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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 430 411 442
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 11 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.10% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.11% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 12
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,600 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
20494 20083 21950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.47% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16539 16139 19148
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 December 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 29 December 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
(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 -1 5 £42,500 +63.46%
Hampshire -33 3 £27,500 +17.02%
Berkshire +3 1 £20,000 +17.64%
Middlesex - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £20,000 -
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
6 6 (20.69%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) SLA
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) DHCP
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
8 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (10.34%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) VLE
2 1 (3.45%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Business Development
2 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CCENT
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) Polycom
6 1 (3.45%) Progress