IT Technician Jobs in the South West

IT Technician
England > South West

The median IT Technician salary in the South West is £30,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 25 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 141 210 286
Rank change year-on-year +69 +76 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 135 49 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.53% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.87% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 99 40 39
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £20,200
25th Percentile £26,250 £24,375 £21,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £29,500 £23,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +25.53% -4.08%
75th Percentile £32,025 £35,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £36,000 £25,325
England median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +7.84% +2.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South West. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 8,477 5,605 8,634
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 89.65% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6,060 3,761 5,344
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,431 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,271 £36,745
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,700 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.12% +5.40% +8.70%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the South West

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Technician in the South West.

Salary trend for IT Technician in the South West

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Technician in the South West over the 6 months to 25 July 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the South West

IT Technician
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +35 56 £30,000 +13.21% 1
Wiltshire +26 39 £30,000 +1.69% 2
Somerset +15 16 £22,000 -13.73% 6
Bristol +8 8 £27,500 -9.84% 4
Dorset -19 8 £31,350 -7.79% 2
Devon -1 4 £32,375 +25.19% 2
Cornwall -13 4 £28,000 -17.65% 1
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2024, IT Technician job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 70 (51.85%) Windows
2 55 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 49 (36.30%) Microsoft 365
4 46 (34.07%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (31.85%) Windows 10
6 41 (30.37%) Social Skills
7 39 (28.89%) ITIL
8 36 (26.67%) Driving Licence
9 33 (24.44%) Active Directory
10 28 (20.74%) SC Cleared
10 28 (20.74%) Security Cleared
11 26 (19.26%) Service Management
12 24 (17.78%) Customer Service
13 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (13.33%) Project Management
15 17 (12.59%) Change Management
15 17 (12.59%) ITSM
16 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
16 15 (11.11%) Information Security
16 15 (11.11%) Configuration Management
16 15 (11.11%) A+ Certification
16 15 (11.11%) VB
17 12 (8.89%) SQL
17 12 (8.89%) ADSL
18 11 (8.15%) Back Office
18 11 (8.15%) Software Licensing
19 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
19 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
19 10 (7.41%) Firewall
19 10 (7.41%) C#

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (36.30%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (6.67%) Azure
3 7 (5.19%) Entra ID
4 3 (2.22%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.22%) WhatsApp
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) ADSL
2 10 (7.41%) Firewall
3 6 (4.44%) LAN
4 5 (3.70%) Network Security
5 4 (2.96%) WAN
5 4 (2.96%) WLAN
6 3 (2.22%) DHCP
6 3 (2.22%) DNS
6 3 (2.22%) VPN
6 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.48%) SAN
7 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.74%) Broadband
8 1 (0.74%) Internet
8 1 (0.74%) NAS
General
1 41 (30.37%) Social Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Back Office
3 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Finance
6 2 (1.48%) Military
6 2 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.67%) Driving Licence
2 15 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) CCTV
3 2 (1.48%) Onboarding
3 2 (1.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.85%) Windows
2 43 (31.85%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.22%) Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (28.89%) ITIL
3 26 (19.26%) Service Management
4 24 (17.78%) Customer Service
5 18 (13.33%) Project Management
6 17 (12.59%) Change Management
6 17 (12.59%) ITSM
7 15 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 15 (11.11%) Information Security
8 11 (8.15%) Software Licensing
9 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.19%) Coaching
11 5 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.70%) Creative Thinking
11 5 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (3.70%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 5 (3.70%) Office Automation
12 4 (2.96%) Antivirus Management
12 4 (2.96%) ERP
12 4 (2.96%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.11%) VB
2 12 (8.89%) SQL
3 10 (7.41%) C#
4 3 (2.22%) Bash
4 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) SC Cleared
1 28 (20.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 9 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.22%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.22%) MCP
6 2 (1.48%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.48%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Google
3 5 (3.70%) VMware
4 2 (1.48%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (1.48%) Sophos
5 1 (0.74%) Apple
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco