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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technician
UK
Rank 818 870 897
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 26 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.059% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.061% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 38
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,250 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +59 19 £32,500 +1.40% 6
South East +38 7 £38,125 +17.30% 4
Scotland +16 6 £34,000 -4.22%
Glasgow +19 4 £34,000 -4.22%
London +59 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Berkshire +45 3 £47,500 - 1
Reading - 3 £47,500 - 1
South West - 3 £31,000 -
West Midlands +13 2 £34,000 +36.00%
East of England +12 2 £26,000 -13.33%
East Sussex +7 2 £25,000 -26.68% 1
Brighton - 2 £25,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £26,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £26,000 -
North West - 2 £25,250 - 1
City of London +30 1 £36,000 +20.00%
Surrey +29 1 £45,000 +41.07%
Dorset - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £15,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £34,000 -
Somerset - 1 £21,583 -
Hampshire - 1 £31,250 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £31,000 -
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 - 1
Worcester - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
Ringwood - 1 £31,250 -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 54 (84.38%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 32 (50.00%) VMware
4 25 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (29.69%) Office 365
7 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
8 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (23.44%) DNS
9 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
10 14 (21.88%) Windows 8
10 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 12 (18.75%) Finance
12 11 (17.19%) SQL
12 11 (17.19%) MS Office
13 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
13 10 (15.63%) MCSE
13 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (15.63%) SAN
13 10 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (15.63%) DBS Check
14 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.06%) ITIL
15 8 (12.50%) DHCP
15 8 (12.50%) Cisco
15 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.13%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Office 365
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) DNS
2 10 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
2 10 (15.63%) SAN
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) Wireless
6 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.25%) MPLS
6 4 (6.25%) VLAN
6 4 (6.25%) VoIP
6 4 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (3.13%) Network Security
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) FTP
8 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) DTS
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Automotive
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) iSeries
3 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) CCTV
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (84.38%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
5 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (21.88%) Windows 8
7 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.25%) Linux
10 3 (4.69%) Unix
11 2 (3.13%) Android
11 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
4 5 (7.81%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (6.25%) CRM
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.69%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (3.13%) Coaching
7 2 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.13%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (3.13%) Data Privacy
7 2 (3.13%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.13%) Open Source
7 2 (3.13%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.13%) Server Building
7 2 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) DBS Check
1 10 (15.63%) MCSE
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.81%) MCP
4 5 (7.81%) MCSA
5 4 (6.25%) CCNA
5 4 (6.25%) MCITP
5 4 (6.25%) MCTS
6 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.13%) HNC
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) COBIT
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) NDS
4 2 (3.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.56%) RACF
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.13%) Casper Suite
2 2 (3.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe
4 5 (7.81%) Avaya
5 4 (6.25%) F5
5 4 (6.25%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) Meraki
6 3 (4.69%) Apple
6 3 (4.69%) Dell
6 3 (4.69%) Remedy
7 2 (3.13%) Mapinfo
7 2 (3.13%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle
8 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
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