The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Technician
Rank 877 887 837
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Technician 22 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 35
Average salary £27,000 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.85% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £22,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.72%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Technician within the UK.

Network Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Network Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Technician over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Network Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Technician
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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 0 22 £27,000 +4.85% 7
South East -3 10 £27,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey - 9 £27,000 - 2
West Midlands -17 6 £22,979 -47.17% 1
Birmingham -5 3 £21,500 -50.57% 1
Solihull - 3 £24,457 -
London -7 2 £32,500 -13.33%
South West - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 1
East of England -22 1 £32,500 +64.55%
Lincoln - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Southall - 1 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £22,500 -

Network Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Technician in their job title.

1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Apple
2 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) DNS
4 16 (51.61%) DHCP
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL
5 15 (48.39%) Wireless
5 15 (48.39%) Android
5 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
6 13 (41.94%) IP Telephony
6 13 (41.94%) MS Office
6 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (38.71%) A+ Certification
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
7 12 (38.71%) MCP
7 12 (38.71%) MCSE
7 12 (38.71%) VLAN
7 12 (38.71%) Mitel
7 12 (38.71%) Service Management
7 12 (38.71%) ITSM
7 12 (38.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (35.48%) ISO 9001
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
13 5 (16.13%) CCNA

Network Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) DNS
1 16 (51.61%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) Wireless
3 13 (41.94%) IP Telephony
4 12 (38.71%) VLAN
5 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) VoIP
7 4 (12.90%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) WAN
8 3 (9.68%) Broadband
9 2 (6.45%) SAN
9 2 (6.45%) MPLS
9 2 (6.45%) Firewall
9 2 (6.45%) VSAT
10 1 (3.23%) 4G
10 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows 7
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (48.39%) Android
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Management
2 12 (38.71%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (38.71%) A+ Certification
2 12 (38.71%) MCP
2 12 (38.71%) MCSE
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Apple
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Mitel
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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