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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 179 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 32 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.48% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.50% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 3
Average salary £18,125 £23,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.19% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +5.81%
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
4920 3577 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.89% 94.88% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3859 2878 3081
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £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
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 1 October 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 +4 27 £17,250 -46.92% 3
Bradford -10 3 £27,500 +52.77% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £16,000 - 1
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 -
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 42 (79.25%) VMware
3 40 (75.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (62.26%) Citrix
5 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (58.49%) Windows 7
7 30 (56.60%) Windows XP
8 28 (52.83%) MS Excel
9 25 (47.17%) Internet
9 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (43.40%) Intranet
10 23 (43.40%) DNS
10 23 (43.40%) Wireless
10 23 (43.40%) Service Delivery
10 23 (43.40%) DHCP
11 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
12 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (24.53%) Firewall
14 11 (20.75%) Cisco
15 10 (18.87%) MS Office
16 7 (13.21%) vSphere
16 7 (13.21%) CCNA
16 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
17 6 (11.32%) MCSE
17 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
18 5 (9.43%) CentOS
18 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (52.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) Internet
2 23 (43.40%) Intranet
2 23 (43.40%) DNS
2 23 (43.40%) Wireless
2 23 (43.40%) DHCP
3 13 (24.53%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 40 (75.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (58.49%) Windows 7
5 30 (56.60%) Windows XP
6 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) CentOS
7 5 (9.43%) Linux
8 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.77%) SUSE
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.55%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.77%) CRM
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.77%) QMS
4 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Java
2 3 (5.66%) Perl
2 3 (5.66%) PHP
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) CCNA
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.55%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) vSphere
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) XenServer
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Foglight
2 1 (1.89%) Opsview
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) VMware
2 33 (62.26%) Citrix
3 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) CommVault
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Sage
5 2 (3.77%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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