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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 395 406 397
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 53 58 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 40
Average salary £24,772 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.72% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £20,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +8 19 £24,772 -8.25% 3
Berkshire -2 13 £22,500 -21.05% 1
West Sussex 0 6 £23,750 -8.65%
East Sussex - 5 £23,500 - 2
Kent +2 4 £30,000 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -1 4 £21,500 -21.81% 3
Hampshire +1 1 £19,000 -13.63% 4
Buckinghamshire - 1 £16,000 - 1
IT Technician
England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 96 (82.05%) Windows
2 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
4 49 (41.88%) Windows Server
5 47 (40.17%) MS Office
6 40 (34.19%) MS Excel
7 39 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 34 (29.06%) Windows 8
10 33 (28.21%) Windows XP
11 27 (23.08%) Linux
12 24 (20.51%) MS Exchange
13 17 (14.53%) Firewall
13 17 (14.53%) ITIL
14 16 (13.68%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (12.82%) Oracle
15 15 (12.82%) Citrix
16 14 (11.97%) Windows 10
17 13 (11.11%) SLA
18 12 (10.26%) VPN
18 12 (10.26%) VMware
19 11 (9.40%) Degree
19 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (9.40%) .NET
20 10 (8.55%) SQL
20 10 (8.55%) VBScript
20 10 (8.55%) DNS
20 10 (8.55%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 47 (40.17%) MS Office
2 40 (34.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.85%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.53%) Firewall
3 12 (10.26%) VPN
4 10 (8.55%) DHCP
4 10 (8.55%) DNS
5 7 (5.98%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.27%) Internet
6 5 (4.27%) VoIP
7 4 (3.42%) 3G
7 4 (3.42%) FTP
7 4 (3.42%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.56%) LAN
8 3 (2.56%) WAN
9 2 (1.71%) NAS
9 2 (1.71%) Wireless
10 1 (0.85%) Broadband
10 1 (0.85%) SMTP
10 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) MySQL
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (5.98%) Electronics
1 7 (5.98%) Games
2 4 (3.42%) Back Office
2 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) .NET
2 5 (4.27%) HTML
2 5 (4.27%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) EDI
3 1 (0.85%) J2EE
3 1 (0.85%) OC4J
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.13%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.13%) iPhone
3 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Handset
4 4 (3.42%) iPad
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.56%) EPoS
6 2 (1.71%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.71%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 96 (82.05%) Windows
2 49 (41.88%) Windows Server
3 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 34 (29.06%) Windows 8
6 33 (28.21%) Windows XP
7 27 (23.08%) Linux
8 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (11.97%) Windows 10
10 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.98%) Unix
12 4 (3.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) ITIL
2 16 (13.68%) Mentoring
3 8 (6.84%) Data Migration
3 8 (6.84%) Migration
4 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.27%) ERP
6 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.42%) Patch Management
6 4 (3.42%) Software Licensing
7 3 (2.56%) CRM
7 3 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.71%) Content Management
8 2 (1.71%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (0.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.85%) Network Architecture
9 1 (0.85%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (0.85%) Software Testing
9 1 (0.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) SQL
1 10 (8.55%) VBScript
2 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.13%) C#
4 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) MCP
3 5 (4.27%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (3.42%) HND
5 3 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.56%) MCITP
5 3 (2.56%) MCSA
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) MCTS
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) COSHH
System Software
1 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.42%) cPanel
2 4 (3.42%) Plesk
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Citrix
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 12 (10.26%) VMware
4 9 (7.69%) Cisco
5 7 (5.98%) Avaya
5 7 (5.98%) Dell
5 7 (5.98%) Intel Security
6 5 (4.27%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) Sophos
6 5 (4.27%) Symantec
7 4 (3.42%) Supermicro
8 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.71%) Sun
8 2 (1.71%) Synology
9 1 (0.85%) Acronis
9 1 (0.85%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.85%) Equitrac
9 1 (0.85%) Sage
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