The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
Rank 75 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.85% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.70% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Median salary £19,500 £27,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.09% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,630 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £25,400
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -

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
894 1143 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.01% 97.03% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 661 882 1004
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured IT Technician in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +5 1 £23,500 -27.69%
Chelmsford - 1 £23,500 -
IT Technician
East of England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) Office 365
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (75.00%) HP
3 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (8.33%) ERP
1 1 (8.33%) High Availability
1 1 (8.33%) Network Management
1 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) VMware