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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Technician
Rank 919 916 919
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Technician 16 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.020% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 16
Average salary £33,649 £28,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.17% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +24.44%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Network Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Technician
Top 8 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 10 February 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
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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 +15 16 £33,649 +20.17% 1
London +15 11 £29,325 -19.10%
South West -10 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £33,649 -
West Midlands -15 1 £25,500 +18.60%
Worcestershire - 1 £25,500 -
Redditch - 1 £25,500 -

Network Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) LAN
3 11 (31.43%) WAN
3 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (28.57%) DNS
4 10 (28.57%) CCNA
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (28.57%) OSPF
4 10 (28.57%) Network Management
5 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
6 8 (22.86%) Wireless
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
7 7 (20.00%) Network Design
7 7 (20.00%) VLAN
7 7 (20.00%) NGN
7 7 (20.00%) User Experience
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (20.00%) DHCP
8 6 (17.14%) CCNP
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (14.29%) CCTV
9 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.43%) Citrix

Network Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) LAN
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
1 11 (31.43%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) OSPF
3 8 (22.86%) Wireless
4 7 (20.00%) DHCP
4 7 (20.00%) Firewall
4 7 (20.00%) NGN
4 7 (20.00%) VLAN
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
6 3 (8.57%) Extranet
6 3 (8.57%) Intranet
6 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
7 2 (5.71%) BGP
7 2 (5.71%) ICMP
7 2 (5.71%) IPsec
7 2 (5.71%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (14.29%) CCTV
3 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 4 (11.43%) iPhone
5 2 (5.71%) SecurID
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Network Management
2 7 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CCNA
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CCENT
4 2 (5.71%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (5.71%) WMI
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Juniper
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Apple
5 2 (5.71%) Progress
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Polycom