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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Support
Rank 418 444 448
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 23 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.034% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East Sussex - 8 £38,000 -
Surrey +2 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Berkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,750 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Senior IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 29 (56.86%) VMware
4 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (45.10%) MS Exchange
5 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (41.18%) Cisco
7 20 (39.22%) Citrix
8 19 (37.25%) MS Office
8 19 (37.25%) Firewall
9 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (33.33%) XenApp
11 15 (29.41%) MCSE
11 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (29.41%) SAN
12 14 (27.45%) DNS
12 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (25.49%) DHCP
13 13 (25.49%) Symantec
13 13 (25.49%) ITIL
14 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
14 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
14 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
16 10 (19.61%) McAfee
16 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
16 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (19.61%) Backup Exec

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (45.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) GroupWise
5 4 (7.84%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Office
2 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) SAN
3 14 (27.45%) DNS
4 13 (25.49%) DHCP
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (13.73%) iSCSI
6 7 (13.73%) VLAN
7 6 (11.76%) VoIP
8 5 (9.80%) ADSL
9 4 (7.84%) LAN
9 4 (7.84%) WAN
9 4 (7.84%) VPN
10 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.96%) NAS
11 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) EPoS
2 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.76%) Mac OS X
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
8 5 (9.80%) Android
9 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.80%) SOA
3 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (7.84%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.92%) Change Management
6 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.92%) ERP
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.96%) Process Management
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
7 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) MCSE
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.69%) MCITP
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.80%) MCSA
5 4 (7.84%) CCNA
5 4 (7.84%) CCA
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) MCTS
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) CCENT
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.96%) CCDA
7 1 (1.96%) CCDP
7 1 (1.96%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (33.33%) XenApp
4 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (11.76%) vSphere
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Backup Exec
2 7 (13.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.84%) WSUS
4 3 (5.88%) SCCM
4 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) VMware
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 21 (41.18%) Cisco
4 20 (39.22%) Citrix
5 13 (25.49%) Symantec
6 10 (19.61%) McAfee
7 7 (13.73%) SonicWALL
8 5 (9.80%) AppDynamics
8 5 (9.80%) Apple
8 5 (9.80%) HP
9 4 (7.84%) Cognos
9 4 (7.84%) Novell
9 4 (7.84%) WatchGuard
9 4 (7.84%) Spiceworks
10 3 (5.88%) Veritas
10 3 (5.88%) NetApp
10 3 (5.88%) Dell
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
11 1 (1.96%) Adobe