IT Technician Jobs in the Midlands

IT Technician
England > Midlands

The median IT Technician salary in the Midlands is £26,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 13 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
13 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 159 270 146
Rank change year-on-year +111 -124 +123
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 207 36 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.47% 0.42% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.47% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 162 36 91
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,563 £21,250
25th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% -3.85% -4.59%
75th Percentile £30,188 £29,063 £32,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £34,500
England median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the Midlands. 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 the Midlands with a recognized job title 13,212 7,602 10,970
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 89.51% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,398 4,488 7,088
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £34,834 £37,500 £37,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +9.89%
75th Percentile £60,741 £67,200 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the Midlands

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in the Midlands

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Technician in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 June 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the Midlands

IT Technician
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 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
West Midlands +67 102 £28,000 +9.80% 22
East Midlands +55 99 £26,000 +13.04% 21
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 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 Midlands region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 101 (48.79%) Microsoft 365
2 99 (47.83%) Windows
3 95 (45.89%) Microsoft
4 79 (38.16%) Active Directory
5 76 (36.71%) Social Skills
6 53 (25.60%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (25.12%) Windows Server
8 44 (21.26%) Customer Service
9 39 (18.84%) Azure
10 35 (16.91%) Microsoft Office
11 31 (14.98%) Entra ID
11 31 (14.98%) Driving Licence
12 25 (12.08%) Windows 10
12 25 (12.08%) Firewall
13 23 (11.11%) DNS
13 23 (11.11%) DHCP
14 22 (10.63%) ITSM
15 20 (9.66%) LAN
15 20 (9.66%) SharePoint
15 20 (9.66%) Manufacturing
16 18 (8.70%) VLAN
17 17 (8.21%) ITIL
18 15 (7.25%) SQL
18 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Exchange
18 15 (7.25%) Finance
19 14 (6.76%) WAN
19 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (6.28%) TCP/IP
20 13 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
20 13 (6.28%) VMware

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands 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 20 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (2.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (16.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 101 (48.79%) Microsoft 365
2 39 (18.84%) Azure
3 31 (14.98%) Entra ID
4 8 (3.86%) Google Workspace
5 7 (3.38%) OneDrive
6 5 (2.42%) ChatGPT
7 2 (0.97%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (0.97%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Miro
8 1 (0.48%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.08%) Firewall
2 23 (11.11%) DHCP
2 23 (11.11%) DNS
3 20 (9.66%) LAN
4 18 (8.70%) VLAN
5 14 (6.76%) WAN
6 13 (6.28%) TCP/IP
6 13 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (5.80%) Wireless
8 8 (3.86%) VPN
9 6 (2.90%) Internet
9 6 (2.90%) MPLS
9 6 (2.90%) SD-WAN
10 5 (2.42%) Broadband
10 5 (2.42%) Network Security
10 5 (2.42%) Softphone
10 5 (2.42%) VoIP
11 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.97%) SMTP
12 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.97%) Power BI
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 76 (36.71%) Social Skills
2 20 (9.66%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.25%) Finance
4 11 (5.31%) Local Government
5 8 (3.86%) Marketing
6 7 (3.38%) Retail
7 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.42%) Legal
8 4 (1.93%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.45%) Electronics
9 3 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (1.45%) Law
10 2 (0.97%) Advertising
11 1 (0.48%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.98%) Driving Licence
2 8 (3.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.90%) CCTV
4 5 (2.42%) Onboarding
5 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.48%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 99 (47.83%) Windows
2 52 (25.12%) Windows Server
3 25 (12.08%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.38%) Linux
4 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.93%) Android
6 4 (1.93%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.60%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (21.26%) Customer Service
3 22 (10.63%) ITSM
4 17 (8.21%) ITIL
5 9 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.35%) Service Management
6 8 (3.86%) Agile
6 8 (3.86%) CRM
7 7 (3.38%) Data Security
8 6 (2.90%) Asset Management
8 6 (2.90%) Migration
8 6 (2.90%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.90%) Time Management
9 5 (2.42%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (2.42%) IT Strategy
9 5 (2.42%) Roadmaps
9 5 (2.42%) User Experience
10 4 (1.93%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (1.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.25%) SQL
2 2 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.31%) A+ Certification
3 9 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 8 (3.86%) Degree
5 5 (2.42%) MCITP
6 4 (1.93%) MCP
6 4 (1.93%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.48%) HNC
8 1 (0.48%) HND
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) SLA
2 6 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (0.97%) Accessibility
System Software
1 79 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.97%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.93%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (45.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.28%) VMware
3 9 (4.35%) Google
4 6 (2.90%) ESET
4 6 (2.90%) Ubiquiti
5 4 (1.93%) Citrix
5 4 (1.93%) Veeam
6 3 (1.45%) Cisco
6 3 (1.45%) WatchGuard
7 2 (0.97%) Datto
7 2 (0.97%) Draytek
7 2 (0.97%) Remedy
7 2 (0.97%) Sage
7 2 (0.97%) Sophos
7 2 (0.97%) Webroot
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Freshdesk
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle
8 1 (0.48%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Sun