The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior IT Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior IT 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 IT Technician
Rank 869 904 880
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Technician 14 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.003% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 7
Average salary £31,000 £28,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.73% +25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,650 £18,712
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,850 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £28,250 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +25.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Salary Trend

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

Senior IT Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Technician over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior IT Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Technician within the UK 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
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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
England +46 14 £31,000 +9.73%
East of England - 5 £31,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,000 -
North East - 3 £25,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £31,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £25,500 -
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
Gateshead - 2 £25,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £25,250 -
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
South East +3 1 £31,500 +11.50%
Milton Keynes - 1 £31,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £31,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £24,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £24,000 -
London - 1 £46,000 -

Senior IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior IT 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 IT Technician in their job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) MCP
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Lync
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (16.67%) Clustering
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Senior IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior IT 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 IT Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DHCP
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
1 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) People Management
2 1 (5.56%) Validation
2 1 (5.56%) Logistics
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.56%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Polycom