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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 235 232 237
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 20 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 23
Median salary £20,000 £21,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,200 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £28,250 £31,900
UK excluding London median salary £22,644 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+0.63% -2.17%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Cheshire +37 13 £20,000 -12.08% 3
Manchester -8 5 £25,250 +26.25% 2
Lancashire +7 1 £18,500 +4.22%
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.95%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
5 10 (26.32%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.05%) Unix
7 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
8 7 (18.42%) Office 365
8 7 (18.42%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (18.42%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) ITSM
9 6 (15.79%) Service Management
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) SLA
10 5 (13.16%) Degree
10 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
10 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013

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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Line 50
1 2 (5.26%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (7.89%) Skype
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Power BI
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) COM
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CCTV
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.05%) Unix
5 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Android
8 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) ITSM
3 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Document Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) MVC
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) MCITP
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) PaperCut
2 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Avaya
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
4 3 (7.89%) Sage
4 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
4 3 (7.89%) Sophos
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Meraki
5 2 (5.26%) Siemens
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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