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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 608 589 670
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 321 421 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 286 365 267
Median salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,845
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,650 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £33,650
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -43 300 £23,000 -2.12% 45
London +25 61 £29,000 -3.33% 7
South East -19 56 £24,500 +11.36% 11
East of England +12 41 £27,250 +18.47% 5
North West +1 37 £22,000 -8.33% 5
West Midlands +21 31 £22,000 -21.42% 8
Yorkshire +30 27 £23,000 +4.54% 7
South West -17 24 £21,233 +3.57%
East Midlands +3 23 £22,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester -16 16 £20,000 -16.66% 4
Oxfordshire -19 15 £25,000 +35.13% 3
West Yorkshire +18 14 £23,000 +4.54% 5
Cheshire +37 13 £22,000 -4.34% 1
Hertfordshire +19 13 £30,000 +18.81% 2
Leeds +23 12 £23,000 +15.00% 3
Birmingham +3 12 £21,500 -23.21% 1
City of London +33 11 £30,500 +5.17% 1
Berkshire +2 11 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Oxford -5 11 £25,000 +16.27% 2
Bedfordshire +8 10 £20,500 -
Dorset +16 8 £20,616 +8.50%
Surrey +16 8 £24,000 -4.00%
Scotland +10 8 £21,500 -17.30% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 8 £26,000 +20.93%
Hampshire -7 8 £20,750 -3.48% 3
Ipswich +16 7 £27,500 +52.77%
Suffolk +10 7 £27,500 +52.77%
South Wales +9 7 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Northampton +8 7 £18,000 +9.09%
Wales +7 7 £25,000 -19.35% 1

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 420 (73.43%) Windows
2 336 (58.74%) Active Directory
3 310 (54.20%) Microsoft
4 180 (31.47%) MS Office
4 180 (31.47%) Windows Server
5 159 (27.80%) MS Excel
6 155 (27.10%) Windows 7
7 121 (21.15%) MS Exchange
8 111 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (19.06%) VMware
10 92 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (14.86%) ITIL
12 78 (13.64%) Firewall
13 77 (13.46%) Citrix
14 73 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 66 (11.54%) Windows 8
15 66 (11.54%) Office 365
15 66 (11.54%) TCP/IP
16 60 (10.49%) SQL
17 59 (10.31%) DNS
18 58 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (9.27%) Cisco
20 51 (8.92%) Linux
21 48 (8.39%) Windows XP
21 48 (8.39%) DHCP
22 47 (8.22%) Apple
23 46 (8.04%) VPN
24 44 (7.69%) Hyper-V
25 41 (7.17%) Wireless
25 41 (7.17%) MCSE

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
1 121 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.75%) IIS
6 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.70%) SAS
8 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 180 (31.47%) MS Office
2 159 (27.80%) MS Excel
3 26 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.52%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.54%) Office 365
2 10 (1.75%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.70%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.64%) Firewall
2 66 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 59 (10.31%) DNS
4 48 (8.39%) DHCP
5 46 (8.04%) VPN
6 41 (7.17%) Wireless
7 36 (6.29%) LAN
8 30 (5.24%) Remote Desktop
8 30 (5.24%) SAN
9 29 (5.07%) WAN
10 28 (4.90%) VoIP
11 26 (4.55%) Internet
12 15 (2.62%) NAS
13 13 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.75%) VLAN
15 9 (1.57%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.22%) Broadband
17 5 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
17 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
17 5 (0.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.52%) MS Access
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Ant
2 1 (0.17%) MorphX
General
1 40 (6.99%) Finance
2 31 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.10%) Marketing
5 10 (1.75%) Banking
5 10 (1.75%) Legal
5 10 (1.75%) Retail
6 7 (1.22%) Games
7 6 (1.05%) German Language
8 4 (0.70%) Law
8 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.52%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.45%) Web Services
2 13 (2.27%) HTML
3 9 (1.57%) CSS
4 8 (1.40%) .NET
5 4 (0.70%) COM
6 3 (0.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.52%) HATEOAS
6 3 (0.52%) JSON
6 3 (0.52%) REST
7 2 (0.35%) HTML5
7 2 (0.35%) XML
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.17%) CSS3
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.29%) Blackberry
2 34 (5.94%) Driving Licence
3 25 (4.37%) iPad
4 20 (3.50%) iPhone
5 16 (2.80%) Smartphone
6 15 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.40%) CMDB
10 8 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.05%) AS400
11 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (0.70%) EPoS
12 4 (0.70%) iSeries
13 3 (0.52%) Clustering
13 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.52%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 420 (73.43%) Windows
2 180 (31.47%) Windows Server
3 155 (27.10%) Windows 7
4 111 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 51 (8.92%) Linux
8 48 (8.39%) Windows XP
9 40 (6.99%) Windows 10
10 36 (6.29%) Android
11 30 (5.24%) Apple iOS
11 30 (5.24%) Mac OS X
12 23 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (3.67%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.75%) Unix
15 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.87%) OS/400
16 5 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (14.86%) ITIL
2 25 (4.37%) Service Management
3 24 (4.20%) ERP
4 23 (4.02%) Time Management
5 22 (3.85%) CRM
5 22 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 21 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (2.80%) Mentoring
9 15 (2.62%) Data Protection
10 13 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (1.92%) Project Management
12 10 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (1.57%) Asset Management
13 9 (1.57%) Line Management
13 9 (1.57%) Web Filtering
14 8 (1.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (1.40%) Software Distribution
15 7 (1.22%) Incident Management
15 7 (1.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.49%) SQL
2 9 (1.57%) C
2 9 (1.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.05%) C#
4 6 (1.05%) RPG
5 4 (0.70%) VB
6 2 (0.35%) Java
6 2 (0.35%) PHP
6 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.35%) VBScript
7 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.17%) Perl
7 1 (0.17%) Python
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VB6
7 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (7.17%) MCSE
3 39 (6.82%) Degree
4 22 (3.85%) DBS Check
5 21 (3.67%) MCP
6 15 (2.62%) MCITP
7 14 (2.45%) CCNA
7 14 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.27%) MCSA
9 11 (1.92%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.87%) HND
11 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.87%) MCDST
11 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.70%) CCNP
12 4 (0.70%) Server+ Certification
13 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.77%) SLA
2 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 336 (58.74%) Active Directory
2 73 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.32%) Terminal Services
5 15 (2.62%) XenApp
6 8 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.22%) vSphere
8 6 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.35%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.97%) Backup Exec
1 17 (2.97%) SCCM
2 12 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.05%) WSUS
4 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.35%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.17%) Munin
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 310 (54.20%) Microsoft
2 109 (19.06%) VMware
3 77 (13.46%) Citrix
4 53 (9.27%) Cisco
5 47 (8.22%) Apple
6 31 (5.42%) HP
7 20 (3.50%) Dell
8 18 (3.15%) Symantec
9 14 (2.45%) Avaya
9 14 (2.45%) Sophos
10 11 (1.92%) Synology
11 10 (1.75%) Google
11 10 (1.75%) Sage
11 10 (1.75%) Veeam
12 8 (1.40%) WatchGuard
13 7 (1.22%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.22%) EMC
13 7 (1.22%) Intel Security
13 7 (1.22%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.05%) Fidessa
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £30K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 30 day holiday + excellent pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Vacancy Filler
Salary: From £23,803 to £24,444 per annum + £1,773 London Weighting
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Amazon
Posted: 9 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 7 days ago
Barnsley
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago