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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 672 698 806
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +108
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 241 284 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 216 250 178
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 215 £23,000 - 31
South East +5 46 £25,000 +9.89% 6
West Midlands +26 34 £22,644 -8.51% 4
East of England +24 34 £23,000 +2.22% 3
London -3 33 £27,500 - 4
Yorkshire +47 26 £23,000 +4.54% 7
North West +18 21 £22,000 -4.34% 2
Hertfordshire +21 17 £23,000 -16.36%
Cheshire +44 12 £22,000 -3.29%
Staffordshire +10 12 £23,500 +1.07% 2
Wales - 12 £20,750 - 3
West Yorkshire +19 11 £23,000 +4.54% 6
South West -16 11 £24,500 +19.51% 1
Surrey +31 10 £24,000 +6.66%
Scotland +14 10 £21,500 +10.25% 1
East Midlands -2 10 £26,000 +31.64% 3
Birmingham -5 10 £20,768 -3.40% 1
Leeds +24 9 £23,000 -4.16% 4
Hampshire -3 9 £20,750 -5.68% 1
South Wales - 9 £22,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -16 8 £25,000 +13.63% 2
South Yorkshire +19 7 £26,000 -4.58% 1
Essex +7 7 £25,500 -
Basingstoke -17 7 £20,750 -5.68%
Coventry - 7 £22,644 -
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £26,000 +30.00% 1
Northwich 0 6 £19,500 -9.30%
Berkshire -3 6 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Oxford -11 6 £25,000 - 1
Manchester -15 6 £20,250 -15.62% 2

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 293 (67.05%) Windows
2 230 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 207 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 141 (32.27%) Windows Server
5 136 (31.12%) MS Office
6 116 (26.54%) Windows 7
7 112 (25.63%) MS Excel
8 97 (22.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (21.97%) MS Exchange
10 85 (19.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 77 (17.62%) VMware
12 58 (13.27%) Firewall
12 58 (13.27%) Office 365
13 53 (12.13%) ITIL
14 48 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (10.98%) Windows 8
15 46 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (10.30%) Windows 10
16 45 (10.30%) Linux
16 45 (10.30%) VPN
17 44 (10.07%) Driving Licence
18 43 (9.84%) Citrix
19 40 (9.15%) Hyper-V
19 40 (9.15%) DNS
20 39 (8.92%) Cisco
20 39 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
20 39 (8.92%) DBS Check
21 38 (8.70%) DHCP
21 38 (8.70%) TCP/IP
21 38 (8.70%) SQL

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 (21.97%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.29%) IIS
6 7 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.92%) SAS
8 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 136 (31.12%) MS Office
2 112 (25.63%) MS Excel
3 25 (5.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.69%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.27%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.69%) Dropbox
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.27%) Firewall
2 45 (10.30%) VPN
3 40 (9.15%) DNS
4 38 (8.70%) DHCP
4 38 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 32 (7.32%) LAN
6 26 (5.95%) WAN
7 24 (5.49%) Wireless
8 23 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
8 23 (5.26%) SAN
9 22 (5.03%) VoIP
10 19 (4.35%) NAS
11 17 (3.89%) Internet
12 16 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.06%) Broadband
14 7 (1.60%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.92%) 3G
15 4 (0.92%) FTP
15 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.69%) MS Access
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 24 (5.49%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.03%) Finance
3 18 (4.12%) Retail
4 11 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.29%) Banking
5 10 (2.29%) Marketing
6 5 (1.14%) Back Office
6 5 (1.14%) Games
6 5 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.92%) Advertising
7 4 (0.92%) German Language
7 4 (0.92%) Law
7 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.29%) Web Services
2 8 (1.83%) HTML
3 4 (0.92%) CSS
4 3 (0.69%) .NET
4 3 (0.69%) jQuery
5 2 (0.46%) HTML5
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.23%) COM
6 1 (0.23%) CSS3
6 1 (0.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.07%) Driving Licence
2 17 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.43%) iPad
4 14 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.20%) iPhone
5 13 (2.97%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.29%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.60%) Clustering
9 6 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.92%) AS400
11 3 (0.69%) EPoS
12 2 (0.46%) CCTV
12 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.46%) FMCG
12 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.46%) PDA
12 2 (0.46%) PMI
12 2 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 293 (67.05%) Windows
2 141 (32.27%) Windows Server
3 116 (26.54%) Windows 7
4 97 (22.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (19.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (10.98%) Windows 8
7 45 (10.30%) Linux
7 45 (10.30%) Windows 10
8 22 (5.03%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.89%) Mac OS
10 13 (2.97%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.75%) Unix
12 11 (2.52%) Android
13 9 (2.06%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.92%) zOS
16 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.46%) CentOS
18 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.13%) ITIL
2 27 (6.18%) Kalman Filter
3 22 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (5.03%) ERP
4 19 (4.35%) Time Management
5 18 (4.12%) CRM
5 18 (4.12%) Service Management
6 13 (2.97%) Mentoring
7 12 (2.75%) Service Delivery
8 11 (2.52%) Business Continuity
8 11 (2.52%) Web Filtering
9 10 (2.29%) Data Protection
9 10 (2.29%) Migration
10 9 (2.06%) Email Filtering
11 7 (1.60%) Asset Management
11 7 (1.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (1.37%) Coaching
12 6 (1.37%) Data Management
12 6 (1.37%) ITSM
12 6 (1.37%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.70%) SQL
2 9 (2.06%) C
3 6 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.14%) VB
5 4 (0.92%) C#
6 3 (0.69%) C++
6 3 (0.69%) VBScript
7 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.46%) Python
7 2 (0.46%) RPG
8 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.23%) Perl
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (8.92%) DBS Check
3 32 (7.32%) Degree
4 28 (6.41%) MCSE
5 25 (5.72%) MCP
6 19 (4.35%) MCSA
7 11 (2.52%) MCITP
8 9 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.60%) CCNA
11 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.92%) HND
12 4 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.92%) Server+ Certification
13 2 (0.46%) GNVQ
13 2 (0.46%) MCTS
13 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.78%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 230 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 46 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.06%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.92%) RACF
7 4 (0.92%) XenApp
8 3 (0.69%) vSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.89%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.60%) SCCM
4 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.92%) zSecure
6 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.46%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.46%) SCOM
6 2 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.23%) Munin
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 207 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 77 (17.62%) VMware
3 43 (9.84%) Citrix
4 39 (8.92%) Cisco
5 28 (6.41%) Apple
6 18 (4.12%) HP
7 17 (3.89%) Symantec
8 15 (3.43%) Dell
9 12 (2.75%) Sophos
10 11 (2.52%) Synology
11 10 (2.29%) Sage
12 9 (2.06%) Intel Security
13 7 (1.60%) Avaya
13 7 (1.60%) SonicWALL
13 7 (1.60%) WatchGuard
14 5 (1.14%) Veeam
15 3 (0.69%) Adobe
15 3 (0.69%) Mitel
15 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.69%) SAP
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