Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 480 532
Rank change year-on-year +35 +52 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 104 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 103 104 115
South East median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,713 £16,750
90th Percentile £28,475 £28,750 £29,500
England median annual salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year - +2.17% -4.17%

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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Surrey +17 30 £21,500 -6.52% 2
Thames Valley +23 27 £24,000 -4.00% 4
Hampshire +18 27 £23,750 -10.38% 1
Berkshire +49 16 £24,000 +6.67% 1
Kent +15 13 £22,250 -17.59%
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £24,500 +2.08% 2
West Sussex -1 6 £22,000 -2.22% 2
Oxfordshire -13 2 £24,250 -3.00% 1
East Sussex -7 1 - - 1
IT Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 92 (88.46%) Windows
2 66 (63.46%) Active Directory
3 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
4 38 (36.54%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (36.54%) Windows 7
5 28 (26.92%) Windows 10
6 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
6 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (23.08%) Windows 8
8 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (18.27%) Apple
10 18 (17.31%) MS Exchange
10 18 (17.31%) Office 365
11 17 (16.35%) DBS Check
12 15 (14.42%) DHCP
12 15 (14.42%) ITIL
13 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (12.50%) Linux
14 11 (10.58%) Wireless
14 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (10.58%) SLA
14 11 (10.58%) DNS
15 10 (9.62%) SQL
15 10 (9.62%) Firewall
15 10 (9.62%) VMware
16 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
16 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
16 8 (7.69%) Degree
16 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
16 8 (7.69%) Intranet

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 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (36.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.85%) Acrobat
2 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) DHCP
2 11 (10.58%) DNS
2 11 (10.58%) Wireless
3 10 (9.62%) Firewall
4 8 (7.69%) Intranet
4 8 (7.69%) LAN
5 6 (5.77%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.92%) SAN
6 2 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.92%) VLAN
6 2 (1.92%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.96%) Internet
7 1 (0.96%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.96%) NAS
7 1 (0.96%) Network Security
7 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) .NET
1 2 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) AS400
4 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) iPad
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (88.46%) Windows
2 38 (36.54%) Windows 7
3 28 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
4 27 (25.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (12.50%) Linux
8 7 (6.73%) CentOS
8 7 (6.73%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.88%) Android
10 3 (2.88%) SUSE
11 2 (1.92%) Debian
11 2 (1.92%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) ITIL
2 7 (6.73%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
4 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
4 3 (2.88%) B2B
5 2 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.92%) Load Balancing
5 2 (1.92%) Logistics
5 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (1.92%) Network Management
5 2 (1.92%) Presales
5 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
5 2 (1.92%) Risk Management
5 2 (1.92%) Server Building
5 2 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) SQL
2 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.88%) C
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) Perl
4 1 (0.96%) Python
4 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) DBS Check
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 8 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (4.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.85%) MCP
5 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) CCNA
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 66 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) Terminal Services
3 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.96%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.27%) Apple
3 10 (9.62%) VMware
4 8 (7.69%) Adobe
5 4 (3.85%) Google
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.92%) Citrix
6 2 (1.92%) HP
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.96%) Ruckus Wireless