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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Technician
Rank 885 854 886
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Technician 8 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.023% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 3
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £20,800 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £37,700 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Network Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Technician
Top 14 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 28 August 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 -39 6 £36,250 +52.63% 3
Hampshire -17 2 £28,500 -6.54% 1
South East -34 2 £28,500 -1.71% 2
Manchester -11 1 £25,000 -21.87%
South West -22 1 £45,000 +87.50%
North West -27 1 £25,000 -21.87%
Yorkshire -29 1 - -
West Yorkshire -37 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £28,500 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
London - 1 £44,000 -
City of London - 1 £44,000 -

Network Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (72.73%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) CCNA
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) MPLS
7 6 (18.18%) MS Office
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (15.15%) VoIP
8 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 5 (15.15%) HP
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
9 4 (12.12%) DNS
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.12%) Juniper
9 4 (12.12%) Citrix
9 4 (12.12%) ISDN
9 4 (12.12%) MCSE
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) ERP

Network Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) MPLS
3 5 (15.15%) VoIP
4 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) ISDN
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (9.09%) Broadband
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (6.06%) HSRP
6 2 (6.06%) GLBP
6 2 (6.06%) DPNSS
6 2 (6.06%) DSL
6 2 (6.06%) VRRP
6 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) MD110
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Kindle
1 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CCNA
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) CCNP
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) OpenView
1 3 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (9.09%) Cacti
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.12%) Juniper
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) Aruba
7 2 (6.06%) Sonus
7 2 (6.06%) Aastra
7 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 per year
Posted: 27 days ago