The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £17,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
Rank 83 101 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 6 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.59% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.38% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 7
Median salary £17,500 £28,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +10.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 £22,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year +2.19% -3.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 962 1047 1178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.87% 97.21% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 731 810 944
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Essex

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Essex

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Essex region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Sage CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
4 1 (8.33%) Sage 50
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 50
1 1 (8.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (8.33%) ERP
1 1 (8.33%) High Availability
1 1 (8.33%) Network Management
1 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
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