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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 804 786 802
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 48 67 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.069% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.073% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 57
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,700 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £55,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -5.79%
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
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
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 £26,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Yorkshire -7 16 £32,500 -9.72%
London +7 11 £32,500 -16.12%
North West -6 8 £43,500 +93.33% 1
South East -39 7 £30,000 +39.53% 3
East of England -13 5 £26,000 -13.33%
South West -15 1 - - 1
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 75 (59.06%) Windows
2 45 (35.43%) Microsoft
3 42 (33.07%) Active Directory
4 41 (32.28%) VMware
5 39 (30.71%) Windows 7
6 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
7 33 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (25.20%) MS Exchange
9 28 (22.05%) Linux
9 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
9 28 (22.05%) Cisco
9 28 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (21.26%) ITIL
11 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (18.11%) MS Office
12 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (17.32%) Firewall
14 21 (16.54%) Apple
15 19 (14.96%) SLA
15 19 (14.96%) SharePoint
15 19 (14.96%) MCSE
15 19 (14.96%) Management Information System
16 18 (14.17%) DNS
16 18 (14.17%) SAN
16 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (13.39%) Red Hat
17 17 (13.39%) UNIX
18 16 (12.60%) Splunk
19 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (25.20%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.96%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.24%) IIS
5 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 4 (3.15%) GroupWise
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.15%) Lync
6 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.57%) Moodle
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 23 (18.11%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.57%) SketchUp
4 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Office 365
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.32%) Firewall
2 18 (14.17%) DNS
2 18 (14.17%) SAN
3 14 (11.02%) Internet
3 14 (11.02%) DHCP
4 13 (10.24%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (8.66%) VLAN
6 10 (7.87%) Network Security
7 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.30%) VPN
8 7 (5.51%) Wireless
9 6 (4.72%) IP Telephony
10 4 (3.15%) VoIP
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.36%) LAN
11 3 (2.36%) IMAP
11 3 (2.36%) WAN
11 3 (2.36%) POP3
11 3 (2.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Banking
2 6 (4.72%) Retail
3 5 (3.94%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Local Government
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.57%) Games
6 2 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) J2EE
2 10 (7.87%) COM+
3 3 (2.36%) COM
4 2 (1.57%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Management Information System
2 18 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.36%) iPhone
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
4 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.57%) VLE
4 2 (1.57%) Statistics
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (59.06%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Windows 7
3 33 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (22.05%) Linux
5 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (13.39%) UNIX
6 17 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (9.45%) Mac OS X
9 9 (7.09%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.72%) Android
11 5 (3.94%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.79%) CentOS
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) ITIL
2 11 (8.66%) Performance Management
3 10 (7.87%) Service Management
4 9 (7.09%) Change Control
5 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.51%) ITSM
6 7 (5.51%) Information Security
6 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.51%) Migration
6 7 (5.51%) SIEM
7 6 (4.72%) Coaching
7 6 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) Validation
8 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.94%) SOA
8 5 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.15%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.15%) Time Management
10 3 (2.36%) CAD
10 3 (2.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.02%) Java
2 8 (6.30%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.15%) PHP
5 3 (2.36%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) Ruby
6 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.96%) MCSE
3 14 (11.02%) RHCE
4 12 (9.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (9.45%) MCP
5 10 (7.87%) MCSA
6 7 (5.51%) CCNA
6 7 (5.51%) ISEB
6 7 (5.51%) MCITP
6 7 (5.51%) CISSP
6 7 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.51%) CISM
7 6 (4.72%) A+ Certification
7 6 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.94%) Degree
9 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.15%) CCA
9 4 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.57%) CCENT
11 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.96%) SLA
2 7 (5.51%) QA
3 6 (4.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (33.07%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.87%) XenApp
5 5 (3.94%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.36%) vSphere
7 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (7.09%) NetCrunch
2 7 (5.51%) Nessus
3 5 (3.94%) Casper Suite
4 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.36%) SCCM
6 2 (1.57%) Puppet
6 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.28%) VMware
3 28 (22.05%) Cisco
4 21 (16.54%) Apple
5 17 (13.39%) Red Hat
6 16 (12.60%) Splunk
7 14 (11.02%) Open Text
7 14 (11.02%) Vignette
8 12 (9.45%) EMC
9 11 (8.66%) Citrix
10 9 (7.09%) HP
11 7 (5.51%) Websense
11 7 (5.51%) Sourcefire
12 6 (4.72%) Mitel
12 6 (4.72%) Symantec
13 5 (3.94%) AppDynamics
14 4 (3.15%) Novell
15 3 (2.36%) Polycom
15 3 (2.36%) ProCurve
16 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
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