The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 857 834 847
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 48 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.041% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.044% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 35
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,600 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 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 25 July 2014. 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 -27 47 £22,000 -2.22% 9
South East -8 13 £22,000 +4.76% 1
London -47 9 £25,000 -9.09% 1
East of England +3 7 £20,500 -36.92% 1
Surrey -4 6 £21,500 -33.84% 1
South West -13 6 £22,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -38 6 £22,250 -16.03% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £21,000 -35.38% 1
East Midlands - 5 £32,000 - 1
City of London -9 4 £29,750 +8.18% 1
Devon - 4 £23,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £32,000 -
Exeter - 4 £23,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £32,000 -
Hampshire +4 3 £22,000 +22.22%
Cambridge -2 3 £20,000 -38.46%
West Yorkshire -34 3 £28,000 +5.66%
Leeds -35 3 £28,000 +5.66%
Southampton +6 2 £22,000 +22.22%
Dorset -2 2 £22,000 +22.22%
North West -2 2 £19,433 -5.20% 2
St Neots - 2 £21,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £22,250 - 2
Kent - 2 £23,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £22,000 -
Dorking - 2 £21,500 -
Poole - 2 £22,000 -
Ringwood - 2 £22,000 -
Farnham - 2 £27,750 -
Camberley -1 1 £21,500 -

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 49 (50.52%) Microsoft
3 44 (45.36%) Active Directory
4 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
5 36 (37.11%) MS Office
6 33 (34.02%) Windows 7
7 27 (27.84%) MS Exchange
8 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
10 14 (14.43%) Linux
11 12 (12.37%) VMware
12 11 (11.34%) Degree
12 11 (11.34%) DNS
13 10 (10.31%) DHCP
13 10 (10.31%) SQL
13 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
14 9 (9.28%) VPN
14 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (9.28%) Finance
15 8 (8.25%) Wireless
15 8 (8.25%) LAN
15 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
15 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (8.25%) Windows 8
15 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
16 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
17 6 (6.19%) Mathematics

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 27 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.19%) GroupWise
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.09%) IIS
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Lync
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
2 36 (37.11%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.34%) DNS
3 10 (10.31%) DHCP
4 9 (9.28%) VPN
5 8 (8.25%) LAN
5 8 (8.25%) Wireless
6 6 (6.19%) Internet
7 3 (3.09%) VoIP
7 3 (3.09%) WLAN
7 3 (3.09%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.03%) NAS
9 1 (1.03%) IPsec
9 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.03%) SNMP
9 1 (1.03%) ADSL
9 1 (1.03%) Broadband
9 1 (1.03%) MGCP
9 1 (1.03%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.06%) iPad
2 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Clustering
3 1 (1.03%) Animation
3 1 (1.03%) NHS
3 1 (1.03%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Windows 7
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.43%) Linux
5 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.25%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) VMS
10 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.03%) CentOS
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (5.15%) ITIL
1 5 (5.15%) Asset Management
2 4 (4.12%) Document Management
2 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
3 3 (3.09%) Time Management
4 2 (2.06%) Migration
4 2 (2.06%) CRM
4 2 (2.06%) Change Management
5 1 (1.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.03%) Project Management
5 1 (1.03%) Process Management
5 1 (1.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.03%) Information Security
5 1 (1.03%) Data Security
5 1 (1.03%) Validation
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (1.03%) Network Management
5 1 (1.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.03%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) MCITP
4 4 (4.12%) MCSA
5 2 (2.06%) MCP
5 2 (2.06%) MCSE
5 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) CCVP
6 1 (1.03%) CCIE
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.03%) GAMP
2 1 (1.03%) GCP
2 1 (1.03%) GMP
System Software
1 44 (45.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) NFS
5 1 (1.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.03%) WSUS
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 49 (50.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) VMware
3 6 (6.19%) Novell
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) Sophos
5 4 (4.12%) HP
6 3 (3.09%) Symantec
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 2 (2.06%) Apple
8 1 (1.03%) Altiris
8 1 (1.03%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.03%) Dell
8 1 (1.03%) McAfee
8 1 (1.03%) Veritas
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
York, North Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,604 - £22,415 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Chatsworth
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, South West
Roper Rhodes
Salary: £19,000 - £25,000 depending on experience plus staff bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £21,067 per annum Plus attractive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
University of Bolton
Salary: From £23,386 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago