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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 689 656 767
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 248 300 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 223 235 145
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,525
10% offered a salary of more than £31,898 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,500

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -39 238 £23,750 -3.80% 47
London +16 66 £30,000 +12.14% 9
South East +12 53 £24,772 -4.72% 16
North West +16 29 £20,000 -18.68% 9
South West +11 25 £25,000 +8.69% 3
Manchester +31 22 £20,000 -13.04% 5
West Midlands -19 21 £23,500 +4.44% 3
East of England -23 21 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Surrey +14 20 £24,772 -10.73% 3
Yorkshire -9 18 £21,000 -4.54% 3
Devon +15 15 £29,000 +26.08% 1
Guildford - 14 £24,772 -
Berkshire +8 13 £22,500 -21.05% 1
Plymouth +10 10 £29,000 +26.08%
Essex +1 8 £27,500 +37.50%
Bedfordshire +8 7 £22,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire -2 7 £23,500 +17.50%
Colchester -14 7 £27,500 +37.50%
Salford - 7 £20,000 - 1
Tamworth - 7 £23,500 -
North Yorkshire +24 6 £19,000 -
Luton +9 6 £27,250 +65.15%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £20,500 +2.50% 2
East Sussex - 6 £23,500 - 2
Bournemouth - 6 £21,500 -
Dorset - 6 £21,500 -
City of London +54 5 £25,000 -16.66%
West Sussex +2 5 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Birmingham +1 5 £24,250 +31.08%
Lewes - 5 £23,500 - 2

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 368 (71.04%) Windows
2 295 (56.95%) Active Directory
3 216 (41.70%) Microsoft
4 162 (31.27%) MS Office
4 162 (31.27%) Windows Server
5 153 (29.54%) Windows 7
6 150 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 142 (27.41%) MS Exchange
8 133 (25.68%) MS Excel
9 125 (24.13%) VMware
10 108 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (16.80%) Windows XP
12 86 (16.60%) ITIL
12 86 (16.60%) Windows 8
13 85 (16.41%) Citrix
14 83 (16.02%) TCP/IP
14 83 (16.02%) LAN
15 82 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 69 (13.32%) WAN
17 63 (12.16%) SLA
18 62 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 60 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 60 (11.58%) Hyper-V
20 58 (11.20%) SQL Server
21 54 (10.42%) SharePoint
22 53 (10.23%) VPN
22 53 (10.23%) Firewall
23 51 (9.85%) Degree
24 50 (9.65%) MCP
24 50 (9.65%) Office 365

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 142 (27.41%) MS Exchange
2 54 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 45 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (4.25%) Skype for Business
6 20 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.93%) IIS
9 9 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.97%) CMS
11 4 (0.77%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.58%) Confluence
12 3 (0.58%) Quickr
13 2 (0.39%) Apache
14 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (31.27%) MS Office
2 133 (25.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.77%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.19%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.65%) Office 365
2 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.97%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.77%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (16.02%) LAN
1 83 (16.02%) TCP/IP
2 69 (13.32%) WAN
3 53 (10.23%) Firewall
3 53 (10.23%) VPN
4 46 (8.88%) DHCP
5 44 (8.49%) DNS
6 39 (7.53%) VoIP
7 37 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
8 36 (6.95%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (5.79%) VLAN
10 28 (5.41%) SAN
11 19 (3.67%) Internet
12 18 (3.47%) Wireless
13 13 (2.51%) FTP
14 12 (2.32%) IPsec
15 8 (1.54%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.54%) Skype
16 7 (1.35%) SMTP
17 6 (1.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.51%) MySQL
3 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.35%) MS Access
5 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) JIRA
1 3 (0.58%) Phabricator
1 3 (0.58%) Yeoman
General
1 30 (5.79%) Finance
2 15 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 15 (2.90%) Retail
3 13 (2.51%) Law
3 13 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.93%) Electronics
5 9 (1.74%) Back Office
5 9 (1.74%) Banking
5 9 (1.74%) Games
6 7 (1.35%) Legal
7 6 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.67%) .NET
2 15 (2.90%) HTML
3 9 (1.74%) CSS
4 7 (1.35%) Web Services
5 5 (0.97%) XML
6 2 (0.39%) EDI
6 2 (0.39%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) CSS3
7 1 (0.19%) J2EE
7 1 (0.19%) jQuery
7 1 (0.19%) OC4J
7 1 (0.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.65%) Driving Licence
2 38 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.25%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.47%) iPhone
6 15 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.70%) EPoS
8 13 (2.51%) iPad
9 9 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.54%) Wiki
11 6 (1.16%) Handset
11 6 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.16%) SCADA
11 6 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.97%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.97%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.77%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.77%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 368 (71.04%) Windows
2 162 (31.27%) Windows Server
3 153 (29.54%) Windows 7
4 150 (28.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (16.80%) Windows XP
7 86 (16.60%) Windows 8
8 62 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (9.46%) Linux
10 45 (8.69%) Windows 10
11 21 (4.05%) Mac OS
11 21 (4.05%) Mac OS X
12 17 (3.28%) Apple iOS
13 13 (2.51%) Android
14 12 (2.32%) Windows 2000
15 11 (2.12%) Unix
15 11 (2.12%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.54%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.60%) ITIL
2 31 (5.98%) Migration
3 18 (3.47%) CRM
4 17 (3.28%) Mentoring
5 16 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (3.09%) Service Delivery
6 13 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (2.51%) Logistics
6 13 (2.51%) Network Management
6 13 (2.51%) Time Management
7 12 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (2.32%) Email Filtering
7 12 (2.32%) ERP
7 12 (2.32%) Performance Improvement
7 12 (2.32%) Web Filtering
8 10 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (1.93%) Patch Management
8 10 (1.93%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.54%) Data Migration
10 7 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.49%) SQL
2 30 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.63%) VBScript
4 21 (4.05%) C
5 12 (2.32%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.12%) C#
7 7 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.77%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) Java
11 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (9.85%) Degree
3 50 (9.65%) MCP
4 35 (6.76%) MCSA
5 32 (6.18%) MCSE
6 27 (5.21%) DBS Check
7 19 (3.67%) HND
8 15 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.70%) MCITP
10 11 (2.12%) MCTS
11 10 (1.93%) CCNA
11 10 (1.93%) GNVQ
12 9 (1.74%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.77%) PMP
16 3 (0.58%) CCENT
16 3 (0.58%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.16%) SLA
2 6 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) COSHH
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 295 (56.95%) Active Directory
2 82 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (11.58%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.09%) XenApp
5 9 (1.74%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.35%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.58%) ACF2
7 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.05%) SCCM
2 9 (1.74%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.97%) Casper Suite
3 5 (0.97%) Windows Intune
4 4 (0.77%) cPanel
4 4 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.77%) Plesk
5 2 (0.39%) SCOM
5 2 (0.39%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 216 (41.70%) Microsoft
2 125 (24.13%) VMware
3 85 (16.41%) Citrix
4 38 (7.34%) Cisco
5 34 (6.56%) Apple
6 23 (4.44%) HP
7 22 (4.25%) Dell
8 21 (4.05%) Avaya
9 19 (3.67%) Intel Security
10 18 (3.47%) Oracle
11 17 (3.28%) Sophos
12 16 (3.09%) Veeam
13 12 (2.32%) Progress
14 7 (1.35%) SYSPRO
15 6 (1.16%) Acronis
15 6 (1.16%) Google
15 6 (1.16%) Symantec
16 5 (0.97%) Altiris
17 4 (0.77%) Juniper
17 4 (0.77%) Mitel
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