Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior IT Technician was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1198 1291
Rank change year-on-year +53 +93 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Technician 32 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 22
UK median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +15.70% +0.83%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £21,625
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% +18.18% -6.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Technician in the UK

Senior IT Technician
Top 11 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 6 months to 18 November 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
England +35 32 £30,000 -14.29% 1
UK excluding London +70 26 £28,750 -11.54%
South East +46 14 £30,000 +8.60%
North of England +11 9 £27,500 -21.43%
Yorkshire +38 6 £30,750 -5.38%
London 0 6 £34,000 -9.33% 1
North West -20 3 £27,500 -21.43%
Midlands +28 2 £30,750 +11.82%
West Midlands +17 1 £26,500 -3.64%
South West -12 1 £10,000 -67.74%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) Office 365
6 11 (34.38%) ITIL
7 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 9 (28.13%) CCNA
8 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
10 7 (21.88%) Firewall
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (18.75%) SCCM
11 6 (18.75%) VMware
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) MCSA
12 5 (15.63%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) Wireless
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
12 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (15.63%) DBS Check
13 4 (12.50%) Veeam
13 4 (12.50%) VPN
13 4 (12.50%) MCSE

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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) OpenVPN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) SSH
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) CESG
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Mac OS
6 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.25%) CentOS
7 2 (6.25%) Debian
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) SUSE
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.38%) OpenUP
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Presales
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Document Management
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CCNA
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) DBS Check
3 5 (15.63%) MCSA
4 4 (12.50%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCP
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CEH
7 1 (3.13%) CISSP
7 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.13%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.13%) Snorby
3 1 (3.13%) Suricata
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
7 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec