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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank 892 932 934
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 45 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.038% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.039% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 59
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +29 42 £35,000 +7.69% 8
London +19 13 £37,500 -27.53%
South East +22 12 £39,250 +20.76% 1
West Midlands -11 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Berkshire - 6 - -
Wokingham - 6 - -
North West +12 4 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £26,000 -
East Midlands +20 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham -12 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £32,049 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £30,000 - 1
Lewes - 3 £32,049 -
Scotland - 3 £42,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £35,000 -
Surrey +5 2 £43,750 +75.00%
East of England +4 2 £48,500 +56.45% 4
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £43,750 -
Whyteleafe - 2 £43,750 -
Croydon - 2 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +15 1 - - 2
Nottingham +12 1 £35,000 -
North East +4 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Tyne and Wear +1 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 78 (71.56%) Windows
2 50 (45.87%) Active Directory
3 47 (43.12%) Windows Server
4 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
5 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (22.94%) MS Exchange
7 23 (21.10%) ITIL
7 23 (21.10%) VMware
8 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (18.35%) Linux
10 19 (17.43%) SLA
10 19 (17.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (17.43%) Windows 8
11 17 (15.60%) Unix
12 16 (14.68%) Windows XP
13 15 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (13.76%) DHCP
13 15 (13.76%) DNS
13 15 (13.76%) MS Office
13 15 (13.76%) Oracle
13 15 (13.76%) Migration
14 14 (12.84%) Firewall
14 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.84%) Cisco
14 14 (12.84%) Citrix
15 13 (11.93%) SAN
15 13 (11.93%) .NET
15 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
15 13 (11.93%) Software Licensing
15 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Licensing

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 25 (22.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.75%) IIS
7 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.83%) Quickr
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) MS Office
2 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Office 365
2 5 (4.59%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) DHCP
1 15 (13.76%) DNS
2 14 (12.84%) Firewall
3 13 (11.93%) SAN
4 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (7.34%) FTP
6 7 (6.42%) VPN
7 5 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (4.59%) VLAN
8 4 (3.67%) IPsec
8 4 (3.67%) L2TP
8 4 (3.67%) LAN
8 4 (3.67%) NAS
8 4 (3.67%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.67%) Network Security
8 4 (3.67%) WAN
8 4 (3.67%) Wireless
9 2 (1.83%) HTTP
9 2 (1.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) DTS
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Toad
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Back Office
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) HTML
3 4 (3.67%) XML
4 2 (1.83%) J2EE
4 2 (1.83%) jQuery
4 2 (1.83%) OC4J
5 1 (0.92%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.92%) CSS
5 1 (0.92%) HTML5
5 1 (0.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Licensing
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Clustering
3 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.67%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.75%) FMCG
6 3 (2.75%) LPAR
6 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.83%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.83%) Replication
7 2 (1.83%) Robotics
8 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.92%) IPTV
8 1 (0.92%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 78 (71.56%) Windows
2 47 (43.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (18.35%) Linux
6 19 (17.43%) Windows 8
7 17 (15.60%) Unix
8 16 (14.68%) Windows XP
9 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
10 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
12 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (4.59%) Solaris
14 4 (3.67%) AIX
14 4 (3.67%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.92%) Android
16 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) ITIL
2 19 (17.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (13.76%) Migration
4 13 (11.93%) Software Licensing
5 11 (10.09%) High Availability
5 11 (10.09%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.17%) Service Management
7 9 (8.26%) Data Migration
7 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.34%) Information Security
8 8 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.50%) Change Management
9 6 (5.50%) Data Security
9 6 (5.50%) Database Tuning
9 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.50%) Validation
10 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.26%) C#
2 9 (8.26%) Shell Script
2 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) VBScript
3 6 (5.50%) Java
3 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.75%) C
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.50%) MCITP
2 6 (5.50%) MCSE
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.67%) CCNA
4 4 (3.67%) CISM
4 4 (3.67%) CISSP
4 4 (3.67%) ISEB
4 4 (3.67%) MCSA
4 4 (3.67%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.75%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.75%) LPIC
6 2 (1.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.43%) SLA
2 8 (7.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (45.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.59%) XenApp
5 5 (4.59%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.75%) PowerHA
7 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.75%) SCCM
3 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.92%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.92%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.10%) VMware
3 15 (13.76%) Oracle
4 14 (12.84%) Cisco
4 14 (12.84%) Citrix
5 10 (9.17%) NetApp
6 9 (8.26%) EMC
7 7 (6.42%) HP
8 6 (5.50%) Symantec
9 5 (4.59%) Google
9 5 (4.59%) SonicWALL
10 4 (3.67%) AVG
10 4 (3.67%) Dell
10 4 (3.67%) IBM
10 4 (3.67%) Imperva
10 4 (3.67%) Kaseya
10 4 (3.67%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.67%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (3.67%) Sophos
10 4 (3.67%) Splunk
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