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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 867 879 849
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 36 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.051% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.053% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 31
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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 +13 36 £32,500 -7.14% 9
South East +6 10 £32,500 -7.14% 3
London -12 10 £51,750 +56.81% 1
Oxfordshire +17 6 £32,500 -7.14%
East of England +28 5 £31,000 +3.33% 1
City of London +18 5 £60,000 +101.68%
Hertfordshire +1 5 £31,000 +3.33%
North West - 5 £29,500 -
Manchester - 5 £29,500 -
Banbury - 5 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £31,000 -
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
Durham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - - 2
Surrey +11 1 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Yorkshire +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
West Yorkshire +4 1 £35,000 -34.88%
Birmingham +1 1 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Twickenham -5 1 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -14 1 £26,500 -51.81%
West Midlands -15 1 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £24,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £23,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £23,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -
Stockport - 1 £40,000 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (61.11%) Windows
2 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 35 (38.89%) VMware
5 33 (36.67%) MS Exchange
6 25 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (25.56%) Cisco
8 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (24.44%) ITIL
9 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (22.22%) Linux
10 20 (22.22%) DNS
11 19 (21.11%) MS Office
12 18 (20.00%) DHCP
13 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
13 17 (18.89%) Firewall
14 16 (17.78%) Red Hat
14 16 (17.78%) Internet
14 16 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (16.67%) MCSE
15 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 14 (15.56%) MCP
16 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
17 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
17 13 (14.44%) Office 365
17 13 (14.44%) Vignette
17 13 (14.44%) J2EE
17 13 (14.44%) Java

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.78%) Lync
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.56%) IIS
7 4 (4.44%) GroupWise
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.33%) Apache
9 2 (2.22%) Moodle
9 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Office
2 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) DNS
2 18 (20.00%) DHCP
3 17 (18.89%) Firewall
4 16 (17.78%) Internet
5 11 (12.22%) Network Security
6 9 (10.00%) SAN
7 6 (6.67%) VoIP
8 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.56%) VPN
9 4 (4.44%) LAN
9 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.44%) VLAN
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.33%) SSH
10 3 (3.33%) IMAP
10 3 (3.33%) NAS
10 3 (3.33%) MPLS
10 3 (3.33%) OSPF
10 3 (3.33%) BGP
10 3 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Law
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) J2EE
2 3 (3.33%) COM
3 2 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.33%) iPhone
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) Video Editing
4 2 (2.22%) VLE
4 2 (2.22%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) SystemC
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.11%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (22.22%) Linux
4 16 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.44%) UNIX
8 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.56%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.11%) Android
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Migration
2 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.78%) CAD
3 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.67%) Information Security
4 6 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (6.67%) SIEM
5 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.33%) E-Procurement
6 3 (3.33%) Change Management
6 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.22%) Project Management
7 2 (2.22%) Scrum
7 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.22%) Python
3 2 (2.22%) Ruby
3 2 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.67%) MCSE
3 14 (15.56%) MCP
4 13 (14.44%) RHCE
5 10 (11.11%) MCSA
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.78%) CCNA
8 6 (6.67%) ISEB
8 6 (6.67%) CISSP
8 6 (6.67%) CISM
9 5 (5.56%) MCITP
9 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.44%) CCA
10 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (4.44%) Degree
11 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.11%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.11%) GMP
System Software
1 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.78%) XenApp
5 5 (5.56%) Xen
6 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Nessus
2 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 5 (5.56%) Casper Suite
3 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.22%) WSUS
4 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.89%) VMware
3 23 (25.56%) Cisco
4 16 (17.78%) Red Hat
5 13 (14.44%) Vignette
5 13 (14.44%) Citrix
5 13 (14.44%) OpenText
6 9 (10.00%) Apple
7 8 (8.89%) Sophos
8 6 (6.67%) Websense
8 6 (6.67%) Symantec
8 6 (6.67%) Sourcefire
8 6 (6.67%) Splunk
9 5 (5.56%) Polycom
9 5 (5.56%) HP
10 4 (4.44%) NetApp
10 4 (4.44%) Novell
10 4 (4.44%) AppSense
11 2 (2.22%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.22%) Veeam
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