The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 73 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.48% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £22,500 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £26,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +23.25%
Support Technician
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
850 866 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.03% 97.19% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 727 696 629
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 South Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster - 6 £21,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £29,625 - 1
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) VoIP
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) Siemens
7 4 (26.67%) Sage
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) UNIX
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) MCSE
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Science

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) Siemens
3 4 (26.67%) Sage
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix