The median annual salary for a IT Technician was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 94 93 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.075% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.081% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,149 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% -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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Edinburgh

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in Edinburgh

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) Xerox