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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 144 - 170
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £35,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -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 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
2847 2940 3191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 1871 2092
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technician across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
Glasgow - 7 £35,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Imperva
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (8.33%) BMC