The median annual salary for a Technical Support was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon 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.

Technical Support
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.73% 1.17% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.20% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £24,500 £31,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.96% +19.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% -3.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 396 502 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 96.35% 98.05% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 352 432 506
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Swindon

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Technical Support in Swindon

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Technical Support 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 Swindon region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Smart Home
4 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) B2B
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam