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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 818 830 844
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 84 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.043% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.046% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 52
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,095 £33,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 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 19 September 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 +23 77 £33,500 -4.28% 8
South East - 29 £30,625 - 3
London -29 14 £43,750 +0.57% 1
Surrey - 10 £27,000 - 2
North West - 8 £38,750 - 2
East of England -27 7 £37,500 +13.63%
South West - 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 7 £37,250 -
East Sussex - 6 £33,500 - 1
Bristol - 6 - -
West Midlands -11 5 £30,500 -23.75% 2
Leeds -25 5 £42,500 +16.43%
West Yorkshire -33 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire -33 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Bracknell - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -6 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Scotland -21 4 £32,500 -18.75%
West Sussex - 4 £25,000 -
Brighton - 4 £33,500 - 1
City of London +1 3 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Edinburgh -15 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Haywards Heath - 3 £28,125 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
St Helens - 3 - -
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire -21 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Durham - 2 - -
Hertford - 2 £45,000 -
Manchester - 2 £33,750 -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 65 (43.92%) Windows
2 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.35%) ITIL
4 38 (25.68%) Active Directory
5 35 (23.65%) Windows 7
6 31 (20.95%) VMware
7 28 (18.92%) Finance
7 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 23 (15.54%) SLA
8 23 (15.54%) Firewall
8 23 (15.54%) Management Information System
8 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (14.86%) MS Exchange
9 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (13.51%) DNS
11 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (12.84%) Cisco
11 19 (12.84%) Linux
12 18 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 18 (12.16%) MS Office
12 18 (12.16%) DHCP
12 18 (12.16%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (11.49%) Citrix
14 16 (10.81%) SAN
15 15 (10.14%) Service Management
16 13 (8.78%) Performance Management
16 13 (8.78%) Validation
16 13 (8.78%) Banking
17 12 (8.11%) Windows XP
17 12 (8.11%) PHP

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.08%) CICS
3 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.05%) Apache
4 6 (4.05%) IIS
5 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.16%) MS Office
3 8 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.05%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.70%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.35%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.54%) Firewall
2 20 (13.51%) DNS
3 18 (12.16%) DHCP
3 18 (12.16%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (10.81%) SAN
5 10 (6.76%) VLAN
6 9 (6.08%) WAN
6 9 (6.08%) LDAP
6 9 (6.08%) LAN
7 7 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.73%) Internet
8 5 (3.38%) Intranet
8 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.38%) SSL
9 4 (2.70%) VPN
9 4 (2.70%) VoIP
9 4 (2.70%) SMTP
9 4 (2.70%) Network Security
10 3 (2.03%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) DB2
3 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.05%) MySQL
4 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Impala
5 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.68%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.70%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.70%) ClearQuest
2 4 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 28 (18.92%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Retail
4 7 (4.73%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.38%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.38%) Games
5 5 (3.38%) Marketing
6 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.70%) Local Government
7 2 (1.35%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) HTML
2 6 (4.05%) COM+
3 5 (3.38%) LAMP
4 3 (2.03%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.08%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.38%) VLE
4 5 (3.38%) Open Source
5 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.70%) iSeries
6 3 (2.03%) LPAR
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) EMV
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.92%) Windows
2 35 (23.65%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.84%) Linux
5 12 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.43%) Mac OS X
6 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.43%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.08%) UNIX
8 9 (6.08%) zOS
9 5 (3.38%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.70%) Android
10 4 (2.70%) AIX
11 3 (2.03%) OS/400
12 2 (1.35%) Solaris
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.35%) ITIL
2 15 (10.14%) Service Management
3 13 (8.78%) Validation
3 13 (8.78%) Performance Management
4 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.41%) Coaching
6 7 (4.73%) Change Control
7 6 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.05%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.38%) Scrum
8 5 (3.38%) SOA
8 5 (3.38%) DevOps
8 5 (3.38%) Software Deployment
8 5 (3.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.70%) RAD
9 4 (2.70%) RUP
9 4 (2.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) PHP
2 10 (6.76%) SQL
2 10 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.05%) VB
3 6 (4.05%) Python
4 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.38%) Ruby
5 4 (2.70%) Perl
5 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.03%) VBScript
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) MCP
1 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.73%) MCSE
4 4 (2.70%) MCITP
5 3 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.03%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.03%) CISM
5 3 (2.03%) MCSA
5 3 (2.03%) ISEB
5 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.03%) CISSP
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.54%) SLA
2 9 (6.08%) QA
3 4 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (25.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.08%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.08%) RACF
4 6 (4.05%) XenApp
5 5 (3.38%) vSphere
6 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.70%) Samba
7 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.68%) ACF2
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) SCCM
2 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.38%) Puppet
2 5 (3.38%) NetCrunch
2 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.03%) Nessus
4 2 (1.35%) OpenView
4 2 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.35%) Cacti
4 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.95%) VMware
3 19 (12.84%) Cisco
4 17 (11.49%) Citrix
5 10 (6.76%) EMC
6 8 (5.41%) Apple
6 8 (5.41%) Splunk
7 6 (4.05%) Symantec
8 5 (3.38%) Oracle
8 5 (3.38%) HP
8 5 (3.38%) IBM
9 4 (2.70%) Adobe
9 4 (2.70%) Websense
9 4 (2.70%) Polycom
10 3 (2.03%) Mitel
10 3 (2.03%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.03%) Avaya
11 2 (1.35%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.35%) AppSense
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