The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 221 231 241
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 21 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 13
Median salary £22,000 £23,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £18,950 £21,573
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,250 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
IT Technician
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5725 6333 6891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.86% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5164 5535
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Technician Salary Trend in the North West

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Technician across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

IT Technician Salary Histogram in the North West

IT Technician
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +40 12 £22,000 -4.34%
Manchester -5 6 £20,250 -15.62% 2
Merseyside -8 5 £22,000 -12.00%
Lancashire - 1 £24,000 -
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 North West region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 28 (66.67%) Windows
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 16 (38.10%) MS Office
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 14 (33.33%) ITIL
6 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
8 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 10 (23.81%) SLA
9 9 (21.43%) Office 365
9 9 (21.43%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (19.05%) Driving Licence
10 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
11 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 7 (16.67%) Linux
11 7 (16.67%) Citrix
11 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (14.29%) Service Management
12 6 (14.29%) ITSM
12 6 (14.29%) MCP
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco
12 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.90%) LAN

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) COM
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 8 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 7 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (9.52%) Unix
9 2 (4.76%) Android
9 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) ITSM
3 6 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.14%) Document Management
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) ERP
7 1 (2.38%) MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) MCP
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Avaya
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Sophos
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) Apple
7 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.38%) Meraki
9 1 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Veeam
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