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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 87 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.31% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £19,000 £25,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.75% +32.89%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +2.22%
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
935 855 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.29% 94.06% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 797 736 619
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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
Sheffield -3 3 £19,000 -24.75%
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware