Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Technician
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1115 1187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +72 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 58 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.037% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 59
England median annual salary £31,250 £34,126 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.43% +6.64% -1.54%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,450 £24,290
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,700
UK median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160642 172382 198265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129864 145429 166431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Senior Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technician in England

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Technician in England

Senior Technician
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technician in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technician in England

Senior Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +54 20 £30,000 -13.04% 2
London +3 15 £34,500 -8.00% 2
North of England +5 12 £35,000 +7.69%
South West +9 7 £31,000 -
Yorkshire +29 6 £30,750 -2.38%
North West -8 6 £42,500 +23.63%
Midlands +36 4 £28,250 -5.83% 1
West Midlands +23 3 £26,500 -3.64%
East Midlands +25 1 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 across the England region featuring Senior Technician in the job title.

1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
3 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
4 18 (31.03%) ITIL
5 16 (27.59%) Office 365
6 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
7 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (18.97%) VMware
8 11 (18.97%) Linux
9 10 (17.24%) Firewall
9 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (15.52%) SQL
10 9 (15.52%) CCNA
10 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
12 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
12 7 (12.07%) SCCM
12 7 (12.07%) VPN
12 7 (12.07%) Wireless
13 6 (10.34%) MCSA
13 6 (10.34%) Veeam
14 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
14 5 (8.62%) DBS Check

Senior Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.72%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) VPN
2 7 (12.07%) Wireless
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) SSL
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) OpenVPN
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) VoIP
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
7 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.72%) Skype
7 1 (1.72%) SSH
7 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.72%) GIS
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) ERwin
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.45%) CESG
2 2 (3.45%) Fintech
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Handset
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Life Science
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.97%) Linux
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.17%) CentOS
7 3 (5.17%) Debian
7 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.17%) Unix
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.45%) Android
8 2 (3.45%) SUSE
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
2 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.90%) CAD
3 4 (6.90%) Contract Management
4 3 (5.17%) Change Management
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
4 3 (5.17%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.17%) OpenUP
4 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.45%) Coaching
5 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.45%) Information Security
5 2 (3.45%) Presales
5 2 (3.45%) Time Management
5 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) CCNA
1 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.34%) MCSA
4 5 (8.62%) DBS Check
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.62%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
6 3 (5.17%) MCP
7 2 (3.45%) CCA
7 2 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) CEH
8 1 (1.72%) CISM
8 1 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 27 (46.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) Snort
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.72%) Snorby
4 1 (1.72%) Suricata
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.34%) Veeam
5 5 (8.62%) Apple
5 5 (8.62%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (3.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Imperva
8 1 (1.72%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.72%) Splunk