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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 179 174 180
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 25 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.16% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.17% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 1
Average salary £18,500 £20,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
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
4704 3472 3646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.45% 94.45% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3668 2741 3034
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 -11 18 £17,250 -46.92% 2
Mirfield - 1 £18,500 -
Bradford - 1 £27,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £16,000 - 1
Keighley - 1 £27,500 -
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (72.73%) VMware
4 25 (56.82%) Citrix
4 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 21 (47.73%) Windows XP
6 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
7 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (34.09%) Internet
9 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (31.82%) DNS
10 14 (31.82%) Intranet
10 14 (31.82%) Service Delivery
10 14 (31.82%) Firewall
10 14 (31.82%) Wireless
10 14 (31.82%) DHCP
11 12 (27.27%) Cisco
12 9 (20.45%) MS Office
13 7 (15.91%) vSphere
13 7 (15.91%) CentOS
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) CCNA
13 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.64%) MCSE
14 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
14 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 14 (31.82%) Wireless
2 14 (31.82%) DHCP
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 14 (31.82%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 21 (47.73%) Windows XP
6 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) CentOS
8 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
9 4 (9.09%) SUSE
10 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.27%) Android
11 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) QMS
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Workflow
5 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Java
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
1 5 (11.36%) PHP
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CCNA
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) ISEB
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Foglight
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Opsview
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) VMware
2 25 (56.82%) Citrix
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Apple
6 2 (4.55%) Sage
6 2 (4.55%) SolidWorks
6 2 (4.55%) CommVault
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Splunk
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago