The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 845 923 868
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 51 18 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.017% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.017% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 75
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,300 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior IT Support in the job title.

Senior IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior IT Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the UK.

Senior IT Support Salary Trend in the UK

Senior IT Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Support over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Senior IT Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 48 £32,000 -8.57% 9
South East +41 11 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Yorkshire - 10 £31,000 - 1
Leeds - 10 £31,000 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £31,000 -
West Midlands -12 8 £30,000 +6.19% 1
London +43 6 £46,250 +42.30% 1
South West +1 6 £28,000 -5.88%
Birmingham - 6 £30,000 -
Surrey - 6 £34,000 -
East of England +24 3 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Guildford - 3 £37,500 -
Weybridge - 3 £30,500 -
Cornwall - 3 £27,500 -
Truro - 3 £27,500 -
East Midlands +14 2 £29,000 -17.80%
Hampshire +6 2 £37,500 -3.84%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Abingdon - 2 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £31,742 - 2
Devon - 2 £33,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £41,250 - 1
Southampton - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £41,250 - 1
Bristol +4 1 £35,000 +17.64%
Newport - 1 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £26,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £35,000 -

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Senior IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior IT Support in the job title.

1 89 (71.20%) Windows
2 83 (66.40%) Active Directory
3 68 (54.40%) Microsoft
4 44 (35.20%) Windows Server
5 43 (34.40%) VMware
6 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (31.20%) MS Exchange
8 38 (30.40%) MS Excel
9 37 (29.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
11 31 (24.80%) Firewall
12 30 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
13 29 (23.20%) Office 365
13 29 (23.20%) MS Office
14 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 23 (18.40%) ITIL
16 23 (18.40%) DNS
16 23 (18.40%) Windows 7
17 22 (17.60%) SLA
18 21 (16.80%) DHCP
19 20 (16.00%) TCP/IP
19 20 (16.00%) VPN
20 19 (15.20%) SQL
21 18 (14.40%) Linux
22 16 (12.80%) SAN
22 16 (12.80%) Citrix
22 16 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
22 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (31.20%) MS Exchange
2 25 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.80%) IIS
9 3 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.80%) Apache
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (30.40%) MS Excel
2 29 (23.20%) MS Office
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.20%) Office 365
2 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.80%) Firewall
2 23 (18.40%) DNS
3 21 (16.80%) DHCP
4 20 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (16.00%) VPN
5 16 (12.80%) SAN
6 15 (12.00%) Wireless
7 13 (10.40%) NAS
8 12 (9.60%) VLAN
9 8 (6.40%) LAN
9 8 (6.40%) SMTP
10 7 (5.60%) DMZ
10 7 (5.60%) IMAP
11 6 (4.80%) VoIP
11 6 (4.80%) WAN
12 5 (4.00%) Internet
13 4 (3.20%) Network Security
14 3 (2.40%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (1.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.80%) MS Access
4 5 (4.00%) MySQL
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.60%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Marketing
4 5 (4.00%) Law
5 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) HTML
2 7 (5.60%) CSS
2 7 (5.60%) MAPI
2 7 (5.60%) XML
3 6 (4.80%) Web Services
4 5 (4.00%) .NET
5 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (2.40%) EDI
6 3 (2.40%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.40%) JSP
6 3 (2.40%) LINQ
6 3 (2.40%) WCF
7 2 (1.60%) XMPP
8 1 (0.80%) LAMP
8 1 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.80%) Driving Licence
3 10 (8.00%) Replication
4 8 (6.40%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.60%) iPhone
5 7 (5.60%) PDA
6 6 (4.80%) Clustering
7 3 (2.40%) Contactless
7 3 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.40%) EMV
7 3 (2.40%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) BYOD
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Handset
9 1 (0.80%) Social Media
9 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (71.20%) Windows
2 44 (35.20%) Windows Server
3 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (29.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (18.40%) Windows 7
7 18 (14.40%) Linux
8 15 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 14 (11.20%) Windows 8
10 13 (10.40%) Windows XP
11 11 (8.80%) Android
12 7 (5.60%) Windows Vista
13 6 (4.80%) CentOS
14 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
15 3 (2.40%) Unix
16 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) ITIL
2 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.20%) Information Security
4 6 (4.80%) Coaching
4 6 (4.80%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (4.00%) Change Management
5 5 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.00%) Project Management
6 4 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.20%) CRM
6 4 (3.20%) Data Security
6 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.20%) Presales
6 4 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.40%) Change Control
7 3 (2.40%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.40%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (2.40%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.40%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 7 (5.60%) Java
2 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.60%) VBScript
3 5 (4.00%) C#
4 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.40%) PHP
5 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.80%) ABAP
6 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.00%) MCSE
3 7 (5.60%) MCP
3 7 (5.60%) MCSA
4 6 (4.80%) Degree
5 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.20%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.20%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.40%) MCTS
8 2 (1.60%) CCNA
8 2 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.60%) MCITP
8 2 (1.60%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (66.40%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.20%) vSphere
5 7 (5.60%) NFS
6 6 (4.80%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Backup Exec
2 12 (9.60%) SCCM
3 4 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.20%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.40%) WSUS
5 2 (1.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.80%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.80%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 68 (54.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.40%) VMware
3 16 (12.80%) Citrix
4 15 (12.00%) Cisco
5 14 (11.20%) Veeam
6 12 (9.60%) Apple
7 7 (5.60%) Draytek
7 7 (5.60%) HP
7 7 (5.60%) Symantec
8 6 (4.80%) Sophos
9 4 (3.20%) Avaya
9 4 (3.20%) IBM
9 4 (3.20%) Oracle
10 3 (2.40%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.40%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.40%) Meraki
10 3 (2.40%) NEC
10 3 (2.40%) NetApp
10 3 (2.40%) Tableau
10 3 (2.40%) Veritas
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