The median annual salary for a Senior IT Technician was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior IT Technician
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 944 938
Rank change year-on-year +95 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Technician 3 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Median salary £35,000 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.61% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £25,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -19.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Technician in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior IT Technician in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +71 3 £35,000 +34.61% 1
London +62 1 £47,500 +82.69% 1
West Midlands +31 1 £35,000 +40.00%
South East - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Telford - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior IT 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 featuring Senior IT Technician in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (59.09%) Office 365
5 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (54.55%) DNS
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
8 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
10 6 (27.27%) DHCP
10 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 6 (27.27%) MCSE
11 5 (22.73%) ITIL
11 5 (22.73%) Adobe
11 5 (22.73%) Migration
11 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
11 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
11 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (18.18%) Finance
12 4 (18.18%) MCP

Senior IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) VLAN
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) DDNS
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Unix
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCP
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (13.64%) MCITP
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
1 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Adobe
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Meraki
3 3 (13.64%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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