The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 72 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.34% 2.14% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 2.21% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Average salary £19,000 £18,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
IT Technician
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
576 497 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.48% 96.88% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 498 404 332
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician across the Suffolk region.

IT Technician Salary Trend in Suffolk

IT Technician
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 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
Ipswich - 2 £19,000 -
IT Technician
East of England

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Sage
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Sage