The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank 236 238 253
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.089% 0.061% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.064% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £24,250 £22,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.22% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £16,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -2.22%
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
6429 6251 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 94.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5302 5165 5741
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -11 3 £25,000 +23.45% 1
Lancashire - 2 £21,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £20,500 -
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) HNC
5 1 (11.11%) HND
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) WordPress
5 1 (11.11%) GNVQ
5 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) GNVQ
2 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
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