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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
UK
Rank 668 701 681
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 173 238 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 153 212 225
Median salary £22,500 £23,750 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,618 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +29 155 £23,000 -2.12% 47
South East +44 34 £23,000 -2.12% 12
East of England +35 32 £21,750 -20.90% 5
London +45 29 £28,500 +3.63% 7
West Midlands +34 20 £30,000 +27.65% 7
Yorkshire +32 16 £20,250 -3.57% 7
South West +11 16 £22,500 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +27 15 £19,500 -11.36% 4
Hampshire +33 12 £20,250 +6.57% 3
Leeds +32 12 £21,000 -20.75% 3
Hertfordshire +17 11 £21,000 - 1
Kent +24 10 £24,000 -15.04% 1
Warwickshire +34 9 £30,000 +37.93% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £22,500 -8.16%
Leamington Spa -10 9 £30,000 +37.93% 1
Essex +18 8 £19,500 -29.09%
Chatham -1 7 £24,000 -9.43%
Cambridge - 7 £22,500 -
Potters Bar +10 6 £21,000 -
Bournemouth +41 5 £28,500 +32.55%
Dorset +37 5 £28,500 +32.55%
Northern Ireland -3 5 £22,000 +37.50%
Wales - 5 £22,189 - 1
Somerset - 5 £20,000 -
South Wales - 5 £22,189 -
Berkshire +42 4 £32,500 +44.44% 4
East Midlands +13 4 £22,500 -15.88% 2
Fareham +7 4 £20,250 +35.00%
Worcestershire -8 4 £18,000 -1.36% 1
North West -35 4 £22,000 +1.14% 4

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 342 (77.03%) Windows
2 245 (55.18%) Active Directory
3 199 (44.82%) Microsoft
4 164 (36.94%) Windows Server
5 143 (32.21%) Windows 7
6 124 (27.93%) VMware
7 110 (24.77%) MS Excel
8 109 (24.55%) MS Exchange
9 106 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 106 (23.87%) Windows 10
10 105 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 99 (22.30%) Windows 8
11 99 (22.30%) MS Office
12 76 (17.12%) Office 365
13 74 (16.67%) WAN
14 73 (16.44%) LAN
15 70 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (15.09%) Hyper-V
17 63 (14.19%) Wi-Fi
18 57 (12.84%) TCP/IP
19 55 (12.39%) Citrix
20 52 (11.71%) DNS
21 44 (9.91%) ITIL
22 41 (9.23%) Cisco
23 40 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
24 38 (8.56%) Linux
24 38 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
25 37 (8.33%) DHCP
26 35 (7.88%) VPN
26 35 (7.88%) Firewall

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
1 109 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.48%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.58%) IIS
7 4 (0.90%) Confluence
7 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.45%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) Moodle
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 110 (24.77%) MS Excel
2 99 (22.30%) MS Office
3 6 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Sage X3
2 5 (1.13%) Line 50
3 3 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.68%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.23%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.12%) Office 365
2 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.80%) G Suite
4 7 (1.58%) OneDrive
5 6 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.13%) SaaS
7 4 (0.90%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.67%) WAN
2 73 (16.44%) LAN
3 63 (14.19%) Wi-Fi
4 57 (12.84%) TCP/IP
5 52 (11.71%) DNS
6 37 (8.33%) DHCP
7 35 (7.88%) Firewall
7 35 (7.88%) VPN
8 33 (7.43%) VLAN
9 25 (5.63%) Wireless
10 20 (4.50%) VoIP
11 18 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (3.38%) Internet
12 15 (3.38%) SAN
13 12 (2.70%) Skype
14 10 (2.25%) WebEx
15 6 (1.35%) Network Security
16 5 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.13%) MPLS
17 4 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.13%) Power BI
2 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.45%) Ingres
5 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (7.66%) Manufacturing
2 24 (5.41%) Finance
3 19 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.25%) Law
5 9 (2.03%) Retail
6 7 (1.58%) Legal
6 7 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.35%) Marketing
8 4 (0.90%) Automotive
9 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.68%) Back Office
9 3 (0.68%) Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.03%) Web Services
2 5 (1.13%) HTML
3 3 (0.68%) .NET
3 3 (0.68%) LAMP
4 2 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.23%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) jQuery
5 1 (0.23%) JSON
5 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.76%) Driving Licence
2 22 (4.95%) iPad
3 20 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.25%) iPhone
6 8 (1.80%) AS400
6 8 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.13%) Biotechnology
8 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.68%) CCTV
9 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.68%) EPoS
10 2 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.45%) CMDB
10 2 (0.45%) Handset
10 2 (0.45%) Life Science
10 2 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 342 (77.03%) Windows
2 164 (36.94%) Windows Server
3 143 (32.21%) Windows 7
4 106 (23.87%) Windows 10
4 106 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (22.30%) Windows 8
7 38 (8.56%) Linux
8 27 (6.08%) Mac OS X
9 18 (4.05%) Apple iOS
9 18 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.60%) Android
11 15 (3.38%) Unix
12 13 (2.93%) Mac OS
13 12 (2.70%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.90%) CentOS
16 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (9.91%) ITIL
2 19 (4.28%) Change Management
3 16 (3.60%) CRM
3 16 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (3.15%) Time Management
5 13 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (2.93%) ERP
5 13 (2.93%) Project Management
6 12 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 11 (2.48%) Service Delivery
8 10 (2.25%) Coaching
9 9 (2.03%) Case Management
9 9 (2.03%) Email Filtering
9 9 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (1.80%) Asset Management
10 8 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (1.80%) Mentoring
10 8 (1.80%) Web Filtering
10 8 (1.80%) Workflow
11 7 (1.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.53%) SQL
2 10 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.35%) VBScript
4 5 (1.13%) PHP
4 5 (1.13%) Python
5 4 (0.90%) C
6 3 (0.68%) VB
7 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.45%) RPG
7 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) C#
8 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (7.88%) Degree
3 32 (7.21%) MCP
4 21 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.28%) MCSE
6 16 (3.60%) CCNA
7 14 (3.15%) MCSA
8 12 (2.70%) DBS Check
9 11 (2.48%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.80%) MCITP
11 6 (1.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.13%) MCTS
12 5 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.68%) MCDST
13 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.45%) HND
15 1 (0.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.50%) SLA
2 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (55.18%) Active Directory
2 70 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.90%) Samba
4 4 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.90%) vSphere
5 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.68%) XenApp
6 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) PaperCut
2 5 (1.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.13%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.13%) SCCM
3 3 (0.68%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.23%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 199 (44.82%) Microsoft
2 124 (27.93%) VMware
3 55 (12.39%) Citrix
4 41 (9.23%) Cisco
5 26 (5.86%) HP
6 20 (4.50%) Apple
7 19 (4.28%) Dell
8 11 (2.48%) Sage
9 9 (2.03%) Google
10 7 (1.58%) Adobe
10 7 (1.58%) Juniper
11 6 (1.35%) Meraki
11 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.13%) Remedy
12 5 (1.13%) Siemens
13 4 (0.90%) F5
13 4 (0.90%) Infor
13 4 (0.90%) SAP
13 4 (0.90%) Toshiba
13 4 (0.90%) Veeam
Bracknell, Berkshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £24k dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
City of school London
Salary: From £27,040 to £30,480 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Company car
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Community Dental Services
Salary: From £21,909 to £28,462 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Logic Business Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Southern Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago