The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 95 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.58% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
IT Technician
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1162 1236 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.59% 96.34% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 876 997 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician across the Essex region.

IT Technician Salary Trend in Essex

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Technician across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

IT Technician Salary Histogram in Essex

IT Technician
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Colchester -13 6 £30,000 +50.00%
Brentwood - 1 £20,600 -
IT Technician
East of England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT 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 IT Technician in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (42.86%) MCP
5 6 (42.86%) MCSA
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
7 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT 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 IT Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) MCP
2 6 (42.86%) MCSA
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky