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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 436 423 432
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 16 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.029% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 6
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,462 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £21,250 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -19.04%
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
20834 19960 21803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 95.01% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16313 16479 18662
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
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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 +1 6 £25,750 - 1
Berkshire +4 4 £19,425 -25.28% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £20,250 -
Hampshire -8 2 £22,000 +22.22% 2
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
5 9 (29.03%) MS Office
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Internet
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
10 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (6.45%) Symantec
11 2 (6.45%) SLA
11 2 (6.45%) HP
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
11 2 (6.45%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) GroupWise
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) PPTP
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL
1 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
1 1 (3.23%) ERP
1 1 (3.23%) Project Management
1 1 (3.23%) Data Security
1 1 (3.23%) Business Development
1 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Novell
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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