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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 234 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.00%
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
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technician across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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 - 5 £29,500 -
Senior Technician
England

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Splunk
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) SLA
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Websense
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) Nessus
3 6 (46.15%) Sourcefire
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
1 6 (46.15%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCP
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Nessus
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Websense
1 6 (46.15%) Sourcefire
1 6 (46.15%) Splunk
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Wyse
4 1 (7.69%) ProCurve