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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
UK
Rank 643 621 580
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 209 343 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 185 291 329
Median salary £24,000 £23,875 £24,595
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% -2.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £18,500 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,250 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -1.06%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 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 -31 183 £24,000 +2.12% 58
East of England +58 49 £24,000 -20.00% 10
London +42 32 £30,000 +20.00% 7
Hertfordshire +36 31 £24,000 -20.00% 4
South East -6 27 £23,000 +9.52% 14
West Midlands +32 20 £21,418 -8.86% 7
Yorkshire +31 19 £22,500 -10.00% 7
South West -1 18 £21,583 -13.66% 2
West Yorkshire +42 15 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Leeds +34 15 £22,500 -10.00% 3
North West -25 13 £23,500 +6.81% 6
Hatfield +37 12 £24,000 - 2
Hampshire +18 12 £25,000 +16.27% 4
Manchester -38 11 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Northern Ireland -1 10 £18,500 +15.62% 1
City of London +38 9 £32,000 +6.66% 2
County Antrim - 8 £20,000 - 1
Essex +16 7 £17,500 -30.00% 1
Coventry - 7 £19,500 -
Dorset +29 6 £28,500 +14.00%
Wales +15 6 £22,000 -1.12% 1
Potters Bar +11 6 £21,000 -
South Wales +11 6 £22,000 -4.34%
Shropshire - 6 £20,750 - 1
Bournemouth +36 5 £28,500 +3.63%
Fareham +9 5 £20,250 +22.72% 1
Stockport +9 5 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Basingstoke +8 5 £25,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 5 £23,000 +8.43%
East Midlands +3 5 £30,000 +33.33% 4

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 410 (73.48%) Windows
2 304 (54.48%) Active Directory
3 242 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 183 (32.80%) Windows Server
5 172 (30.82%) Windows 7
6 155 (27.78%) VMware
7 133 (23.84%) MS Exchange
8 128 (22.94%) MS Excel
9 115 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 111 (19.89%) Windows 8
10 111 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 108 (19.35%) MS Office
12 102 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 95 (17.03%) Windows 10
14 94 (16.85%) Hyper-V
15 91 (16.31%) Cisco
16 90 (16.13%) Office 365
17 89 (15.95%) WAN
18 88 (15.77%) TCP/IP
19 82 (14.70%) LAN
20 79 (14.16%) DNS
20 79 (14.16%) Firewall
21 73 (13.08%) VPN
21 73 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
22 68 (12.19%) ITIL
23 62 (11.11%) SLA
24 61 (10.93%) Citrix
24 61 (10.93%) DHCP
25 55 (9.86%) HP
26 47 (8.42%) Wi-Fi

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
1 133 (23.84%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.05%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.15%) IIS
7 9 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.18%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (22.94%) MS Excel
2 108 (19.35%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Sage X3
2 5 (0.90%) Line 50
2 5 (0.90%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.72%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.18%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.18%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 90 (16.13%) Office 365
2 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.43%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.25%) OneDrive
5 6 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.08%) G Suite
6 5 (0.90%) SaaS
7 4 (0.72%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.95%) WAN
2 88 (15.77%) TCP/IP
3 82 (14.70%) LAN
4 79 (14.16%) DNS
4 79 (14.16%) Firewall
5 73 (13.08%) VPN
6 61 (10.93%) DHCP
7 47 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
8 40 (7.17%) VLAN
9 32 (5.73%) VoIP
10 31 (5.56%) Wireless
11 23 (4.12%) SAN
12 21 (3.76%) Internet
13 16 (2.87%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (2.51%) Network Security
16 10 (1.79%) FTP
17 9 (1.61%) Skype
17 9 (1.61%) WLAN
18 8 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (0.90%) Power BI
3 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.36%) Ingres
6 2 (0.36%) MySQL
6 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
1 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (8.06%) Finance
2 32 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.76%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.15%) Back Office
5 10 (1.79%) Banking
5 10 (1.79%) Law
