The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Technician
South East / West Sussex
Rank 93 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.095% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.54% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £27,500 £27,250 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +32.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year - -2.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1030 1105 1110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.28% 97.36% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 943 998 958
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in West Sussex

Support Technician
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in West Sussex

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Sussex region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (12.50%) Apple

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec