IT Technician Jobs in the UK excluding London

IT Technician
UK > UK excluding London

The median IT Technician salary in the UK excluding London is £27,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 187 459 217
Rank change year-on-year +272 -242 +260
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 1,063 329 1,286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.53% 0.52% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.59% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 939 217 375
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,865 £17,143
25th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £21,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £36,100 £33,250
UK median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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 UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,759 56,227 67,484
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 89.40% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46,939 31,686 43,278
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,650 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured IT Technician in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the UK excluding London

IT Technician
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Technician in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for IT Technician in the UK excluding London

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Technician in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the UK excluding London

IT Technician
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 April 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
North of England +153 249 £27,500 +5.34% 39
South East +171 231 £26,500 - 27
East of England +140 197 £26,186 -8.92% 24
Midlands +159 189 £26,500 +6.00% 34
North West +54 119 £27,500 - 17
South West +36 115 £28,000 -1.75% 26
West Midlands +117 95 £28,000 +10.89% 21
Yorkshire +130 89 £27,000 +3.85% 14
East Midlands +66 88 £25,000 +2.04% 13
Wales +45 47 £26,000 -13.33% 5
North East +29 41 £27,500 -32.71% 8
Scotland -43 29 £24,000 -20.00% 5
Northern Ireland - 6 £29,500 -
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 UK excluding London region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 487 (45.81%) Windows
2 481 (45.25%) Microsoft 365
3 421 (39.60%) Microsoft
4 322 (30.29%) Social Skills
5 314 (29.54%) Active Directory
6 283 (26.62%) Customer Service
7 264 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
8 207 (19.47%) Windows Server
9 146 (13.73%) Windows 10
10 143 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
11 134 (12.61%) Azure
12 99 (9.31%) Driving Licence
13 86 (8.09%) Google
14 83 (7.81%) DNS
15 82 (7.71%) Microsoft Exchange
15 82 (7.71%) ITIL
16 78 (7.34%) Firewall
17 73 (6.87%) Manufacturing
17 73 (6.87%) TCP/IP
18 71 (6.68%) Entra ID
19 69 (6.49%) Degree
20 65 (6.11%) DHCP
20 65 (6.11%) Wireless
21 62 (5.83%) VMware
22 56 (5.27%) SLA
23 54 (5.08%) SharePoint
24 53 (4.99%) Finance
25 52 (4.89%) Apple
26 50 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
27 49 (4.61%) Wi-Fi

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 82 (7.71%) Microsoft Exchange
2 54 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.13%) Confluence
4 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.28%) IIS
6 2 (0.19%) Resin
7 1 (0.094%) Apache
7 1 (0.094%) Site Server
Applications
1 143 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.094%) Blender
4 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.094%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 481 (45.25%) Microsoft 365
2 134 (12.61%) Azure
3 71 (6.68%) Entra ID
4 35 (3.29%) Google Workspace
5 29 (2.73%) AWS
6 17 (1.60%) OneDrive
7 14 (1.32%) SaaS
8 10 (0.94%) WhatsApp
9 6 (0.56%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.47%) ChatGPT
11 4 (0.38%) IaaS
12 3 (0.28%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.28%) PaaS
13 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.094%) Azure Sentinel
14 1 (0.094%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.094%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.81%) DNS
2 78 (7.34%) Firewall
3 73 (6.87%) TCP/IP
4 65 (6.11%) DHCP
4 65 (6.11%) Wireless
5 49 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
6 48 (4.52%) LAN
7 41 (3.86%) VLAN
8 33 (3.10%) VoIP
8 33 (3.10%) VPN
9 30 (2.82%) WAN
10 24 (2.26%) Network Security
11 20 (1.88%) Broadband
12 19 (1.79%) Internet
13 12 (1.13%) NAS
14 11 (1.03%) FTP
15 10 (0.94%) MPLS
15 10 (0.94%) SAN
16 6 (0.56%) IMAP
16 6 (0.56%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (0.56%) Power BI
3 1 (0.094%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.60%) JIRA
2 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 322 (30.29%) Social Skills
2 73 (6.87%) Manufacturing
3 53 (4.99%) Finance
4 48 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.33%) Law
6 36 (3.39%) Organisational Skills
7 26 (2.45%) Local Government
8 24 (2.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 23 (2.16%) Retail
10 22 (2.07%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.51%) Public Sector
12 14 (1.32%) Legal
13 13 (1.22%) Marketing
14 5 (0.47%) Automotive
14 5 (0.47%) Electronics
15 4 (0.38%) Military
16 3 (0.28%) Advertising
16 3 (0.28%) Aviation
16 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.28%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.66%) HTML
2 6 (0.56%) CSS
3 4 (0.38%) .NET
3 4 (0.38%) EDI
4 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.28%) jQuery
5 2 (0.19%) Web Services
6 1 (0.094%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.31%) Driving Licence
2 42 (3.95%) Onboarding
3 39 (3.67%) Housing Association
4 32 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.16%) CCTV
7 22 (2.07%) Educational Technology
8 8 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 8 (0.75%) LIMS
8 8 (0.75%) NHS
9 7 (0.66%) EPoS
10 6 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.38%) Home Automation
12 4 (0.38%) iPad
12 4 (0.38%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.28%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 487 (45.81%) Windows
2 207 (19.47%) Windows Server
3 146 (13.73%) Windows 10
4 39 (3.67%) Linux
5 38 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 36 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 33 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 19 (1.79%) Android
10 18 (1.69%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
12 16 (1.51%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.38%) Unix
16 1 (0.094%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (26.62%) Customer Service
2 264 (24.84%) Problem-Solving
3 82 (7.71%) ITIL
4 49 (4.61%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (4.42%) ITSM
6 46 (4.33%) Line Management
7 40 (3.76%) Time Management
8 33 (3.10%) Mathematics
9 32 (3.01%) Project Management
10 31 (2.92%) Service Delivery
11 30 (2.82%) Service Management
12 26 (2.45%) Collaborative Working
13 25 (2.35%) Asset Management
14 24 (2.26%) Mobile Device Management
15 22 (2.07%) Migration
16 21 (1.98%) Coaching
16 21 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (1.79%) Preventative Maintenance
18 17 (1.60%) ERP
18 17 (1.60%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.33%) SQL
2 27 (2.54%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.32%) VB
4 11 (1.03%) C#
5 6 (0.56%) Java
5 6 (0.56%) Python
6 4 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.28%) C++
7 3 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.094%) Swift
Qualifications
1 69 (6.49%) Degree
2 45 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (3.76%) A+ Certification
3 40 (3.76%) DBS Check
4 25 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.88%) CCNA
8 17 (1.60%) MCSE
9 10 (0.94%) MCP
10 9 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (0.75%) MCITP
12 7 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.56%) MCSA
14 4 (0.38%) Azure Certification
14 4 (0.38%) HNC
15 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.27%) SLA
2 15 (1.41%) GDPR
3 12 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (1.13%) QA
4 10 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.19%) DICOM
7 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 314 (29.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 43 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.38%) Firmware
6 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.38%) vSphere
7 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (1.98%) SCCM
3 6 (0.56%) PaperCut
4 4 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.28%) Autotask
5 3 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.28%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.19%) Nessus
6 2 (0.19%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.19%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.094%) Graylog
7 1 (0.094%) WSUS
Vendors
1 421 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.09%) Google
3 62 (5.83%) VMware
4 52 (4.89%) Apple
5 41 (3.86%) Cisco
6 11 (1.03%) Veeam
7 10 (0.94%) Meraki
8 9 (0.85%) Citrix
8 9 (0.85%) Dell
9 8 (0.75%) Sage
9 8 (0.75%) Ubiquiti
10 7 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.56%) Avaya
11 6 (0.56%) ESET
12 5 (0.47%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.47%) Sophos
13 4 (0.38%) Datto
14 3 (0.28%) ConnectWise
14 3 (0.28%) Fortinet
14 3 (0.28%) WatchGuard