The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 345 406 402
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 65 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 58
Median salary £25,000 £23,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -14.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,973 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured IT Technician in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Hampshire +21 19 £26,500 +59.39% 4
Oxfordshire +40 11 £24,000 -4.00%
Surrey +5 10 £24,000 -3.56% 2
East Sussex +22 7 £21,973 -4.46%
Kent +12 7 £24,000 +15.66% 1
West Sussex +16 5 £25,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +50 4 £21,750 -3.33%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £23,750 +31.94% 2
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South East region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 77 (67.54%) Windows
2 60 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 40 (35.09%) Windows Server
5 36 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 36 (31.58%) VMware
6 26 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (21.05%) Windows 10
7 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 23 (20.18%) WAN
8 23 (20.18%) MS Office
8 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (20.18%) Windows 8
9 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (19.30%) Hyper-V
9 22 (19.30%) LAN
10 19 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (15.79%) Office 365
12 13 (11.40%) ITIL
12 13 (11.40%) VLAN
13 12 (10.53%) MCP
13 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (9.65%) SAN
14 11 (9.65%) DNS
14 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
15 10 (8.77%) Degree
15 10 (8.77%) VPN
15 10 (8.77%) DHCP
16 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.88%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Office 365
2 8 (7.02%) Dropbox
3 3 (2.63%) G Suite
4 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.18%) WAN
2 22 (19.30%) LAN
3 19 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (11.40%) VLAN
5 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (9.65%) DNS
6 11 (9.65%) SAN
7 10 (8.77%) DHCP
7 10 (8.77%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) Firewall
9 4 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.63%) 3G
10 3 (2.63%) Skype
10 3 (2.63%) VoIP
11 2 (1.75%) Internet
11 2 (1.75%) Wireless
12 1 (0.88%) IPsec
12 1 (0.88%) IPv4
12 1 (0.88%) RFID
12 1 (0.88%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
1 5 (4.39%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) HTML
1 2 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) HTML5
2 1 (0.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) iPad
2 5 (4.39%) AS400
2 5 (4.39%) Biotechnology
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.63%) FMCG
3 3 (2.63%) iPhone
4 2 (1.75%) CCTV
4 2 (1.75%) EPoS
4 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Arduino
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (67.54%) Windows
2 40 (35.09%) Windows Server
3 36 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 24 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 23 (20.18%) Windows 8
5 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.39%) Linux
9 5 (4.39%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.63%) Android
10 3 (2.63%) CentOS
10 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.40%) ITIL
2 9 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.26%) Time Management
5 3 (2.63%) Service Management
5 3 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.75%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.75%) Disk Encryption
6 2 (1.75%) ERP
7 1 (0.88%) CATI
7 1 (0.88%) Email Migration
7 1 (0.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (0.88%) Line Management
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.88%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.88%) Software Distribution
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) RPG
2 3 (2.63%) C
2 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) VBScript
3 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) C++
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) MCP
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.77%) Degree
3 9 (7.89%) DBS Check
4 7 (6.14%) MCSA
4 7 (6.14%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (5.26%) MCSE
6 5 (4.39%) A+ Certification
6 5 (4.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.63%) CCNA
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.63%) MCITP
7 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 36 (31.58%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) Citrix
4 5 (4.39%) Apple
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco
4 5 (4.39%) Infor
5 4 (3.51%) Adobe
5 4 (3.51%) Symantec
6 3 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) Intel Security
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) Sophos
7 2 (1.75%) MAPICS
7 2 (1.75%) Polycom
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.88%) Sage
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Veeam
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £22547.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago