Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £20,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Support Technician
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 267 267
Rank change year-on-year +51 0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 41 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.69% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 36
Surrey median annual salary £20,500 £23,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.87% -6.12% -7.55%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £33,750
South East median annual salary £23,750 £24,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +9.09% -2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 5722 6764 8461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.38% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4675 5718 7286
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Surrey

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in Surrey

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Technician in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Technician in Surrey

Support Technician
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +14 10 £19,000 -17.39% 1
Godalming - 7 £20,500 -
Camberley +15 6 £20,500 +13.89%
Epsom +9 4 £19,500 -18.75%
Guildford - 2 £25,000 - 1
Redhill -1 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £33,500 -
Support Technician
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Surrey region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 36 (87.80%) Windows
1 36 (87.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
3 18 (43.90%) Windows 8
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (34.15%) Windows 10
6 12 (29.27%) DBS Check
6 12 (29.27%) Office 365
7 10 (24.39%) MCSE
7 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (19.51%) Degree
8 8 (19.51%) DHCP
8 8 (19.51%) DNS
9 7 (17.07%) Apple
9 7 (17.07%) Firewall
10 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
11 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
11 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
11 5 (12.20%) Linux
11 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
11 5 (12.20%) Intranet
11 5 (12.20%) CentOS
11 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (7.32%) Change Management
13 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DHCP
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) Intranet
4 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
2 18 (43.90%) Windows 8
3 14 (34.15%) Windows 10
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) CentOS
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
1 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
1 3 (7.32%) Change Management
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Security
1 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (7.32%) Statistics
2 2 (4.88%) CRM
2 2 (4.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) DBS Check
2 10 (24.39%) MCSE
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) Degree
System Software
1 36 (87.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Polycom