5 10 (1.79%) Retail
6 7 (1.25%) Marketing
7 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.72%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Front Office
9 3 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.61%) .NET
2 6 (1.08%) jQuery
2 6 (1.08%) Web Services
3 5 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.54%) HTML
5 2 (0.36%) COM
5 2 (0.36%) Middleware
5 2 (0.36%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.18%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) JSON
6 1 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.84%) Driving Licence
2 21 (3.76%) iPad
3 17 (3.05%) CMDB
4 14 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.08%) iPhone
7 6 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.90%) Biotechnology
8 5 (0.90%) User Experience
9 4 (0.72%) CCTV
9 4 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.72%) EPoS
9 4 (0.72%) FMCG
10 3 (0.54%) AS400
10 3 (0.54%) e-Health
10 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 410 (73.48%) Windows
2 183 (32.80%) Windows Server
3 172 (30.82%) Windows 7
4 115 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (19.89%) Windows 8
5 111 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 95 (17.03%) Windows 10
7 41 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (7.17%) Windows XP
9 38 (6.81%) Linux
10 32 (5.73%) Android
11 17 (3.05%) Apple iOS
12 15 (2.69%) Mac OS
13 14 (2.51%) Unix
14 12 (2.15%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.25%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.18%) CentOS
18 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (12.19%) ITIL
2 20 (3.58%) CRM
2 20 (3.58%) Service Management
3 17 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (3.05%) Service Delivery
4 15 (2.69%) Change Management
5 12 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (2.15%) Data Protection
5 12 (2.15%) ERP
5 12 (2.15%) Project Management
5 12 (2.15%) Time Management
6 11 (1.97%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (1.97%) Web Filtering
7 10 (1.79%) Change Control
8 9 (1.61%) Business Development
8 9 (1.61%) Case Management
8 9 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (1.61%) Line Management
9 8 (1.43%) Email Filtering
9 8 (1.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.24%) SQL
2 11 (1.97%) JavaScript
2 11 (1.97%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.61%) C
4 8 (1.43%) Python
5 7 (1.25%) PHP
6 4 (0.72%) Java
7 3 (0.54%) C#
7 3 (0.54%) VBScript
8 2 (0.36%) C++
8 2 (0.36%) Perl
8 2 (0.36%) RPG
8 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (7.17%) CCNA
4 31 (5.56%) Degree
5 25 (4.48%) MCSE
6 21 (3.76%) MCSA
7 20 (3.58%) A+ Certification
8 18 (3.23%) MCITP
9 16 (2.87%) MCP
10 13 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
13 10 (1.79%) CCNP
14 9 (1.61%) CCVP
15 8 (1.43%) Security Cleared
16 7 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (1.08%) SC Cleared
18 5 (0.90%) DBS Check
18 5 (0.90%) MCTS
19 3 (0.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 304 (54.48%) Active Directory
2 102 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (16.85%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.94%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.43%) vSphere
5 8 (1.43%) XenApp
6 5 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.72%) Samba
8 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.97%) SCCM
3 9 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.90%) PaperCut
6 4 (0.72%) WSUS
7 3 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.18%) Foglight
9 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 242 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 155 (27.78%) VMware
3 91 (16.31%) Cisco
4 61 (10.93%) Citrix
5 55 (9.86%) HP
6 33 (5.91%) Apple
7 20 (3.58%) Dell
8 15 (2.69%) Sage
9 10 (1.79%) Meraki
10 9 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 9 (1.61%) Speakerbus
10 9 (1.61%) Veeam
11 8 (1.43%) Draytek
12 7 (1.25%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.25%) ZyXEL
13 6 (1.08%) Adobe
13 6 (1.08%) Google
13 6 (1.08%) Remedy
13 6 (1.08%) Symantec
14 5 (0.90%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £24k dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
City of school London
Salary: From £27,040 to £30,480 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Logic Business Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Community Dental Services
Salary: From £21,909 to £28,462 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago