Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £22,250 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

IT Technician
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 116 143
Rank change year-on-year +23 +27 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 13 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.98% 0.76% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.77% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 6
Kent median annual salary £22,250 £27,000 £19,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.59% +36.71% -28.18%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,250 £15,250
90th Percentile £32,300 £28,750 £24,500
South East median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1295 1685 2168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.19% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1484 1939
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Kent

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in Kent

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in Kent

IT Technician
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +6 6 £21,000 -4.55%
Sittingbourne +2 1 £22,000 -5.38%
IT Technician
South East

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

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

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) MCP
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe
5 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Acrobat
5 4 (30.77%) AS400
5 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) Office 365
8 1 (7.69%) Statistics
8 1 (7.69%) QA
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
8 1 (7.69%) Android

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (30.77%) Acrobat
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) HP