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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 604 696 720
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 281 277 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 255 237 216
Median salary £23,500 £23,462 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.16% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,643 £31,898 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +96 265 £23,500 +0.16% 37
South East +74 66 £25,000 +8.69% 8
West Midlands +32 50 £22,500 +21.62% 8
North West +13 43 £22,500 +13.92% 3
London +51 33 £27,000 +3.84% 3
Manchester +5 24 £22,000 +12.82% 3
South West -7 23 £28,500 +11.76% 2
East of England +3 21 £23,500 -14.54% 4
Yorkshire +25 20 £23,500 +6.81% 7
Hampshire +19 20 £26,500 +59.39% 3
Cheshire +28 14 £22,500 +21.62%
Warwickshire +16 14 £19,500 - 2
Southampton +24 12 £26,500 +55.88% 1
Leamington Spa +8 12 £19,500 -2.50% 1
Oxfordshire +38 11 £24,000 -4.00% 1
West Yorkshire +24 11 £25,000 -8.25% 4
Dorset -5 11 £28,500 +16.32% 1
Shropshire - 11 £22,500 - 3
City of London +41 10 £27,750 -4.31%
Oxford +35 10 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Surrey +10 10 £24,000 -4.00%
Bournemouth +2 10 £28,500 +16.32% 1
Birmingham -3 9 £33,000 +83.33%
Scotland +36 8 £22,250 +3.48% 2
East Midlands -5 8 £22,500 +15.38% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £25,000 - 2
East Sussex +21 7 £21,973 -4.46%
Kent +15 7 £24,000 +15.66% 2
Leeds +19 6 £25,000 -23.07% 1
South Yorkshire +8 6 £21,500 - 1

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 362 (73.58%) Windows
2 256 (52.03%) Active Directory
3 208 (42.28%) Microsoft
4 181 (36.79%) Windows Server
5 134 (27.24%) Windows 7
6 117 (23.78%) MS Excel
7 116 (23.58%) VMware
8 106 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 100 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 100 (20.33%) MS Office
10 90 (18.29%) MS Exchange
11 81 (16.46%) WAN
12 80 (16.26%) LAN
13 77 (15.65%) Windows 8
14 75 (15.24%) Hyper-V
15 73 (14.84%) Office 365
16 72 (14.63%) Windows 10
17 70 (14.23%) TCP/IP
18 68 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
19 63 (12.80%) ITIL
20 54 (10.98%) DNS
21 52 (10.57%) Cisco
21 52 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (10.57%) Firewall
22 50 (10.16%) VPN
23 49 (9.96%) Wi-Fi
24 45 (9.15%) Degree
25 44 (8.94%) DHCP
26 43 (8.74%) Driving Licence
27 40 (8.13%) Citrix

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 90 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (5.69%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.05%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.42%) IIS
7 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.81%) SAS
8 2 (0.41%) Confluence
8 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.41%) WordPress
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.20%) Moodle
9 1 (0.20%) Quickr
9 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 117 (23.78%) MS Excel
2 100 (20.33%) MS Office
3 8 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Line 50
1 5 (1.02%) Sage X3
2 4 (0.81%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 73 (14.84%) Office 365
2 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.63%) Dropbox
5 7 (1.42%) G Suite
5 7 (1.42%) OneDrive
6 6 (1.22%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.46%) WAN
2 80 (16.26%) LAN
3 70 (14.23%) TCP/IP
4 54 (10.98%) DNS
5 52 (10.57%) Firewall
6 50 (10.16%) VPN
7 49 (9.96%) Wi-Fi
8 44 (8.94%) DHCP
9 32 (6.50%) VLAN
10 29 (5.89%) VoIP
11 27 (5.49%) Wireless
12 25 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (3.86%) SAN
14 14 (2.85%) Internet
14 14 (2.85%) Skype
15 7 (1.42%) 3G
15 7 (1.42%) Ethernet
16 4 (0.81%) BIG-IP
16 4 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.02%) Power BI
3 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.41%) Ingres
4 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) MS Access
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 35 (7.11%) Finance
2 34 (6.91%) Manufacturing
3 27 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.07%) Retail
5 9 (1.83%) Banking
6 8 (1.63%) Law
7 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.22%) Welsh Language
8 5 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (0.81%) Games
9 4 (0.81%) Legal
9 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.61%) Automotive
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.85%) Web Services
2 7 (1.42%) HTML
3 4 (0.81%) LAMP
4 3 (0.61%) .NET
4 3 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.20%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) EDI
5 1 (0.20%) HTML5
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) JSON
5 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.74%) Driving Licence
2 23 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.27%) iPad
4 20 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.05%) iPhone
6 8 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.02%) AS400
8 5 (1.02%) Biotechnology
8 5 (1.02%) Clustering
8 5 (1.02%) Replication
9 4 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.81%) EPoS
9 4 (0.81%) FMCG
9 4 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.41%) CCTV
10 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 362 (73.58%) Windows
2 181 (36.79%) Windows Server
3 134 (27.24%) Windows 7
4 106 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (15.65%) Windows 8
7 72 (14.63%) Windows 10
8 40 (8.13%) Linux
9 21 (4.27%) Mac OS X
9 21 (4.27%) Unix
10 20 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 17 (3.46%) Android
12 17 (3.46%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.42%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.61%) CentOS
15 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (12.80%) ITIL
2 24 (4.88%) Time Management
3 17 (3.46%) Project Management
4 16 (3.25%) CRM
4 16 (3.25%) Service Delivery
5 15 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (3.05%) ERP
5 15 (3.05%) Service Management
6 14 (2.85%) Mentoring
7 13 (2.64%) Incident Management
8 12 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (2.24%) Asset Management
9 11 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (2.03%) Change Management
11 8 (1.63%) Case Management
11 8 (1.63%) Migration
12 7 (1.42%) Business Continuity
12 7 (1.42%) Email Filtering
12 7 (1.42%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.30%) SQL
2 9 (1.83%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.22%) C
4 5 (1.02%) VBScript
5 4 (0.81%) C#
5 4 (0.81%) RPG
6 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.61%) VB
7 2 (0.41%) PHP
7 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) Perl
8 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (9.15%) Degree
3 35 (7.11%) MCSE
4 32 (6.50%) MCP
5 25 (5.08%) MCSA
6 16 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.85%) DBS Check
8 12 (2.44%) CCNA
8 12 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.44%) MCITP
9 8 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.42%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.22%) MCTS
11 6 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.20%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 256 (52.03%) Active Directory
2 75 (15.24%) Hyper-V
3 68 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.42%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.22%) vSphere
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.63%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.22%) PaperCut
2 6 (1.22%) SCCM
3 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.81%) WSUS
5 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.41%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.41%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.41%) SCOM
6 2 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 208 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 116 (23.58%) VMware
3 52 (10.57%) Cisco
4 40 (8.13%) Citrix
5 24 (4.88%) Apple
6 20 (4.07%) Dell
7 19 (3.86%) HP
8 13 (2.64%) Sage
9 9 (1.83%) Adobe
10 8 (1.63%) Google
11 7 (1.42%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.42%) Sophos
11 7 (1.42%) Symantec
12 6 (1.22%) Infor
12 6 (1.22%) Kaspersky
12 6 (1.22%) Meraki
12 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.22%) SAP
12 6 (1.22%) Veeam
13 5 (1.02%) Polycom
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14432 - £15875.20 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Malton, North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £22k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Volt
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Falkirk
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 15 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace contributory pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago