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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 422 421 417
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 16 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.028% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.030% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 29
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.17%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Technician Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technician across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
Surrey +4 9 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £33,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £31,250 -
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
Senior Technician
England

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (46.67%) VMware
5 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco
7 16 (35.56%) MS Office
7 16 (35.56%) ITIL
7 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
7 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
8 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (33.33%) Firewall
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (28.89%) MCSE
10 13 (28.89%) DNS
11 12 (26.67%) Service Management
11 12 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (24.44%) DHCP
12 11 (24.44%) EMC
12 11 (24.44%) Apple
13 10 (22.22%) IIS
13 10 (22.22%) COM+
13 10 (22.22%) SAN
13 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (22.22%) Change Control

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
1 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) IIS
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) Lync
4 4 (8.89%) GroupWise
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.44%) Moodle
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (35.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) DNS
3 12 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (24.44%) DHCP
5 10 (22.22%) SAN
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.33%) Wireless
6 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 6 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.67%) VPN
9 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) COM+
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) VLE
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.33%) Android
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.44%) UNIX
10 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Service Management
3 10 (22.22%) Change Control
4 7 (15.56%) ITSM
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.11%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.67%) Line Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Licensing
9 1 (2.22%) Network Design
9 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.89%) MCSE
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (13.33%) MCITP
4 6 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 6 (13.33%) MCP
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (11.11%) MCSA
6 4 (8.89%) CCA
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.67%) CCNA
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.44%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) XenApp
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (20.00%) NetCrunch
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco
4 11 (24.44%) Apple
4 11 (24.44%) EMC
5 9 (20.00%) Citrix
5 9 (20.00%) Splunk
6 6 (13.33%) Mitel
7 5 (11.11%) AppDynamics
8 4 (8.89%) Novell
9 2 (4.44%) HP
9 2 (4.44%) Polycom
10 1 (2.22%) Veeam
10 1 (2.22%) Juniper
10 1 (2.22%) Symantec