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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 217 225 246
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 43 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 22
Median salary £22,500 £19,750 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+1.09% -3.19%
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
6034 5905 7247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.65% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5084 4895 6191
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Manchester +2 24 £22,000 +12.82% 3
Cheshire +22 14 £22,500 +21.62%
Lancashire -4 4 £21,750 -9.37%
Merseyside -12 1 £21,000 -4.54%
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 32 (54.24%) Windows
1 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.90%) Finance
4 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
5 12 (20.34%) MS Office
5 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.64%) Office 365
6 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
7 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
7 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
7 10 (16.95%) VMware
7 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
8 9 (15.25%) CRM
8 9 (15.25%) Linux
8 9 (15.25%) VoIP
8 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (13.56%) Unix
9 8 (13.56%) VPN
9 8 (13.56%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) Banking
9 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
9 8 (13.56%) Degree
10 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (11.86%) Sage
11 6 (10.17%) Service Management
11 6 (10.17%) ITSM

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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Office
2 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Line 50
1 5 (8.47%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) OneDrive
3 4 (6.78%) Mimecast
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.25%) VoIP
3 8 (13.56%) VPN
4 6 (10.17%) Skype
5 5 (8.47%) DNS
6 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.78%) MPLS
6 4 (6.78%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (6.78%) VLAN
6 4 (6.78%) Wireless
7 3 (5.08%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) WAN
9 1 (1.69%) DHCP
9 1 (1.69%) Firewall
9 1 (1.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Power BI
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) iPad
1 3 (5.08%) iPhone
2 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.34%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 8 (13.56%) Unix
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.47%) Android
7 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) CRM
2 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) ITSM
3 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.78%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (5.08%) Document Management
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.69%) Logistics
8 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) MCITP
3 5 (8.47%) MCSA
3 5 (8.47%) MCSE
3 5 (8.47%) MCTS
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) PaperCut
2 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Sage
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Meraki
4 5 (8.47%) Siemens
5 4 (6.78%) F5
6 2 (3.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) Apple
7 1 (1.69%) HP
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