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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 708 734 758
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 203 231 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 179 202 185
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,644 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+0.63% -

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +26 187 £23,000 - 48
South East +49 50 £23,000 -8.00% 13
West Midlands +17 32 £22,644 -19.13% 5
Yorkshire +45 27 £23,000 +4.54% 5
London +4 20 £28,000 +16.66% 5
North West +10 19 £20,000 -8.04% 7
East Midlands +13 14 £24,500 +28.94% 2
Cheshire +39 12 £19,750 -13.18% 2
Surrey +27 12 £23,000 -6.12% 2
West Yorkshire +23 12 £23,000 +4.54% 3
South West -17 12 £25,500 +18.60% 2
Leeds +28 11 £23,000 +4.54% 2
East of England +6 11 £25,500 +14.60% 8
Birmingham -8 11 £28,500 +32.55%
Hampshire +20 10 £23,625 +12.50% 3
Wales +11 8 £17,856 -47.48%
City of London +47 7 £27,500 +10.00% 1
South Yorkshire +13 7 £24,250 +31.08%
Coventry +3 7 £22,644 +5.31% 1
East Sussex - 7 £21,973 -
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £24,500 +20.98% 1
Lewes - 6 £21,973 -
North Wales - 6 £17,856 -
Berkshire +28 5 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Scotland +23 5 £22,750 +13.75%
Staffordshire +9 5 £20,000 -37.50%
Southampton +9 5 £26,500 +26.19% 2
Nottingham +8 5 £24,000 +11.62% 1
Devon +7 5 £21,500 +13.15%
Leicestershire 0 5 £26,500 +12.76%

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 272 (65.07%) Windows
2 201 (48.09%) Active Directory
3 186 (44.50%) Microsoft
4 140 (33.49%) Windows Server
5 98 (23.44%) Windows 7
5 98 (23.44%) MS Office
6 92 (22.01%) MS Excel
7 85 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 75 (17.94%) VMware
10 70 (16.75%) MS Exchange
11 58 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (13.16%) TCP/IP
13 54 (12.92%) ITIL
14 52 (12.44%) Firewall
15 50 (11.96%) Office 365
16 49 (11.72%) Driving Licence
17 47 (11.24%) VPN
17 47 (11.24%) Cisco
18 46 (11.00%) WAN
19 45 (10.77%) Linux
20 44 (10.53%) LAN
21 43 (10.29%) DNS
21 43 (10.29%) Hyper-V
21 43 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (10.05%) DBS Check
23 40 (9.57%) DHCP
24 38 (9.09%) Windows 8
25 37 (8.85%) Windows 10
26 36 (8.61%) MCSE

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 70 (16.75%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (4.31%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.15%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.44%) IIS
8 4 (0.96%) SAS
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) Quickr
Applications
1 98 (23.44%) MS Office
2 92 (22.01%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Sage 50
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Line 50
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.24%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.96%) Office 365
2 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.96%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 52 (12.44%) Firewall
3 47 (11.24%) VPN
4 46 (11.00%) WAN
5 44 (10.53%) LAN
6 43 (10.29%) DNS
7 40 (9.57%) DHCP
8 22 (5.26%) VoIP
9 21 (5.02%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (4.31%) Internet
11 18 (4.31%) Wireless
12 16 (3.83%) SAN
13 12 (2.87%) VLAN
14 10 (2.39%) NAS
15 8 (1.91%) Skype
16 6 (1.44%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.96%) 3G
18 3 (0.72%) Broadband
18 3 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) Power BI
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 30 (7.18%) Finance
2 25 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.02%) Retail
4 19 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.87%) Banking
6 8 (1.91%) Marketing
7 6 (1.44%) Games
7 6 (1.44%) Welsh Language
8 5 (1.20%) Law
8 5 (1.20%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.96%) German Language
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.91%) HTML
1 8 (1.91%) Web Services
2 3 (0.72%) CSS
2 3 (0.72%) jQuery
3 2 (0.48%) HTML5
3 2 (0.48%) LAMP
3 2 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) COM
4 1 (0.24%) EDI
4 1 (0.24%) ODBC
4 1 (0.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.72%) Driving Licence
2 18 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.83%) iPad
3 16 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.39%) iPhone
6 7 (1.67%) Clustering
6 7 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.44%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.20%) FMCG
9 4 (0.96%) EPoS
9 4 (0.96%) Replication
9 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.72%) AS400
10 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.48%) iSeries
11 2 (0.48%) PMI
11 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 272 (65.07%) Windows
2 140 (33.49%) Windows Server
3 98 (23.44%) Windows 7
4 85 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (10.77%) Linux
7 38 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 37 (8.85%) Windows 10
9 19 (4.55%) Unix
10 17 (4.07%) Mac OS X
11 16 (3.83%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.15%) Android
13 9 (2.15%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.91%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.44%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.96%) zOS
17 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.48%) CentOS
18 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.92%) ITIL
2 26 (6.22%) Time Management
3 19 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (3.83%) Service Management
5 14 (3.35%) ERP
6 13 (3.11%) Mentoring
7 11 (2.63%) Business Continuity
7 11 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 11 (2.63%) Web Filtering
8 10 (2.39%) CRM
9 9 (2.15%) Email Filtering
9 9 (2.15%) Project Management
9 9 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (1.91%) Incident Management
11 7 (1.67%) Asset Management
11 7 (1.67%) Data Protection
12 6 (1.44%) Data Management
12 6 (1.44%) ITSM
13 5 (1.20%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.94%) SQL
2 9 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.20%) C
3 5 (1.20%) C#
3 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.20%) VB
3 5 (1.20%) VBScript
4 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.96%) C++
5 3 (0.72%) Python
6 2 (0.48%) Perl
6 2 (0.48%) RPG
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (10.05%) DBS Check
3 36 (8.61%) MCSE
4 34 (8.13%) Degree
5 33 (7.89%) MCP
6 26 (6.22%) MCSA
7 17 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.35%) CCNA
8 14 (3.35%) MCITP
9 11 (2.63%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.72%) MCTS
14 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.48%) GNVQ
15 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.46%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (48.09%) Active Directory
2 43 (10.29%) Hyper-V
2 43 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.44%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.96%) RACF
5 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.15%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.96%) SCCM
4 4 (0.96%) zSecure
5 3 (0.72%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.72%) WSUS
6 2 (0.48%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 2 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.24%) Munin
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 186 (44.50%) Microsoft
2 75 (17.94%) VMware
3 47 (11.24%) Cisco
4 34 (8.13%) Citrix
5 25 (5.98%) Apple
6 15 (3.59%) HP
7 12 (2.87%) Dell
8 11 (2.63%) Symantec
9 10 (2.39%) Sophos
10 8 (1.91%) Sage
11 7 (1.67%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.44%) Veeam
13 5 (1.20%) Avaya
13 5 (1.20%) SAP
14 4 (0.96%) Adobe
14 4 (0.96%) Kaspersky
14 4 (0.96%) Synology
15 3 (0.72%) Lotus
15 3 (0.72%) Mitel
15 3 (0.72%) SonicWALL
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 10% BONUS!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Company vehicle + profit share + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23619 - £28143 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + great benefits (including 20 days annual lea
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Acorn
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
World Courier
Salary: £32 - £34 depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago