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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank 240 242 241
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.029% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £20,000 £19,433 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.91% -2.83%
UK excluding London average salary £23,625 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -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
6220 6829 6850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.37% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5081 5536 5864
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 3 August 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
(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
Manchester +8 3 £20,000 -8.53% 1
Cheshire - 2 £19,750 - 1
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) FTP
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) MCP
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
8 2 (15.38%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (15.38%) WordPress
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Process Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Google
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Professional Computer Services Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago