Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 98 120
Rank change year-on-year -32 +22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.17% 1.12% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.16% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 1
Southampton median annual salary £20,000 £26,500 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.53% +55.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £18,800 £24,750 £16,500
90th Percentile £24,800 £28,250 £17,500
Hampshire median annual salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +19.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,664 1,206 1,372
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.25% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 1,069 1,258
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware