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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank 814 883 840
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 88 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.047% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.049% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 38
Average salary £23,750 £21,683 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.53% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £16,818 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 +56 87 £23,750 +9.53% 13
London +36 26 £22,500 - 4
North East +3 16 £27,500 +71.87%
Tyne and Wear +3 15 £27,500 +22.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 12 £27,500 +22.22%
South West 0 12 £22,500 +2.27% 1
Gateshead - 12 £27,500 -
South East +6 10 £21,000 -4.54% 1
East of England +12 8 £24,000 +23.07% 1
North West +3 8 £18,250 -16.53% 3
Greenford - 7 £29,000 -
Manchester +5 6 £18,000 -17.67%
Devon -9 5 £23,750 +3.26%
Bermondsey - 5 £21,750 -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Kent +4 4 £15,825 -32.65%
Leeds +3 4 £30,250 +77.94% 2
West Yorkshire +2 4 £30,250 +77.94% 2
Yorkshire -3 4 £30,250 +68.05% 2
Exeter -14 4 £23,750 +3.26%
Milton Keynes - 3 £31,500 -
Bristol - 3 £16,231 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £31,000 -
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Cambridge +19 2 £22,875 +14.37% 1
Leicestershire +19 2 £20,000 -
Somerset +13 2 £25,000 +38.88%
Surrey +5 2 £21,750 +1.16% 1
East Midlands +4 2 £20,000 -23.07%

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 124 (80.00%) Windows
2 76 (49.03%) Active Directory
3 65 (41.94%) MS Office
4 60 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 42 (27.10%) MS Exchange
5 42 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (23.23%) VMware
8 34 (21.94%) Windows 7
9 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
10 26 (16.77%) DNS
11 25 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (15.48%) DHCP
12 24 (15.48%) Citrix
12 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
13 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (14.84%) Windows 8
14 21 (13.55%) Degree
15 20 (12.90%) Apple
15 20 (12.90%) Cisco
15 20 (12.90%) TCP/IP
16 19 (12.26%) MCSE
16 19 (12.26%) Hyper-V
17 18 (11.61%) Linux
17 18 (11.61%) UNIX
18 17 (10.97%) MySQL
18 17 (10.97%) Firewall
18 17 (10.97%) Office 365
19 16 (10.32%) Blackberry

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 42 (27.10%) MS Exchange
2 25 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.52%) WordPress
6 7 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.87%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.87%) Lync
8 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.58%) IIS
10 2 (1.29%) Apache
10 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.29%) nginx
10 2 (1.29%) Moodle
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
Applications
1 65 (41.94%) MS Office
2 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) DNS
2 24 (15.48%) DHCP
3 20 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.97%) Firewall
5 16 (10.32%) LAN
6 15 (9.68%) VPN
7 12 (7.74%) Internet
8 11 (7.10%) Wireless
9 10 (6.45%) SAN
10 9 (5.81%) WAN
10 9 (5.81%) VLAN
10 9 (5.81%) NAS
11 8 (5.16%) IP Telephony
11 8 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.87%) VoIP
13 4 (2.58%) FTP
13 4 (2.58%) Network Security
14 3 (1.94%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.97%) MySQL
3 12 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.94%) Legal
4 3 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) LAMP
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.65%) COM
2 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.74%) iPad
3 11 (7.10%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.52%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.23%) Statistics
6 4 (2.58%) User Experience
7 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.94%) EPoS
7 3 (1.94%) NHS
7 3 (1.94%) Clustering
8 2 (1.29%) VLE
8 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.29%) AS400
8 2 (1.29%) Replication
8 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 124 (80.00%) Windows
2 42 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (21.94%) Windows 7
5 23 (14.84%) Windows 8
6 18 (11.61%) Linux
6 18 (11.61%) UNIX
7 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.10%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 9 (5.81%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.23%) Android
12 4 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.94%) CentOS
13 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.68%) ITIL
2 12 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (2.58%) Mentoring
5 3 (1.94%) Software Deployment
5 3 (1.94%) Time Management
5 3 (1.94%) Data Protection
5 3 (1.94%) CRM
6 2 (1.29%) ERP
6 2 (1.29%) Security Management
6 2 (1.29%) Project Management
6 2 (1.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.29%) Logistics
6 2 (1.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.29%) System Testing
6 2 (1.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.29%) Patch Management
7 1 (0.65%) Network Architecture
7 1 (0.65%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) Python
3 2 (1.29%) PHP
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.55%) Degree
3 19 (12.26%) MCSE
4 13 (8.39%) MCITP
5 8 (5.16%) MCP
6 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.58%) CCNA
8 3 (1.94%) HND
8 3 (1.94%) MCSA
9 2 (1.29%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.29%) CCA
9 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.65%) GMP
System Software
1 76 (49.03%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.16%) Terminal Services
5 7 (4.52%) XenApp
6 4 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.94%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) WSUS
1 4 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (23.23%) VMware
3 24 (15.48%) Citrix
4 20 (12.90%) Cisco
4 20 (12.90%) Apple
5 10 (6.45%) Sophos
6 8 (5.16%) Oracle
6 8 (5.16%) Avaya
7 6 (3.87%) Lotus
8 4 (2.58%) Symantec
8 4 (2.58%) Adobe
9 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.94%) Veeam
9 3 (1.94%) Splunk
10 2 (1.29%) Meraki
10 2 (1.29%) Google
10 2 (1.29%) Macromedia
10 2 (1.29%) HP
10 2 (1.29%) IBM
11 1 (0.65%) Nokia
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