Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 231 264
Rank change year-on-year +33 +33 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 29 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 17
West Yorkshire median annual salary £22,500 £20,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -10.87% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £17,750 £20,450
90th Percentile £29,800 £28,450 £26,850
Yorkshire median annual salary £23,500 £20,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year +13.25% -9.78% +9.52%

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 5,288 6,360 7,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 97.40% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,378 5,375 6,486
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 +13 10 £24,000 +17.07% 4
Huddersfield - 8 £20,000 -
Keighley - 3 £20,175 -
Wakefield - 3 £23,500 -
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Batley - 1 £23,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £28,000 -
IT Technician
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 8 (27.59%) Network Management
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (24.14%) CRM
6 7 (24.14%) Server Building
7 5 (17.24%) Office 365
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) MCSA
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Time Management
8 4 (13.79%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Handset
9 3 (10.34%) MCDST
9 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
9 3 (10.34%) MCSE
10 2 (6.90%) DHCP

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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Skype
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Handset
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Network Management
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
2 7 (24.14%) Server Building
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (3.45%) IT Audit
6 1 (3.45%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
3 3 (10.34%) MCDST
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Meraki
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Veeam