The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £24,064 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 219 193
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 22 19 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.36% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.37% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 53
Median salary £24,064 £21,233 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £16,750 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £26,500
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in the South West

Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in the South West

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in the South West

Support Technician
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Dorset +5 6 £19,500 -8.15% 2
Wiltshire +4 5 £27,500 +17.02% 2
Bristol -29 5 £24,064 +11.92% 3
Cornwall -9 3 £17,500 +4.47% 1
Somerset - 2 £24,500 - 2
Devon - 1 £20,000 -
Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
7 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (19.44%) Office 365
7 7 (19.44%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 6 (16.67%) SCCM
9 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (13.89%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) NetApp
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.89%) SAS
10 4 (11.11%) Citrix
11 3 (8.33%) PABX
11 3 (8.33%) Cisco
11 3 (8.33%) Firewall

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) SAS
2 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 3 (8.33%) PABX
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.78%) iPad
1 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.56%) ERP
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) HND
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCDA
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCSP
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Samba
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) AppSense
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
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