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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 833 852 857
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 50 55 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.050% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 28
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,363
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,200 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £33,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +21.81%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 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 +36 50 £31,000 -6.06% 5
South East +11 12 £32,000 -5.88%
London +26 10 £35,000 +6.06%
North East - 8 £25,750 -
Oxfordshire +19 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £25,750 -
East of England +11 5 £31,000 +26.53%
South West -7 5 £26,000 -52.72% 1
Banbury - 5 £32,500 -
Gateshead - 5 £26,000 -
Manchester - 4 £29,500 - 1
North West - 4 £29,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,000 -
Yorkshire +7 3 £35,000 -39.13%
Devon - 3 £26,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £31,000 -
City of London +29 2 £43,250 +31.06%
West Yorkshire +19 2 £35,000 -39.13%
West Midlands -6 2 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Birmingham -11 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Bristol - 2 £26,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 2 £23,500 -
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £25,250 -
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £23,500 -
Durham - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £24,750 -
Cambridge +23 1 £24,000 -16.52%
Surrey +20 1 £25,000 -26.47%

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) Active Directory
3 33 (38.37%) VMware
4 29 (33.72%) MS Exchange
5 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 24 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (22.09%) ITIL
10 18 (20.93%) Linux
10 18 (20.93%) DHCP
10 18 (20.93%) DNS
11 17 (19.77%) Cisco
12 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (17.44%) Windows 7
13 14 (16.28%) UNIX
13 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.12%) MS Office
15 12 (13.95%) MCP
15 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (13.95%) Firewall
16 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (12.79%) Internet
16 11 (12.79%) SLA
17 10 (11.63%) Citrix
17 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
18 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
18 9 (10.47%) Sophos
19 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
19 8 (9.30%) RHCE

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (33.72%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.49%) Lync
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) IIS
8 1 (1.16%) Moodle
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) DHCP
1 18 (20.93%) DNS
2 12 (13.95%) Firewall
3 11 (12.79%) Internet
4 7 (8.14%) Network Security
5 6 (6.98%) SAN
6 5 (5.81%) VoIP
7 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.49%) NAS
8 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.49%) VLAN
8 3 (3.49%) MPLS
8 3 (3.49%) OSPF
8 3 (3.49%) BGP
8 3 (3.49%) LAN
8 3 (3.49%) VPN
9 2 (2.33%) WAN
9 2 (2.33%) IPv6
9 2 (2.33%) Wireless
9 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Law
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
2 3 (3.49%) Back Office
2 3 (3.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) J2EE
2 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.49%) iPhone
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) Video Editing
3 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) SystemC
5 1 (1.16%) GIS
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) VLE
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (20.93%) Linux
4 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.44%) Windows 7
5 14 (16.28%) UNIX
6 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.33%) Android
11 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.14%) CAD
4 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.98%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (5.81%) Migration
6 4 (4.65%) Information Security
6 4 (4.65%) SIEM
7 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.49%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.49%) CRM
8 2 (2.33%) Project Management
8 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Change Control
8 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.16%) IT Asset Management
9 1 (1.16%) People Management
9 1 (1.16%) Time Management
9 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) C
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) MCP
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.30%) RHCE
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) CISSP
4 4 (4.65%) ISEB
4 4 (4.65%) CISM
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) CCNA
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.49%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.16%) GMP
System Software
1 39 (45.35%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) Xen
5 3 (3.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) SCCM
1 6 (6.98%) Casper Suite
2 4 (4.65%) Nessus
3 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) VMware
2 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco
4 10 (11.63%) Citrix
5 9 (10.47%) Sophos
6 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.30%) Vignette
6 8 (9.30%) OpenText
7 7 (8.14%) Symantec
8 5 (5.81%) Polycom
8 5 (5.81%) NetApp
9 4 (4.65%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.65%) AppSense
9 4 (4.65%) Websense
9 4 (4.65%) Splunk
10 3 (3.49%) Veeam
10 3 (3.49%) Apple
11 2 (2.33%) Oracle
11 2 (2.33%) HP
11 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
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