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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Support
Rank 826 849 855
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 55 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.021% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 37
Average salary £37,500 £34,010 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +14.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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
England -31 49 £37,500 +10.26% 5
South East -2 13 £41,000 +9.33% 1
London -27 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East of England -7 10 £32,500 +8.33% 1
West Midlands - 8 £38,500 -
Coventry - 8 £38,500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £30,500 +1.66%
Cambridge - 5 £30,500 -
Scotland - 5 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £34,000 +87.39%
Kent - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 £34,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £34,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
North West +1 2 - - 1
City of London -11 2 £37,500 -12.79%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £38,500 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £32,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £28,000 -20.00%

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 81 (83.51%) Windows
2 65 (67.01%) Microsoft
3 48 (49.48%) VMware
4 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
5 42 (43.30%) Cisco
6 37 (38.14%) MS Exchange
7 36 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (35.05%) Firewall
9 33 (34.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (32.99%) MS Excel
11 30 (30.93%) TCP/IP
11 30 (30.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (28.87%) Citrix
12 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
12 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (27.84%) ITIL
14 25 (25.77%) DNS
15 24 (24.74%) DHCP
15 24 (24.74%) SAN
16 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (19.59%) Windows 7
18 18 (18.56%) HP
18 18 (18.56%) MCSE
19 17 (17.53%) MS Office
19 17 (17.53%) vSphere
19 17 (17.53%) iSCSI
20 16 (16.49%) Hyper-V
20 16 (16.49%) NAS
20 16 (16.49%) VMware ESXi

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 37 (38.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.22%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (5.15%) Lync
7 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.09%) IIS
9 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.06%) WorkSite
9 2 (2.06%) ArcGIS
9 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.09%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) Firewall
2 30 (30.93%) TCP/IP
3 25 (25.77%) DNS
4 24 (24.74%) DHCP
4 24 (24.74%) SAN
5 17 (17.53%) iSCSI
6 16 (16.49%) NAS
7 12 (12.37%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (12.37%) LAN
8 10 (10.31%) WAN
9 9 (9.28%) VPN
10 8 (8.25%) NetScaler
11 7 (7.22%) ADSL
12 6 (6.19%) VoIP
13 5 (5.15%) Wireless
14 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
14 4 (4.12%) LDAP
15 3 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (3.09%) VLAN
15 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) MS Access
General
1 6 (6.19%) Law
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) French Language
4 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) LAMP
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 3 (3.09%) COM
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) WAP
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Replication
3 5 (5.15%) Open Source
3 5 (5.15%) iPhone
4 3 (3.09%) EPoS
4 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.09%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.09%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) Statistics
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (83.51%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (30.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.59%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.40%) Linux
7 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
8 11 (11.34%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.12%) Android
10 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.12%) Solaris
11 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.06%) CentOS
12 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (2.06%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.22%) CRM
3 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
3 7 (7.22%) Project Management
3 7 (7.22%) Time Management
4 6 (6.19%) ERP
5 5 (5.15%) Change Management
6 4 (4.12%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.09%) Logistics
7 3 (3.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.09%) Wealth Management
7 3 (3.09%) Content Management
7 3 (3.09%) Network Management
8 2 (2.06%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.06%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Python
3 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.12%) VB
4 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
5 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (18.56%) MCSE
4 14 (14.43%) CCNA
5 11 (11.34%) Degree
6 10 (10.31%) MCITP
7 8 (8.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.25%) CCA
7 8 (8.25%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.19%) MCP
9 5 (5.15%) NCDA
10 3 (3.09%) MCSA
10 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.06%) MCTS
11 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.06%) HNC
11 2 (2.06%) HND
12 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (37.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.53%) vSphere
4 16 (16.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (16.49%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (15.46%) XenApp
6 12 (12.37%) VMware ESX
7 9 (9.28%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.12%) GPFS
8 4 (4.12%) Xen
8 4 (4.12%) Samba
8 4 (4.12%) Terminal Server
8 4 (4.12%) NFS
9 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.15%) SCCM
3 4 (4.12%) Bcfg2
4 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 65 (67.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (49.48%) VMware
3 42 (43.30%) Cisco
4 28 (28.87%) Citrix
5 18 (18.56%) HP
6 11 (11.34%) NetApp
7 10 (10.31%) EMC
8 9 (9.28%) Symantec
9 8 (8.25%) Mitel
9 8 (8.25%) Siemens
9 8 (8.25%) Apple
9 8 (8.25%) IBM
10 5 (5.15%) Dell
11 4 (4.12%) WatchGuard
11 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (4.12%) Juniper
12 3 (3.09%) Oracle
12 3 (3.09%) SAP
12 3 (3.09%) Cognos
12 3 (3.09%) Murex
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £3500 on call + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago