IT Technician Jobs in the North West

IT Technician
England > North West

The median IT Technician salary in the North West is £27,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 12 April 2024.

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

6 months to
12 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 172 226 132
Rank change year-on-year +54 -94 +90
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 116 73 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 0.89% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.99% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 112 11 79
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,750 £14,000
25th Percentile £24,000 £22,375 £21,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +9.89%
75th Percentile £31,188 £33,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
England median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 North West with a recognized job title 8,921 7,377 9,062
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 89.52% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6,898 4,215 5,530
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,882 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.90% +4.54% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,989 £67,500
90th Percentile £79,600 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £54,250 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.96% +0.42% +9.09%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the North West

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Technician in the North West over the 6 months to 12 April 2024.

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 6 months to 12 April 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
Manchester +72 46 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Cheshire -37 21 £27,500 - 1
Cumbria - 20 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire +15 15 £28,000 +30.23% 3
Merseyside +20 14 £25,000 -12.28% 1
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 North West region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 48 (41.38%) Windows
2 43 (37.07%) Social Skills
3 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.72%) Windows Server
5 29 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
6 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
7 22 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (17.24%) Apple
9 19 (16.38%) Customer Service
10 18 (15.52%) Educational Technology
11 16 (13.79%) Wireless
12 14 (12.07%) Driving Licence
12 14 (12.07%) Azure
13 13 (11.21%) Windows 10
13 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Exchange
14 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (9.48%) LAN
15 11 (9.48%) Finance
15 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Intune
16 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (8.62%) Local Government
16 10 (8.62%) DHCP
16 10 (8.62%) DNS
17 9 (7.76%) Retail
17 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (7.76%) DBS Check
17 9 (7.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 8 (6.90%) SaaS
18 8 (6.90%) Legal
18 8 (6.90%) SLA

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West 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 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Exchange
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (12.07%) Azure
3 8 (6.90%) SaaS
4 5 (4.31%) Entra ID
5 3 (2.59%) IaaS
5 3 (2.59%) PaaS
6 2 (1.72%) AWS
6 2 (1.72%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.86%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) Wireless
2 11 (9.48%) LAN
3 10 (8.62%) DHCP
3 10 (8.62%) DNS
4 7 (6.03%) Firewall
5 6 (5.17%) Internet
5 6 (5.17%) WAN
6 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.86%) Intranet
7 1 (0.86%) Network Security
7 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.86%) VLAN
7 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (37.07%) Social Skills
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.62%) Local Government
4 9 (7.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 9 (7.76%) Retail
5 8 (6.90%) Legal
6 6 (5.17%) Law
6 6 (5.17%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.45%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Educational Technology
2 14 (12.07%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) CCTV
5 2 (1.72%) SCADA
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.38%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.21%) Windows 10
4 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.03%) Android
5 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (5.17%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (16.38%) Customer Service
3 8 (6.90%) ITIL
4 7 (6.03%) Time Management
5 6 (5.17%) Case Management
5 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.17%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (3.45%) Project Management
7 3 (2.59%) Logistics
7 3 (2.59%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.72%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.72%) Collaborative Culture
8 2 (1.72%) Information Governance
8 2 (1.72%) Requirements Gathering
9 1 (0.86%) Break/Fix
9 1 (0.86%) Customer Experience
9 1 (0.86%) IT Strategy
9 1 (0.86%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) DBS Check
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) Degree
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.17%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.86%) Graylog
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.24%) Apple
3 6 (5.17%) Avaya
4 3 (2.59%) Dell
5 2 (1.72%) Acronis
5 2 (1.72%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.72%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (0.86%) Aruba
6 1 (0.86%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) Draytek
6 1 (0.86%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.86%) Sage
6 1 (0.86%) VMware