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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 811 817 837
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 77 36 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.036% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.038% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 47
Average salary £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,391
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £44,900 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +4.76%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 20 £31,875 -11.45% 5
London 0 18 £32,000 -1.53% 1
West Midlands -4 10 £30,000 -33.33% 1
North West - 9 £42,500 -
South West - 8 £46,250 -
East of England -17 5 £35,000 +6.06%
Yorkshire -42 5 £42,500 +16.43%
North East - 2 - -
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (40.80%) Windows
2 34 (27.20%) Microsoft
3 31 (24.80%) Active Directory
4 30 (24.00%) ITIL
5 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
6 25 (20.00%) VMware
7 23 (18.40%) Finance
8 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
8 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
8 22 (17.60%) SLA
9 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
10 19 (15.20%) Firewall
11 17 (13.60%) Citrix
12 16 (12.80%) Cisco
12 16 (12.80%) Linux
13 15 (12.00%) DNS
13 15 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (11.20%) MS Office
14 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (10.40%) DHCP
16 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
16 12 (9.60%) Banking
17 11 (8.80%) PHP
17 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
17 11 (8.80%) Service Management
17 11 (8.80%) Validation
17 11 (8.80%) SAN
18 10 (8.00%) CICS
18 10 (8.00%) zOS

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.00%) CICS
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.60%) Apache
5 4 (3.20%) IIS
6 3 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.60%) SAS
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.20%) MS Office
3 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.20%) Acrobat
4 4 (3.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) Firewall
2 15 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (12.00%) DNS
3 13 (10.40%) DHCP
4 11 (8.80%) SAN
5 10 (8.00%) LDAP
6 8 (6.40%) LAN
6 8 (6.40%) WAN
7 7 (5.60%) Intranet
7 7 (5.60%) Internet
8 6 (4.80%) VLAN
9 5 (4.00%) SSL
9 5 (4.00%) SMTP
10 4 (3.20%) VoIP
10 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.40%) Network Security
11 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.40%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.40%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) DB2
3 6 (4.80%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.80%) Big Data
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.20%) ClearQuest
1 4 (3.20%) CruiseControl
2 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 5 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.00%) Games
5 5 (4.00%) Marketing
6 4 (3.20%) Local Government
7 3 (2.40%) Legal
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) HTML
2 5 (4.00%) LAMP
3 3 (2.40%) COM+
3 3 (2.40%) XML
4 1 (0.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.00%) VLE
3 5 (4.00%) Open Source
4 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.40%) iSeries
5 3 (2.40%) LPAR
6 2 (1.60%) CCTV
6 2 (1.60%) Ergonomics
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.60%) EPoS
7 1 (0.80%) EMV
7 1 (0.80%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.80%) Windows
2 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.80%) Linux
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.00%) zOS
6 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.20%) Mac OS X
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.00%) UNIX
10 4 (3.20%) AIX
10 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.20%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.40%) OS/400
12 2 (1.60%) Solaris
13 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.80%) VMS
13 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) ITIL
2 11 (8.80%) Validation
2 11 (8.80%) Service Management
3 10 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
5 6 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.00%) DevOps
6 5 (4.00%) CRM
6 5 (4.00%) Scrum
7 4 (3.20%) RAD
7 4 (3.20%) RUP
7 4 (3.20%) SOA
7 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.20%) Change Control
7 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.40%) Time Management
8 3 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) PHP
2 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.60%) SQL
4 6 (4.80%) VB
5 5 (4.00%) Python
5 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.00%) Ruby
6 4 (3.20%) Perl
6 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.80%) C#
8 1 (0.80%) Java
8 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) MCP
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.20%) MCSE
4 3 (2.40%) ISEB
4 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.40%) CISSP
4 3 (2.40%) CISM
5 2 (1.60%) MCITP
5 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.80%) CCNA
6 1 (0.80%) HND
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) CCA
6 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) SLA
2 7 (5.60%) QA
System Software
1 31 (24.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.00%) RACF
4 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.00%) XenApp
4 5 (4.00%) vSphere
5 4 (3.20%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.20%) Samba
6 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.80%) ACF2
6 1 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) Puppet
2 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.40%) Nessus
4 3 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.40%) NetCrunch
5 2 (1.60%) OpenView
5 2 (1.60%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.60%) Cacti
5 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.00%) VMware
3 17 (13.60%) Citrix
4 16 (12.80%) Cisco
5 7 (5.60%) EMC
6 6 (4.80%) Oracle
6 6 (4.80%) Splunk
7 5 (4.00%) Apple
7 5 (4.00%) Symantec
7 5 (4.00%) IBM
8 4 (3.20%) Adobe
8 4 (3.20%) Polycom
9 3 (2.40%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.40%) Websense
9 3 (2.40%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) Avaya
10 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.60%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.60%) AppSense
10 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
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