Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 July 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 > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 231 247
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.057% 0.069% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.072% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +52.67% -1.50%
10th Percentile £32,150 £35,900 £31,525
90th Percentile £37,050 £52,500 £34,375
UK median annual salary £32,250 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.15% +9.23% -2.99%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4972 5558 6102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.03% 95.56% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3343 3855
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technician in Scotland

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Technician in Scotland

Senior Technician
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Glasgow +26 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
Senior Technician
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Technician in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server

Senior Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) VMware