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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 827 795 826
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 32 65 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.065% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.069% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 29
Average salary £34,250 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,900 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
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
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 +8 13 £36,000 -15.29%
Yorkshire -9 7 - - 2
North West 0 6 £40,000 +64.94% 2
East of England -8 3 £26,000 -13.33% 1
South East -20 3 £28,500 +32.55% 1
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 65 (62.50%) Windows
2 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 40 (38.46%) VMware
4 35 (33.65%) MS Exchange
5 30 (28.85%) MS Excel
5 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (27.88%) Windows 7
6 29 (27.88%) Cisco
7 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (25.00%) Linux
9 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
9 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (22.12%) ITIL
11 22 (21.15%) MS Office
12 21 (20.19%) Apple
12 21 (20.19%) Firewall
13 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (19.23%) DNS
14 19 (18.27%) MCSE
14 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (16.35%) DHCP
15 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
16 16 (15.38%) SharePoint
16 16 (15.38%) UNIX
17 15 (14.42%) Citrix
18 14 (13.46%) RHCE
18 14 (13.46%) SAN
18 14 (13.46%) Vignette

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (33.65%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.62%) IIS
5 4 (3.85%) Lync
5 4 (3.85%) GroupWise
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.92%) Moodle
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 22 (21.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) SketchUp
3 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) Firewall
2 20 (19.23%) DNS
3 17 (16.35%) DHCP
4 14 (13.46%) SAN
4 14 (13.46%) Internet
5 12 (11.54%) Network Security
6 10 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (9.62%) VLAN
6 10 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.69%) VPN
9 7 (6.73%) Wireless
10 6 (5.77%) IP Telephony
11 5 (4.81%) LAN
11 5 (4.81%) VoIP
12 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.85%) WAN
13 3 (2.88%) SSH
13 3 (2.88%) POP3
13 3 (2.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.96%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) J2EE
2 7 (6.73%) COM+
3 3 (2.88%) COM
4 2 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.88%) iPhone
3 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Open Source
4 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.92%) Statistics
4 2 (1.92%) VLE
5 1 (0.96%) EPoS
5 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (62.50%) Windows
2 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (27.88%) Windows 7
4 26 (25.00%) Linux
5 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (15.38%) UNIX
8 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.69%) Mac OS X
10 6 (5.77%) Android
11 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.96%) CentOS
14 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (6.73%) Migration
2 7 (6.73%) Change Control
3 6 (5.77%) SIEM
3 6 (5.77%) ITSM
3 6 (5.77%) Service Management
3 6 (5.77%) Information Security
4 5 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (3.85%) Time Management
5 4 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.88%) E-Procurement
6 3 (2.88%) Change Management
6 3 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.88%) CAD
6 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
6 3 (2.88%) Data Protection
6 3 (2.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (1.92%) DevOps
7 2 (1.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) Java
2 7 (6.73%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.88%) PHP
4 3 (2.88%) Python
5 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (18.27%) MCSE
3 14 (13.46%) RHCE
4 13 (12.50%) MCP
5 9 (8.65%) MCSA
6 7 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (5.77%) CISM
7 6 (5.77%) MCITP
7 6 (5.77%) ISEB
7 6 (5.77%) CCNA
7 6 (5.77%) A+ Certification
7 6 (5.77%) CISSP
7 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.81%) Degree
9 4 (3.85%) CCA
9 4 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.92%) CCENT
12 1 (0.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
2 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.65%) XenApp
5 5 (4.81%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.81%) Xen
6 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.92%) vSphere
9 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (5.77%) NetCrunch
1 6 (5.77%) Nessus
2 5 (4.81%) Casper Suite
3 4 (3.85%) SCCM
3 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.46%) VMware
3 29 (27.88%) Cisco
4 21 (20.19%) Apple
5 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
6 15 (14.42%) Citrix
7 14 (13.46%) Vignette
7 14 (13.46%) Open Text
8 12 (11.54%) Splunk
9 8 (7.69%) HP
10 7 (6.73%) EMC
11 6 (5.77%) Websense
11 6 (5.77%) Sourcefire
11 6 (5.77%) Mitel
11 6 (5.77%) Symantec
12 4 (3.85%) NetApp
12 4 (3.85%) Novell
12 4 (3.85%) AppSense
13 3 (2.88%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.88%) Polycom
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