Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £23,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Support Technician
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 78 106
Rank change year-on-year -16 +28 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.54% 0.66% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.67% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Leicestershire median annual salary £23,750 £25,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +47.44%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £24,575
90th Percentile £38,775 £28,125 £33,250
East Midlands median annual salary £22,882 £23,000 £22,250
% change year-on-year -0.51% +3.37% +11.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 912 897 1,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 97.93% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 811 765 1,192
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings that featured Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Leicestershire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Leicestershire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in Leicestershire

Support Technician
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -18 2 £24,000 -8.57%
Support Technician
East Midlands

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) IFS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Infor
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Epicor
2 1 (20.00%) IFS
2 1 (20.00%) Infor
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard