Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Technician was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Technician
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 98 91
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.37% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
South Yorkshire median annual salary £28,000 £25,500 £21,732
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.80% +17.34% -20.98%
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,700 £18,875
90th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £23,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £22,500 £24,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +11.36% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 763 1,132 1,131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 97.59% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 639 841 991
South Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,400 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Support Technician in South Yorkshire

Support Technician
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - 2 £28,000 - 1
Sheffield +27 1 £24,000 - 4
Support Technician
Yorkshire

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) RFID
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple