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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
England / North West
Rank 240 211 223
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 5 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.083% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 33
Median salary £23,000 £21,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £24,600 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -

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
5800 5458 6784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.52% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4839 4578 5665
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -40 3 £25,500 +27.50% 2
Cheshire +12 1 £22,000 -8.33% 1
Lancashire -8 1 £17,000 -5.55% 1
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
4 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) MS Office
5 12 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
6 11 (24.44%) Office 365
6 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
6 11 (24.44%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) VMware
7 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 9 (20.00%) VoIP
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (15.56%) Sage
11 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.33%) DNS
11 6 (13.33%) SLA
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco
11 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.33%) CRM
11 6 (13.33%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
11 6 (13.33%) Skype
12 5 (11.11%) Meraki
12 5 (11.11%) OneDrive

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Office
2 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Line 50
1 5 (11.11%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) OneDrive
3 4 (8.89%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) VoIP
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) Skype
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.89%) MPLS
4 4 (8.89%) VLAN
4 4 (8.89%) Wireless
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (4.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Power BI
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
1 2 (4.44%) iPad
1 2 (4.44%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.11%) Android
6 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Unix
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) AIX
10 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 6 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.22%) Logistics
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCITP
2 5 (11.11%) MCSE
2 5 (11.11%) MCTS
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) PaperCut
2 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Sage
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Meraki
5 5 (11.11%) Siemens
6 4 (8.89%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) HP
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