Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 801 787
Rank change year-on-year +35 -14 +64
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 66 56 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.074% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 111
London median annual salary £27,000 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £21,550 £20,750 £19,541
90th Percentile £33,650 £38,750 £33,750
England median annual salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year - +2.17% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in London

IT Technician
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in London

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in London

IT Technician
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
South London +12 14 £27,000 +2.86% 1
Central London +8 14 £24,250 -12.61% 1
West London +20 8 £28,500 - 1
East London -6 3 £20,500 -22.64% 1
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 39 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (37.88%) ITIL
5 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (24.24%) Office 365
8 14 (21.21%) DNS
8 14 (21.21%) Firewall
8 14 (21.21%) Cisco
8 14 (21.21%) VMware
9 13 (19.70%) DBS Check
9 13 (19.70%) Windows 10
9 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
10 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (16.67%) DHCP
11 11 (16.67%) MCP
11 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (15.15%) iPad
12 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
12 10 (15.15%) MCSE
13 9 (13.64%) Google
13 9 (13.64%) Driving Licence
14 8 (12.12%) G Suite
14 8 (12.12%) Time Management
14 8 (12.12%) Apple
14 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
14 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.03%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.03%) Revit
5 1 (1.52%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.52%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (1.52%) Maya
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Office 365
2 8 (12.12%) G Suite
3 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) DNS
1 14 (21.21%) Firewall
2 11 (16.67%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) WLAN
4 6 (9.09%) LAN
4 6 (9.09%) VoIP
4 6 (9.09%) WAN
5 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) VLAN
6 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.55%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.03%) Skype
7 2 (3.03%) SSL
7 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.55%) Advertising
1 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) iPad
2 9 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Animation
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
3 13 (19.70%) Windows 10
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.61%) Mac OS X
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.06%) Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Android
8 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.03%) CentOS
9 2 (3.03%) Debian
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Time Management
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL V2
4 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.03%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) 3D Animation
6 1 (1.52%) Coaching
6 1 (1.52%) Email Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Information Security
6 1 (1.52%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.52%) Software License Management
6 1 (1.52%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) C
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
1 1 (1.52%) VB
1 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
1 1 (1.52%) VB6
1 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) DBS Check
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.67%) MCP
4 10 (15.15%) MCSE
5 7 (10.61%) A+ Certification
5 7 (10.61%) CCNA
5 7 (10.61%) CCNP
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.61%) Degree
6 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Cisco
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Google
4 8 (12.12%) Apple
5 6 (9.09%) D-Link
6 5 (7.58%) Sophos
7 4 (6.06%) Adobe
8 3 (4.55%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) Mitel
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.52%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.52%) Polycom
10 1 (1.52%) Veeam