The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 252 255 236
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.014% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.014% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £18,250 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
IT Technician
England

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 2 £22,000 -
Manchester +5 1 £14,500 -42.00%
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Document Management
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft