The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £18,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 218 238
Rank change year-on-year -38 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 19 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 12
Median salary £18,500 £22,000 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% +6.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £11,650
10% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,000 £24,994
UK excluding London median salary £22,175 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the North West

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in the North West

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the North West

IT Technician
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -25 9 £23,500 +6.81% 2
Manchester -22 7 £18,000 -20.00% 2
Lancashire +7 3 £17,000 -29.16% 1
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
11 3 (13.04%) ERP
11 3 (13.04%) MCSE
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Master's Degree
11 3 (13.04%) iPad
11 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (13.04%) Time Management
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.70%) Sage 1000
12 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
12 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
12 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) ICMP
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Threat Detection
4 1 (4.35%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Master's Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) HND
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Sage
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam
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