The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 216 - 203
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 9 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 15
Average salary £42,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.30% +4.76%
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 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Technician Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Technician
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Bristol - 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Senior Technician
England

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) RACF
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) EMV
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (27.27%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) EMV
3 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) VMware