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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 426 437 443
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 12 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.023% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 2
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £33,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +21.81%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 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
Oxfordshire +19 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Hampshire - 2 £24,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £23,500 -
Surrey +20 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £31,500 -
Senior Technician
England

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (37.50%) Sophos
5 6 (37.50%) CAD
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) DNS
9 1 (6.25%) Avaya
9 1 (6.25%) SAN
9 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (6.25%) OSPF
9 1 (6.25%) LAN
9 1 (6.25%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) VLE
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 6 (37.50%) CAD
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) People Management
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Sophos
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya