The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technician
UK / England
Rank 793 882 895
Rank change year-on-year +89 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 26 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.047% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 27
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.80% +8.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Technician in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
South East +46 12 £32,500 -2.98% 3
London +60 5 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands - 5 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +28 1 £35,000 +16.66%
East of England +24 1 £24,000 - 1
North West -26 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Senior Technician
UK

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) VMware
2 28 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
4 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (32.81%) Office 365
6 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (29.69%) DNS
7 16 (25.00%) Cisco
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.88%) SQL
9 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
10 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
10 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
11 12 (18.75%) DHCP
12 11 (17.19%) VPN
12 11 (17.19%) VoIP
12 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (17.19%) Windows 8
12 11 (17.19%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 10 (15.63%) MCSE
14 9 (14.06%) ITIL
14 9 (14.06%) Firewall
14 9 (14.06%) Migration
14 9 (14.06%) VLAN
14 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (14.06%) DBS Check
14 9 (14.06%) Meraki

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.25%) ArcGIS
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) Apache
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) DNS
2 12 (18.75%) DHCP
3 11 (17.19%) Remote Desktop
3 11 (17.19%) VoIP
3 11 (17.19%) VPN
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (14.06%) Firewall
4 9 (14.06%) VLAN
5 8 (12.50%) SAN
6 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.94%) Wireless
7 5 (7.81%) LAN
8 4 (6.25%) BIG-IP
8 4 (6.25%) MPLS
9 3 (4.69%) WAN
10 2 (3.13%) Converged Networks
10 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.13%) WLAN
11 1 (1.56%) DDNS
11 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) CCTV
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
5 11 (17.19%) Windows 8
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.13%) Android
8 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.56%) Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) ITIL
1 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.38%) Project Management
3 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (6.25%) Coaching
4 4 (6.25%) CRM
4 4 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (6.25%) Data Management
4 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.25%) Open Source
4 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.13%) Presales
5 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (1.56%) Content Management
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.63%) MCSE
3 9 (14.06%) DBS Check
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.25%) MCITP
6 4 (6.25%) MCP
6 4 (6.25%) MCSA
6 4 (6.25%) MCTS
7 3 (4.69%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) CCNA
8 2 (3.13%) HNC
8 2 (3.13%) HP ASE
8 2 (3.13%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) RACF
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.13%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.56%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) VMware
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.06%) Meraki
5 6 (9.38%) F5
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Adobe
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) Mapinfo
8 3 (4.69%) Dell
8 3 (4.69%) Remedy
9 2 (3.13%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (3.13%) Mitel
9 2 (3.13%) NEC
10 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) Wyse
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