The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 54 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.86% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,125
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.66%
Technical Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 331 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.06% 88.50% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 359 242 263
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Bradford

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Fedora
3 4 (40.00%) IMAP4
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) ProC
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Technical Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) IMAP4
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ProC
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Fedora
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix