The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 667 698 712
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 206 216 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 192 193 243
Median salary £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £31,500
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in the UK

IT Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician.

Salary trend for IT Technician in the UK

IT Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in the UK

IT Technician
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 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
England +54 195 £22,500 -3.22% 42
South East +55 46 £21,000 -12.50% 8
West Midlands +24 31 £26,500 +20.45% 3
East of England -6 28 £20,000 -13.04% 9
London +2 22 £23,500 -14.54% 5
Yorkshire +10 21 £20,500 -10.86% 6
East Midlands +29 19 £20,000 -31.03%
North West -40 19 £18,500 -15.90% 5
Surrey +40 16 £20,500 -14.58% 1
West Yorkshire +14 13 £19,500 -15.21% 4
Essex +7 13 £18,500 -19.56% 4
Warwickshire +16 12 £30,000 +66.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 12 £20,000 -25.92%
Nottingham +9 12 £20,000 -33.33%
Leeds +7 11 £19,500 -15.21% 4
Leamington Spa - 11 £30,000 - 2
Kent +15 10 £22,250 -9.18%
Chelmsford -6 10 £18,500 -33.92% 1
Cheshire -24 9 £23,500 +6.81% 2
South West +7 8 £26,000 +15.55% 6
Berkshire +30 7 £21,000 -16.83%
Croydon +14 7 £23,500 -37.33%
Manchester -17 7 £18,000 -20.00% 2
Godalming - 7 £20,500 -
Hampshire +5 6 £26,375 +32.70% 2
Coventry -3 6 £22,893 -8.43%
Bedfordshire +24 5 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Staffordshire +15 5 £26,500 +6.00%
North Yorkshire +8 5 £24,000 +45.45% 2
Norfolk -4 5 £17,250 -9.21%

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 275 (78.13%) Windows
2 204 (57.95%) Active Directory
3 195 (55.40%) Microsoft
4 129 (36.65%) Windows Server
5 118 (33.52%) Windows 7
6 104 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
7 103 (29.26%) MS Exchange
8 102 (28.98%) VMware
9 95 (26.99%) Windows 10
10 68 (19.32%) Windows 8
11 65 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (16.76%) Citrix
12 59 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (15.91%) Office 365
14 51 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 51 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (13.92%) ITIL
16 41 (11.65%) Driving Licence
17 40 (11.36%) TCP/IP
18 37 (10.51%) SQL
19 35 (9.94%) iPad
20 34 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (9.66%) DNS
20 34 (9.66%) Cisco
21 33 (9.38%) MCP
21 33 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
22 31 (8.81%) Degree
23 29 (8.24%) DHCP
24 27 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
24 27 (7.67%) Hyper-V

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 103 (29.26%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.99%) IIS
6 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 104 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.14%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.85%) Inkscape
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Sage 200
1 3 (0.85%) Sage 50
1 3 (0.85%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.57%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (15.91%) Office 365
2 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.42%) G Suite
5 4 (1.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 34 (9.66%) DNS
3 33 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (8.24%) DHCP
5 26 (7.39%) LAN
6 25 (7.10%) Firewall
7 24 (6.82%) WAN
8 15 (4.26%) VPN
9 14 (3.98%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (3.69%) Wireless
11 11 (3.13%) Internet
12 10 (2.84%) SAN
12 10 (2.84%) VLAN
12 10 (2.84%) WebEx
13 8 (2.27%) WLAN
14 7 (1.99%) VoIP
15 5 (1.42%) NAS
16 2 (0.57%) Intranet
16 2 (0.57%) Network Security
16 2 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.85%) MySQL
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.28%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Subversion
2 3 (0.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (4.83%) Finance
2 10 (2.84%) Manufacturing
2 10 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.56%) Retail
4 6 (1.70%) Law
5 5 (1.42%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.57%) HTML
1 2 (0.57%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.28%) CSS
2 1 (0.28%) EDI
2 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.65%) Driving Licence
2 35 (9.94%) iPad
3 17 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.41%) EPoS
5 10 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.99%) AS400
8 6 (1.70%) Digital Signage
9 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.85%) 3D Printing
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
10 3 (0.85%) Life Science
11 2 (0.57%) CCTV
11 2 (0.57%) CMDB
11 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.57%) FMCG
11 2 (0.57%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.28%) Clustering
12 1 (0.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 275 (78.13%) Windows
2 129 (36.65%) Windows Server
3 118 (33.52%) Windows 7
4 95 (26.99%) Windows 10
5 68 (19.32%) Windows 8
6 65 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (5.40%) Linux
9 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.69%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.84%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.27%) Android
11 8 (2.27%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.85%) CentOS
13 3 (0.85%) Unix
14 2 (0.57%) SUSE
14 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.92%) ITIL
2 17 (4.83%) Change Management
3 15 (4.26%) ERP
4 12 (3.41%) CRM
4 12 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 10 (2.84%) ITIL V3
6 10 (2.84%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (2.84%) Workflow
7 9 (2.56%) Time Management
8 8 (2.27%) Coaching
8 8 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (1.99%) Line Management
10 6 (1.70%) Project Management
11 5 (1.42%) Asset Management
11 5 (1.42%) E-Commerce
11 5 (1.42%) Release Management
11 5 (1.42%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (1.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.51%) SQL
2 10 (2.84%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.70%) C
4 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.57%) PHP
6 2 (0.57%) VB
6 2 (0.57%) VBScript
7 1 (0.28%) ANSI C
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.38%) MCP
3 31 (8.81%) Degree
4 24 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (6.53%) CCNA
6 22 (6.25%) DBS Check
6 22 (6.25%) MCSE
7 19 (5.40%) A+ Certification
8 10 (2.84%) MCSA
9 6 (1.70%) MCDST
10 5 (1.42%) HND
10 5 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.42%) MCITP
10 5 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.14%) CCNP
12 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.85%) MCTS
13 2 (0.57%) CISSP
14 1 (0.28%) CCDA
14 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.82%) SLA
2 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 204 (57.95%) Active Directory
2 51 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.42%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.57%) Docker
7 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.28%) Samba
8 1 (0.28%) Snort
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.70%) WSUS
2 2 (0.57%) Ansible
2 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) SCCM
2 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.28%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.28%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.28%) SafeCom
3 1 (0.28%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 195 (55.40%) Microsoft
2 102 (28.98%) VMware
3 59 (16.76%) Citrix
4 34 (9.66%) Cisco
5 22 (6.25%) HP
6 21 (5.97%) Apple
7 11 (3.13%) Adobe
8 10 (2.84%) Juniper
8 10 (2.84%) Sage
9 6 (1.70%) Google
9 6 (1.70%) Veeam
10 5 (1.42%) D-Link
10 5 (1.42%) SAP
11 4 (1.14%) Oracle
12 3 (0.85%) Autodesk
12 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.85%) SonicWALL
12 3 (0.85%) WatchGuard
13 2 (0.57%) Perforce
13 2 (0.57%) TOWER Software
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