The median annual salary for a Senior 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 Technician
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 901 918
Rank change year-on-year +79 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 30 49 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.047% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.049% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 30
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% +9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

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 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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technician in the UK

Senior Technician
Top 24 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 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 +58 27 £33,750 -3.57% 9
South East +55 12 £32,500 -9.72% 6
East Sussex +8 6 £25,000 -27.00% 4
Derbyshire - 6 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £30,000 -
London +57 5 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +33 5 £47,500 -
Reading - 5 £47,500 -
Brighton - 4 £25,000 - 2
Lewes +14 2 £32,500 -5.10% 2
City of London +45 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Hatfield +28 1 £24,000 -
West Midlands +28 1 £35,000 +16.66%
East of England +18 1 £24,000 - 1
Scotland +18 1 £33,500 -5.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Glasgow +15 1 £33,500 -4.96% 1
Hertfordshire +10 1 £24,000 - 1
Cheshire +6 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Wilmslow -7 1 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -9 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Telford - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
3 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
4 24 (35.82%) VMware
5 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (29.85%) Office 365
7 18 (26.87%) DNS
7 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (23.88%) Cisco
8 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.39%) SQL
9 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
10 13 (19.40%) VPN
11 12 (17.91%) DHCP
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
12 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
12 11 (16.42%) VoIP
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.42%) ITIL
12 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (16.42%) Firewall
13 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.43%) Windows 8
14 9 (13.43%) Meraki
14 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (13.43%) Migration
14 9 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (13.43%) VLAN

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 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.97%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Office 365
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) DNS
2 13 (19.40%) VPN
3 12 (17.91%) DHCP
4 11 (16.42%) Firewall
4 11 (16.42%) VoIP
5 9 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (13.43%) VLAN
6 7 (10.45%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (10.45%) SAN
6 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.96%) Wireless
8 5 (7.46%) LAN
9 3 (4.48%) BIG-IP
9 3 (4.48%) MPLS
9 3 (4.48%) WAN
10 2 (2.99%) Converged Networks
10 2 (2.99%) Network Security
10 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.99%) WLAN
11 1 (1.49%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.97%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (5.97%) GIS
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.96%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) iSeries
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) CCTV
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Signage
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.43%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.97%) Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.99%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Unix
9 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
3 8 (11.94%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.97%) Coaching
5 4 (5.97%) Data Acquisition
5 4 (5.97%) Data Management
5 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.97%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.97%) Presales
5 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.48%) CRM
6 3 (4.48%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (4.48%) Server Building
7 2 (2.99%) ERP
7 2 (2.99%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCSE
3 5 (7.46%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.97%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.48%) MCITP
5 3 (4.48%) MCSA
5 3 (4.48%) MCTS
6 2 (2.99%) Degree
6 2 (2.99%) HNC
6 2 (2.99%) HP ASE
6 2 (2.99%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) NDS
4 2 (2.99%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) RACF
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (2.99%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) zSecure
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) VMware
2 16 (23.88%) Cisco
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.43%) Meraki
4 6 (8.96%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Adobe
5 5 (7.46%) F5
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
6 4 (5.97%) Mapinfo
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) Remedy
8 2 (2.99%) Apple
8 2 (2.99%) Mitel
8 2 (2.99%) NEC
8 2 (2.99%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.49%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.49%) Wyse
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