The table below looks at the statistics for the ICT Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ICT Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICT Technician
Rank 866 840 887
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an ICT Technician 35 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.030% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 13
Average salary £27,250 £24,646 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.56% +7.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,748 £17,000 £11,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £24,646 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +29.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

ICT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ICT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ICT Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ICT Technician within the UK.

ICT Technician Salary Trend in the UK

ICT Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ICT Technician over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

ICT Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

ICT Technician
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
England -20 33 £27,250 +10.56% 7
South East - 14 £19,380 - 4
London -17 10 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Newbury - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
North West -12 5 - - 1
St Helens - 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
East of England -32 3 £27,750 -3.72%
Hastings - 3 £14,748 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £14,748 - 1
Bedfordshire -15 2 £27,875 -3.28%
West Sussex - 2 £21,500 -
Essex 0 1 £21,500 +22.85%
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £31,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £17,260 -
Petworth - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £25,000 -
Colchester - 1 £21,500 -
South West - 1 £25,000 -
Bletchley - 1 £17,260 -

ICT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited ICT 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 ICT Technician in their job title.

1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
4 15 (23.08%) ITIL
5 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (18.46%) LAN
6 12 (18.46%) WAN
6 12 (18.46%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
7 11 (16.92%) DHCP
7 11 (16.92%) DNS
7 11 (16.92%) Internet
8 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.38%) Local Government
9 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
9 9 (13.85%) Cisco
9 9 (13.85%) Mac OS X
9 9 (13.85%) VLE
9 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
10 8 (12.31%) Intranet
10 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
10 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
10 8 (12.31%) Time Management
11 7 (10.77%) SLA
12 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
12 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.23%) Firewall
12 6 (9.23%) VLAN
13 5 (7.69%) HTML

ICT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited ICT 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 ICT Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) LAN
1 12 (18.46%) WAN
1 12 (18.46%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (16.92%) Internet
2 11 (16.92%) DNS
2 11 (16.92%) DHCP
3 8 (12.31%) Intranet
4 6 (9.23%) Firewall
4 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) VLAN
5 5 (7.69%) LDAP
5 5 (7.69%) SSL
6 4 (6.15%) Broadband
6 4 (6.15%) VPN
7 2 (3.08%) HTTP
7 2 (3.08%) Wireless
7 2 (3.08%) PABX
8 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
8 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (15.38%) Local Government
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) VLE
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) EPoS
3 3 (4.62%) CCTV
3 3 (4.62%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) Handset
4 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows 8
3 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.85%) Mac OS X
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
2 8 (12.31%) Time Management
3 5 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 4 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 3 (4.62%) CRM
5 3 (4.62%) Change Control
5 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.54%) Logistics
7 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.54%) Workflow
7 1 (1.54%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) PHP
1 5 (7.69%) VB
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.15%) MCP
2 4 (6.15%) CCNA
2 4 (6.15%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CCA
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Cisco
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas
7 1 (1.54%) Google
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Greenbank High School
Salary: From £20,400 to £21,734 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
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Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £12,500 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £12,500 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hastings, Sussex
TheEducationList
Salary: Pro Rata
Posted: 16 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: From £14,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago