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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 811 833 841
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 85 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.044% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 38
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £32,002
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £26,050 £27,477
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +15.87%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +26 80 £32,500 -13.33% 8
South East - 37 £31,500 - 3
Surrey - 16 £27,750 - 2
London +9 14 £35,000 -19.54% 1
East Sussex - 10 £33,500 -
West Midlands -14 8 £24,457 -38.85%
Brighton - 7 £33,500 -
South West -21 6 - - 1
Bristol - 6 - - 1
Berkshire - 6 £34,500 -
Yorkshire -44 5 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Bracknell - 5 - -
Scotland -6 4 £32,500 -18.75%
East of England -19 4 £38,750 +17.42% 1
North West - 4 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -14 3 £32,500 -18.75%
West Yorkshire -35 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
West Sussex - 3 £28,250 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Romford - 3 £20,296 -
Solihull - 3 £24,457 -
Uttoxeter - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -16 2 £45,000 +57.89%
Leeds -18 2 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Durham - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
York - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £33,750 -
Manchester - 2 £33,750 -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (49.35%) Windows
2 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 45 (29.22%) Active Directory
3 44 (28.57%) VMware
4 42 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 39 (25.32%) ITIL
6 38 (24.68%) MS Excel
7 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
9 30 (19.48%) Firewall
10 29 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (17.53%) Linux
12 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
13 25 (16.23%) DNS
13 25 (16.23%) Cisco
14 23 (14.94%) SLA
14 23 (14.94%) Management Information System
14 23 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (14.29%) DHCP
16 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (12.99%) MS Office
17 20 (12.99%) SAN
18 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (9.74%) Finance
19 15 (9.74%) Apple
19 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
20 14 (9.09%) MCSE
20 14 (9.09%) Service Management
20 14 (9.09%) Mac OS X

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.14%) IIS
4 8 (5.19%) CICS
5 7 (4.55%) Apache
5 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.65%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.65%) Lync
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) CMS
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 38 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.99%) MS Office
3 6 (3.90%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.30%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Office 365
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.48%) Firewall
2 25 (16.23%) DNS
3 23 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (14.29%) DHCP
5 20 (12.99%) SAN
6 14 (9.09%) VLAN
7 12 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (6.49%) LAN
8 10 (6.49%) WAN
9 9 (5.84%) TCP/IP
10 8 (5.19%) Internet
11 7 (4.55%) VoIP
12 6 (3.90%) LDAP
12 6 (3.90%) VPN
12 6 (3.90%) Wireless
12 6 (3.90%) IP Telephony
13 5 (3.25%) Network Security
13 5 (3.25%) Intranet
13 5 (3.25%) SSL
14 3 (1.95%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.19%) DB2
4 6 (3.90%) MySQL
5 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) Impala
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.65%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (9.74%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.90%) Games
5 5 (3.25%) Marketing
5 5 (3.25%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.60%) Local Government
7 3 (1.95%) Legal
8 2 (1.30%) Law
8 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) COM+
2 6 (3.90%) LAMP
3 5 (3.25%) HTML
4 2 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (0.65%) COM
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Management Information System
2 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.90%) Open Source
4 6 (3.90%) VLE
5 3 (1.95%) iSeries
5 3 (1.95%) LPAR
6 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) EPoS
7 1 (0.65%) EMV
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 76 (49.35%) Windows
2 42 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (17.53%) Linux
5 18 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 11 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.19%) zOS
10 7 (4.55%) UNIX
10 7 (4.55%) Android
11 5 (3.25%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.95%) OS/400
13 2 (1.30%) Solaris
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.32%) ITIL
2 14 (9.09%) Service Management
3 13 (8.44%) Validation
3 13 (8.44%) Performance Management
4 11 (7.14%) Change Control
4 11 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.19%) Coaching
7 7 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.55%) ITSM
8 6 (3.90%) Scrum
8 6 (3.90%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.90%) DevOps
9 5 (3.25%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.25%) Time Management
9 5 (3.25%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.25%) SOA
10 4 (2.60%) Line Management
11 3 (1.95%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) PHP
1 13 (8.44%) SQL
2 11 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.55%) Python
4 6 (3.90%) VB
4 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.90%) Ruby
5 3 (1.95%) VBScript
5 3 (1.95%) Java
6 2 (1.30%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.65%) C#
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.09%) MCSE
3 12 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (7.14%) MCP
5 6 (3.90%) MCITP
5 6 (3.90%) A+ Certification
5 6 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.25%) MCSA
7 4 (2.60%) CCNA
7 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.95%) ISEB
8 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.95%) CISSP
8 3 (1.95%) CISM
9 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.30%) RHCE
9 2 (1.30%) CCA
9 2 (1.30%) CCENT
10 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) SLA
2 9 (5.84%) QA
3 7 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (29.22%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.84%) XenApp
5 8 (5.19%) RACF
6 7 (4.55%) vSphere
7 4 (2.60%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.65%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.65%) ACF2
9 1 (0.65%) NFS
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) SCCM
2 9 (5.84%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (5.84%) NetCrunch
3 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.90%) Puppet
3 6 (3.90%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.95%) Nessus
5 2 (1.30%) OpenView
5 2 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.30%) Cacti
5 2 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.57%) VMware
3 25 (16.23%) Cisco
4 15 (9.74%) Apple
5 13 (8.44%) EMC
5 13 (8.44%) Citrix
6 12 (7.79%) Splunk
7 10 (6.49%) HP
8 6 (3.90%) Symantec
8 6 (3.90%) Mitel
9 5 (3.25%) Oracle
10 4 (2.60%) Websense
11 3 (1.95%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.95%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.95%) Avaya
11 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.30%) Lotus
12 2 (1.30%) Vignette
12 2 (1.30%) Open Text
12 2 (1.30%) SonicWALL
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