The median annual salary for a Network Technician was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Network Technician
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 954 960
Rank change year-on-year +121 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Technician 31 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 16
Median salary £28,750 £25,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.74% -49.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,750 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £27,750 £35,250
% change year-on-year +3.60% -21.27%  

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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Technician in the UK

Network Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Technician in the UK

Network Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Technician over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Technician in the UK

Network Technician
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +109 28 £32,500 -3.70% 2
London +60 10 £29,500 +20.40%
South East +68 8 £41,000 -
Hampshire +26 8 £20,000 -
Croydon - 4 £23,250 -
North West -18 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Berkshire - 3 £41,000 -
Yorkshire +26 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 £22,500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £41,250 -
Lincoln - 2 £22,500 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £22,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bedford - 1 £24,000 -
Bristol - 1 £24,064 -
South West - 1 £24,064 -
East of England - 1 £24,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £24,000 -

Network Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Network 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 Network Technician in the job title.

1 19 (41.30%) Windows
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) Driving Licence
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (26.09%) LAN
4 11 (23.91%) VoIP
5 10 (21.74%) SLA
5 10 (21.74%) VMware
5 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (17.39%) HP
7 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.22%) CCNP
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.22%) 802.1X
8 7 (15.22%) DBS Check
9 6 (13.04%) Presales
9 6 (13.04%) WLAN
9 6 (13.04%) CCNA
9 6 (13.04%) VPN
9 6 (13.04%) NEC
9 6 (13.04%) Mitel
9 6 (13.04%) VLAN
9 6 (13.04%) HP ASE

Network 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 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) LAN
3 11 (23.91%) VoIP
4 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.04%) VLAN
6 6 (13.04%) VPN
6 6 (13.04%) WLAN
7 5 (10.87%) Network Security
7 5 (10.87%) WAN
7 5 (10.87%) Wireless
8 4 (8.70%) 802.11
9 3 (6.52%) ADSL
9 3 (6.52%) BGP
9 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.52%) ICMP
9 3 (6.52%) IPsec
9 3 (6.52%) MPLS
9 3 (6.52%) OSPF
9 3 (6.52%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.87%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) CCTV
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Signage
5 1 (2.17%) e-Health
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Presales
2 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.70%) Coaching
3 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.70%) Validation
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (6.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Design
6 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCNP
2 7 (15.22%) DBS Check
3 6 (13.04%) CCNA
3 6 (13.04%) HP ASE
3 6 (13.04%) HP MASE
3 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) CCDP
6 3 (6.52%) CCENT
7 2 (4.35%) MCSA
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
1 3 (6.52%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (6.52%) WMI
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Mitel
5 6 (13.04%) NEC
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) Juniper
7 4 (8.70%) AirMagnet
7 4 (8.70%) Aruba
7 4 (8.70%) BroadSoft
7 4 (8.70%) MikroTik
7 4 (8.70%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (8.70%) WatchGuard
8 3 (6.52%) Apple
8 3 (6.52%) Progress
9 2 (4.35%) F5
9 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) Meraki
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