The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 71 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £19,000 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Support Technician
South 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 Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
712 600 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.94% 94.64% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 639 543 508
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Sheffield

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (16.67%) ISMS
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware