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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 823 825 806
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 44 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.058% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.061% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 39
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,750 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 3 August 2015. 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
London +18 18 £34,500 +7.81%
North East - 8 £26,000 - 1
South West -8 5 £26,000 -38.82%
Yorkshire +4 4 £27,000 -36.47%
West Midlands -10 4 £32,500 +8.33%
North West -6 3 - - 3
South East +6 2 £32,000 +2.81% 2
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 55 (63.95%) Windows
2 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 35 (40.70%) VMware
4 27 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
6 21 (24.42%) MS Exchange
7 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (17.44%) MS Office
8 14 (16.28%) ITIL
8 14 (16.28%) DNS
8 14 (16.28%) DHCP
9 13 (15.12%) Cisco
9 13 (15.12%) MCP
9 13 (15.12%) Firewall
10 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.79%) Linux
11 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
11 11 (12.79%) Citrix
12 10 (11.63%) UNIX
12 10 (11.63%) Banking
12 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
12 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
13 9 (10.47%) SCCM
13 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
13 9 (10.47%) SLA
13 9 (10.47%) Sophos
14 8 (9.30%) Client/Server
14 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (24.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.49%) Lync
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Office
2 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) DHCP
1 14 (16.28%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) SAN
4 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.65%) Wireless
4 4 (4.65%) VLAN
5 3 (3.49%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) NAS
5 3 (3.49%) VoIP
5 3 (3.49%) Internet
5 3 (3.49%) MPLS
6 2 (2.33%) OSPF
6 2 (2.33%) BGP
6 2 (2.33%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) LAN
6 2 (2.33%) IPv6
6 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.33%) Multicast
6 2 (2.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) MS Access
4 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 10 (11.63%) Banking
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Law
4 5 (5.81%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.65%) Legal
6 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 3 (3.49%) Finance
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) Back Office
8 1 (1.16%) Electronics
8 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.98%) Video Editing
3 5 (5.81%) GIS
4 4 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.49%) iPad
5 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (63.95%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (12.79%) Linux
4 10 (11.63%) UNIX
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.81%) Android
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.14%) CAD
4 6 (6.98%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.65%) Project Management
5 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.49%) CRM
6 3 (3.49%) Migration
6 3 (3.49%) Marketing Management
7 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.33%) Change Control
7 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.33%) Application Discovery
7 2 (2.33%) ERP
7 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.16%) Time Management
8 1 (1.16%) Logistics
8 1 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) SQL
1 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) MCP
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
3 5 (5.81%) CCNA
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) HND
6 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) HNC
7 1 (1.16%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.16%) GMP
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) Xen
5 4 (4.65%) XenApp
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) WSUS
3 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) VMware
2 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.12%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) Citrix
5 9 (10.47%) Sophos
6 5 (5.81%) NetApp
7 4 (4.65%) AppSense
7 4 (4.65%) Symantec
7 4 (4.65%) SonicWALL
7 4 (4.65%) Polycom
8 3 (3.49%) Veeam
8 3 (3.49%) HP
9 2 (2.33%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle
9 2 (2.33%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.33%) AVG
10 1 (1.16%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.16%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.16%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Siemens
Oldham, Lancashire
Professional Computer Services Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Mary Hare School
Salary: From £26,293 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CHM Recruit
Salary: From £20,253 to £22,212 per annum Scale 5, range 22-25
Posted: 6 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newcastle High School for Girls
Salary: From £21,960 to £31,371 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago