Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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

IT Technician
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 457 514
Rank change year-on-year -6 +57 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 75 86 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 98
South East median annual salary £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -6.25% +4.35%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £20,163
90th Percentile £37,000 £27,125 £28,750
England median annual salary £24,500 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year +4.26% - +2.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,073 27,801 34,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.72% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,338 23,200 28,919
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the South East

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in the South East

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the South East

IT Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley +35 33 £27,500 +14.58% 11
Surrey +7 19 £20,500 -4.65% 6
Berkshire +3 18 £27,500 +22.22% 5
West Sussex +8 9 £22,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +14 8 £30,000 +26.32% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 7 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Kent +6 7 £24,000 +6.67%
Hampshire -37 7 £24,250 -4.90% 2
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 60 (80.00%) Windows
2 52 (69.33%) Active Directory
3 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
4 37 (49.33%) Office 365
5 36 (48.00%) Windows 7
6 35 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (46.67%) Windows 10
7 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (26.67%) Windows 8
8 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.33%) MCSE
10 14 (18.67%) LAN
11 13 (17.33%) Firewall
11 13 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
13 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
13 11 (14.67%) Degree
13 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (13.33%) ITIL
14 10 (13.33%) VPN
14 10 (13.33%) DNS
15 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.00%) Citrix
15 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
15 9 (12.00%) Driving Licence
16 8 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
16 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
16 8 (10.67%) WLAN
17 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (49.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) LAN
2 13 (17.33%) Firewall
2 13 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (13.33%) DNS
3 10 (13.33%) VPN
4 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.67%) WLAN
6 7 (9.33%) Bluetooth
6 7 (9.33%) DHCP
6 7 (9.33%) VoIP
6 7 (9.33%) Wireless
7 4 (5.33%) Internet
7 4 (5.33%) Skype
8 3 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.00%) VLAN
9 2 (2.67%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.67%) H.323
9 2 (2.67%) Intranet
9 2 (2.67%) ISDN
9 2 (2.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
1 2 (2.67%) Local Government
2 1 (1.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.00%) iPhone
5 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.67%) Robotics
5 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.67%) VLE
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 60 (80.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 35 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 20 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.33%) Linux
8 3 (4.00%) Android
8 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Phone
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.67%) CentOS
9 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) ITIL
2 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (5.33%) ITSM
4 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (4.00%) Logistics
4 3 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (4.00%) Server Patching
4 3 (4.00%) Service Management
4 3 (4.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.67%) CRM
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (2.67%) Scrum
5 2 (2.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.33%) DevOps
6 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) C
3 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.33%) MCSE
3 11 (14.67%) Degree
4 8 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCP
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
7 1 (1.33%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (69.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) pfSense
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (4.00%) Apple
4 3 (4.00%) Remedy
4 3 (4.00%) Sophos
5 2 (2.67%) NETGEAR
5 2 (2.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Avaya
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Intel
6 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL