The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 244 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.046% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-19.11% +3.03%
Senior Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6211 6805 6814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.41% 94.91% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5523 5842
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Technician Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Technician
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +8 2 - - 2
Cheshire -5 1 - - 1
Senior Technician
England

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) MSI
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) Application Discovery
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (25.00%) Finance

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (25.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
3 1 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Professional Computer Services Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago