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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 170 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.030% 0.45% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.46% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 1
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +54.28%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
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
3180 3689 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.57% 97.18% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 3007 2014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,715 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (70.00%) DHCP
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Internet
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (55.00%) Intranet
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (55.00%) Wireless
5 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
10 4 (20.00%) WAN
11 3 (15.00%) VPN
11 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.00%) .NET
11 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (15.00%) Service Management
12 2 (10.00%) Firewall
12 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
12 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) DHCP
2 12 (60.00%) Internet
3 11 (55.00%) Intranet
3 11 (55.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
7 2 (10.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) COM+
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (10.00%) Android
8 1 (5.00%) UNIX
8 1 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Alterian