The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 151 146 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 34 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 1.19% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.22% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 28
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Technical Support
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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Leeds

Technical Support
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Technical Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Technical Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
3 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
4 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 25 (38.46%) ITIL
6 22 (33.85%) MS Office
6 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
7 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
7 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (29.23%) DNS
8 19 (29.23%) DHCP
9 18 (27.69%) SQL
10 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (21.54%) SLA
12 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (13.85%) IIS
13 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (12.31%) Internet
14 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
15 7 (10.77%) MCP
15 7 (10.77%) .NET
15 7 (10.77%) VMware
15 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.77%) Degree
16 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (7.69%) Service Management
17 5 (7.69%) Firewall
17 5 (7.69%) Telecoms

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (13.85%) IIS
3 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
1 22 (33.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) TCP/IP
2 19 (29.23%) DHCP
2 19 (29.23%) DNS
3 8 (12.31%) Internet
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) ADSL
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) French Language
3 1 (1.54%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.08%) Linux
7 2 (3.08%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (3.08%) Time Management
4 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.54%) IT Governance
4 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.54%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.08%) Perl
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) MCP
3 5 (7.69%) CCNA
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) MCDST
3 5 (7.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) Sage
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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