)
Posted: 20 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26520 - £35700 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago