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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 838 858 858
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 52 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.052% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.055% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 35
Average salary £29,000 £32,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.07% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,750 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-17.69% -8.45%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £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 £38,000
% 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +20 52 £29,000 -9.37% 5
London +30 16 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Tyne and Wear - 10 £25,750 -
North East - 10 £25,750 -
South East +25 7 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Gateshead - 7 £25,750 -
City of London +44 6 £32,500 -27.77% 2
South West -8 6 £26,000 -38.82%
Yorkshire +13 5 £27,000 -53.04%
North Yorkshire - 4 £27,000 -
Knaresborough - 4 £27,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £26,500 -
North West +12 3 - -
West Midlands -24 3 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Devon - 3 £26,000 -
Manchester +11 2 - -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £32,500 +13.04%
East of England -4 2 £27,500 -9.83%
Milton Keynes - 2 £32,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £24,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,000 -
Banbury - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £26,500 -
Cambridge +15 1 £24,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £24,000 -11.11%
Leeds +3 1 £35,000 -17.64%
West Yorkshire +3 1 £35,000 -39.13%
West Sussex +2 1 £23,000 -26.40%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £31,000 -4.61%

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 59 (65.56%) Windows
2 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 36 (40.00%) VMware
4 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 25 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 25 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (18.89%) Cisco
8 17 (18.89%) ITIL
9 16 (17.78%) DNS
9 16 (17.78%) DHCP
10 14 (15.56%) MCP
10 14 (15.56%) MS Office
10 14 (15.56%) Linux
10 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
10 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.33%) UNIX
12 12 (13.33%) Firewall
13 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
14 10 (11.11%) Citrix
15 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (10.00%) Sophos
15 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
15 9 (10.00%) SCCM
15 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
16 8 (8.89%) SLA
17 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) Lync
6 2 (2.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Office
2 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) DHCP
1 16 (17.78%) DNS
2 12 (13.33%) Firewall
3 6 (6.67%) SAN
4 5 (5.56%) Internet
4 5 (5.56%) VoIP
5 4 (4.44%) Network Security
6 3 (3.33%) NAS
6 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.33%) MPLS
6 3 (3.33%) OSPF
6 3 (3.33%) BGP
6 3 (3.33%) Wireless
6 3 (3.33%) VLAN
7 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.22%) WAN
7 2 (2.22%) IPv6
7 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) MySQL
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) MS Access
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
2 5 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Law
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) J2EE
1 2 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.56%) GIS
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.44%) Video Editing
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) SystemC
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 59 (65.56%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
3 14 (15.56%) Linux
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.33%) UNIX
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.33%) Android
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.78%) CAD
4 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.44%) Project Management
5 4 (4.44%) Migration
5 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.33%) CRM
7 2 (2.22%) ERP
7 2 (2.22%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.22%) Change Control
7 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.11%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing Management
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) VBScript
3 2 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) MCP
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.56%) CCNA
4 5 (5.56%) MCSE
4 5 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) MCSA
6 2 (2.22%) HND
6 2 (2.22%) RHCE
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) CISM
7 1 (1.11%) MBCS
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) CISSP
7 1 (1.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.11%) GMP
System Software
1 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) Xen
5 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Casper Suite
2 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.33%) WSUS
3 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) VMware
2 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.89%) Cisco
4 10 (11.11%) Citrix
5 9 (10.00%) Sophos
6 5 (5.56%) NetApp
6 5 (5.56%) Symantec
7 4 (4.44%) AppSense
7 4 (4.44%) Polycom
8 3 (3.33%) Veeam
8 3 (3.33%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Vignette
9 2 (2.22%) Avaya
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.22%) AVG
9 2 (2.22%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.22%) OpenText
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