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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 702 704 756
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 210 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 189 232 211
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
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 £69,000 £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 29 May 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 May 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 -20 195 £23,000 - 32
South East +35 52 £23,500 +6.81% 6
London +9 39 £26,500 +3.92% 4
East of England +33 29 £23,000 -4.16%
West Midlands +1 20 £18,000 -20.00% 4
North West +16 19 £22,500 -2.17% 8
Yorkshire +14 16 £22,500 -22.41% 9
Surrey +13 16 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +29 15 £23,000 -23.33%
South West -12 14 £22,375 +1.70%
Hampshire +18 11 £19,000 +4.82% 1
West Yorkshire +11 11 £22,500 -13.87% 3
Berkshire +18 10 £22,500 -2.17%
Bristol +14 10 £21,500 +19.44%
Manchester -2 10 £22,750 +30.00% 3
Andover - 8 £19,000 -
Scotland +6 7 £20,000 -11.11% 3
Leeds +17 6 £23,000 -23.96% 2
Wales +16 6 £19,000 -24.00%
South Wales +10 6 £19,000 -24.00%
Kent +7 6 £23,500 +23.19%
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £25,250 +14.77%
Birmingham -6 6 £18,000 -20.00% 1
Essex - 6 £23,000 -
Epsom - 6 £24,000 -
Merseyside +13 5 £20,750 - 4
East Midlands 0 5 £30,000 +46.34% 1
Watford - 5 £23,000 -
Cheshire +31 4 £23,000 - 1
Reading +16 4 £23,500 +2.17%

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 296 (66.07%) Windows
2 250 (55.80%) Active Directory
3 196 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 153 (34.15%) MS Office
5 131 (29.24%) Windows Server
6 129 (28.79%) Windows 7
7 118 (26.34%) MS Excel
8 113 (25.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 111 (24.78%) MS Exchange
10 97 (21.65%) VMware
11 81 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 74 (16.52%) ITIL
13 64 (14.29%) Windows 8
14 60 (13.39%) Office 365
15 57 (12.72%) Firewall
16 56 (12.50%) Citrix
17 55 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (12.05%) Windows 10
19 52 (11.61%) Linux
20 46 (10.27%) LAN
21 45 (10.04%) Windows XP
21 45 (10.04%) SLA
22 44 (9.82%) SQL Server
23 43 (9.60%) DBS Check
24 41 (9.15%) Driving Licence
25 40 (8.93%) DNS
25 40 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
26 39 (8.71%) Apple
26 39 (8.71%) VPN
26 39 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 111 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.79%) IIS
7 8 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.45%) Quickr
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 153 (34.15%) MS Office
2 118 (26.34%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.39%) Office 365
2 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.12%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.72%) Firewall
2 46 (10.27%) LAN
3 40 (8.93%) DNS
4 39 (8.71%) VPN
5 37 (8.26%) WAN
6 36 (8.04%) DHCP
7 34 (7.59%) TCP/IP
8 28 (6.25%) Internet
9 24 (5.36%) SAN
9 24 (5.36%) Wireless
10 23 (5.13%) VoIP
11 20 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (4.02%) NAS
13 16 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (3.35%) FTP
15 9 (2.01%) Broadband
15 9 (2.01%) Skype
16 7 (1.56%) IP Telephony
17 5 (1.12%) VLAN
18 3 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.56%) MySQL
3 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.89%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 19 (4.24%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.02%) Finance
3 10 (2.23%) Law
4 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.01%) Marketing
5 8 (1.79%) Back Office
5 8 (1.79%) Retail
6 6 (1.34%) Advertising
6 6 (1.34%) Banking
6 6 (1.34%) Legal
7 5 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.89%) German Language
8 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.67%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.01%) HTML
2 7 (1.56%) .NET
2 7 (1.56%) Web Services
3 6 (1.34%) CSS
4 4 (0.89%) jQuery
5 3 (0.67%) HTML5
6 2 (0.45%) COM
6 2 (0.45%) CSS3
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.22%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) OC4J
7 1 (0.22%) ODBC
7 1 (0.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.15%) Driving Licence
2 25 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 15 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.13%) iPad
6 13 (2.90%) iPhone
7 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.79%) Wiki
9 7 (1.56%) EPoS
10 6 (1.34%) Handset
11 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.67%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.45%) AS400
13 2 (0.45%) CCTV
13 2 (0.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 296 (66.07%) Windows
2 131 (29.24%) Windows Server
3 129 (28.79%) Windows 7
4 113 (25.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 54 (12.05%) Windows 10
8 52 (11.61%) Linux
9 45 (10.04%) Windows XP
10 25 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (3.79%) Android
11 17 (3.79%) Mac OS
12 13 (2.90%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.68%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.34%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.34%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.12%) Unix
15 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.12%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.52%) ITIL
2 28 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (3.35%) ERP
5 14 (3.13%) CRM
5 14 (3.13%) Web Filtering
6 13 (2.90%) Email Filtering
6 13 (2.90%) Mentoring
6 13 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (2.68%) Migration
8 11 (2.46%) Logistics
9 10 (2.23%) Performance Improvement
10 9 (2.01%) Data Protection
11 8 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (1.79%) Service Management
11 8 (1.79%) Time Management
12 6 (1.34%) Business Continuity
12 6 (1.34%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (1.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.48%) SQL
2 17 (3.79%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.46%) VBScript
4 9 (2.01%) C
5 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.67%) C#
7 3 (0.67%) C++
7 3 (0.67%) PHP
7 3 (0.67%) VB
8 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.45%) Java
8 2 (0.45%) Python
9 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (9.60%) DBS Check
2 40 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (7.14%) MCP
4 28 (6.25%) Degree
5 23 (5.13%) MCSE
6 19 (4.24%) MCSA
7 11 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.46%) GNVQ
7 11 (2.46%) HND
8 8 (1.79%) MCITP
9 7 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 7 (1.56%) CCNA
10 5 (1.12%) Server+ Certification
11 4 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.45%) CCDA
13 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.04%) SLA
2 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 250 (55.80%) Active Directory
2 55 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.34%) XenApp
6 4 (0.89%) RACF
6 4 (0.89%) vSphere
6 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (3.79%) SCCM
2 16 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.12%) Windows Intune
5 4 (0.89%) zSecure
6 3 (0.67%) cPanel
6 3 (0.67%) Plesk
7 2 (0.45%) WSUS
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.22%) Munin
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 196 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 97 (21.65%) VMware
3 56 (12.50%) Citrix
4 39 (8.71%) Apple
5 38 (8.48%) Cisco
6 26 (5.80%) HP
7 22 (4.91%) Dell
8 17 (3.79%) Symantec
9 13 (2.90%) Veeam
10 12 (2.68%) Intel Security
10 12 (2.68%) Sophos
11 11 (2.46%) Synology
12 10 (2.23%) Progress
13 9 (2.01%) SonicWALL
14 8 (1.79%) Avaya
14 8 (1.79%) WatchGuard
15 7 (1.56%) Oracle
15 7 (1.56%) SYSPRO
16 6 (1.34%) Sage
17 4 (0.89%) Lotus
Falkirk, Stirlingshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Falkirk
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20035.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £17,000 to £17,000 per annum £17k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Hot Rec
Salary: £18k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Caterham School
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
The SmartList
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum starting salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £19.5k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension etc...
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Rotherham
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Centronic Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Seriously Connected
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Falkirk
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Unified Messaging Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum plus comprehensive bonus package.
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connect Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago