The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 843 826 864
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 68 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.045% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.048% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 40
Average salary £32,750 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.75% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,498
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £43,900 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 63 £32,500 -1.51% 10
London -38 21 £32,000 -1.53% 2
West Midlands -2 9 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East of England -6 9 £35,000 +6.06%
North West - 8 £38,750 - 1
South East -7 7 £31,125 -13.54% 2
City of London -9 7 £44,000 +1.14% 1
Yorkshire -27 5 £42,500 +16.43% 2
Leeds -30 5 £42,500 +16.43% 1
West Yorkshire -39 5 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Worcestershire - 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Bromsgrove - 5 - -
St Helens - 5 - -
Warwickshire +14 4 £30,000 -33.33%
South West - 4 £42,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £32,000 -
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £27,000 -18.18%
Scotland -7 3 £33,000 -19.01%
Bedfordshire -9 3 £37,500 +13.63%
Glasgow -14 3 £33,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £27,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Kent - 2 £29,250 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £26,375 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey -6 1 - -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (41.98%) Windows
2 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 40 (30.53%) ITIL
4 36 (27.48%) Finance
5 34 (25.95%) Active Directory
6 29 (22.14%) VMware
7 22 (16.79%) Citrix
7 22 (16.79%) MS Exchange
7 22 (16.79%) MS Excel
8 20 (15.27%) Cisco
8 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
9 17 (12.98%) Firewall
10 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (11.45%) DNS
11 15 (11.45%) Linux
12 13 (9.92%) MS Office
12 13 (9.92%) DHCP
12 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
12 13 (9.92%) Mainframe
12 13 (9.92%) Financial Institution
12 13 (9.92%) SLA
12 13 (9.92%) SAN
12 13 (9.92%) RACF
13 12 (9.16%) CICS
13 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (9.16%) Service Management
13 12 (9.16%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (9.16%) DB2

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.16%) CICS
3 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.34%) Apache
5 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Quickr
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.92%) MS Office
3 8 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.05%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) Firewall
2 15 (11.45%) DNS
3 13 (9.92%) DHCP
3 13 (9.92%) SAN
4 12 (9.16%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (8.40%) LDAP
5 11 (8.40%) Intranet
6 10 (7.63%) LAN
6 10 (7.63%) WAN
7 7 (5.34%) Internet
8 6 (4.58%) SMTP
9 5 (3.82%) SSL
9 5 (3.82%) VLAN
10 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.05%) VoIP
11 3 (2.29%) IPv4
11 3 (2.29%) DEFINITY
11 3 (2.29%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.29%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) DB2
2 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.58%) MySQL
4 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Impala
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) CruiseControl
1 10 (7.63%) ClearQuest
1 10 (7.63%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (27.48%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.11%) Multimedia
4 7 (5.34%) Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Games
5 5 (3.82%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Legal
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) HTML
2 5 (3.82%) LAMP
3 2 (1.53%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
1 13 (9.92%) Mainframe
2 7 (5.34%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.82%) VLE
3 5 (3.82%) Open Source
4 4 (3.05%) iSeries
5 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.29%) EPoS
5 3 (2.29%) CCTV
5 3 (2.29%) Ergonomics
5 3 (2.29%) LPAR
6 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.76%) EMV
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.98%) Windows
2 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.45%) Linux
5 12 (9.16%) UNIX
6 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.63%) zOS
6 10 (7.63%) AIX
7 8 (6.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.34%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.29%) OS/400
11 2 (1.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) VMS
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) ITIL
2 12 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (9.16%) Service Management
3 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.63%) RUP
3 10 (7.63%) RAD
4 9 (6.87%) CRM
4 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (4.58%) Asset Management
6 5 (3.82%) Project Management
6 5 (3.82%) Scrum
6 5 (3.82%) Validation
6 5 (3.82%) DevOps
6 5 (3.82%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.05%) High Availability
7 4 (3.05%) Time Management
7 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.05%) Data Security
8 3 (2.29%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
1 10 (7.63%) Perl
1 10 (7.63%) PHP
2 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.34%) SQL
4 6 (4.58%) VB
5 5 (3.82%) Python
5 5 (3.82%) Ruby
5 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.29%) VBScript
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) Java
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.63%) MCSE
3 8 (6.11%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.34%) MCP
5 6 (4.58%) MCITP
6 5 (3.82%) CCA
6 5 (3.82%) MCSA
6 5 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.05%) Degree
8 3 (2.29%) CCNA
8 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) CISSP
9 2 (1.53%) CISM
9 2 (1.53%) ISEB
10 1 (0.76%) HND
10 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (25.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.92%) RACF
4 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.63%) Samba
5 9 (6.87%) XenApp
6 5 (3.82%) vSphere
7 4 (3.05%) XenServer
7 4 (3.05%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.53%) ACF2
9 1 (0.76%) NFS
9 1 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) SCCM
2 7 (5.34%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.82%) Puppet
4 3 (2.29%) OpenView
5 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.53%) Cacti
5 2 (1.53%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.53%) Nessus
5 2 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.76%) OVSD
6 1 (0.76%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) VMware
3 22 (16.79%) Citrix
4 20 (15.27%) Cisco
5 11 (8.40%) IBM
6 9 (6.87%) Symantec
7 6 (4.58%) Apple
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle
8 4 (3.05%) Polycom
8 4 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.05%) EMC
8 4 (3.05%) HP
8 4 (3.05%) Adobe
9 3 (2.29%) Avaya
9 3 (2.29%) AppSense
10 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.53%) Splunk
10 2 (1.53%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.53%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.53%) Lotus
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Shropshire
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Canterbury, Kent
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Salary: From £25,759 to £29,836 per annum
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London
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Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
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Posted: 7 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, dependent upon skills, qualifications
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago