Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 458 448 522
Rank change year-on-year -10 +74 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 86 94 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85 91 102
South East median annual salary £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.98% -8.51% +6.82%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £36,200 £28,750 £28,975
England median annual salary £25,000 £22,696 £23,500
% change year-on-year +10.15% -3.42% -

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 29,551 28,729 37,077
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.80% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24,575 24,093 31,552
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,820 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +17 39 £27,500 +10.00% 6
Berkshire +13 28 £30,000 +42.86% 2
Kent +1 15 £23,000 +6.98% 1
Surrey +3 14 £20,500 - 6
Hampshire -25 10 £20,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £22,500 -10.00% 3
West Sussex -2 6 £23,250 +3.33% 1
Oxfordshire -14 3 £30,000 +17.65% 1
East Sussex -21 2 £18,500 -11.90%
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (69.77%) Windows
2 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
3 47 (54.65%) Microsoft
4 32 (37.21%) Office 365
4 32 (37.21%) Windows 10
5 26 (30.23%) ITIL
5 26 (30.23%) Windows 7
6 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (25.58%) Windows Server
8 21 (24.42%) LAN
9 16 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (16.28%) Citrix
11 14 (16.28%) Apple
11 14 (16.28%) Service Management
11 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
11 14 (16.28%) Degree
12 13 (15.12%) WLAN
12 13 (15.12%) DNS
12 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (13.95%) Skype for Business
13 12 (13.95%) DHCP
13 12 (13.95%) VPN
13 12 (13.95%) MS Visio
13 12 (13.95%) Bluetooth
13 12 (13.95%) MCSE
13 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (13.95%) Wireless
13 12 (13.95%) VMware

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 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.95%) Skype for Business
3 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (13.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.21%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) LAN
2 16 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (15.12%) DNS
3 13 (15.12%) WLAN
4 12 (13.95%) Bluetooth
4 12 (13.95%) DHCP
4 12 (13.95%) VPN
4 12 (13.95%) Wireless
5 9 (10.47%) Firewall
5 9 (10.47%) Skype
5 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.49%) VLAN
6 3 (3.49%) VoIP
6 3 (3.49%) WAN
7 2 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (2.33%) SMS
8 1 (1.16%) Intranet
8 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Local Government
2 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) CSS
1 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) jQuery
2 1 (1.16%) WAP
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (9.30%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 60 (69.77%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows 10
3 26 (30.23%) Windows 7
4 22 (25.58%) Windows Server
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.79%) Windows 8
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.47%) Linux
9 8 (9.30%) Android
9 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) ITIL
2 14 (16.28%) Service Management
3 12 (13.95%) Asset Management
4 9 (10.47%) ITIL V3
4 9 (10.47%) ITSM
5 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.65%) Server Patching
8 4 (4.65%) Software Distribution
8 4 (4.65%) Software Licensing
9 3 (3.49%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (3.49%) Logistics
9 3 (3.49%) Time Management
10 2 (2.33%) IT Audit
10 2 (2.33%) Scrum
11 1 (1.16%) Break/Fix
11 1 (1.16%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.28%) Degree
3 12 (13.95%) MCSE
4 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.49%) CCNA
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) CCNP
8 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (54.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) Apple
2 14 (16.28%) Citrix
3 12 (13.95%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.49%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) Capita
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) NETGEAR
6 2 (2.33%) Sophos
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Intel