The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior IT Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Support
Rank 425 394 435
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.055% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.058% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Senior IT Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior IT Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior IT Support Salary Trend in the South East

Senior IT Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -2 6 £30,000 -14.28%
East Sussex - 3 £38,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £33,750 -
Senior IT Support
England

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
3 25 (55.56%) VMware
4 20 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 19 (42.22%) Citrix
5 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (40.00%) MS Office
7 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 17 (37.78%) XenApp
8 16 (35.56%) Cisco
9 15 (33.33%) MCSE
9 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (31.11%) Firewall
10 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (28.89%) SAN
11 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (28.89%) DHCP
11 13 (28.89%) DNS
12 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
13 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
13 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
13 10 (22.22%) Symantec
13 10 (22.22%) McAfee
13 10 (22.22%) Backup Exec
13 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (17.78%) MCITP

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.89%) GroupWise
4 4 (8.89%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Office
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) DHCP
2 13 (28.89%) DNS
2 13 (28.89%) SAN
3 7 (15.56%) VLAN
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (15.56%) iSCSI
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) ADSL
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) EPoS
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.67%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) SOA
3 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) MCSE
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.78%) MCITP
3 5 (11.11%) MCSA
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) CCA
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.44%) MCTS
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) CCENT
6 1 (2.22%) CCDA
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (37.78%) XenApp
4 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.89%) vSphere
6 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 7 (15.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.89%) WSUS
4 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.44%) SCCM
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Citrix
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Cisco
5 10 (22.22%) Symantec
5 10 (22.22%) McAfee
6 7 (15.56%) SonicWALL
7 5 (11.11%) AppDynamics
8 4 (8.89%) Novell
8 4 (8.89%) Apple
9 3 (6.67%) NetApp
9 3 (6.67%) Veritas
9 3 (6.67%) HP
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
10 2 (4.44%) Cognos
10 2 (4.44%) WatchGuard
10 2 (4.44%) Spiceworks
11 1 (2.22%) Adobe
11 1 (2.22%) Avaya