The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Technical Engineer 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 Technical Engineer
Rank 838 864 848
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Engineer 42 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.015% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 41
Average salary £41,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £37,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Technical Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Engineer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Engineer
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Engineer within the UK 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
England +25 42 £41,500 -24.54% 6
South East 0 16 £38,000 -9.52% 1
London -8 10 £45,000 -28.00% 2
East Sussex - 7 £38,000 -
Brighton - 7 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £40,000 - 2
Guildford - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 6 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
North West - 4 £33,250 -
Manchester - 4 £33,250 -
Leeds - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire -18 3 - - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £42,500 -
Stafford - 3 £42,500 -
Hook - 3 - -
Telford - 2 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £33,750 - 2
Shropshire - 2 £42,500 -
Oldham - 1 £41,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £41,500 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Worcester - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical Engineer 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 42 (40.38%) VMware
3 35 (33.65%) MS Exchange
3 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (29.81%) Citrix
6 29 (27.88%) SAN
7 28 (26.92%) SQL
8 24 (23.08%) Firewall
9 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
9 23 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
10 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (19.23%) ITIL
11 20 (19.23%) DNS
12 18 (17.31%) MS Office
13 17 (16.35%) DHCP
13 17 (16.35%) Cisco
13 17 (16.35%) XenApp
14 16 (15.38%) Linux
14 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (13.46%) VPN
16 14 (13.46%) iSCSI
16 14 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (12.50%) UNIX

Senior Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical Engineer 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (33.65%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (6.73%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.85%) IIS
9 3 (2.88%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.92%) Lync
11 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Office
2 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.88%) SAN
2 24 (23.08%) Firewall
3 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
4 20 (19.23%) DNS
5 17 (16.35%) DHCP
6 14 (13.46%) VPN
6 14 (13.46%) iSCSI
7 11 (10.58%) WAN
8 9 (8.65%) LAN
9 8 (7.69%) NAS
9 8 (7.69%) VLAN
10 7 (6.73%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (6.73%) PBX
11 5 (4.81%) LDAP
12 4 (3.85%) SMTP
12 4 (3.85%) HTTP
12 4 (3.85%) IP Telephony
12 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
13 3 (2.88%) Softphone
13 3 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.85%) Marketing
3 4 (3.85%) Back Office
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) Front Office
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) XML
2 9 (8.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.92%) STL
3 2 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Clustering
2 7 (6.73%) IVR
3 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (66.35%) Windows
2 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.38%) Linux
6 13 (12.50%) UNIX
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
3 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 8 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.77%) Change Control
5 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.85%) Project Management
7 3 (2.88%) OO
7 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.88%) ISMS
7 3 (2.88%) ITIL V2
7 3 (2.88%) People Management
7 3 (2.88%) Analytics
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.92%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (1.92%) Line Management
8 2 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) C#
3 6 (5.77%) Java
3 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) Python
5 2 (1.92%) PHP
5 2 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.54%) Degree
3 9 (8.65%) CCNA
3 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.69%) MCSE
5 6 (5.77%) MCSA
5 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.81%) CCNP
7 4 (3.85%) MCP
7 4 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.88%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.92%) MCITP
9 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.92%) HNC
9 2 (1.92%) HND
9 2 (1.92%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.96%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.35%) XenApp
4 8 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.81%) XenServer
5 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.88%) vSphere
8 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.73%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.85%) MOM
3 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.92%) SCOM
6 1 (0.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) VMware
2 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
3 31 (29.81%) Citrix
4 17 (16.35%) Cisco
5 11 (10.58%) Oracle
6 10 (9.62%) SonicWALL
7 8 (7.69%) NetApp
7 8 (7.69%) Symantec
8 7 (6.73%) McAfee
9 5 (4.81%) Juniper
9 5 (4.81%) CommVault
9 5 (4.81%) HP
10 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.85%) Civica
11 3 (2.88%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.88%) Lumension
11 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.88%) Borland
12 2 (1.92%) Reuters
12 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
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