Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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

IT Technician
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 239 248
Rank change year-on-year +46 +9 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 23 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 21
West Yorkshire median annual salary £25,000 £22,250 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% +14.10% -13.33%
10th Percentile £18,875 £17,455 £17,250
90th Percentile £29,475 £28,750 £26,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £24,500 £24,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year +2.08% +17.07% -8.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,423 6,587 6,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.56% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,793 5,638 5,993
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in West Yorkshire

IT Technician
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in West Yorkshire

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in West Yorkshire

IT Technician
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Leeds +52 15 £25,000 +16.28% 2
Huddersfield -2 5 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Wakefield +3 1 £26,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £27,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £23,000 -
IT Technician
Yorkshire

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT 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 West Yorkshire region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) Office 365
4 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (26.09%) Google
5 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
7 4 (17.39%) Skype
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) Power BI
8 3 (13.04%) Hardware Maintenance
8 3 (13.04%) Sage 200
8 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
8 3 (13.04%) GoToMeeting
8 3 (13.04%) Power Platform
8 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
8 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
8 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) MCITP

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) iWork
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Power Platform
4 2 (8.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) Skype
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) GoToMeeting
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Extranet
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet
5 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) WebEx
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
2 3 (13.04%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Document Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Logistics
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) A+ Certification
1 3 (13.04%) MCITP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Jamf Pro
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Sage
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) iManage
4 2 (8.70%) Okta
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam