The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank 438 443 435
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.015% 0.052% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.055% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Average salary £21,000 £22,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £21,866 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+21.19% -2.82%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IT Technician Salary Trend in the South East

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Technician across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

IT Technician Salary Histogram in the South East

IT Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Surrey +21 1 £21,000 -4.54%
Kent +7 1 £16,150 -17.17%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £31,500 -
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (53.33%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco
10 2 (13.33%) Citrix
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
11 1 (6.67%) Degree
11 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
11 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) People Management
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) ION Trading