Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior IT Technician was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Junior IT Technician
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1178 1214 1269
Rank change year-on-year +36 +55 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior IT Technician 25 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 20
UK median annual salary £19,000 £20,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.32% -4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £16,813 £16,588 £16,100
90th Percentile £24,950 £23,475 £24,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £19,000 £22,000 £18,250
% change year-on-year -13.64% +20.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Junior IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior IT Technician in the UK

Junior IT Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior IT Technician in the UK

Junior IT Technician
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior IT Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +74 22 £19,000 -11.63% 1
UK excluding London +52 20 £19,000 -13.64% 1
South East +41 5 £18,125 -17.61% 1
East of England +12 5 £19,000 -17.39%
North of England +4 5 £19,000 -0.65%
North West - 4 £18,000 -
South West - 4 £24,000 -
London +18 3 £23,500 +25.33%
Yorkshire +24 1 £22,000 +15.03%
Wales - 1 £17,000 -

Junior IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Junior 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 Junior IT Technician in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Veeam
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
7 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (12.00%) SLA
8 3 (12.00%) VLE
8 3 (12.00%) JSP 440
8 3 (12.00%) Moodle
9 2 (8.00%) Skype
9 2 (8.00%) Office 365

Junior 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 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Moodle
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Skype
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) VLE
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) JSP 440
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Veeam
4 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (8.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Sage
6 1 (4.00%) SOTI
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec