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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank 827 852 832
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 77 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.053% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 40
Average salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,960 £16,964 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,000 £21,750
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +1.14%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 2015. 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 +29 74 £22,000 - 10
London +29 36 £22,000 -20.00%
City of London +47 15 £22,000 -26.05%
South East +4 11 £23,750 +10.46% 2
East Midlands -4 7 £19,000 -40.62%
Greenford - 6 £29,000 -
North East +2 5 £27,500 +201.70% 1
East of England -7 5 £25,000 +21.95% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £27,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £27,500 - 1
North West -4 4 £19,000 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +6 3 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Kent -5 3 £15,500 -43.63% 1
South West -14 3 £20,000 -9.09% 2
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Bermondsey - 3 £21,750 -
Cambridge +14 2 £22,125 +10.62%
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £22,125 +5.35%
Leeds +5 2 £26,000 -4.58%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £26,000 +0.97%
Essex -7 2 £27,500 +44.73%
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £26,750 +32.09%
Nottingham -12 2 £19,000 -40.62%
Milton Keynes -12 2 £26,750 +33.75%
Nottinghamshire -21 2 £19,000 -40.62%
Crawley - 2 £25,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £20,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £19,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £19,750 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £27,500 -

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 121 (78.06%) Windows
2 71 (45.81%) Active Directory
3 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
4 57 (36.77%) MS Office
5 43 (27.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (23.87%) MS Exchange
8 34 (21.94%) Windows 7
9 31 (20.00%) VMware
10 28 (18.06%) Citrix
11 26 (16.77%) DHCP
11 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
12 24 (15.48%) DNS
12 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (15.48%) Windows 8
13 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
14 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
16 20 (12.90%) MCSE
16 20 (12.90%) Blackberry
16 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (12.26%) Degree
17 19 (12.26%) LAN
18 18 (11.61%) Linux
18 18 (11.61%) MCP
18 18 (11.61%) UNIX
18 18 (11.61%) Hyper-V
19 17 (10.97%) SLA
19 17 (10.97%) Cisco
20 16 (10.32%) VPN

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 37 (23.87%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.03%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.52%) IBM Notes
6 7 (4.52%) WordPress
7 5 (3.23%) Lync
7 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
Applications
1 57 (36.77%) MS Office
2 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) DHCP
1 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
2 24 (15.48%) DNS
3 19 (12.26%) LAN
4 16 (10.32%) VPN
5 15 (9.68%) Firewall
6 13 (8.39%) SAN
6 13 (8.39%) Internet
7 12 (7.74%) WAN
8 11 (7.10%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (7.10%) Wireless
9 10 (6.45%) NAS
10 9 (5.81%) IP Telephony
11 8 (5.16%) VoIP
12 7 (4.52%) VLAN
13 4 (2.58%) 3G
13 4 (2.58%) Network Security
13 4 (2.58%) FTP
14 3 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (1.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) MySQL
3 11 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) LAMP
2 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.65%) COM
2 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.74%) iPad
3 9 (5.81%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.16%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.23%) Statistics
5 5 (3.23%) iPhone
5 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.94%) NHS
6 3 (1.94%) Clustering
7 2 (1.29%) EPoS
7 2 (1.29%) AS400
7 2 (1.29%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 121 (78.06%) Windows
2 43 (27.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (21.94%) Windows 7
5 24 (15.48%) Windows 8
6 18 (11.61%) Linux
6 18 (11.61%) UNIX
7 15 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 8 (5.16%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.23%) Android
12 4 (2.58%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.94%) CentOS
14 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.03%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (7.10%) ITIL
3 8 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (3.23%) CRM
5 4 (2.58%) ERP
5 4 (2.58%) Mentoring
5 4 (2.58%) Patch Management
5 4 (2.58%) Data Protection
6 3 (1.94%) Software Deployment
6 3 (1.94%) Service Delivery
6 3 (1.94%) Project Management
7 2 (1.29%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.29%) Logistics
7 2 (1.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.29%) System Testing
7 2 (1.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.65%) Software Distribution
8 1 (0.65%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.81%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) Python
3 2 (1.29%) PHP
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.90%) MCSE
3 19 (12.26%) Degree
4 18 (11.61%) MCP
5 13 (8.39%) MCITP
6 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.58%) CCNA
8 3 (1.94%) HND
8 3 (1.94%) MCSA
9 2 (1.29%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.65%) MCTS
10 1 (0.65%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.65%) GMP
System Software
1 71 (45.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.61%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.74%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.58%) XenApp
5 4 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.94%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.29%) vSphere
7 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.58%) WSUS
2 4 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.00%) VMware
3 28 (18.06%) Citrix
4 17 (10.97%) Cisco
5 13 (8.39%) Sophos
6 12 (7.74%) Apple
7 7 (4.52%) Oracle
7 7 (4.52%) Lotus
8 5 (3.23%) Avaya
9 4 (2.58%) Symantec
9 4 (2.58%) McAfee
10 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.94%) Google
10 3 (1.94%) Veeam
10 3 (1.94%) Splunk
11 2 (1.29%) Meraki
11 2 (1.29%) Sage
11 2 (1.29%) IBM
11 2 (1.29%) Adobe
11 2 (1.29%) Macromedia
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