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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 603 611 619
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 324 391 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 295 344 291
Median salary £24,000 £23,500 £24,690
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -4 307 £24,000 +2.12% 42
London +55 62 £29,000 +5.45% 6
South East -14 51 £24,500 +11.36% 9
East of England +18 46 £27,500 +22.22% 5
West Midlands +32 44 £22,644 -19.13% 3
North West -8 35 £20,500 -9.89% 6
Yorkshire +27 27 £23,000 -2.12% 6
East Midlands +13 23 £24,250 +12.79% 5
Hertfordshire +18 18 £27,500 - 2
Leeds +39 17 £23,000 +15.00% 1
Cheshire +33 17 £20,000 -13.04%
West Yorkshire +25 17 £23,000 +4.54% 3
South West -19 17 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Birmingham -1 13 £24,000 -14.28%
Hampshire -5 13 £21,125 +0.59% 3
Manchester -27 13 £20,000 -16.66% 5
City of London +57 12 £29,250 +5.40% 3
Oxfordshire -16 12 £25,000 +35.13% 1
Oxford -2 10 £25,000 +16.27%
Bedfordshire +15 9 £20,500 - 1
Shropshire - 9 £28,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 8 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Ipswich - 7 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £20,000 - 1
Suffolk - 7 £27,500 -
South Wales +12 6 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Wales +8 6 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Scotland +6 6 £21,500 -11.34%
Coventry +5 6 £22,644 +2.92%
Leicestershire -1 6 £28,500 +23.91%

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 390 (70.02%) Windows
2 317 (56.91%) Active Directory
3 296 (53.14%) Microsoft
4 164 (29.44%) MS Office
5 160 (28.73%) Windows Server
6 143 (25.67%) MS Excel
7 131 (23.52%) Windows 7
8 106 (19.03%) MS Exchange
9 100 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 98 (17.59%) VMware
11 90 (16.16%) ITIL
12 85 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 77 (13.82%) Citrix
14 76 (13.64%) Firewall
15 70 (12.57%) TCP/IP
16 61 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (10.95%) Office 365
17 58 (10.41%) DNS
17 58 (10.41%) Linux
18 56 (10.05%) Windows 8
19 55 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (9.69%) VPN
21 52 (9.34%) SQL
22 51 (9.16%) Cisco
23 48 (8.62%) DHCP
23 48 (8.62%) Finance
24 47 (8.44%) Apple
24 47 (8.44%) Hyper-V
25 45 (8.08%) Wireless
26 41 (7.36%) 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
1 106 (19.03%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.08%) IIS
7 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.72%) SAS
9 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 164 (29.44%) MS Office
2 143 (25.67%) MS Excel
3 23 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.95%) Office 365
2 10 (1.80%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.72%) Dropbox
6 3 (0.54%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.54%) SaaS
6 3 (0.54%) Slack
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 76 (13.64%) Firewall
2 70 (12.57%) TCP/IP
3 58 (10.41%) DNS
4 54 (9.69%) VPN
5 48 (8.62%) DHCP
6 45 (8.08%) Wireless
7 33 (5.92%) LAN
8 28 (5.03%) VoIP
9 27 (4.85%) Remote Desktop
9 27 (4.85%) SAN
9 27 (4.85%) WAN
10 23 (4.13%) Internet
11 14 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (1.97%) NAS
12 11 (1.97%) VLAN
13 8 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.44%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.44%) HTTP
13 8 (1.44%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.54%) MS Access
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) MorphX
2 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 48 (8.62%) Finance
2 37 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.33%) Banking
4 13 (2.33%) Marketing
5 12 (2.15%) Publishing
6 11 (1.97%) Retail
7 10 (1.80%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Games
8 6 (1.08%) German Language
9 4 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Front Office
10 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.51%) HTML
2 11 (1.97%) Web Services
3 7 (1.26%) .NET
3 7 (1.26%) CSS
4 4 (0.72%) COM
5 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.54%) HATEOAS
5 3 (0.54%) JSON
5 3 (0.54%) REST
6 2 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.36%) HTML5
6 2 (0.36%) Middleware
7 1 (0.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.18%) Driving Licence
2 29 (5.21%) Blackberry
3 28 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.49%) iPad
5 17 (3.05%) iPhone
6 16 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.69%) Smartphone
8 13 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.62%) Statistics
11 6 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.08%) User Experience
11 6 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.72%) EPoS
12 4 (0.72%) Replication
13 3 (0.54%) Clustering
13 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.54%) FMCG
13 3 (0.54%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 390 (70.02%) Windows
2 160 (28.73%) Windows Server
3 131 (23.52%) Windows 7
4 100 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (10.41%) Linux
7 56 (10.05%) Windows 8
8 41 (7.36%) Windows XP
9 40 (7.18%) Windows 10
10 38 (6.82%) Android
11 35 (6.28%) Apple iOS
12 27 (4.85%) Mac OS X
13 19 (3.41%) Mac OS
13 19 (3.41%) Unix
13 19 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.26%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.90%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.36%) AIX
17 2 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.16%) ITIL
2 31 (5.57%) Service Delivery
3 25 (4.49%) Service Management
3 25 (4.49%) Time Management
4 23 (4.13%) ERP
5 17 (3.05%) Asset Management
5 17 (3.05%) CRM
5 17 (3.05%) Data Protection
6 15 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (2.69%) Project Management
7 13 (2.33%) Mentoring
8 11 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (1.97%) Line Management
9 10 (1.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (1.80%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (1.62%) Business Continuity
10 9 (1.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (1.62%) Software Distribution
11 8 (1.44%) ITSM
12 7 (1.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.34%) SQL
2 7 (1.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.08%) C
3 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (0.90%) C#
5 3 (0.54%) VB
6 2 (0.36%) Java
6 2 (0.36%) PHP
6 2 (0.36%) RPG
6 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.18%) C++
7 1 (0.18%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) Python
7 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.18%) VBScript
7 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (7.36%) MCSE
3 40 (7.18%) Degree
4 21 (3.77%) DBS Check
4 21 (3.77%) MCP
5 15 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.51%) CCNA
6 14 (2.51%) MCSA
7 11 (1.97%) A+ Certification
7 11 (1.97%) MCITP
8 8 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.90%) CCNP
10 5 (0.90%) HND
10 5 (0.90%) MCDST
10 5 (0.90%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.72%) HNC
12 3 (0.54%) CCA
12 3 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.23%) SLA
2 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 317 (56.91%) Active Directory
2 61 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.15%) XenApp
5 11 (1.97%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.62%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.44%) vSphere
8 8 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.36%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (4.67%) SCCM
2 15 (2.69%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.08%) WSUS
5 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.36%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.18%) Munin
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 296 (53.14%) Microsoft
2 98 (17.59%) VMware
3 77 (13.82%) Citrix
4 51 (9.16%) Cisco
5 47 (8.44%) Apple
6 26 (4.67%) HP
7 17 (3.05%) Intel Security
8 16 (2.87%) Symantec
9 14 (2.51%) Sophos
10 13 (2.33%) MobileIron
10 13 (2.33%) Veeam
11 12 (2.15%) Dell
12 10 (1.80%) Avaya
12 10 (1.80%) Google
13 8 (1.44%) Synology
14 7 (1.26%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.26%) Sage
15 6 (1.08%) Fidessa
15 6 (1.08%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days annual leave, bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BONUS + COMPANY
Posted: 9 hours ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Very generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Skegness, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Skegness, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Simply Media TV Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
CCFE
Salary: From £29,304 to £33,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £15000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighouse
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago