Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 226 254
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 30 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.58% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 21
West Yorkshire median annual salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,489 £17,250
90th Percentile £34,125 £30,250 £26,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.17% +4.55%

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 5,000 6,611 7,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.48% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,173 5,604 6,360
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +14 14 £25,000 - 3
Huddersfield - 8 £20,000 -
Keighley - 3 £20,175 -
Wakefield - 2 £24,750 -
Castleford - 1 - -
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
IT Technician
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 7 (23.33%) Server Building
4 7 (23.33%) Network Management
4 7 (23.33%) Office 365
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) Legal
6 5 (16.67%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) MCSA
7 4 (13.33%) SLA
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Retail
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Handset

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 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VoIP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) Extranet
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Power BI
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Handset
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
1 7 (23.33%) Network Management
1 7 (23.33%) Server Building
2 5 (16.67%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Document Management
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.33%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) iManage
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) VMware