The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 26 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.01% 1.29% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.32% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -2.08%
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 Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 228 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.74% 98.28% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116 198 71
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Wakefield

Support Technician
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (20.00%) Draytek
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Draytek
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard