IT Technician Jobs in England

IT Technician
UK > England

The median IT Technician salary in England is £27,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 228 565 470
Rank change year-on-year +337 -95 +240
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 1,182 363 1,109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.24% 0.44% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.48% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 993 233 409
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £17,143
25th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £21,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £30,750 £33,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £36,415 £40,973 £34,500
UK median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 90,431 74,847 138,483
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 91.19% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 65,915 49,353 75,297
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Technician in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Technician in England.

Salary trend for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Technician in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in England

IT Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
North of England +169 280 £27,500 +1.85% 40
South East +161 253 £27,000 +1.89% 43
East of England +99 217 £26,372 -4.10% 11
Midlands +111 207 £26,500 +6.00% 23
South West +40 146 £28,000 -1.75% 24
North West +46 127 £27,500 +1.97% 21
Yorkshire +148 109 £27,000 +5.88% 10
West Midlands +67 102 £28,000 +9.80% 9
East Midlands +55 99 £26,000 +13.04% 14
London +74 77 £27,500 -8.33% 12
North East +20 44 £27,500 -32.40% 10
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2024, IT Technician job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 535 (45.26%) Windows
2 509 (43.06%) Microsoft 365
3 434 (36.72%) Microsoft
4 357 (30.20%) Social Skills
5 355 (30.03%) Active Directory
6 307 (25.97%) Customer Service
7 296 (25.04%) Problem-Solving
8 219 (18.53%) Windows Server
9 169 (14.30%) Windows 10
10 155 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
11 147 (12.44%) Azure
12 107 (9.05%) Google
13 102 (8.63%) Driving Licence
14 92 (7.78%) ITIL
15 91 (7.70%) DNS
16 85 (7.19%) Microsoft Exchange
16 85 (7.19%) Degree
17 83 (7.02%) Wireless
18 79 (6.68%) Firewall
18 79 (6.68%) Entra ID
19 77 (6.51%) DBS Check
19 77 (6.51%) VMware
20 71 (6.01%) DHCP
21 67 (5.67%) TCP/IP
22 65 (5.50%) Manufacturing
23 60 (5.08%) SharePoint
24 57 (4.82%) SLA
24 57 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
24 57 (4.82%) Line Management
25 56 (4.74%) Hyper-V

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 85 (7.19%) Microsoft Exchange
2 60 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.68%) SAS
4 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.42%) Confluence
5 5 (0.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.25%) Apache
7 2 (0.17%) Resin
8 1 (0.085%) Site Server
Applications
1 155 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 509 (43.06%) Microsoft 365
2 147 (12.44%) Azure
3 79 (6.68%) Entra ID
4 48 (4.06%) Google Workspace
5 23 (1.95%) AWS
6 18 (1.52%) OneDrive
7 12 (1.02%) SaaS
8 11 (0.93%) WhatsApp
9 10 (0.85%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.42%) ChatGPT
11 4 (0.34%) IaaS
12 3 (0.25%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.25%) PaaS
13 2 (0.17%) Azure Sentinel
13 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.085%) Asana
14 1 (0.085%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.085%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 91 (7.70%) DNS
2 83 (7.02%) Wireless
3 79 (6.68%) Firewall
4 71 (6.01%) DHCP
5 67 (5.67%) TCP/IP
6 54 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
7 53 (4.48%) LAN
8 43 (3.64%) VLAN
9 34 (2.88%) WAN
10 33 (2.79%) VoIP
11 31 (2.62%) VPN
12 24 (2.03%) Broadband
13 21 (1.78%) Internet
14 20 (1.69%) Network Security
15 12 (1.02%) NAS
15 12 (1.02%) SAN
16 10 (0.85%) FTP
16 10 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (0.51%) ADSL
17 6 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.85%) Power BI
3 6 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.085%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (0.68%) JIRA
2 6 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 357 (30.20%) Social Skills
2 65 (5.50%) Manufacturing
3 56 (4.74%) Law
4 53 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.89%) Finance
6 31 (2.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 28 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
8 26 (2.20%) Local Government
8 26 (2.20%) Retail
9 22 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.61%) Legal
10 19 (1.61%) Public Sector
11 16 (1.35%) Marketing
12 6 (0.51%) Advertising
13 5 (0.42%) Automotive
13 5 (0.42%) Back Office
13 5 (0.42%) Electronics
14 4 (0.34%) Military
14 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.25%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.59%) .NET
1 7 (0.59%) X-Windows
2 6 (0.51%) CSS
2 6 (0.51%) HTML
3 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.25%) EDI
3 3 (0.25%) jQuery
4 2 (0.17%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.085%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.085%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.63%) Driving Licence
2 48 (4.06%) Housing Association
3 43 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (2.88%) Onboarding
5 25 (2.12%) CCTV
5 25 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.03%) Educational Technology
7 10 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (0.76%) iPad
9 8 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 8 (0.68%) LIMS
9 8 (0.68%) NHS
10 7 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.34%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.25%) iPhone
13 3 (0.25%) Renewable Energy
14 2 (0.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 535 (45.26%) Windows
2 219 (18.53%) Windows Server
3 169 (14.30%) Windows 10
4 42 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 40 (3.38%) Linux
6 37 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 33 (2.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 26 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (2.03%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.95%) Android
11 19 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
12 18 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 18 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.34%) Unix
16 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (25.97%) Customer Service
2 296 (25.04%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (7.78%) ITIL
4 57 (4.82%) Line Management
5 53 (4.48%) ITSM
6 43 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (3.30%) Service Management
8 38 (3.21%) Project Management
9 35 (2.96%) Time Management
10 34 (2.88%) Mathematics
10 34 (2.88%) Migration
11 29 (2.45%) Coaching
12 28 (2.37%) Service Delivery
13 26 (2.20%) Asset Management
14 25 (2.12%) Collaborative Working
15 22 (1.86%) Mobile Device Management
16 19 (1.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 19 (1.61%) Project Delivery
17 18 (1.52%) Mentoring
17 18 (1.52%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.23%) SQL
2 32 (2.71%) PowerShell
3 16 (1.35%) VB
4 14 (1.18%) C#
5 7 (0.59%) Java
6 6 (0.51%) Python
7 3 (0.25%) Bash
7 3 (0.25%) C++
7 3 (0.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (7.19%) Degree
2 77 (6.51%) DBS Check
3 46 (3.89%) A+ Certification
4 41 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 27 (2.28%) SC Cleared
7 26 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.61%) CCNA
9 16 (1.35%) MCSE
10 12 (1.02%) MCP
10 12 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.85%) MCITP
12 7 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.42%) HNC
13 5 (0.42%) MCSA
14 4 (0.34%) Azure Certification
14 4 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (0.25%) CCNP
15 3 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.82%) SLA
2 11 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (0.76%) GDPR
5 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.68%) QA
6 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 355 (30.03%) Active Directory
2 57 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.42%) vSphere
7 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.17%) Firmware
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 53 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 25 (2.12%) SCCM
3 6 (0.51%) PaperCut
4 5 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.25%) Autotask
6 3 (0.25%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.17%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.085%) Graylog
8 1 (0.085%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.085%) WSUS
Vendors
1 434 (36.72%) Microsoft
2 107 (9.05%) Google
3 77 (6.51%) VMware
4 54 (4.57%) Apple
5 49 (4.15%) Cisco
6 13 (1.10%) Meraki
6 13 (1.10%) Veeam
7 11 (0.93%) Sage
8 9 (0.76%) Citrix
9 8 (0.68%) Sophos
9 8 (0.68%) Ubiquiti
10 6 (0.51%) Avaya
10 6 (0.51%) ESET
11 5 (0.42%) Datto
11 5 (0.42%) Dell
11 5 (0.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle
12 4 (0.34%) WatchGuard
13 3 (0.25%) SAP