The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank 83 96 93
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.57% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £21,500 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -20.00%  
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 South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in South Wales

Support Technician
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in South Wales

Support Technician
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Cardiff +10 4 £26,000 +30.00% 2
Newport - 1 £17,000 -
Support Technician
Wales

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
4 3 (27.27%) Sage 200
4 3 (27.27%) Sage 50
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Sage
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) EPoS
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Ingres
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Sage 200
1 3 (27.27%) Sage 50
2 1 (9.09%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) Ingres
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
2 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Case Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales Informatics Service
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