The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 229 273 233
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 36 45 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.45% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 76
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £39,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -2.70%
Senior IT Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior IT Support in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior IT Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior IT Support across the City of London region.

Senior IT Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior IT Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior IT Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior IT Support in their job title.

1 45 (54.22%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Windows 7
3 33 (39.76%) Finance
4 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
5 26 (31.33%) Banking
6 23 (27.71%) ITIL
7 22 (26.51%) SQL
7 22 (26.51%) Citrix
8 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
8 21 (25.30%) Windows Server
9 19 (22.89%) MS Excel
10 18 (21.69%) Cisco
11 17 (20.48%) Degree
12 16 (19.28%) Windows 8
13 15 (18.07%) VMware
14 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
14 14 (16.87%) MS Office
15 13 (15.66%) VPN
15 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (14.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (14.46%) Bloomberg
17 11 (13.25%) Reuters
17 11 (13.25%) Blackberry
17 11 (13.25%) Firewall
17 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (13.25%) Wealth Management
18 10 (12.05%) MS PowerPoint
18 10 (12.05%) SLA

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (22.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.87%) MS Office
3 10 (12.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MetaTrader
2 2 (2.41%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.41%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) VPN
2 11 (13.25%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) OSPF
4 5 (6.02%) BGP
5 4 (4.82%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) EIGRP
5 4 (4.82%) FWSM
5 4 (4.82%) IPv4
5 4 (4.82%) Multicast
5 4 (4.82%) NX-OS
5 4 (4.82%) VLAN
6 3 (3.61%) ATM
6 3 (3.61%) DHCP
6 3 (3.61%) IPsec
6 3 (3.61%) LAN
6 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.61%) VoIP
6 3 (3.61%) WAN
6 3 (3.61%) Wireless
7 2 (2.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Big Data
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Banking
3 9 (10.84%) Front Office
4 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.20%) Law
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.20%) HTML5
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (9.64%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (8.43%) iPad
4 7 (8.43%) iPhone
5 5 (6.02%) Derivative
6 4 (4.82%) Equities
7 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.20%) Reinsurance
9 1 (1.20%) Replication
9 1 (1.20%) Statistics
9 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.22%) Windows
2 34 (40.96%) Windows 7
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server
4 16 (19.28%) Windows 8
5 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.05%) Unix
7 9 (10.84%) Linux
7 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.20%) CentOS
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Wealth Management
3 10 (12.05%) Service Management
4 8 (9.64%) Investment Management
5 7 (8.43%) ITIL V3
6 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.02%) Release Management
8 4 (4.82%) Change Management
8 4 (4.82%) High Availability
8 4 (4.82%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.61%) Analytics
9 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.61%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.61%) Web Analytics
10 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.41%) Project Management
10 2 (2.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.23%) VBScript
4 5 (6.02%) Perl
4 5 (6.02%) Python
5 4 (4.82%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.41%) VBA
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.64%) MCDST
4 7 (8.43%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.82%) CCNA
5 4 (4.82%) CCNP
5 4 (4.82%) CCSE
5 4 (4.82%) CCSP
5 4 (4.82%) MCITP
6 3 (3.61%) CCENT
6 3 (3.61%) MCP
6 3 (3.61%) MCSA
6 3 (3.61%) MCSE
6 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.41%) CCSA
8 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (8.43%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.51%) Citrix
3 18 (21.69%) Cisco
4 15 (18.07%) VMware
5 12 (14.46%) Bloomberg
6 11 (13.25%) Reuters
7 9 (10.84%) CheckPoint
7 9 (10.84%) Remedy
8 7 (8.43%) Intel Security
8 7 (8.43%) Symantec
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle
10 4 (4.82%) AppSense
10 4 (4.82%) Murex
10 4 (4.82%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.82%) Sybase
11 2 (2.41%) NICE Systems
11 2 (2.41%) Sun
12 1 (1.20%) Adobe
12 1 (1.20%) NetApp
12 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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