The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 847 824 836
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 34 68 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.065% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.068% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 36
Average salary £34,250 £39,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.29% +14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,600 £29,179
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £56,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +4.34%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technician
Salary Trend

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

Senior Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technician over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -37 34 £34,250 -11.32% 6
London -2 13 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Yorkshire +3 8 - - 1
York - 8 - -
North Yorkshire - 8 - -
North West -4 6 £40,000 +64.94%
City of London -4 5 £60,000 +65.51%
Cheshire - 4 £42,000 -
East of England -8 3 £26,000 -13.33%
South East -17 3 £28,500 +32.55% 2
Wilmslow - 3 £44,000 -
Manchester -1 2 £32,000 +31.95%
Cambridge - 2 £26,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £26,000 -
Berkshire -3 1 £23,000 +6.97%
Stockport -4 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £32,500 +8.33%
South West -21 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £28,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £23,000 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 67 (62.62%) Windows
2 48 (44.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (40.19%) Active Directory
4 41 (38.32%) VMware
5 36 (33.64%) MS Exchange
6 31 (28.97%) MS Excel
6 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (28.97%) Windows 7
7 30 (28.04%) Cisco
8 28 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (24.30%) Linux
9 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (22.43%) ITIL
11 22 (20.56%) MS Office
11 22 (20.56%) Firewall
12 21 (19.63%) Apple
12 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (18.69%) DNS
14 19 (17.76%) MCSE
14 19 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (15.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (15.89%) SharePoint
15 17 (15.89%) DHCP
15 17 (15.89%) Red Hat
16 16 (14.95%) UNIX
17 15 (14.02%) SAN
17 15 (14.02%) Citrix
18 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
18 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 36 (33.64%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (15.89%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.28%) IIS
5 4 (3.74%) GroupWise
5 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.74%) Lync
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.80%) Apache
7 2 (1.87%) Moodle
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.87%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.87%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) Firewall
2 20 (18.69%) DNS
3 17 (15.89%) DHCP
4 15 (14.02%) SAN
5 14 (13.08%) Internet
6 12 (11.21%) Network Security
7 11 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (10.28%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (9.35%) VLAN
9 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
10 8 (7.48%) VPN
11 7 (6.54%) Wireless
12 6 (5.61%) IP Telephony
13 5 (4.67%) LAN
13 5 (4.67%) VoIP
14 4 (3.74%) WAN
14 4 (3.74%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (2.80%) POP3
15 3 (2.80%) SMTP
15 3 (2.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.93%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Legal
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Games
4 2 (1.87%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) J2EE
2 8 (7.48%) COM+
3 3 (2.80%) COM
4 2 (1.87%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.74%) iPhone
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.87%) VLE
5 2 (1.87%) Statistics
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Open Source
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.93%) EPoS
6 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (62.62%) Windows
2 31 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (28.97%) Windows 7
3 26 (24.30%) Linux
4 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.95%) UNIX
7 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.48%) Mac OS X
9 7 (6.54%) Android
10 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) ITIL
2 8 (7.48%) Change Control
3 7 (6.54%) Migration
3 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.61%) Service Management
4 6 (5.61%) ITSM
4 6 (5.61%) Information Security
4 6 (5.61%) SIEM
4 6 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.74%) Time Management
7 3 (2.80%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.80%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.80%) Line Management
7 3 (2.80%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.80%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (2.80%) Change Management
7 3 (2.80%) CAD
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) Java
2 8 (7.48%) SQL
3 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.80%) Python
4 3 (2.80%) PHP
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby
5 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.76%) MCSE
3 14 (13.08%) RHCE
4 13 (12.15%) MCP
5 9 (8.41%) MCSA
6 8 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (6.54%) MCITP
8 6 (5.61%) CISM
8 6 (5.61%) CISSP
8 6 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.61%) CCNA
8 6 (5.61%) ISEB
8 6 (5.61%) A+ Certification
8 6 (5.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (4.67%) Degree
10 4 (3.74%) CCA
10 4 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.87%) CCENT
13 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (40.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.41%) XenApp
5 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.67%) Xen
6 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.87%) vSphere
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (6.54%) NetCrunch
2 6 (5.61%) Nessus
3 5 (4.67%) Casper Suite
4 4 (3.74%) SCCM
4 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.87%) Puppet
5 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (44.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (38.32%) VMware
3 30 (28.04%) Cisco
4 21 (19.63%) Apple
5 17 (15.89%) Red Hat
6 15 (14.02%) Citrix
7 14 (13.08%) Vignette
7 14 (13.08%) Open Text
8 13 (12.15%) Splunk
9 8 (7.48%) HP
9 8 (7.48%) EMC
10 7 (6.54%) Websense
11 6 (5.61%) Mitel
11 6 (5.61%) Sourcefire
11 6 (5.61%) Symantec
12 4 (3.74%) NetApp
12 4 (3.74%) Novell
12 4 (3.74%) AppSense
13 3 (2.80%) Polycom
13 3 (2.80%) ProCurve
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