Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 183 224
Rank change year-on-year -39 +41 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 5 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.090% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £28,100 £31,200 £31,500
90th Percentile £39,500 £35,800 £41,575
UK median annual salary £32,500 £33,752 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.71% +3.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,326 4,435 5,888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.37% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,538 2,847 3,829
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 January 2018. 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 -28 4 £36,500 +7.35%
Edinburgh -20 1 £26,000 -
Senior Technician
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AppDynamics
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Tandberg