The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 171 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +7.93%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Technician Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Technician
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(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
Edinburgh -17 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Glasgow -11 1 - -
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus