The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £29,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Technician
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 253 297
Rank change year-on-year +22 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.097% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 21
Median salary £29,250 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% -5.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in the City of London

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in the City of London

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in the City of London

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCVP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
4 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Speakerbus
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