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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 378 417 387
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 55 43 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 77
Median salary £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,950 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
17799 19951 22285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.06% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16057 17997
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Surrey +16 18 £24,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +16 11 £19,000 +4.82% 1
Berkshire +9 10 £22,500 -2.17% 2
Kent +1 7 £23,500 +23.19%
Oxfordshire 0 4 £23,500 +6.81% 2
West Sussex -14 4 £31,250 +56.25% 1
East Sussex +14 1 £23,284 +1.23%
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 85 (78.70%) Windows
2 79 (73.15%) Active Directory
3 56 (51.85%) MS Office
4 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 50 (46.30%) MS Excel
6 46 (42.59%) Windows 7
7 44 (40.74%) Windows Server
8 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (31.48%) Windows 8
10 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
11 25 (23.15%) Linux
12 24 (22.22%) Firewall
13 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (20.37%) Citrix
15 21 (19.44%) VMware
16 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
17 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (14.81%) VPN
18 16 (14.81%) ITIL
19 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (12.96%) Symantec
21 13 (12.04%) Norton AntiVirus
21 13 (12.04%) Cisco
21 13 (12.04%) Mac OS
21 13 (12.04%) Kalman Filter
21 13 (12.04%) Windows 10
22 12 (11.11%) Backup Exec
22 12 (11.11%) Wireless
23 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
23 11 (10.19%) ERP

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 31 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 56 (51.85%) MS Office
2 50 (46.30%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.22%) Firewall
2 16 (14.81%) VPN
3 12 (11.11%) Wireless
4 11 (10.19%) NAS
5 10 (9.26%) DNS
5 10 (9.26%) Internet
6 9 (8.33%) DHCP
7 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.63%) LAN
8 5 (4.63%) WAN
9 4 (3.70%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.70%) VoIP
9 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.78%) FTP
11 2 (1.85%) Broadband
11 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.85%) VLAN
12 1 (0.93%) 3G
12 1 (0.93%) DWDM
12 1 (0.93%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (4.63%) Back Office
2 4 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (1.85%) CSS
3 2 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (0.93%) EDI
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) OC4J
4 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.48%) iPad
3 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.56%) iPhone
4 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.70%) Handset
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 85 (78.70%) Windows
2 46 (42.59%) Windows 7
3 44 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (31.48%) Windows 8
6 25 (23.15%) Linux
7 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
9 13 (12.04%) Mac OS
9 13 (12.04%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.78%) Android
11 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.93%) Unix
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) ITIL
2 13 (12.04%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (10.19%) ERP
4 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.33%) Migration
6 6 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.70%) Software Licensing
9 3 (2.78%) CRM
9 3 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.78%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.85%) Data Privacy
10 2 (1.85%) Open Source
10 2 (1.85%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.85%) Software Distribution
11 1 (0.93%) Line Management
11 1 (0.93%) Network Architecture
11 1 (0.93%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.78%) VB
2 3 (2.78%) VBScript
3 2 (1.85%) C++
3 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) DBS Check
2 6 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.70%) MCP
3 4 (3.70%) MCSE
3 4 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.78%) MCSA
5 2 (1.85%) CCDA
5 2 (1.85%) CCNA
5 2 (1.85%) HND
5 2 (1.85%) MCITP
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (73.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.78%) cPanel
3 3 (2.78%) Plesk
3 3 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Citrix
3 21 (19.44%) VMware
4 14 (12.96%) Symantec
5 13 (12.04%) Cisco
6 11 (10.19%) Synology
7 7 (6.48%) Oracle
8 5 (4.63%) HP
9 4 (3.70%) Dell
10 3 (2.78%) Apple
10 3 (2.78%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.78%) Supermicro
11 2 (1.85%) Avaya
12 1 (0.93%) Equitrac
12 1 (0.93%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.93%) Sophos
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