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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technician
Rank 845 861 831
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 47 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.058% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.061% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 41
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% -0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,150 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +3.03%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +1 45 £30,500 -5.42% 7
London +26 18 £34,500 +7.81%
City of London +30 11 £34,500 -21.59%
Tyne and Wear - 8 £26,000 - 1
North East - 8 £26,000 - 1
South West -10 5 £26,000 -38.82%
Gateshead - 5 £25,500 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £27,000 -36.47% 1
West Midlands -15 4 £32,500 +8.33%
North Yorkshire - 4 £27,000 -
Knaresborough - 4 £27,000 -
South East -2 3 £31,500 +1.61% 2
North West -9 3 - - 3
Devon - 3 £26,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £27,500 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £32,500 -
Scotland +13 2 £32,750 -0.75% 1
Manchester +7 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £32,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,000 - 1
Glasgow +10 1 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Cheshire 0 1 - -
Bristol -11 1 - -
Warwickshire -17 1 £30,500 +1.66%
Hampshire - 1 £23,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £30,500 -
Swindon - 1 £30,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £23,000 -
Clydebank - 1 £33,000 -

Senior Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 36 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 35 (39.77%) VMware
4 27 (30.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.86%) MS Exchange
7 16 (18.18%) ITIL
8 15 (17.05%) MS Office
8 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (15.91%) DNS
9 14 (15.91%) DHCP
10 13 (14.77%) Cisco
10 13 (14.77%) MCP
10 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.77%) Firewall
11 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.50%) Linux
12 11 (12.50%) Citrix
12 11 (12.50%) Banking
12 11 (12.50%) SCCM
13 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
13 10 (11.36%) UNIX
14 9 (10.23%) SLA
14 9 (10.23%) Sophos
14 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
14 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
15 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (9.09%) Client/Server

Senior Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (23.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.41%) Lync
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Office
2 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) DHCP
1 14 (15.91%) DNS
2 13 (14.77%) Firewall
3 5 (5.68%) SAN
4 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.55%) Wireless
4 4 (4.55%) VLAN
5 3 (3.41%) Network Security
5 3 (3.41%) NAS
5 3 (3.41%) VoIP
5 3 (3.41%) Internet
5 3 (3.41%) MPLS
6 2 (2.27%) OSPF
6 2 (2.27%) BGP
6 2 (2.27%) WAN
6 2 (2.27%) LAN
6 2 (2.27%) IPv6
6 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.27%) Multicast
6 2 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) MS Access
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.50%) Banking
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Law
4 5 (5.68%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.55%) Finance
5 4 (4.55%) Legal
6 3 (3.41%) Marketing
7 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (1.14%) Electronics
8 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.82%) Video Editing
3 5 (5.68%) GIS
4 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.55%) iPad
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) SystemC
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.77%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
4 10 (11.36%) UNIX
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.68%) Android
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.95%) CAD
4 6 (6.82%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.55%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.41%) Service Management
6 3 (3.41%) CRM
6 3 (3.41%) Migration
6 3 (3.41%) Marketing Management
7 2 (2.27%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.27%) Change Control
7 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.27%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.27%) Application Discovery
7 2 (2.27%) ERP
7 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.14%) Time Management
8 1 (1.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) SQL
1 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) MCP
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.68%) MCSE
3 5 (5.68%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
6 2 (2.27%) HND
6 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) HNC
7 1 (1.14%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.14%) GMP
System Software
1 36 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.68%) Xen
5 4 (4.55%) XenApp
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) WSUS
3 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 35 (39.77%) VMware
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.77%) Cisco
4 11 (12.50%) Citrix
5 9 (10.23%) Sophos
6 5 (5.68%) NetApp
7 4 (4.55%) AppSense
7 4 (4.55%) Symantec
7 4 (4.55%) SonicWALL
7 4 (4.55%) Polycom
8 3 (3.41%) Veeam
8 3 (3.41%) McAfee
8 3 (3.41%) HP
9 2 (2.27%) Dell
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle
9 2 (2.27%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.27%) AVG
10 1 (1.14%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.14%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.14%) SAP
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