IT Technician Jobs

IT Technician
UK

The median IT Technician salary in the UK is £27,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 June 2024.

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

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 232 561 464
Rank change year-on-year +329 -97 +274
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 1,293 401 1,358
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.48% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,078 260 424
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,925 £16,343
25th Percentile £24,250 £24,400 £21,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £30,975 £33,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £36,455 £40,312 £34,175
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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 with a recognized job title 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the UK

IT Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in the UK

IT Technician
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Technician over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the UK

IT Technician
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 12 June 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
UK excluding London +276 1,194 £27,000 -1.82% 189
England +337 1,182 £27,000 -1.82% 210
North of England +169 280 £27,500 +1.85% 55
South East +161 253 £27,000 +1.89% 42
Work from Home +205 247 £27,000 -1.82% 27
East of England +99 217 £26,372 -4.10% 10
Midlands +111 207 £26,500 +6.00% 45
South West +40 146 £28,000 -1.75% 32
North West +46 127 £27,500 +1.97% 29
Yorkshire +148 109 £27,000 +5.88% 19
West Midlands +67 102 £28,000 +9.80% 23
East Midlands +55 99 £26,000 +13.04% 22
London +74 77 £27,500 -8.33% 29
Wales +56 51 £26,000 -10.34% 5
North East +20 44 £27,500 -32.40% 8
Scotland -51 34 £24,000 -20.00% 5
Northern Ireland +24 6 £29,500 - 1

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 577 (44.62%) Windows
2 561 (43.39%) Microsoft 365
3 490 (37.90%) Microsoft
4 386 (29.85%) Active Directory
4 386 (29.85%) Social Skills
5 331 (25.60%) Customer Service
6 322 (24.90%) Problem-Solving
7 237 (18.33%) Windows Server
8 178 (13.77%) Windows 10
9 177 (13.69%) Microsoft Office
10 162 (12.53%) Azure
11 113 (8.74%) Driving Licence
12 107 (8.28%) Google
13 103 (7.97%) ITIL
14 102 (7.89%) DNS
14 102 (7.89%) Microsoft Exchange
15 95 (7.35%) Degree
16 89 (6.88%) Entra ID
17 87 (6.73%) Firewall
18 85 (6.57%) Wireless
19 83 (6.42%) Manufacturing
20 81 (6.26%) DHCP
20 81 (6.26%) DBS Check
21 79 (6.11%) VMware
22 77 (5.96%) TCP/IP
23 75 (5.80%) SharePoint
24 72 (5.57%) SLA
25 66 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
26 64 (4.95%) Apple
27 62 (4.80%) Line Management

