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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 715 680 767
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +87
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 219 282 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 196 246 199
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
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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 -45 195 £23,000 - 29
South East +25 42 £24,000 +4.34% 8
London -21 36 £27,250 +9.00% 2
East of England +33 34 £23,000 -2.12% 2
West Midlands +7 25 £22,000 -7.36% 2
North West +17 19 £22,000 +10.00% 6
Yorkshire +28 17 £23,000 -7.07% 3
Hertfordshire +26 16 £23,000 -16.36% 2
Surrey +35 11 £24,000 +14.28% 2
Scotland +5 11 £21,500 -4.44% 3
South West -21 11 £22,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +13 10 £23,000 -11.53% 1
East Midlands -1 10 £28,500 +46.15% 4
Staffordshire -6 9 £25,000 +6.38%
South Wales - 9 £19,000 -
Wales - 9 £19,000 -
Hampshire +11 8 £20,750 -1.19%
Cheshire +39 7 £22,000 - 2
Leeds +22 7 £23,000 -23.96%
Kent +21 7 £25,000 +31.06% 2
Manchester -2 7 £22,500 +25.00% 2
Birmingham - 7 £20,035 -
Bristol +17 6 £21,500 +19.44%
Essex +17 6 £23,000 -
Merseyside +8 6 £22,000 -
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £26,500 +35.89% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £23,000 -
Oxfordshire -17 6 £25,000 +13.63% 2
Epsom - 6 £24,000 -
Edinburgh +11 5 £20,000 - 2

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 297 (67.65%) Windows
2 245 (55.81%) Active Directory
3 198 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 143 (32.57%) MS Office
5 130 (29.61%) Windows Server
6 116 (26.42%) Windows 7
7 110 (25.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 110 (25.06%) MS Excel
8 105 (23.92%) MS Exchange
9 89 (20.27%) VMware
10 87 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (14.35%) Office 365
11 63 (14.35%) ITIL
12 58 (13.21%) Firewall
13 56 (12.76%) Windows 8
14 51 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (11.16%) Citrix
16 48 (10.93%) Linux
17 45 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 43 (9.79%) Windows 10
19 42 (9.57%) Driving Licence
20 40 (9.11%) Hyper-V
20 40 (9.11%) Cisco
20 40 (9.11%) SQL
20 40 (9.11%) VPN
20 40 (9.11%) DNS
21 39 (8.88%) DBS Check
22 38 (8.66%) DHCP
22 38 (8.66%) Windows XP
22 38 (8.66%) SQL Server

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
1 105 (23.92%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.01%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.05%) IIS
6 8 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.14%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.68%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) Quickr
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 143 (32.57%) MS Office
2 110 (25.06%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.35%) Office 365
2 5 (1.14%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.46%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.21%) Firewall
2 40 (9.11%) DNS
2 40 (9.11%) VPN
3 38 (8.66%) DHCP
4 37 (8.43%) LAN
5 33 (7.52%) TCP/IP
5 33 (7.52%) WAN
6 26 (5.92%) SAN
7 24 (5.47%) Wireless
8 22 (5.01%) VoIP
9 21 (4.78%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (4.56%) NAS
11 19 (4.33%) Internet
12 16 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (2.51%) FTP
14 10 (2.28%) Broadband
15 5 (1.14%) Ethernet
15 5 (1.14%) Skype
16 4 (0.91%) Intranet
16 4 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.91%) MS Access
5 3 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 21 (4.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.42%) Finance
3 12 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.73%) Retail
4 10 (2.28%) Marketing
5 8 (1.82%) Law
6 6 (1.37%) Advertising
6 6 (1.37%) Back Office
6 6 (1.37%) Banking
7 5 (1.14%) Legal
7 5 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.91%) German Language
8 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.68%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.51%) Web Services
2 10 (2.28%) HTML
3 6 (1.37%) CSS
4 4 (0.91%) .NET
4 4 (0.91%) jQuery
5 3 (0.68%) HTML5
6 2 (0.46%) COM
6 2 (0.46%) CSS3
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.23%) EDI
7 1 (0.23%) ODBC
7 1 (0.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.57%) Driving Licence
2 23 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.87%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.64%) iPhone
5 15 (3.42%) iPad
6 14 (3.19%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.51%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.05%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.82%) EPoS
9 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.14%) Wiki
12 4 (0.91%) AS400
12 4 (0.91%) Clustering
13 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
14 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.46%) iSeries
14 2 (0.46%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 297 (67.65%) Windows
2 130 (29.61%) Windows Server
3 116 (26.42%) Windows 7
4 110 (25.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (12.76%) Windows 8
7 48 (10.93%) Linux
8 43 (9.79%) Windows 10
9 38 (8.66%) Windows XP
10 21 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (3.87%) Mac OS
12 13 (2.96%) Android
13 12 (2.73%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.51%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.59%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.37%) Unix
17 5 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.91%) zOS
19 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.35%) ITIL
2 26 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
3 24 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (4.33%) CRM
4 19 (4.33%) ERP
5 15 (3.42%) Mentoring
6 14 (3.19%) Time Management
7 13 (2.96%) Web Filtering
8 12 (2.73%) Service Management
9 11 (2.51%) Data Protection
9 11 (2.51%) Email Filtering
10 10 (2.28%) Business Continuity
10 10 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (2.05%) Migration
11 9 (2.05%) Service Delivery
12 8 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (1.59%) Asset Management
14 6 (1.37%) Data Management
14 6 (1.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.11%) SQL
2 12 (2.73%) C
3 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.37%) VBScript
6 4 (0.91%) VB
7 3 (0.68%) C#
7 3 (0.68%) C++
7 3 (0.68%) PHP
8 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.46%) Python
8 2 (0.46%) RPG
9 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (8.88%) DBS Check
3 30 (6.83%) Degree
4 27 (6.15%) MCP
5 24 (5.47%) MCSE
6 19 (4.33%) MCSA
7 12 (2.73%) MCITP
8 10 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.82%) CCNA
10 7 (1.59%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.14%) HND
11 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.14%) Server+ Certification
12 4 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.68%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.46%) MCTS
14 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.20%) SLA
2 4 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 245 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.05%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.37%) XenApp
6 4 (0.91%) RACF
6 4 (0.91%) vSphere
6 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (3.87%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (2.73%) SCCM
4 4 (0.91%) zSecure
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.46%) cPanel
6 2 (0.46%) Plesk
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.23%) Munin
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 198 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 89 (20.27%) VMware
3 49 (11.16%) Citrix
4 40 (9.11%) Cisco
5 33 (7.52%) Apple
6 24 (5.47%) HP
7 18 (4.10%) Dell
7 18 (4.10%) Symantec
8 11 (2.51%) Intel Security
8 11 (2.51%) Sophos
8 11 (2.51%) Synology
9 10 (2.28%) Veeam
10 8 (1.82%) Sage
10 8 (1.82%) SonicWALL
11 7 (1.59%) WatchGuard
12 6 (1.37%) Avaya
12 6 (1.37%) Progress
13 4 (0.91%) SYSPRO
14 3 (0.68%) Lotus
14 3 (0.68%) Polycom
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum 30 days holiday + excellent pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £25,000 per annum Circa £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
University of Warwick
Salary: £20,989 - £24298 pa
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-26000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-26000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16016 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices
Salary: From £18,500 to £20,500 per annum 37.5 hours per week (8.30am-16.30pm)
Posted: 19 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
St Albans School
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26520 - £35700 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Comptitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Central London / West End
Bordier UK
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago