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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technician
Rank 822 831 840
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 85 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.042% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 48
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,990 £29,000 £28,543
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 2014. 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 +16 79 £33,000 - 10
South East +1 24 £31,250 -13.19% 5
London -6 17 £32,000 -1.53% 1
West Midlands +4 9 £30,000 -33.33% 3
North West - 9 £42,500 -
South West - 8 £46,250 -
Berkshire - 7 £37,250 -
Surrey -1 6 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Bristol - 6 - -
West Yorkshire -20 5 £42,500 +16.43%
East of England -26 5 £35,000 +6.06%
Leeds -27 5 £42,500 +16.43%
Yorkshire -41 5 £42,500 +16.43%
Merseyside - 5 - -
St Helens - 5 - -
Bracknell - 5 - -
Warwickshire +14 4 £30,000 -33.33%
City of London +4 4 £43,250 -0.57%
Scotland -16 4 £32,500 -40.90%
West Sussex - 4 £25,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 £33,500 - 2
Bromsgrove - 4 - -
Edinburgh -9 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Haywards Heath - 3 £28,125 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £32,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Bedfordshire -17 2 £37,500 +13.63%

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 61 (43.88%) Windows
2 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
3 36 (25.90%) ITIL
4 34 (24.46%) Active Directory
5 31 (22.30%) Windows 7
6 28 (20.14%) Finance
7 27 (19.42%) VMware
8 24 (17.27%) SLA
9 23 (16.55%) MS Excel
9 23 (16.55%) Management Information System
10 21 (15.11%) Firewall
11 20 (14.39%) MS Exchange
12 18 (12.95%) Linux
13 17 (12.23%) DNS
13 17 (12.23%) Citrix
13 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (11.51%) Cisco
14 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (10.79%) DHCP
15 15 (10.79%) MS Office
15 15 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (10.07%) Banking
17 13 (9.35%) Performance Management
17 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
17 13 (9.35%) Service Management
17 13 (9.35%) Validation
17 13 (9.35%) SAN
18 12 (8.63%) Windows XP
19 11 (7.91%) PHP
19 11 (7.91%) Windows 8

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 20 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.19%) CICS
3 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.04%) Apache
6 5 (3.60%) IIS
7 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.79%) MS Office
3 8 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.88%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) Firewall
2 17 (12.23%) DNS
3 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (10.79%) DHCP
5 13 (9.35%) SAN
6 10 (7.19%) LDAP
7 9 (6.47%) LAN
7 9 (6.47%) WAN
8 7 (5.04%) Internet
8 7 (5.04%) VLAN
9 5 (3.60%) SMTP
9 5 (3.60%) Intranet
9 5 (3.60%) SSL
10 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.88%) VoIP
10 4 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.16%) Network Security
11 3 (2.16%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.16%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) DB2
3 6 (4.32%) MySQL
4 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) Impala
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.88%) ClearQuest
1 4 (2.88%) CruiseControl
2 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Retail
4 7 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.60%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.60%) Games
5 5 (3.60%) Marketing
6 4 (2.88%) Local Government
7 3 (2.16%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.04%) HTML
2 5 (3.60%) LAMP
3 4 (2.88%) COM+
4 3 (2.16%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) Middleware
5 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.19%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.60%) VLE
3 5 (3.60%) Open Source
4 4 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.88%) iSeries
5 3 (2.16%) LPAR
6 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) EMV
7 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.88%) Windows
2 31 (22.30%) Windows 7
3 18 (12.95%) Linux
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (8.63%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.91%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.19%) Mac OS X
7 10 (7.19%) zOS
8 8 (5.76%) UNIX
9 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.60%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.88%) AIX
12 3 (2.16%) OS/400
13 2 (1.44%) Solaris
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.72%) VMS
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) ITIL
2 13 (9.35%) Service Management
2 13 (9.35%) Validation
2 13 (9.35%) Performance Management
3 10 (7.19%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (5.76%) Coaching
5 7 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (3.60%) DevOps
7 5 (3.60%) Software Deployment
7 5 (3.60%) Scrum
7 5 (3.60%) SOA
7 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.88%) Change Control
8 4 (2.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.88%) RAD
8 4 (2.88%) RUP
8 4 (2.88%) CRM
8 4 (2.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.91%) PHP
2 9 (6.47%) SQL
2 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.32%) VB
4 5 (3.60%) Python
4 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.60%) Ruby
5 4 (2.88%) Perl
5 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) C#
7 1 (0.72%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) MCP
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.60%) MCSE
4 4 (2.88%) MCITP
5 3 (2.16%) CISM
5 3 (2.16%) MCSA
5 3 (2.16%) ISEB
5 3 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.16%) CISSP
6 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCA
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.27%) SLA
2 9 (6.47%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (24.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.19%) RACF
4 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) XenApp
5 5 (3.60%) vSphere
6 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.88%) Samba
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.72%) ACF2
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) SCCM
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.16%) OpenView
4 3 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.16%) NetCrunch
4 3 (2.16%) Nessus
5 2 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.44%) Cacti
5 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) OVSD
6 1 (0.72%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.42%) VMware
3 17 (12.23%) Citrix
4 16 (11.51%) Cisco
5 8 (5.76%) EMC
6 6 (4.32%) Oracle
6 6 (4.32%) Apple
6 6 (4.32%) Splunk
7 5 (3.60%) HP
7 5 (3.60%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) Symantec
8 4 (2.88%) Adobe
8 4 (2.88%) Polycom
9 3 (2.16%) Websense
9 3 (2.16%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.16%) Avaya
10 2 (1.44%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.44%) AppSense
10 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds
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