The median annual salary for a Senior Technician was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 229 226
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technician 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.66% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,071 £31,250 £27,000
% change year-on-year -0.57% +15.74%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technician in the West Midlands

Senior Technician
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Technician in the West Midlands

Senior Technician
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technician within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Staffordshire - 4 £26,500 -
Warwickshire +6 1 £28,750 -4.16%
Senior Technician
England

Senior Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Technician in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) ERP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) DDNS
6 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds

Senior Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DDNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds