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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 168 179 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 43 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.47% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 6
Average salary £24,845 £23,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.02% +24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,950 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,025 £52,000 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +3.92%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5029 4038 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.14% 95.76% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4029 3224 3132
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Leeds +8 29 £27,500 +27.90% 4
Huddersfield +10 6 £16,750 -25.55% 2
Wakefield -9 4 £20,000 -11.11% 1
Bradford -19 2 £26,750 +48.61%
Wetherby -11 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 -
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) VMware
2 46 (64.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (57.75%) Citrix
4 40 (56.34%) Windows XP
4 40 (56.34%) Windows 7
5 38 (53.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
7 35 (49.30%) Internet
8 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (47.89%) DHCP
8 34 (47.89%) DNS
9 33 (46.48%) Intranet
9 33 (46.48%) Service Delivery
10 32 (45.07%) Wireless
11 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
12 12 (16.90%) Firewall
12 12 (16.90%) MS Office
13 10 (14.08%) Cisco
14 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
15 6 (8.45%) CCNA
15 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
16 5 (7.04%) MCSE
16 5 (7.04%) MCSA
16 5 (7.04%) SAN
16 5 (7.04%) CentOS

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (49.30%) Internet
2 34 (47.89%) DHCP
2 34 (47.89%) DNS
3 33 (46.48%) Intranet
4 32 (45.07%) Wireless
5 12 (16.90%) Firewall
6 5 (7.04%) SAN
7 3 (4.23%) VPN
7 3 (4.23%) SSL
7 3 (4.23%) LDAP
7 3 (4.23%) LAN
7 3 (4.23%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.41%) VLAN
8 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) MS Access
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) COM+
2 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) PDA
3 1 (1.41%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.41%) iPhone
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (56.34%) Windows 7
3 40 (56.34%) Windows XP
4 38 (53.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.04%) CentOS
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Service Delivery
2 4 (5.63%) ITIL
3 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.82%) Software Testing
4 2 (2.82%) Time Management
4 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.41%) Information Assurance
5 1 (1.41%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.41%) CRM
5 1 (1.41%) Service Management
5 1 (1.41%) ITSM
5 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VBA
2 2 (2.82%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) C++
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) CCNA
1 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.04%) MCSE
2 5 (7.04%) MCSA
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) VMware
2 41 (57.75%) Citrix
3 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.08%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Alterian
6 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Lotus
6 1 (1.41%) Sage
6 1 (1.41%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £34500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Huddersfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago