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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 713 706 783
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 207 246 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 185 219 179
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 -11 184 £23,500 +2.17% 37
South East +31 46 £25,000 - 7
West Midlands +16 31 £22,644 -19.13% 2
Yorkshire +31 25 £23,000 +9.52% 2
London -15 20 £29,000 +16.00% 8
East Midlands +9 19 £25,000 +21.95% 6
East of England +6 17 £28,000 +24.44% 8
North West +1 17 £20,000 -5.88% 3
Cheshire +38 12 £20,000 -11.11%
Leeds +32 12 £23,000 +4.54%
West Yorkshire +21 12 £23,000 +4.54% 1
Wales +16 11 £22,500 -33.82% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £26,000 +28.39% 3
Staffordshire +5 9 £22,000 -8.33% 1
Birmingham -17 9 £22,750 +5.81%
Coventry +11 8 £22,644 +5.31%
Scotland +10 8 £21,500 +10.25%
Hampshire +7 8 £20,750 -5.68% 2
Oxfordshire -4 8 £25,000 +20.48%
South West -13 8 £25,250 +23.17% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £24,250 -
Surrey +35 7 £23,000 -1.07% 1
Leicestershire 0 7 £28,500 +21.27%
City of London +30 6 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Kent +15 6 £27,500 +50.68% 1
Berkshire -2 6 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Oxford -6 6 £25,000 -
Basingstoke -11 6 £20,750 -5.68%
Leicester - 6 £26,750 -
North Wales - 6 £17,856 -

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 274 (65.71%) Windows
2 206 (49.40%) Active Directory
3 190 (45.56%) Microsoft
4 136 (32.61%) Windows Server
5 122 (29.26%) MS Office
6 101 (24.22%) MS Excel
7 99 (23.74%) Windows 7
8 86 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 84 (20.14%) MS Exchange
10 80 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 70 (16.79%) VMware
12 60 (14.39%) ITIL
13 52 (12.47%) Firewall
14 50 (11.99%) Driving Licence
15 49 (11.75%) Office 365
15 49 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (11.51%) Linux
17 46 (11.03%) TCP/IP
17 46 (11.03%) VPN
18 41 (9.83%) Cisco
19 40 (9.59%) Hyper-V
20 39 (9.35%) DBS Check
20 39 (9.35%) DNS
21 38 (9.11%) DHCP
21 38 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (8.63%) Windows 10
22 36 (8.63%) Windows 8
22 36 (8.63%) Citrix
23 34 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
24 33 (7.91%) LAN

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 84 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.44%) IIS
7 4 (0.96%) SAS
7 4 (0.96%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Quickr
Applications
1 122 (29.26%) MS Office
2 101 (24.22%) MS Excel
3 21 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Sage 50
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.75%) Office 365
2 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.96%) Dropbox
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.47%) Firewall
2 46 (11.03%) TCP/IP
2 46 (11.03%) VPN
3 39 (9.35%) DNS
4 38 (9.11%) DHCP
5 33 (7.91%) LAN
6 31 (7.43%) WAN
7 23 (5.52%) Wireless
8 22 (5.28%) VoIP
9 20 (4.80%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (4.56%) SAN
11 17 (4.08%) Internet
12 15 (3.60%) NAS
13 14 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.44%) Ethernet
15 5 (1.20%) VLAN
16 4 (0.96%) 3G
16 4 (0.96%) Broadband
17 3 (0.72%) IP Telephony
18 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 27 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.24%) Finance
3 19 (4.56%) Retail
4 14 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.88%) Banking
6 10 (2.40%) Marketing
7 6 (1.44%) Games
7 6 (1.44%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.44%) Welsh Language
8 4 (0.96%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) German Language
8 4 (0.96%) Law
8 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.92%) HTML
1 8 (1.92%) Web Services
2 3 (0.72%) CSS
2 3 (0.72%) jQuery
3 2 (0.48%) HTML5
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) COM
4 1 (0.24%) EDI
4 1 (0.24%) LAMP
4 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.24%) ODBC
4 1 (0.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.99%) Driving Licence
2 17 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.84%) iPad
4 11 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.16%) iPhone
6 8 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.68%) Clustering
8 4 (0.96%) AS400
8 4 (0.96%) FMCG
8 4 (0.96%) Replication
8 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.72%) EPoS
9 3 (0.72%) iSeries
9 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.48%) PMI
10 2 (0.48%) Social Media
11 1 (0.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 274 (65.71%) Windows
2 136 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 99 (23.74%) Windows 7
4 86 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (11.51%) Linux
7 36 (8.63%) Windows 10
7 36 (8.63%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.32%) Windows XP
9 17 (4.08%) Unix
10 14 (3.36%) Mac OS
11 13 (3.12%) Mac OS X
12 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.16%) Android
14 8 (1.92%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.20%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.96%) zOS
17 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.48%) CentOS
19 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.39%) ITIL
2 23 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (5.04%) Time Management
4 18 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.08%) ERP
5 17 (4.08%) Service Management
6 13 (3.12%) Service Delivery
7 11 (2.64%) Business Continuity
7 11 (2.64%) Mentoring
8 10 (2.40%) Web Filtering
9 9 (2.16%) CRM
9 9 (2.16%) Data Protection
10 8 (1.92%) Email Filtering
10 8 (1.92%) Migration
10 8 (1.92%) Project Management
10 8 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (1.68%) Asset Management
12 6 (1.44%) Data Management
12 6 (1.44%) ITSM
13 5 (1.20%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.91%) SQL
2 6 (1.44%) C
2 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.20%) VB
4 4 (0.96%) C#
4 4 (0.96%) C++
5 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.72%) VBScript
6 2 (0.48%) Python
6 2 (0.48%) RPG
7 1 (0.24%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.35%) DBS Check
3 33 (7.91%) Degree
4 30 (7.19%) MCSE
5 25 (6.00%) MCP
6 21 (5.04%) MCSA
7 10 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.40%) MCITP
8 8 (1.92%) CCNA
9 7 (1.68%) A+ Certification
9 7 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.48%) CCDA
12 2 (0.48%) GNVQ
12 2 (0.48%) MCTS
12 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.47%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 206 (49.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.59%) Hyper-V
3 38 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.68%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.96%) RACF
6 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.96%) vSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.12%) Backup Exec
2 11 (2.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.20%) SCCM
5 4 (0.96%) zSecure
6 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.48%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 2 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.24%) Munin
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 190 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.79%) VMware
3 41 (9.83%) Cisco
4 36 (8.63%) Citrix
5 28 (6.71%) Apple
6 16 (3.84%) Symantec
7 14 (3.36%) HP
8 10 (2.40%) Dell
8 10 (2.40%) Sophos
9 8 (1.92%) Synology
10 7 (1.68%) Intel Security
10 7 (1.68%) Veeam
11 6 (1.44%) Avaya
11 6 (1.44%) Sage
12 4 (0.96%) Adobe
12 4 (0.96%) Kaspersky
12 4 (0.96%) SAP
13 3 (0.72%) Lotus
13 3 (0.72%) Mitel
13 3 (0.72%) SonicWALL
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days annual leave, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BONUS + COMPANY
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skegness, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 6 days ago
Skegness, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Very generous benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Simply Media TV Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Omniledger Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28200.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighouse
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25694 - £29854 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
greywood
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago