The median annual salary for a IT Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Technician
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 112 106
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 8 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.65% 0.067% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.069% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Median salary £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% -2.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1178 1450 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.46% 97.25% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1133 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured IT Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Cambridge

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in Cambridge

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (45.45%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
8 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
8 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
8 2 (18.18%) Wireless
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) NAS
9 1 (9.09%) MS Office
9 1 (9.09%) CRM
9 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft