Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 464 520
Rank change year-on-year +11 +56 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 96 103 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 95 109
South East median annual salary £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +2.13% -9.62%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,000 £16,950
90th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
England median annual salary £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% - -6.00%

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 29,740 31,030 39,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.90% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,823 25,764 33,036
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +33 37 £24,000 - 13
Hampshire -12 26 £21,500 -18.87% 10
Berkshire +47 25 £24,000 +6.67% 11
Surrey +9 21 £22,750 -1.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £21,000 -12.50% 1
Kent +16 7 £25,000 +4.17% 6
West Sussex 0 4 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Oxfordshire -26 3 £30,000 +20.00% 1
East Sussex -22 1 - - 1
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 85 (88.54%) Windows
2 61 (63.54%) Active Directory
3 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
3 43 (44.79%) Windows Server
4 31 (32.29%) Windows 7
5 30 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (22.92%) Windows 10
9 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (18.75%) ITIL
10 18 (18.75%) Office 365
11 16 (16.67%) SQL
11 16 (16.67%) LAN
11 16 (16.67%) DHCP
11 16 (16.67%) VMware
12 14 (14.58%) DBS Check
13 13 (13.54%) DNS
14 12 (12.50%) WAN
14 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
15 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
15 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (11.46%) Apple
16 10 (10.42%) Firewall
16 10 (10.42%) MCSE
16 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (9.38%) Wireless
18 7 (7.29%) Hardware Maintenance

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 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.75%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) DHCP
1 16 (16.67%) LAN
2 13 (13.54%) DNS
3 12 (12.50%) WAN
4 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.42%) Firewall
6 9 (9.38%) Wireless
7 6 (6.25%) Intranet
8 5 (5.21%) VoIP
9 2 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.04%) HTTP
10 1 (1.04%) ICMP
10 1 (1.04%) Internet
10 1 (1.04%) SMTP
10 1 (1.04%) Telnet
10 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
1 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Electronics
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
1 2 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.04%) AS400
3 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.04%) User Experience
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (88.54%) Windows
2 43 (44.79%) Windows Server
3 31 (32.29%) Windows 7
4 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (22.92%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.29%) Linux
8 5 (5.21%) CentOS
8 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.04%) Android
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 7 (7.29%) Hardware Maintenance
3 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.13%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.08%) Network Management
6 2 (2.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.08%) Server Building
6 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.04%) Change Management
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Security
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.13%) C
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) DBS Check
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.42%) MCSE
4 7 (7.29%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) CCNA
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 61 (63.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.21%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.08%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) VMware
3 11 (11.46%) Apple
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe
4 3 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.04%) HP