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 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 225 194 218
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 41 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.63% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.67% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 7
Average salary £21,250 £20,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £18,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +5.81%
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
7076 5086 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.52% 94.69% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 4056 4709
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,000 £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 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
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 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
West Yorkshire -10 32 £18,125 -21.19% 5
North Yorkshire -14 8 £22,500 +25.00%
East Yorkshire +1 1 £20,500 +7.89%
Support Technician
England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 43 (66.15%) VMware
3 41 (63.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (52.31%) Citrix
5 32 (49.23%) Windows XP
5 32 (49.23%) Windows 7
5 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (38.46%) Internet
8 24 (36.92%) DHCP
8 24 (36.92%) DNS
9 23 (35.38%) Service Delivery
9 23 (35.38%) Wireless
9 23 (35.38%) Intranet
10 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.00%) Firewall
13 12 (18.46%) MS Office
14 11 (16.92%) Cisco
15 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
16 8 (12.31%) SQL
16 8 (12.31%) ITIL
17 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
17 7 (10.77%) CCNA
17 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (10.77%) vSphere
18 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (9.23%) Telecoms

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.54%) Epicor Tropos
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Internet
2 24 (36.92%) DHCP
2 24 (36.92%) DNS
3 23 (35.38%) Wireless
3 23 (35.38%) Intranet
4 13 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) COM
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) PDA
2 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.54%) Kindle
2 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 41 (63.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (49.23%) Windows XP
3 32 (49.23%) Windows 7
3 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 5 (7.69%) CentOS
6 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.08%) SUSE
7 2 (3.08%) Android
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Service Delivery
2 8 (12.31%) ITIL
3 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
4 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.08%) QMS
5 2 (3.08%) CRM
5 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.54%) Project Management
6 1 (1.54%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Perl
2 3 (4.62%) PHP
3 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) CCNA
1 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.23%) MCSE
3 4 (6.15%) MCSA
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.77%) vSphere
4 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Foglight
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) Opsview
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) VMware
2 34 (52.31%) Citrix
3 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) SolidWorks
5 2 (3.08%) CommVault
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) Sage
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk
6 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
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