Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Support Technician
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.61% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.13% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Southampton median annual salary £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,850 £18,700
90th Percentile £25,200 £25,950 £31,125
Hampshire median annual salary £23,500 £19,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +23.68% -13.64% -2.22%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1125 1523 1618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 98.01% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1441 1285
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% +3.75%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Southampton

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Southampton region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) B2B
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) FreeBSD
6 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
6 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) WinSCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Debian
6 2 (28.57%) FreeBSD
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) B2B
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Draytek
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
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