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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Support
Rank 435 458 432
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 6 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.052% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.055% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £32,250 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +1.42%
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
19713 21727 21070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.98% 95.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 17415 17392
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Senior IT Support Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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
Hampshire +7 2 - -
Surrey +5 2 £45,000 +20.00%
West Sussex +2 2 £27,000 -21.16%
Senior IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Office 365
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (31.25%) A+ Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Juniper
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) IIS
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) LAMP
7 5 (31.25%) NetScreen
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) CentOS
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) NetScreen
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) PPTP
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) VPLS
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) PBX
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) A+ Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Juniper
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Sage
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos
6 2 (12.50%) Draytek