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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Technician
Rank 947 966 987
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Technician 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 5
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £30,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +7.96%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 11 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 29 April 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
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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 +1 9 £27,000 -12.90% 2
London +13 7 £27,000 -41.30%
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
North West +13 1 £37,500 +27.11% 1
Tyne and Wear 0 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 1 £25,000 -1.96%
North East 0 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
Winsford - 1 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £37,500 -
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -

Senior IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) SLA
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) VBScript
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) Back Office
9 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X

Senior IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Casper Suite
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) Siemens
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
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