The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 169 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £24,690 £25,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.24% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3573 2460 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.25% 95.31% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 1876 1986
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) VMware
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (48.39%) Citrix
6 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
7 14 (45.16%) Firewall
8 13 (41.94%) Cisco
9 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
10 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
12 7 (22.58%) vSphere
12 7 (22.58%) CentOS
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (22.58%) CCNA
12 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 6 (19.35%) Apache
13 6 (19.35%) MCSE
13 6 (19.35%) Perl
13 6 (19.35%) PHP
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
13 6 (19.35%) Internet
13 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
13 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
13 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
14 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) GlassFish
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) Intranet
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) POP3
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) CentOS
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.90%) SUSE
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.23%) Android
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
1 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) QMS
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
1 6 (19.35%) PHP
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) MCSE
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.90%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
4 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) XenServer
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Foglight
2 1 (3.23%) Plesk
2 1 (3.23%) Opsview
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) Apple
7 2 (6.45%) CommVault
8 1 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) Sun
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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