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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 438 457 465
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 10 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 13
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £34,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +15.25%
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
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Kent -13 5 £43,750 +45.83%
Hampshire +17 3 £32,500 -53.57%
Surrey -4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Senior IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
3 29 (78.38%) VMware
3 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
4 27 (72.97%) MS Exchange
5 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
6 21 (56.76%) Firewall
7 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (51.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (48.65%) WAN
8 18 (48.65%) Cisco
8 18 (48.65%) LAN
9 17 (45.95%) DNS
9 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
9 17 (45.95%) Office 365
10 16 (43.24%) DHCP
10 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
12 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
12 13 (35.14%) SAN
13 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
13 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (29.73%) SLA
15 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (24.32%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
17 8 (21.62%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (72.97%) MS Exchange
2 19 (51.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (48.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (32.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (18.92%) IIS
5 7 (18.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (18.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (18.92%) Skype for Business
6 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) LAN
2 18 (48.65%) WAN
3 17 (45.95%) DNS
4 16 (43.24%) DHCP
5 13 (35.14%) SAN
6 7 (18.92%) VoIP
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) VPLS
8 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
6 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Coaching
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (21.62%) MCSE
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) MCITP
5 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.11%) MCSA
7 2 (5.41%) CCNP
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.92%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.92%) ISA Server
5 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.11%) vCloud
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.41%) vSphere
8 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
1 29 (78.38%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) WatchGuard
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas