The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 223 197 213
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 33 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.45% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 5
Average salary £19,000 £19,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £18,000 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £27,219 £24,850 £28,600
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7069 5107 5535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.36% 94.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5588 4030 4545
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Support Technician Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire -13 27 £18,500 -29.52% 8
North Yorkshire -12 6 £23,000 +24.32% 3
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (57.63%) VMware
4 31 (52.54%) Windows 7
5 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (45.76%) Citrix
7 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
8 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
9 23 (38.98%) Windows XP
10 19 (32.20%) DNS
11 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (25.42%) Internet
13 15 (25.42%) DHCP
14 14 (23.73%) Cisco
14 14 (23.73%) MS Office
14 14 (23.73%) Service Delivery
14 14 (23.73%) Firewall
14 14 (23.73%) Wireless
14 14 (23.73%) Intranet
14 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
15 9 (15.25%) Linux
15 9 (15.25%) ITIL
16 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (11.86%) CCNA
17 7 (11.86%) SQL
17 7 (11.86%) SLA
17 7 (11.86%) vSphere
17 7 (11.86%) CentOS

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Apache
2 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.47%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.69%) Epicor Tropos
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DNS
2 15 (25.42%) Internet
2 15 (25.42%) DHCP
3 14 (23.73%) Firewall
3 14 (23.73%) Wireless
3 14 (23.73%) Intranet
4 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) PDA
2 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.69%) Kindle
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (52.54%) Windows 7
4 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (38.98%) Windows XP
6 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (15.25%) Linux
8 7 (11.86%) CentOS
9 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.78%) SUSE
10 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.39%) UNIX
11 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Service Delivery
2 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) QMS
6 2 (3.39%) CRM
6 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.39%) Workflow
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.69%) Project Management
7 1 (1.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) Perl
2 5 (8.47%) PHP
3 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCNA
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.17%) MCSE
4 4 (6.78%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.86%) vSphere
4 6 (10.17%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) XenServer
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Foglight
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) Opsview
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 27 (45.76%) Citrix
3 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) Apple
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.39%) SolidWorks
6 2 (3.39%) CommVault
6 2 (3.39%) Sage
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago