The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 42 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.41% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £28,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
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 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
231 102 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 94.67% 90.27% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 194 89 91
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,825
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Technical Support
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Technical Support Salary Trend in Wakefield

Technical Support
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago