Period
to 10 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 10 December 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 112 107
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.69% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Somerset median annual salary £23,500 £20,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,850 £18,000 £18,100
90th Percentile £26,750 £22,475 £21,100
South West median annual salary £23,500 £26,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year -12.15% +18.89% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 1265 1264 1227
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 97.23% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1083 1052
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,275 £23,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Somerset

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in Somerset

IT Technician
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Bath - 3 £25,500 -
Cheddar - 3 £23,500 -
Clevedon - 2 £21,500 -
Taunton - 1 £24,000 -
IT Technician
South West

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Somerset region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (44.44%) Skype
6 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
6 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (33.33%) vCenter Server
7 3 (33.33%) vSphere
7 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) Information Security
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) Veeam
7 3 (33.33%) Legal
7 3 (33.33%) Replication
7 3 (33.33%) VLAN
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (22.22%) VPN

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (11.11%) Sysprep
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco