The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
UK
Rank 622 674 655
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 229 269 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 203 244 243
Median salary £22,500 £23,750 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £19,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,898 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,300 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -0.85%

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Technician in the job title.

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Technician
Salary Trend

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

IT Technician Salary Trend in the UK

IT Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Technician over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

IT Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Technician
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +36 210 £23,000 -3.15% 49
South East +46 40 £24,500 +4.21% 23
West Midlands +23 38 £22,500 -4.25% 5
East of England +30 32 £21,500 -21.81% 4
London +35 28 £28,000 -3.44% 4
North West -16 25 £22,500 +4.65% 6
South West 0 21 £28,500 +14.00% 3
Manchester -21 18 £23,500 +17.50% 4
Yorkshire +18 16 £21,500 -1.14% 3
Hampshire +25 15 £26,500 +19.10% 5
West Yorkshire +33 13 £20,875 -2.90% 1
Warwickshire +30 12 £22,250 +14.10% 1
Hertfordshire +11 12 £21,000 -36.36% 1
Dorset +23 11 £28,500 +32.55%
Leamington Spa +5 11 £19,500 -2.50% 1
Bournemouth +28 10 £28,500 +32.55%
East Midlands +11 10 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Shropshire - 10 £22,500 -
Essex +17 9 £21,500 -21.81% 1
Leeds +26 8 £22,500 -15.09% 1
Potters Bar +14 8 £21,000 -
Worcestershire -7 8 £18,250 -3.94% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £23,000 -6.12% 1
Worcester -6 7 £18,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +17 6 £23,500 -5.13% 6
Kent +13 6 £24,000 +29.72% 1
Telford - 6 £22,500 -
Somerset - 6 £20,000 - 1
Southampton +10 5 £26,500 +55.88%
Northamptonshire +3 5 £21,500 -10.41%

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 345 (76.84%) Windows
2 224 (49.89%) Active Directory
3 190 (42.32%) Microsoft
4 156 (34.74%) Windows Server
5 131 (29.18%) Windows 7
6 115 (25.61%) VMware
7 114 (25.39%) MS Excel
8 104 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 99 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 96 (21.38%) MS Exchange
11 92 (20.49%) MS Office
12 89 (19.82%) Windows 10
13 88 (19.60%) Windows 8
14 75 (16.70%) WAN
15 73 (16.26%) LAN
16 72 (16.04%) Office 365
17 67 (14.92%) Hyper-V
18 64 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (13.81%) TCP/IP
20 58 (12.92%) Wi-Fi
21 54 (12.03%) ITIL
22 52 (11.58%) DNS
23 48 (10.69%) Cisco
24 45 (10.02%) Citrix
25 41 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
25 41 (9.13%) Linux
26 40 (8.91%) DHCP
27 39 (8.69%) VPN
27 39 (8.69%) Manufacturing
28 36 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 96 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (5.57%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.34%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.89%) IIS
8 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.45%) WordPress
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.22%) Moodle
9 1 (0.22%) Quickr
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 114 (25.39%) MS Excel
2 92 (20.49%) MS Office
3 6 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Line 50
1 5 (1.11%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.22%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.04%) Office 365
2 13 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.56%) G Suite
4 7 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 6 (1.34%) Dropbox
5 6 (1.34%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (16.70%) WAN
2 73 (16.26%) LAN
3 62 (13.81%) TCP/IP
4 58 (12.92%) Wi-Fi
5 52 (11.58%) DNS
6 40 (8.91%) DHCP
7 39 (8.69%) VPN
8 35 (7.80%) Firewall
9 34 (7.57%) VLAN
10 25 (5.57%) Wireless
11 22 (4.90%) VoIP
12 17 (3.79%) Internet
13 13 (2.90%) Skype
14 12 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.45%) SAN
16 6 (1.34%) WebEx
17 5 (1.11%) Network Security
18 4 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
18 4 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
18 4 (0.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.11%) Power BI
2 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.45%) Ingres
4 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Xcode
General
1 39 (8.69%) Manufacturing
2 26 (5.79%) Finance
2 26 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.45%) Retail
4 10 (2.23%) Law
5 6 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.34%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.11%) Banking
6 5 (1.11%) Legal
6 5 (1.11%) Marketing
7 4 (0.89%) Automotive
7 4 (0.89%) Games
8 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.45%) Web Services
2 7 (1.56%) HTML
3 4 (0.89%) LAMP
4 3 (0.67%) .NET
4 3 (0.67%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.22%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.22%) CSS
5 1 (0.22%) EDI
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) jQuery
5 1 (0.22%) JSON
5 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.02%) Driving Licence
2 20 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.01%) iPad
4 17 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.00%) iPhone
6 8 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.56%) AS400
8 5 (1.11%) Biotechnology
8 5 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.89%) Replication
10 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.67%) FMCG
10 3 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.45%) CCTV
11 2 (0.45%) Handset
11 2 (0.45%) iSeries
11 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.45%) Social Media
11 2 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 345 (76.84%) Windows
2 156 (34.74%) Windows Server
3 131 (29.18%) Windows 7
4 104 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (19.82%) Windows 10
7 88 (19.60%) Windows 8
8 41 (9.13%) Linux
9 24 (5.35%) Mac OS X
10 23 (5.12%) Unix
11 19 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (3.79%) Android
12 17 (3.79%) Apple iOS
13 14 (3.12%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.00%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.67%) CentOS
16 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.03%) ITIL
2 18 (4.01%) Change Management
3 16 (3.56%) Project Management
3 16 (3.56%) Time Management
4 15 (3.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (3.34%) ERP
5 14 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (2.67%) CRM
6 12 (2.67%) Incident Management
7 11 (2.45%) Service Delivery
8 10 (2.23%) Mentoring
9 9 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (1.78%) Case Management
10 8 (1.78%) Coaching
10 8 (1.78%) Email Filtering
10 8 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (1.56%) Asset Management
11 7 (1.56%) Web Filtering
12 6 (1.34%) Line Management
12 6 (1.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.12%) SQL
2 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.34%) PHP
4 5 (1.11%) Python
5 4 (0.89%) C
5 4 (0.89%) VBScript
6 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.45%) C#
7 2 (0.45%) RPG
7 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.57%) Degree
3 33 (7.35%) MCP
4 26 (5.79%) MCSE
5 20 (4.45%) MCSA
6 17 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.90%) CCNA
8 12 (2.67%) DBS Check
9 11 (2.45%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.00%) MCITP
11 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.34%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.11%) MCTS
14 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.22%) MCDST
15 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.79%) SLA
2 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (49.89%) Active Directory
2 67 (14.92%) Hyper-V
3 64 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.11%) vSphere
5 4 (0.89%) Samba
5 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.34%) PaperCut
3 5 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.11%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.45%) Casper Suite
4 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 190 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 115 (25.61%) VMware
3 48 (10.69%) Cisco
4 45 (10.02%) Citrix
5 24 (5.35%) HP
6 22 (4.90%) Apple
7 18 (4.01%) Dell
8 9 (2.00%) Sage
9 8 (1.78%) Google
10 7 (1.56%) Adobe
11 6 (1.34%) Meraki
11 6 (1.34%) Symantec
11 6 (1.34%) Veeam
12 5 (1.11%) Juniper
12 5 (1.11%) Polycom
12 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.11%) Remedy
12 5 (1.11%) SAP
12 5 (1.11%) Siemens
13 4 (0.89%) Toshiba
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 7 hours ago
Antrim, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, gym membership, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 27k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £18001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19500 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Pewsey, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £7.30 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Great Yarmouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Billingshurst, Sussex
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Itecco
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cranleigh, Surrey
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago