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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 155 159 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 27 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.039% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Average salary £17,250 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.92% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +5.81%
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
3648 2587 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.87% 95.74% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2795 2070 2296
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 1 October 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 38 (92.68%) VMware
2 35 (85.37%) Windows
3 33 (80.49%) Citrix
4 32 (78.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (75.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (68.29%) MS Excel
7 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
8 24 (58.54%) Windows XP
8 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (56.10%) Intranet
9 23 (56.10%) Internet
9 23 (56.10%) Service Delivery
9 23 (56.10%) Wireless
9 23 (56.10%) DHCP
9 23 (56.10%) DNS
10 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
11 12 (29.27%) Firewall
12 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco
14 7 (17.07%) vSphere
14 7 (17.07%) CCNA
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (14.63%) MCSE
16 5 (12.20%) CentOS
16 5 (12.20%) SLA
16 5 (12.20%) Linux
16 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
17 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (7.32%) GlassFish
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (68.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Intranet
1 23 (56.10%) Internet
1 23 (56.10%) Wireless
1 23 (56.10%) DHCP
1 23 (56.10%) DNS
2 12 (29.27%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 32 (78.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (75.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
5 24 (58.54%) Windows XP
5 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) CentOS
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.88%) SUSE
9 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.88%) QMS
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCNA
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) vSphere
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Foglight
2 1 (2.44%) Opsview
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) VMware
2 33 (80.49%) Citrix
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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