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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
England / North West
Rank 222 203 226
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 26 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 27
Median salary £22,250 £21,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £19,700 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £43,550
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,150 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -1.48%

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
5725 5315 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.56% 96.04% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 4462 5681
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 -27 19 £22,750 +13.75% 3
Cheshire +16 4 £22,000 -
Lancashire -9 3 £25,000 +4.16%
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (63.27%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
4 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 12 (24.49%) MS Office
6 12 (24.49%) Windows 8
6 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (22.45%) Office 365
7 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
7 11 (22.45%) VMware
8 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (18.37%) VoIP
10 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.29%) Sage
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
12 6 (12.24%) CRM
12 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
12 6 (12.24%) SQL
12 6 (12.24%) Unix
12 6 (12.24%) DNS
12 6 (12.24%) SLA
12 6 (12.24%) Cisco
12 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
12 6 (12.24%) Skype

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 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Line 50
1 5 (10.20%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) OneDrive
3 4 (8.16%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) VoIP
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) Skype
4 5 (10.20%) VPN
5 4 (8.16%) BIG-IP
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.16%) MPLS
5 4 (8.16%) VLAN
5 4 (8.16%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) Internet
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) Firewall
8 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Power BI
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
1 2 (4.08%) iPad
1 2 (4.08%) iPhone
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 8
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Unix
8 5 (10.20%) Android
8 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.04%) AIX
11 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
1 6 (12.24%) CRM
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.16%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.08%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
5 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.04%) Logistics
5 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.04%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) MCITP
2 5 (10.20%) MCSA
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
2 5 (10.20%) MCTS
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) PaperCut
2 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Sage
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Meraki
5 5 (10.20%) Siemens
6 4 (8.16%) F5
7 2 (4.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) HP
Bolton, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £18001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22714 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 14 days ago