The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 880 917 931
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 36 53 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.048% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.050% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 54
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £35,000 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £27,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+23.14% -18.18%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Technician in the job title.

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 1 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 34 £33,750 +12.50% 12
West Midlands -1 8 £30,000 -7.69% 1
South East +30 7 £42,500 +32.81% 4
East Midlands - 7 £32,500 - 3
Leamington Spa +18 6 £30,000 -1.63%
Warwickshire +13 6 £30,000 -1.63%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £32,500 - 2
London +43 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
East of England +40 4 £38,750 +25.00% 2
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Lewes - 3 £40,000 -
North West +16 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Cambridge +12 2 £38,750 +61.45% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £38,750 +61.45% 1
Scotland - 2 £34,000 - 1
Northampton - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Worksop - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £54,500 -
Cheshire +44 1 £37,500 -
South West +5 1 £27,500 +5.77%
Hampshire +1 1 £55,000 +122.22% 2
Devon 0 1 £27,500 +5.77%
North East -3 1 £25,000 -2.91%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 1 £25,000 -5.66%
Birmingham -10 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -11 1 £25,000 -2.91%
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £28,500 -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Senior Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Technician in the job title.

1 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
3 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
4 35 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 29 (34.12%) MS Exchange
6 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (27.06%) VMware
8 19 (22.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (22.35%) Cisco
8 19 (22.35%) Citrix
9 16 (18.82%) Linux
9 16 (18.82%) ITIL
9 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.47%) MS Office
12 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (14.12%) High Availability
12 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (14.12%) SAN
12 12 (14.12%) SLA
12 12 (14.12%) Unix
13 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (12.94%) Software Licensing
13 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Licensing
14 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
14 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
14 10 (11.76%) NetApp
14 10 (11.76%) Firewall
14 10 (11.76%) Finance

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (34.12%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.88%) Quickr
4 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) SAN
2 10 (11.76%) Firewall
3 7 (8.24%) FTP
3 7 (8.24%) LAN
3 7 (8.24%) WAN
4 6 (7.06%) DHCP
4 6 (7.06%) DNS
4 6 (7.06%) VLAN
4 6 (7.06%) VoIP
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.71%) IPsec
6 4 (4.71%) L2TP
6 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.71%) Network Security
6 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.71%) Wireless
7 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.53%) VPN
8 2 (2.35%) HTTP
8 2 (2.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) DTS
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) HTML
1 2 (2.35%) jQuery
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) HTML5
2 1 (1.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Licensing
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Clustering
3 6 (7.06%) FMCG
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.53%) LPAR
5 3 (3.53%) Replication
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) IPTV
7 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.18%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.94%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (18.82%) Linux
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.12%) Unix
6 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.35%) AIX
11 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.35%) Solaris
12 1 (1.18%) Android
12 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (18.82%) ITIL
3 12 (14.12%) High Availability
4 11 (12.94%) Software Licensing
5 8 (9.41%) Data Protection
5 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.06%) Change Management
7 6 (7.06%) Logistics
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) Project Management
7 6 (7.06%) Service Management
8 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.88%) Data Security
8 5 (5.88%) Database Tuning
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.88%) Validation
9 4 (4.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.35%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.59%) MCSE
3 6 (7.06%) MCITP
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
5 4 (4.71%) CISM
5 4 (4.71%) CISSP
5 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 4 (4.71%) MCSA
5 4 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.53%) LPIC
7 2 (2.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) CCNP
8 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.71%) XenApp
5 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.53%) PowerHA
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.53%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.18%) Ambari
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) VMware
3 19 (22.35%) Cisco
3 19 (22.35%) Citrix
4 10 (11.76%) NetApp
5 9 (10.59%) EMC
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle
7 6 (7.06%) Symantec
8 5 (5.88%) Apple
8 5 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) Lotus
8 5 (5.88%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.71%) AVG
9 4 (4.71%) IBM
9 4 (4.71%) Imperva
9 4 (4.71%) Kaseya
9 4 (4.71%) Kaspersky
9 4 (4.71%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (4.71%) Sophos
9 4 (4.71%) Splunk
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