The median annual salary for a Senior IT Technician was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 923 968
Rank change year-on-year +64 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Technician 15 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 15
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% +7.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,750 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +14.75% +10.90%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Technician over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Technician in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Top 27 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 26 June 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 +44 15 £35,000 +14.75% 1
South East +65 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £26,500 -
Stafford - 3 £26,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £26,500 -
South West -7 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Cheshire -27 2 £31,750 -15.33%
North West -35 2 £31,750 -15.33%
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Fleet - 2 £42,500 -
London +24 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £23,000 -
Warwick - 1 £28,750 -
Petworth - 1 £23,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £40,000 -
Northwich - 1 £23,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £28,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) Office 365
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (22.22%) CRM
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) MCSA
8 3 (16.67%) ERP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) SSH
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) DDNS
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) ICMP
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Threat Detection
6 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) CEH
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.56%) Snort
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SmoothWall
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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