The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 752 735 779
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 196 237 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 182 199 195
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,104 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +5.01%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 30 April 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England -39 184 £23,500 -2.08% 43
South East +50 58 £22,500 +2.27% 3
London -18 41 £26,250 +0.96% 7
North West +24 21 £24,000 -2.79% 10
Surrey +23 16 £24,000 +26.31%
West Midlands -13 16 £17,500 -25.53% 3
Hampshire +12 15 £19,000 +4.82% 2
Yorkshire +9 13 £22,500 -11.76% 10
South West 0 13 £22,500 - 1
East of England -3 13 £26,000 +8.33% 8
Berkshire +19 11 £22,000 -4.34%
Andover - 11 £19,000 -
Manchester +2 10 £22,750 +30.00% 7
West Yorkshire +11 9 £22,500 -4.25% 4
Cheshire +25 7 £24,000 +1.05% 1
East Midlands -16 7 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Bristol +3 6 £20,750 -18.62%
Kent -5 6 £23,750 -1.04%
Worcestershire - 6 £17,500 -
Worcester - 6 £17,500 -
City of London +41 5 - - 1
Essex +6 5 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Leeds +4 5 £23,000 -2.12% 2
Guildford +2 5 £20,000 +5.26%
Scotland -2 5 £20,000 -11.11% 2
Warwickshire -8 5 £23,500 -9.61%
Godalming - 5 £25,000 -
Maldon - 5 £27,500 -
Reading +15 4 £26,500 +15.21%
Edinburgh +8 4 £23,750 +5.55% 2

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 324 (72.48%) Windows
2 265 (59.28%) Active Directory
3 199 (44.52%) Microsoft
4 162 (36.24%) MS Office
5 151 (33.78%) Windows Server
6 135 (30.20%) Windows 7
7 128 (28.64%) MS Exchange
8 126 (28.19%) MS Excel
9 125 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 101 (22.60%) VMware
11 85 (19.02%) ITIL
12 79 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 74 (16.55%) Windows 8
14 68 (15.21%) Citrix
15 67 (14.99%) Windows XP
16 64 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (13.20%) Firewall
18 57 (12.75%) Linux
18 57 (12.75%) Office 365
19 55 (12.30%) SLA
20 54 (12.08%) Windows 10
21 53 (11.86%) LAN
22 49 (10.96%) VPN
23 48 (10.74%) TCP/IP
24 47 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 47 (10.51%) SQL
24 47 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
25 43 (9.62%) SQL Server
25 43 (9.62%) DNS
26 42 (9.40%) Hyper-V

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 128 (28.64%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (8.05%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (3.58%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.01%) IIS
6 8 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 2 (0.45%) Quickr
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (36.24%) MS Office
2 126 (28.19%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.75%) Office 365
2 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.12%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.67%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.20%) Firewall
2 53 (11.86%) LAN
3 49 (10.96%) VPN
4 48 (10.74%) TCP/IP
5 43 (9.62%) DNS
6 40 (8.95%) WAN
7 39 (8.72%) DHCP
8 31 (6.94%) VoIP
9 26 (5.82%) SAN
9 26 (5.82%) Wireless
10 25 (5.59%) Remote Desktop
11 24 (5.37%) Internet
12 22 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (3.80%) NAS
14 16 (3.58%) FTP
15 11 (2.46%) VLAN
16 9 (2.01%) Skype
17 8 (1.79%) Broadband
17 8 (1.79%) IP Telephony
18 5 (1.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.46%) MySQL
3 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.89%) MS Access
6 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 16 (3.58%) Finance
2 14 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.24%) Back Office
3 10 (2.24%) Law
3 10 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.79%) Banking
4 8 (1.79%) Retail
5 6 (1.34%) Advertising
5 6 (1.34%) Legal
6 5 (1.12%) Marketing
6 5 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.89%) Electronics
8 3 (0.67%) Games
8 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.91%) HTML
2 11 (2.46%) .NET
3 7 (1.57%) CSS
4 6 (1.34%) Web Services
5 4 (0.89%) HTML5
5 4 (0.89%) jQuery
5 4 (0.89%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) COM
6 2 (0.45%) CSS3
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.22%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) OC4J
7 1 (0.22%) ODBC
7 1 (0.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.05%) Driving Licence
2 31 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.47%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.25%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.03%) iPhone
6 13 (2.91%) iPad
7 11 (2.46%) EPoS
8 10 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.79%) Wiki
11 6 (1.34%) Handset
11 6 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.89%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.67%) VLE
14 2 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 324 (72.48%) Windows
2 151 (33.78%) Windows Server
3 135 (30.20%) Windows 7
4 125 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (16.55%) Windows 8
7 67 (14.99%) Windows XP
8 57 (12.75%) Linux
9 54 (12.08%) Windows 10
10 37 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (4.47%) Mac OS
12 17 (3.80%) Android
13 12 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.46%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.79%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.57%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.34%) Windows Vista
18 5 (1.12%) Unix
18 5 (1.12%) Windows NT
19 4 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.02%) ITIL
2 26 (5.82%) Migration
3 22 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (4.70%) ERP
5 16 (3.58%) Mentoring
6 14 (3.13%) CRM
6 14 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (2.68%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (2.68%) Performance Improvement
8 11 (2.46%) Logistics
9 10 (2.24%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.01%) Data Migration
11 8 (1.79%) Email Filtering
11 8 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (1.79%) Web Filtering
12 7 (1.57%) Service Management
13 6 (1.34%) Coaching
13 6 (1.34%) Data Protection
13 6 (1.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.51%) SQL
2 26 (5.82%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.70%) VBScript
4 12 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.46%) C
6 7 (1.57%) C#
7 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.89%) PHP
9 2 (0.45%) C++
9 2 (0.45%) Java
9 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (8.28%) MCP
3 31 (6.94%) Degree
4 23 (5.15%) MCSA
4 23 (5.15%) MCSE
5 19 (4.25%) DBS Check
6 14 (3.13%) HND
7 11 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.46%) GNVQ
8 9 (2.01%) MCITP
9 8 (1.79%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.57%) CCNA
11 6 (1.34%) Server+ Certification
12 5 (1.12%) MCTS
13 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.45%) CCDA
15 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.30%) SLA
2 5 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 265 (59.28%) Active Directory
2 64 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.46%) XenApp
5 9 (2.01%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.67%) vSphere
8 2 (0.45%) RACF
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (4.03%) SCCM
2 15 (3.36%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.12%) Windows Intune
5 4 (0.89%) cPanel
5 4 (0.89%) Plesk
6 3 (0.67%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.45%) WSUS
7 2 (0.45%) zSecure
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.22%) Munin
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 199 (44.52%) Microsoft
2 101 (22.60%) VMware
3 68 (15.21%) Citrix
4 37 (8.28%) Apple
5 36 (8.05%) Cisco
6 21 (4.70%) Dell
7 19 (4.25%) HP
8 16 (3.58%) Oracle
8 16 (3.58%) Symantec
9 14 (3.13%) Intel Security
9 14 (3.13%) Veeam
10 12 (2.68%) Progress
10 12 (2.68%) Sophos
11 11 (2.46%) Synology
12 9 (2.01%) Avaya
13 8 (1.79%) WatchGuard
14 7 (1.57%) SonicWALL
14 7 (1.57%) SYSPRO
15 6 (1.34%) Sage
16 4 (0.89%) Lotus
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