The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £21,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+23.25% -2.27%
IT Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1317 1187 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.64% 96.82% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 998 1094
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician across the Wales region.

IT Technician Salary Trend in Wales

IT Technician
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP