The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior IT Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Support
Rank 840 858 840
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 53 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.021% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 33
Average salary £37,500 £33,255 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +39.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
England -5 46 £38,500 +15.77% 9
London -29 13 £38,750 +21.09% 1
South East +4 11 £41,000 +9.33% 4
East of England -8 8 £32,500 +18.18% 1
West Midlands - 8 £38,500 -
Coventry - 8 £38,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £30,500 +10.90%
Cambridge - 5 £30,500 -
Scotland - 5 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire -41 4 £34,000 +87.39%
Kent - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £34,250 - 2
Cheshire +5 2 - - 1
North West +4 2 - - 1
City of London -10 2 £37,500 -11.76%
West Yorkshire -35 2 £45,000 +148.02%
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £34,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £34,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £27,500 - 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £42,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Surrey +5 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -8 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Stansted - 1 - -

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 79 (84.04%) Windows
2 63 (67.02%) Microsoft
3 48 (51.06%) VMware
4 40 (42.55%) Active Directory
5 37 (39.36%) Cisco
6 35 (37.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (35.11%) MS Exchange
7 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
8 32 (34.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (32.98%) Firewall
10 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (30.85%) TCP/IP
12 27 (28.72%) Citrix
12 27 (28.72%) ITIL
13 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
13 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (26.60%) SAN
15 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (25.53%) DNS
16 23 (24.47%) DHCP
17 20 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (20.21%) HP
18 19 (20.21%) iSCSI
18 19 (20.21%) Windows 7
19 18 (19.15%) NAS
19 18 (19.15%) MCSE
20 15 (15.96%) MS Office
20 15 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
20 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
20 15 (15.96%) vSphere

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 33 (35.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.32%) Lync
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.19%) IIS
7 2 (2.13%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.96%) MS Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.19%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.98%) Firewall
2 29 (30.85%) TCP/IP
3 25 (26.60%) SAN
4 24 (25.53%) DNS
5 23 (24.47%) DHCP
6 19 (20.21%) iSCSI
7 18 (19.15%) NAS
8 12 (12.77%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (12.77%) LAN
9 10 (10.64%) WAN
9 10 (10.64%) VPN
10 8 (8.51%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.38%) VoIP
11 6 (6.38%) ADSL
12 5 (5.32%) Wireless
13 4 (4.26%) LDAP
14 3 (3.19%) VLAN
14 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (3.19%) Broadband
14 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) MS Access
General
1 7 (7.45%) Law
2 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.26%) Advertising
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) LAMP
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) COM
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) WAP
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
3 5 (5.32%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) Replication
4 3 (3.19%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) EPoS
6 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 79 (84.04%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (20.21%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.83%) Linux
7 10 (10.64%) Windows XP
8 9 (9.57%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
10 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.26%) Solaris
11 4 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (2.13%) Android
13 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.06%) CentOS
14 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
14 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 15 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.51%) CRM
4 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.45%) Project Management
5 6 (6.38%) Time Management
6 5 (5.32%) ERP
7 4 (4.26%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) Content Management
8 3 (3.19%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.19%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.19%) Logistics
8 3 (3.19%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.19%) Wealth Management
8 3 (3.19%) Network Management
8 3 (3.19%) Service Management
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.13%) Migration
9 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Python
3 4 (4.26%) VB
3 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.13%) PHP
5 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (19.15%) MCSE
4 14 (14.89%) CCNA
5 10 (10.64%) MCITP
6 9 (9.57%) Degree
7 8 (8.51%) CCA
7 8 (8.51%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.32%) NCDA
8 5 (5.32%) MCP
9 3 (3.19%) MCSA
10 2 (2.13%) HND
10 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) MCTS
11 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 40 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (37.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.96%) vSphere
4 14 (14.89%) XenApp
4 14 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (14.89%) VMware ESX
5 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.26%) Samba
6 4 (4.26%) NFS
6 4 (4.26%) Xen
6 4 (4.26%) GPFS
7 3 (3.19%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.06%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 4 (4.26%) Bcfg2
4 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.06%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 48 (51.06%) VMware
3 37 (39.36%) Cisco
4 27 (28.72%) Citrix
5 19 (20.21%) HP
6 10 (10.64%) EMC
6 10 (10.64%) NetApp
7 8 (8.51%) Symantec
7 8 (8.51%) Siemens
7 8 (8.51%) Apple
7 8 (8.51%) IBM
7 8 (8.51%) Mitel
8 6 (6.38%) Dell
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle
9 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (4.26%) Juniper
10 4 (4.26%) Acronis
11 3 (3.19%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.19%) Murex
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £3500 on call + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £3500 on call + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Winsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Burgess Hill
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago