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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 869 908 876
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 65 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.041% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 46
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 26 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 8 February 2016. 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 +10 52 £32,500 - 7
South East +44 32 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Surrey +26 12 £31,898 +6.32%
East Sussex +21 12 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Lewes - 12 £32,500 - 2
London +5 11 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Guildford - 11 £31,898 -
Scotland - 9 £35,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 8 - - 1
Wokingham - 8 - - 1
Glasgow - 7 £35,500 -
Hertfordshire +3 6 £30,000 -7.69%
East of England +1 6 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Wales - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
City of London +61 3 £30,000 +1.69%
Cheshire +19 2 £50,000 +14.28%
North West +15 2 £50,000 +14.28%
Wilmslow +9 2 £50,000 +13.63%
Potters Bar - 2 £29,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 - 1
Whyteleafe - 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £26,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £25,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (60.91%) Windows
2 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 24 (21.82%) VMware
5 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (20.91%) Windows 8
7 22 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (19.09%) ITIL
9 20 (18.18%) DNS
9 20 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 20 (18.18%) DHCP
10 19 (17.27%) Banking
11 18 (16.36%) Citrix
12 17 (15.45%) SLA
12 17 (15.45%) Oracle
12 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
13 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
13 16 (14.55%) Migration
14 14 (12.73%) Clustering
14 14 (12.73%) Retail
14 14 (12.73%) Management Information System
14 14 (12.73%) .NET
14 14 (12.73%) MS Office
14 14 (12.73%) Unix
15 13 (11.82%) Linux
15 13 (11.82%) SQL
15 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
15 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Office 365
2 8 (7.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) DHCP
1 20 (18.18%) DNS
2 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (8.18%) Firewall
4 9 (8.18%) VPN
5 8 (7.27%) FTP
6 5 (4.55%) WAN
7 4 (3.64%) Network Security
7 4 (3.64%) SAN
8 3 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.73%) VoIP
9 2 (1.82%) LAN
9 2 (1.82%) NAS
9 2 (1.82%) Wireless
10 1 (0.91%) HTTP
10 1 (0.91%) Intranet
10 1 (0.91%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) DTS
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Toad
General
1 19 (17.27%) Banking
2 14 (12.73%) Retail
3 10 (9.09%) Finance
4 6 (5.45%) Back Office
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) .NET
2 6 (5.45%) HTML
3 5 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (1.82%) J2EE
4 2 (1.82%) OC4J
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) jQuery
5 1 (0.91%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Clustering
1 14 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.64%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.82%) Economics
8 2 (1.82%) Mechatronics
8 2 (1.82%) Robotics
9 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.91%) IPTV
9 1 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.91%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.91%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 67 (60.91%) Windows
2 40 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.91%) Windows 8
5 20 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.73%) Unix
7 13 (11.82%) Linux
7 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (9.09%) Windows 10
10 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.64%) AIX
11 4 (3.64%) Solaris
12 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.91%) Android
13 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) ITIL
2 16 (14.55%) Migration
3 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.09%) Service Management
5 9 (8.18%) Data Migration
5 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.27%) Data Protection
6 8 (7.27%) High Availability
6 8 (7.27%) Information Security
6 8 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.27%) Software Licensing
7 7 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.36%) Data Security
7 7 (6.36%) Database Tuning
7 7 (6.36%) Validation
8 6 (5.45%) Project Management
9 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.64%) SIEM
10 4 (3.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) SQL
2 11 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.09%) VBScript
4 9 (8.18%) C#
5 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.45%) Java
6 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.73%) C
9 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 5 (4.55%) MCITP
3 4 (3.64%) CISM
3 4 (3.64%) CISSP
3 4 (3.64%) ISEB
4 3 (2.73%) CCENT
4 3 (2.73%) CCNA
4 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.73%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) MCP
4 3 (2.73%) MCSA
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) SLA
2 9 (8.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.91%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) XenApp
5 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) SCCM
2 3 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.91%) Casper Suite
3 1 (0.91%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.91%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.82%) VMware
3 18 (16.36%) Citrix
4 17 (15.45%) Oracle
5 8 (7.27%) Cisco
5 8 (7.27%) Google
6 5 (4.55%) HP
6 5 (4.55%) IBM
6 5 (4.55%) Intel
6 5 (4.55%) Veritas
7 4 (3.64%) Dell
7 4 (3.64%) Imperva
7 4 (3.64%) Splunk
8 3 (2.73%) Apple
8 3 (2.73%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.73%) EMC
8 3 (2.73%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.73%) NetApp
8 3 (2.73%) Reuters
8 3 (2.73%) SAP
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