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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 844 833 848
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 58 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.040% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.043% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 48
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,570 £19,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 -8 54 £23,000 -2.12% 16
South East -5 16 £21,500 -14.00% 4
East of England -13 13 £21,000 -21.49% 1
Yorkshire -24 10 £26,000 +15.55% 4
East Midlands - 10 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 10 £32,000 -
Nottingham - 10 £32,000 -
West Yorkshire -27 7 £26,500 +17.77% 2
Surrey +3 6 £25,750 -1.90% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £21,000 -35.38%
Leeds -24 5 £26,500 +17.77% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £22,500 -
Berkshire +6 4 £19,425 -25.28%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £20,250 -
Wales - 4 £23,000 - 1
Camberley -4 3 £30,000 +20.00%
Cambridge -7 3 £20,000 -38.46%
London -41 3 £29,500 -15.10% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £25,500 - 1
Hampshire -6 2 £25,000 +38.88% 2
Carmarthenshire - 2 £22,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £22,500 -
St Neots - 2 £21,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £16,500 -
Lampeter - 2 £23,000 -
Dorking - 2 £21,500 -
Ceredigion - 2 £23,000 -
Mid Wales - 2 £23,000 -
West Wales - 2 £22,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £16,500 -

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 76 (69.09%) Windows
2 52 (47.27%) Active Directory
3 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
4 32 (29.09%) Windows 7
5 31 (28.18%) MS Excel
6 28 (25.45%) MS Office
7 26 (23.64%) MS Exchange
8 20 (18.18%) VPN
9 17 (15.45%) Finance
9 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (13.64%) Windows XP
10 15 (13.64%) Linux
11 13 (11.82%) VMware
11 13 (11.82%) Windows 8
12 12 (10.91%) SQL
12 12 (10.91%) DNS
13 11 (10.00%) DHCP
13 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
15 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
16 8 (7.27%) Internet
16 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
16 8 (7.27%) Degree
16 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (6.36%) Windows Vista
17 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (6.36%) SLA

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) GroupWise
Applications
1 31 (28.18%) MS Excel
2 28 (25.45%) MS Office
3 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) VPN
2 12 (10.91%) DNS
3 11 (10.00%) DHCP
4 8 (7.27%) Internet
4 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.36%) LAN
6 5 (4.55%) WAN
6 5 (4.55%) Wireless
7 3 (2.73%) VoIP
8 2 (1.82%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.91%) IPsec
9 1 (0.91%) Intranet
9 1 (0.91%) MGCP
9 1 (0.91%) PPTP
9 1 (0.91%) H.323
9 1 (0.91%) Firewall
9 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.64%) Back Office
4 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.73%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) iPad
3 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.82%) iPhone
3 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Handset
4 1 (0.91%) VLE
4 1 (0.91%) Photography
4 1 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 76 (69.09%) Windows
2 32 (29.09%) Windows 7
3 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.64%) Linux
4 15 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 13 (11.82%) Windows 8
6 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Vista
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.64%) Android
9 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (4.55%) ITIL
3 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis
3 4 (3.64%) Asset Management
4 2 (1.82%) Document Management
4 2 (1.82%) Change Management
4 2 (1.82%) Line Management
4 2 (1.82%) Software Distribution
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (0.91%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (0.91%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (0.91%) Business Analysis
5 1 (0.91%) Business Development
5 1 (0.91%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (0.91%) Network Management
5 1 (0.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (0.91%) Business Transformation
5 1 (0.91%) E-Commerce
5 1 (0.91%) ERP
5 1 (0.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.91%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) Ruby
2 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.91%) C
2 1 (0.91%) Java
2 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.55%) MCP
4 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) MCSE
5 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MCSA
6 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) CCIE
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.91%) CCVP
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.91%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.91%) XenServer
4 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.91%) WSUS
2 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) VMware
3 5 (4.55%) Sophos
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco
4 4 (3.64%) HP
4 4 (3.64%) Apple
5 3 (2.73%) Symantec
6 2 (1.82%) Dell
6 2 (1.82%) Citrix
6 2 (1.82%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.91%) Websense
7 1 (0.91%) Altiris
7 1 (0.91%) Avaya
7 1 (0.91%) Novell
7 1 (0.91%) Veritas
7 1 (0.91%) McAfee
7 1 (0.91%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Flexible Working Hours + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Braintree
Blue Fox
Salary: £13.5k - 14k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Security Plus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Knottingley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago