The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 158 155 183
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.095% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,104 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +5.01%
IT Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 3000 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.48% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1877 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician across the Scotland region.

IT Technician Salary Trend in Scotland

IT Technician
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 4 £23,750 +5.55% 2
Glasgow -9 1 £20,000 -11.11%
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Logistics
1 3 (33.33%) GNVQ
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) Munin
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Munin
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago