The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 389 393
Rank change year-on-year +66 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 64 53 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 81
Median salary £21,000 £24,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,050
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in the South East

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in the South East

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in the South East

Support Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Surrey +33 16 £20,500 -14.58% 1
Hampshire +24 15 £23,500 +23.68% 2
Berkshire +29 11 £20,000 -9.09%
Kent +10 8 £23,250 -2.10% 1
Oxfordshire +13 7 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 2
East Sussex - 3 £35,500 -
West Sussex +5 1 £21,000 -4.54% 1
Support Technician
England

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 65 (61.90%) Windows
2 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
4 33 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
4 33 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 25 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 24 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (22.86%) VMware
7 20 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 20 (19.05%) Windows 10
8 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
10 16 (15.24%) Citrix
11 14 (13.33%) Windows 8
11 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (11.43%) MCSE
12 12 (11.43%) Office 365
13 11 (10.48%) MCP
13 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
13 11 (10.48%) SLA
14 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.57%) LAN
15 9 (8.57%) DHCP
15 9 (8.57%) Apple
16 8 (7.62%) WAN
16 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
16 8 (7.62%) DNS
17 7 (6.67%) Finance
17 7 (6.67%) VPN
17 7 (6.67%) Cisco

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) DHCP
1 9 (8.57%) LAN
2 8 (7.62%) DNS
2 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.62%) WAN
3 7 (6.67%) VPN
4 6 (5.71%) Firewall
5 3 (2.86%) WebEx
6 2 (1.90%) Broadband
6 2 (1.90%) Internet
6 2 (1.90%) Intranet
6 2 (1.90%) VLAN
6 2 (1.90%) Wireless
7 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.95%) FTP
7 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.95%) ISDN
7 1 (0.95%) NAS
7 1 (0.95%) Network Security
7 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) DB2
3 2 (1.90%) Informix
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) CSS
1 4 (3.81%) HTML
1 4 (3.81%) JSON
1 4 (3.81%) XML
2 1 (0.95%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) AS400
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) e-Health
4 1 (0.95%) EPoS
4 1 (0.95%) iPad
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.90%) Windows
2 33 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 25 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 20 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.71%) Linux
8 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.81%) Android
9 4 (3.81%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.86%) Solaris
11 2 (1.90%) AIX
11 2 (1.90%) CentOS
11 2 (1.90%) HPUX
11 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.90%) Unix
11 2 (1.90%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (4.76%) ITIL
1 5 (4.76%) Time Management
2 4 (3.81%) Change Management
2 4 (3.81%) Hardware Maintenance
2 4 (3.81%) ITSM
2 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (3.81%) Service Management
2 4 (3.81%) Web Design
3 3 (2.86%) Change Control
3 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (2.86%) ERP
3 3 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.90%) Migration
4 2 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (0.95%) Business Continuity
5 1 (0.95%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) MCSE
3 11 (10.48%) MCP
4 7 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 7 (6.67%) MCSA
5 5 (4.76%) Degree
6 4 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) MCITP
7 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.95%) CCNA
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Nagios
2 2 (1.90%) Netcool
2 2 (1.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (1.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.86%) VMware
3 16 (15.24%) Citrix
4 9 (8.57%) Apple
5 7 (6.67%) Cisco
6 6 (5.71%) Oracle
7 4 (3.81%) Juniper
7 4 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) Spiceworks
8 3 (2.86%) Veeam
9 2 (1.90%) HP
9 2 (1.90%) Infor
9 2 (1.90%) Meraki
9 2 (1.90%) Sybase
10 1 (0.95%) BT
10 1 (0.95%) Epicor
10 1 (0.95%) Lotus
10 1 (0.95%) NEC
10 1 (0.95%) WatchGuard
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