Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1150 1211
Rank change year-on-year +16 +61 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 64 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.036% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.037% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 58 52 71
UK median annual salary £32,000 £34,126 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.23% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,325 £44,875 £38,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £31,375 £30,500
% change year-on-year -4.38% +2.87% -6.15%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
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 Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technician in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 12 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 6 months to 19 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 59 £31,000 -8.15% 1
UK excluding London +37 48 £30,000 -4.38%
South East +64 21 £30,000 -13.04%
London +5 16 £34,000 -9.33% 1
North of England -4 12 £35,000 +7.69%
South West +32 6 £20,500 -33.87%
Yorkshire +28 6 £30,750 -2.38%
North West -12 6 £42,500 +23.63%
Scotland -3 5 £35,000 -
Midlands +30 4 £28,250 -5.83%
West Midlands +17 3 £26,500 -7.83%
East Midlands +28 1 £35,000 +16.67%

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 18 (28.13%) ITIL
5 16 (25.00%) Office 365
6 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
7 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (20.31%) Linux
9 11 (17.19%) VMware
9 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (14.06%) Firewall
11 9 (14.06%) SQL
11 9 (14.06%) CCNA
11 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
13 7 (10.94%) SCCM
13 7 (10.94%) Unix
13 7 (10.94%) VPN
13 7 (10.94%) Finance
13 7 (10.94%) Wireless
14 6 (9.38%) SSL
14 6 (9.38%) Apple
14 6 (9.38%) MCSA

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 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.56%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) VPN
2 7 (10.94%) Wireless
3 6 (9.38%) SSL
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 4 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (6.25%) LAN
5 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.69%) OpenVPN
6 3 (4.69%) SAN
6 3 (4.69%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.56%) ADSL
8 1 (1.56%) Broadband
8 1 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (1.56%) LDAP
8 1 (1.56%) SSH
8 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ERwin
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.13%) CESG
3 2 (3.13%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.31%) Linux
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.94%) Unix
8 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.69%) AIX
10 3 (4.69%) CentOS
10 3 (4.69%) Debian
10 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.13%) Android
11 2 (3.13%) Solaris
11 2 (3.13%) SUSE
12 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.25%) CAD
3 4 (6.25%) Contract Management
3 4 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (4.69%) Change Management
4 3 (4.69%) CRM
4 3 (4.69%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.69%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.69%) ITSM
4 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.69%) OpenUP
4 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.69%) Service Management
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.13%) Time Management
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) CCNA
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.38%) MCSA
4 5 (7.81%) DBS Check
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.81%) MCSE
5 3 (4.69%) CCA
5 3 (4.69%) MCP
6 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) CEH
7 1 (1.56%) CISM
7 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.56%) HNC
7 1 (1.56%) HND
7 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) Snort
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (3.13%) WSUS
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.56%) Snorby
4 1 (1.56%) Suricata
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.38%) Apple
4 6 (9.38%) Veeam
5 5 (7.81%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle
7 3 (4.69%) Symantec
8 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.13%) BMC
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) Imperva
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (1.56%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.56%) Xerox