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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
1 102 (7.89%) Microsoft Exchange
2 75 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.93%) Confluence
4 8 (0.62%) SAS
5 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.39%) IIS
7 3 (0.23%) Apache
8 2 (0.15%) Resin
9 1 (0.077%) Site Server
Applications
1 177 (13.69%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.077%) Blender
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.077%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 561 (43.39%) Microsoft 365
2 162 (12.53%) Azure
3 89 (6.88%) Entra ID
4 48 (3.71%) Google Workspace
5 32 (2.47%) AWS
6 22 (1.70%) OneDrive
7 14 (1.08%) SaaS
8 11 (0.85%) WhatsApp
9 10 (0.77%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.39%) ChatGPT
11 4 (0.31%) IaaS
12 3 (0.23%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.23%) PaaS
13 2 (0.15%) Azure Sentinel
13 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.077%) Asana
14 1 (0.077%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.077%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.89%) DNS
2 87 (6.73%) Firewall
3 85 (6.57%) Wireless
4 81 (6.26%) DHCP
5 77 (5.96%) TCP/IP
6 66 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
7 53 (4.10%) LAN
8 43 (3.33%) VLAN
9 39 (3.02%) VoIP
10 36 (2.78%) VPN
11 34 (2.63%) WAN
12 27 (2.09%) Broadband
13 26 (2.01%) Network Security
14 24 (1.86%) Internet
15 12 (0.93%) NAS
15 12 (0.93%) SAN
16 10 (0.77%) FTP
16 10 (0.77%) MPLS
16 10 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (0.46%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.77%) Power BI
3 6 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.23%) MySQL
5 1 (0.077%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.077%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (1.39%) JIRA
2 6 (0.46%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 386 (29.85%) Social Skills
2 83 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 58 (4.49%) Finance
4 56 (4.33%) Law
5 55 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.17%) Organisational Skills
7 32 (2.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 31 (2.40%) Retail
9 28 (2.17%) Local Government
10 27 (2.09%) Telecoms
11 21 (1.62%) Public Sector
12 19 (1.47%) Legal
13 17 (1.31%) Marketing
14 9 (0.70%) Advertising
15 5 (0.39%) Automotive
15 5 (0.39%) Back Office
15 5 (0.39%) Electronics
16 4 (0.31%) Military
16 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.23%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.54%) .NET
1 7 (0.54%) X-Windows
2 6 (0.46%) CSS
2 6 (0.46%) HTML
3 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.23%) EDI
3 3 (0.23%) jQuery
4 2 (0.15%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (0.15%) Web Services
5 1 (0.077%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.077%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.74%) Driving Licence
2 48 (3.71%) Housing Association
3 43 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (3.25%) Onboarding
5 30 (2.32%) CCTV
6 29 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.09%) Educational Technology
8 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.70%) iPad
9 9 (0.70%) NHS
10 8 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.62%) LIMS
11 7 (0.54%) EPoS
11 7 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.31%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.23%) iPhone
14 3 (0.23%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 577 (44.62%) Windows
2 237 (18.33%) Windows Server
3 178 (13.77%) Windows 10
4 47 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 47 (3.63%) Mac OS
5 45 (3.48%) Linux
6 35 (2.71%) Windows Server 2016
7 34 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.09%) Android
9 25 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.78%) Windows Server 2019
11 18 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.39%) Unix
14 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (25.60%) Customer Service
2 322 (24.90%) Problem-Solving
3 103 (7.97%) ITIL
4 62 (4.80%) Line Management
5 56 (4.33%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (4.33%) ITSM
6 43 (3.33%) Time Management
7 42 (3.25%) Project Management
8 41 (3.17%) Service Management
9 37 (2.86%) Mathematics
10 35 (2.71%) Collaborative Working
11 34 (2.63%) Migration
11 34 (2.63%) Service Delivery
12 30 (2.32%) Coaching
13 28 (2.17%) Asset Management
13 28 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
15 20 (1.55%) Computer Science
16 19 (1.47%) Mentoring
16 19 (1.47%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 50 (3.87%) SQL
2 32 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 16 (1.24%) VB
4 14 (1.08%) C#
5 7 (0.54%) Java
6 6 (0.46%) Python
7 3 (0.23%) Bash
7 3 (0.23%) C++
7 3 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.077%) Swift
Qualifications
1 95 (7.35%) Degree
2 81 (6.26%) DBS Check
3 51 (3.94%) A+ Certification
4 48 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 28 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.62%) CCNA
8 18 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (1.31%) MCSE
10 13 (1.01%) MCP
11 12 (0.93%) MCITP
12 10 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.46%) MCSA
15 5 (0.39%) HNC
16 4 (0.31%) Azure Certification
17 3 (0.23%) CCNP
17 3 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.57%) SLA
2 18 (1.39%) GDPR
3 14 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.01%) QA
5 12 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.15%) DICOM
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 386 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 59 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.39%) vSphere
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.15%) Firmware
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 62 (4.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 25 (1.93%) SCCM
3 6 (0.46%) PaperCut
4 5 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.23%) Autotask
6 3 (0.23%) NetCrunch
6 3 (0.23%) SmoothWall
7 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.15%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.077%) Graylog
8 1 (0.077%) WSUS
Vendors
1 490 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.28%) Google
3 79 (6.11%) VMware
4 64 (4.95%) Apple
5 51 (3.94%) Cisco
6 13 (1.01%) Meraki
6 13 (1.01%) Veeam
7 11 (0.85%) Sage
8 9 (0.70%) Citrix
8 9 (0.70%) Dell
9 8 (0.62%) Sophos
9 8 (0.62%) Ubiquiti
10 7 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.46%) Avaya
11 6 (0.46%) ESET
11 6 (0.46%) Fortinet
12 5 (0.39%) Datto
12 5 (0.39%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.31%) Adobe
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle