The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technician
Rank - 217 227
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.074% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.077% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £27,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.83%
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -1.51%
Senior Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5469 5206 5456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.95% 96.28% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4342 4332 4555
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Senior Technician in the job title.

Senior Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technician across the West Midlands region.

Senior Technician Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Technician in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) L2TP
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) L2TP
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) AVG
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Kaseya
3 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec