The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 795 818 824
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 77 35 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.035% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.037% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 52
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,665 £33,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
Senior Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Technician Salary Trend in England

Senior Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram in England

Senior Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 29 £30,625 - 3
London -29 14 £43,750 +0.57% 1
North West - 8 £38,750 - 2
East of England -27 7 £37,500 +13.63%
South West - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands -11 5 £30,500 -23.75% 2
Yorkshire -33 5 £42,500 +6.25%
North East - 2 - -
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Technician in their job title.

1 59 (43.38%) Windows
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 35 (25.74%) Active Directory
3 35 (25.74%) ITIL
4 33 (24.26%) Windows 7
5 30 (22.06%) VMware
6 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
7 23 (16.91%) Finance
8 22 (16.18%) Firewall
9 21 (15.44%) Management Information System
9 21 (15.44%) SLA
9 21 (15.44%) MS Exchange
9 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (13.97%) DNS
11 18 (13.24%) Cisco
11 18 (13.24%) Linux
11 18 (13.24%) MS Office
11 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 17 (12.50%) Citrix
12 17 (12.50%) DHCP
12 17 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (11.03%) SAN
14 14 (10.29%) Service Management
15 12 (8.82%) Windows XP
15 12 (8.82%) PHP
16 11 (8.09%) Validation
16 11 (8.09%) Mac OS X
16 11 (8.09%) Banking

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.62%) CICS
4 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.41%) IIS
5 6 (4.41%) Apache
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) SAS
8 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.24%) MS Office
3 8 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.41%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.94%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.47%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) Firewall
2 19 (13.97%) DNS
3 17 (12.50%) DHCP
3 17 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (11.03%) SAN
5 10 (7.35%) VLAN
6 9 (6.62%) LDAP
7 8 (5.88%) LAN
7 8 (5.88%) WAN
8 7 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.15%) Internet
9 5 (3.68%) Intranet
9 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.68%) SSL
10 4 (2.94%) VPN
10 4 (2.94%) SMTP
10 4 (2.94%) VoIP
10 4 (2.94%) Network Security
11 3 (2.21%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) DB2
3 6 (4.41%) MySQL
4 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Impala
5 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.94%) ClearQuest
2 4 (2.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.41%) Retail
5 5 (3.68%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.68%) Games
5 5 (3.68%) Marketing
6 4 (2.94%) Local Government
7 3 (2.21%) Legal
8 2 (1.47%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) HTML
2 6 (4.41%) COM+
3 5 (3.68%) LAMP
4 3 (2.21%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.68%) VLE
4 5 (3.68%) Open Source
5 4 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.21%) iSeries
6 3 (2.21%) LPAR
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) EMV
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.38%) Windows
2 33 (24.26%) Windows 7
3 21 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.24%) Linux
5 12 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.09%) Mac OS X
7 10 (7.35%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.62%) zOS
8 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.15%) UNIX
11 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.94%) AIX
13 3 (2.21%) Android
13 3 (2.21%) OS/400
14 2 (1.47%) Solaris
15 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.74%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Service Management
3 11 (8.09%) Validation
3 11 (8.09%) Performance Management
4 10 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.15%) Change Control
7 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.41%) Coaching
7 6 (4.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.68%) Scrum
8 5 (3.68%) SOA
8 5 (3.68%) Software Deployment
8 5 (3.68%) DevOps
8 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.94%) RAD
9 4 (2.94%) RUP
9 4 (2.94%) ITSM
9 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.82%) PHP
2 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.88%) SQL
4 6 (4.41%) VB
4 6 (4.41%) Python
5 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.68%) Ruby
6 4 (2.94%) Perl
6 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.21%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) MCP
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.15%) MCSE
5 3 (2.21%) MCSA
5 3 (2.21%) ISEB
5 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.21%) CISSP
5 3 (2.21%) MCITP
5 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.21%) CISM
6 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.44%) SLA
2 7 (5.15%) QA
3 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.62%) RACF
4 8 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.41%) XenApp
6 5 (3.68%) vSphere
7 4 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.94%) Samba
8 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.74%) ACF2
9 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) SCCM
2 5 (3.68%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.68%) Puppet
2 5 (3.68%) NetCrunch
2 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.21%) Nessus
4 2 (1.47%) OpenView
4 2 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.47%) Cacti
4 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 30 (22.06%) VMware
3 18 (13.24%) Cisco
4 17 (12.50%) Citrix
5 10 (7.35%) EMC
6 8 (5.88%) Apple
6 8 (5.88%) Splunk
7 6 (4.41%) Symantec
8 5 (3.68%) Oracle
8 5 (3.68%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) Adobe
9 4 (2.94%) HP
9 4 (2.94%) Polycom
10 3 (2.21%) Mitel
10 3 (2.21%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.21%) Websense
10 3 (2.21%) Avaya
11 2 (1.47%) AppSense
11 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.47%) SonicWALL
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Headmasters
Salary: £28-£30k
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 25 days ago