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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support
Rank 49 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.54% 1.20% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.24% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
347 323 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 93.53% 96.71% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 252 243 279
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) ProC
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle