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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 886 910 917
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 37 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.048% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.049% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 51
Median salary £32,049 £31,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.38% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,049 £29,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+10.51% -12.78%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 2016 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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 35 £31,025 +0.07% 6
West Midlands -2 11 £30,000 -7.69% 1
London +22 8 £33,000 -5.71% 1
South East +20 8 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
Leamington Spa - 6 £30,000 - 1
Birmingham -7 4 £30,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +13 3 £35,000 -
North West +9 3 £37,500 +27.11%
East Sussex - 3 £36,000 - 1
Lewes - 3 £36,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
Surrey +12 2 £55,750 +123.00%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £34,000 -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes +30 1 £47,500 +50.79%
East of England +25 1 £48,500 +56.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Nottingham +6 1 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 1 £25,000 -0.99%
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £25,000 -2.91%
North East -4 1 £25,000 -2.91%
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Northampton - 1 - -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 71 (73.20%) Windows
2 50 (51.55%) Active Directory
3 41 (42.27%) Windows Server
4 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.84%) MS Exchange
6 24 (24.74%) VMware
6 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (18.56%) ITIL
9 17 (17.53%) Linux
9 17 (17.53%) SLA
10 16 (16.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (16.49%) Windows 8
11 15 (15.46%) Cisco
11 15 (15.46%) Unix
11 15 (15.46%) Citrix
11 15 (15.46%) MS Office
12 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
12 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
13 13 (13.40%) Software Licensing
13 13 (13.40%) Migration
13 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Licensing
14 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.37%) DHCP
14 12 (12.37%) DNS
15 11 (11.34%) SAN
15 11 (11.34%) Finance
15 11 (11.34%) Firewall
16 10 (10.31%) Service Management

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 27 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.09%) IIS
7 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.06%) Quickr
9 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Office
2 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) DHCP
1 12 (12.37%) DNS
2 11 (11.34%) Firewall
2 11 (11.34%) SAN
3 6 (6.19%) FTP
3 6 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (5.15%) VLAN
5 4 (4.12%) IPsec
5 4 (4.12%) L2TP
5 4 (4.12%) LAN
5 4 (4.12%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.12%) Network Security
5 4 (4.12%) VPN
5 4 (4.12%) WAN
5 4 (4.12%) Wireless
6 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.06%) HTTP
7 2 (2.06%) NAS
7 2 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) DTS
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Toad
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Back Office
4 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) J2EE
3 2 (2.06%) jQuery
3 2 (2.06%) OC4J
4 1 (1.03%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) XHTML
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Licensing
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.15%) Clustering
5 4 (4.12%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.09%) FMCG
6 3 (3.09%) LPAR
7 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) IPTV
8 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.03%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.03%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.20%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Windows Server
3 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.53%) Linux
6 16 (16.49%) Windows 8
7 15 (15.46%) Unix
8 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
10 8 (8.25%) Windows 10
11 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
13 4 (4.12%) AIX
13 4 (4.12%) Solaris
14 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (13.40%) Migration
3 13 (13.40%) Software Licensing
4 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.31%) Service Management
5 9 (9.28%) Data Migration
6 8 (8.25%) High Availability
6 8 (8.25%) Information Security
6 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.22%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.19%) Change Management
8 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.15%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.15%) Project Management
9 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.12%) SIEM
10 4 (4.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
3 7 (7.22%) SQL
4 6 (6.19%) C#
4 6 (6.19%) VBScript
5 5 (5.15%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.19%) MCITP
2 6 (6.19%) MCSE
3 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
4 4 (4.12%) CISM
4 4 (4.12%) CISSP
4 4 (4.12%) ISEB
4 4 (4.12%) MCSA
4 4 (4.12%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.09%) LPIC
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (51.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.12%) XenApp
4 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.09%) PowerHA
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.06%) SCCM
5 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.74%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) Cisco
3 15 (15.46%) Citrix
4 10 (10.31%) NetApp
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle
5 9 (9.28%) EMC
6 6 (6.19%) Symantec
7 5 (5.15%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.12%) Apple
8 4 (4.12%) AVG
8 4 (4.12%) IBM
8 4 (4.12%) Imperva
8 4 (4.12%) Kaseya
8 4 (4.12%) Kaspersky
8 4 (4.12%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (4.12%) Sophos
8 4 (4.12%) Splunk
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
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