The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 398 424
Rank change year-on-year +56 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 45 44 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 53
Median salary £21,000 £24,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,750 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,475 £27,500 £27,200
UK excluding London median salary £22,175 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Technician in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +35 16 £20,500 -14.58% 1
Kent +10 10 £22,250 -9.18% 1
Berkshire +30 7 £21,000 -16.83%
Hampshire +14 6 £26,375 +38.81% 2
East Sussex +13 2 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 2 £25,000 - 3
West Sussex +7 2 £21,250 -18.26% 1
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 32 (39.02%) Windows 7
5 30 (36.59%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (32.93%) Windows 10
7 22 (26.83%) Windows Server
8 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
8 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (19.51%) Citrix
10 15 (18.29%) Windows 8
11 13 (15.85%) MCP
12 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (12.20%) VMware
13 10 (12.20%) Change Management
13 10 (12.20%) SLA
13 10 (12.20%) ITIL
14 9 (10.98%) Office 365
15 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (9.76%) MCSE
15 8 (9.76%) Finance
16 7 (8.54%) A+ Certification
16 7 (8.54%) Apple
16 7 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
16 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
16 7 (8.54%) AS400
17 6 (7.32%) Linux
18 5 (6.10%) DHCP
18 5 (6.10%) LAN
18 5 (6.10%) SAN

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 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) DHCP
1 5 (6.10%) Firewall
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
1 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.88%) DNS
2 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.88%) WAN
2 4 (4.88%) WLAN
3 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 2 (2.44%) VLAN
3 2 (2.44%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) AS400
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.44%) CMDB
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
4 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 27 (32.93%) Windows 10
4 22 (26.83%) Windows Server
5 15 (18.29%) Windows 8
6 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.32%) Linux
9 4 (4.88%) Android
10 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.44%) CentOS
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.44%) SUSE
11 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) Change Management
1 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 7 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (3.66%) Release Management
3 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.44%) IT Governance
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL V3
4 2 (2.44%) Migration
4 2 (2.44%) Presales
4 2 (2.44%) Process Improvement
4 2 (2.44%) SDLC
4 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (1.22%) CRM
5 1 (1.22%) ERP
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.66%) C
3 2 (2.44%) VB
3 2 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) MCP
3 8 (9.76%) MCSE
4 7 (8.54%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.66%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
7 2 (2.44%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.44%) MCDST
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SmoothWall
1 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) Citrix
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Apple
5 4 (4.88%) Adobe
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Meraki
7 2 (2.44%) Perforce
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.22%) Draytek
8 1 (1.22%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum GBP 26K +Extensive benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
networx
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago