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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 170 148 159
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 20 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.038% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.040% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £18,125 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.23% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £32,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,221 £32,500 £28,900
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
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
3646 2490 2640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.71% 95.51% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 1915 2153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 31 (86.11%) VMware
2 30 (83.33%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (69.44%) Citrix
4 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
6 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
7 15 (41.67%) Windows XP
7 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (38.89%) DHCP
8 14 (38.89%) DNS
8 14 (38.89%) Intranet
8 14 (38.89%) Internet
8 14 (38.89%) Service Delivery
8 14 (38.89%) Firewall
8 14 (38.89%) Wireless
9 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (33.33%) Cisco
11 7 (19.44%) Linux
11 7 (19.44%) CCNA
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (19.44%) CentOS
11 7 (19.44%) vSphere
12 6 (16.67%) MCSE
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
13 5 (13.89%) Java
13 5 (13.89%) Perl

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (13.89%) Apache
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.89%) GlassFish
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DHCP
1 14 (38.89%) Intranet
1 14 (38.89%) Internet
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
1 14 (38.89%) Wireless
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) COM
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (52.78%) Windows 7
5 15 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
6 7 (19.44%) CentOS
7 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (11.11%) SUSE
9 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) QMS
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
1 5 (13.89%) PHP
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) CCNA
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) ISEB
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) vSphere
3 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
7 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Foglight
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Opsview
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Citrix
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk
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