The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 168 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 11 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.62% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.64% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 4
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £16,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,000 £24,650
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £23,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.97%
Support Technician
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3632 3590 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.45% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2922 2880 2208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,530 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Leeds

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) VMware
3 24 (63.16%) Citrix
4 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
4 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (55.26%) DHCP
7 19 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 19 (50.00%) Wireless
7 19 (50.00%) Intranet
7 19 (50.00%) Internet
8 18 (47.37%) Windows XP
8 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
9 17 (44.74%) DNS
10 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) Firewall
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco
13 6 (15.79%) LAN
13 6 (15.79%) WAN
13 6 (15.79%) ITIL
13 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
14 5 (13.16%) .NET
14 5 (13.16%) SAN
15 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
15 4 (10.53%) MCSE
15 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
16 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (7.89%) Telecoms

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Support Technician 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) DHCP
2 19 (50.00%) Wireless
2 19 (50.00%) Intranet
2 19 (50.00%) Internet
3 17 (44.74%) DNS
4 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 6 (15.79%) LAN
5 6 (15.79%) WAN
6 5 (13.16%) SAN
7 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.89%) VPN
8 3 (7.89%) LDAP
8 3 (7.89%) SSL
9 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MS Access
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 18 (47.37%) Windows XP
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.89%) CentOS
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C#
1 3 (7.89%) C++
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
1 3 (7.89%) VBA
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCSE
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.89%) MCSA
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) vSphere
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Citrix
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Alterian