The median annual salary for a IT Technician was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Technician
UK / Wales
Rank 95 103 99
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.37% 0.072% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.073% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.55% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% -2.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1045 1365 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.20% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1151 1111
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Wales

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for IT Technician in Wales

IT Technician
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South Wales +14 4 £26,000 +15.55% 2
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the Wales region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) ERP
5 3 (33.33%) Sage
5 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
5 3 (33.33%) Sage 50
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Back Office
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) Ingres
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) Case Management
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 50
2 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (22.22%) Ingres
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Case Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) HP
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