The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 891 916
Rank change year-on-year +60 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 41 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.034% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.035% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 49
Median salary £32,250 £34,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +12.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,071 £32,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -4.39% +20.37%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technician in the UK

Senior Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Technician in the UK

Senior Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technician over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technician in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +61 40 £32,000 -5.18% 5
South East +62 13 £28,500 -32.94%
London +31 12 £32,500 -18.75% 3
East Sussex +13 5 £25,000 -37.50%
West Midlands +9 5 £26,500 -11.66%
North West -35 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Staffordshire - 4 £26,500 -
City of London - 4 £32,500 - 1
Brighton - 4 £25,000 -
Stafford - 3 £26,500 -
Kent - 3 - -
East Midlands +23 2 £33,036 +1.64%
South West +5 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Cheshire -30 2 £31,750 -15.33%
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 £41,250 -
Fleet - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +29 1 £32,000 -41.28%
Glasgow +16 1 £36,500 +7.35%
Scotland +13 1 £36,500 +7.35%
Warwickshire +7 1 £28,750 -4.16%
Nottingham +7 1 £35,000 +7.69%
East of England +3 1 £28,500 -26.45% 1
Lewes -1 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Egham - 1 £32,000 -
Warwick - 1 £28,750 -
Petworth - 1 £23,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Senior Technician in the job title.

1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 33 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (27.78%) Cisco
5 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (23.61%) VMware
7 16 (22.22%) SQL
7 16 (22.22%) Office 365
8 15 (20.83%) DNS
9 14 (19.44%) DHCP
10 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
10 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (18.06%) Firewall
10 13 (18.06%) VPN
11 12 (16.67%) VoIP
11 12 (16.67%) Coaching
12 11 (15.28%) Driving Licence
12 11 (15.28%) ITIL
13 10 (13.89%) Python
13 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (13.89%) VLAN
13 10 (13.89%) Presales
13 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (12.50%) Data Management
14 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (12.50%) HP
14 9 (12.50%) SQL Server

Senior 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 8 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) MicroStation
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) DNS
2 14 (19.44%) DHCP
3 13 (18.06%) Firewall
3 13 (18.06%) VPN
4 12 (16.67%) VoIP
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (13.89%) VLAN
6 9 (12.50%) LAN
6 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (11.11%) SAN
8 7 (9.72%) Wireless
9 6 (8.33%) WLAN
10 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.56%) 802.11
12 3 (4.17%) WAN
13 2 (2.78%) Converged Networks
13 2 (2.78%) NAS
13 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (2.78%) SSH
13 2 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (11.11%) GIS
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) Subversion
1 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.33%) Automotive
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Fintech
6 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.72%) Linux
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.17%) SUSE
9 1 (1.39%) Android
9 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.39%) Unix
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
2 12 (16.67%) Coaching
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL
4 10 (13.89%) Presales
5 9 (12.50%) Data Management
6 8 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
6 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.11%) Open Source
7 7 (9.72%) Project Management
8 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.94%) ERP
9 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.56%) CRM
10 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.56%) Validation
11 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.17%) Migration
11 3 (4.17%) Time Management
12 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Python
3 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.33%) CCNA
3 6 (8.33%) HP ASE
3 6 (8.33%) HP MASE
4 4 (5.56%) CCA
4 4 (5.56%) CCDP
4 4 (5.56%) CCNP
4 4 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.56%) MCP
4 4 (5.56%) MCSA
4 4 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CEH
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.78%) Docker
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.39%) Snort
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) Ansible
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.39%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Cisco
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.61%) VMware
4 9 (12.50%) HP
5 8 (11.11%) Mapinfo
6 6 (8.33%) Apple
6 6 (8.33%) Meraki
6 6 (8.33%) Mitel
6 6 (8.33%) NEC
7 5 (6.94%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (5.56%) AirMagnet
8 4 (5.56%) Aruba
8 4 (5.56%) BroadSoft
8 4 (5.56%) MikroTik
8 4 (5.56%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.17%) Citrix
9 3 (4.17%) Veeam
10 2 (2.78%) F5
10 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.78%) Symantec
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