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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 857 810 843
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 34 86 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.074% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.079% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 35
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,995 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -1.51%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -30 29 £32,500 - 5
London +10 14 £34,500 +7.81% 2
City of London +34 10 £34,500 -20.23%
Scotland +8 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands +5 5 £30,500 +1.66%
East of England +8 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Glasgow +5 3 £32,500 -
Birmingham +10 2 £32,500 -
North East -4 2 £27,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £27,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £27,500 -
Clydebank - 2 £33,000 -
Coventry - 2 £22,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £27,500 -
Essex - 2 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £29,000 +11.53%
Yorkshire +9 1 £27,000 -36.47%
Cheshire -2 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire -7 1 £30,500 +1.66%
North West -9 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Milton Keynes -15 1 £32,500 +25.00%
South West -16 1 £30,000 -35.13% 1
South East -19 1 £32,500 +6.12% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £30,000 -
Knaresborough - 1 £27,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £30,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 60 (64.52%) Windows
2 33 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.48%) VMware
3 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
5 19 (20.43%) ITIL
5 19 (20.43%) MS Exchange
6 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
6 15 (16.13%) MS Office
6 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (13.98%) MCP
7 13 (13.98%) SCCM
7 13 (13.98%) Banking
8 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 11 (11.83%) Linux
9 11 (11.83%) SLA
9 11 (11.83%) Cisco
9 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
9 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (10.75%) DHCP
10 10 (10.75%) DNS
10 10 (10.75%) UNIX
11 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (9.68%) Sophos
11 9 (9.68%) Firewall
11 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.60%) Windows 8

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.23%) Lync
6 2 (2.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Office
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) Revit
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) DHCP
1 10 (10.75%) DNS
2 9 (9.68%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) VoIP
4 5 (5.38%) SAN
4 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.30%) Wireless
5 4 (4.30%) VLAN
5 4 (4.30%) Internet
6 3 (3.23%) WAN
6 3 (3.23%) NAS
7 2 (2.15%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.15%) Multicast
7 2 (2.15%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.15%) MPLS
7 2 (2.15%) OSPF
7 2 (2.15%) BGP
7 2 (2.15%) IPv6
8 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) MS Access
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MSI
General
1 13 (13.98%) Banking
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
2 7 (7.53%) Law
3 5 (5.38%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 3 (3.23%) Finance
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.53%) Video Editing
3 5 (5.38%) GIS
3 5 (5.38%) iPad
4 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (64.52%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.75%) UNIX
5 8 (8.60%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.38%) Android
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) ITIL
2 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 8 (8.60%) CAD
4 6 (6.45%) Project Management
4 6 (6.45%) Service Management
4 6 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.30%) CRM
5 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.23%) Marketing Management
6 3 (3.23%) Migration
7 2 (2.15%) Application Discovery
7 2 (2.15%) Change Control
7 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.15%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.15%) Time Management
7 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.15%) ERP
8 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) MCP
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 6 (6.45%) CCNA
6 5 (5.38%) MCSE
7 3 (3.23%) MCSA
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.15%) HND
9 1 (1.08%) CCENT
9 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.08%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) MBCS
9 1 (1.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.08%) GMP
System Software
1 33 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.23%) WSUS
4 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) VMware
2 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco
4 9 (9.68%) Sophos
5 7 (7.53%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) HP
6 5 (5.38%) McAfee
6 5 (5.38%) Polycom
7 4 (4.30%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.23%) Symantec
8 3 (3.23%) Dell
8 3 (3.23%) Veeam
9 2 (2.15%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.15%) AVG
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle
10 1 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (1.08%) Avaya
10 1 (1.08%) NetApp
10 1 (1.08%) Siemens
10 1 (1.08%) Lotus
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