The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Support
Rank 858 874 859
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 34 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.047% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.050% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,010
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.71% +1.42%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior IT Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Support
Top 19 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 31 July 2015. 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 -5 25 £32,875 -12.33% 6
London +35 17 £33,375 -11.00% 1
South East -6 5 £27,000 -34.14%
City of London +27 3 £30,000 -20.00%
West Sussex +5 2 £27,000 -21.16%
Uxbridge +4 2 £33,250 +20.90%
Hampshire +3 2 - -
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £27,000 -
Fareham +22 1 - -
Surrey +16 1 £37,500 -
Scotland +10 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Glasgow +9 1 £30,000 -
North West -5 1 £32,500 - 4
Liverpool - 1 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 -
Epsom - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £33,500 -

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (79.80%) Windows
2 64 (64.65%) VMware
3 52 (52.53%) Microsoft
4 48 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 45 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (37.37%) Windows 7
8 36 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (36.36%) SAN
9 31 (31.31%) MS Exchange
10 30 (30.30%) Firewall
10 30 (30.30%) Office 365
11 29 (29.29%) MS Office
11 29 (29.29%) Citrix
12 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
13 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (23.23%) Internet
14 22 (22.22%) SLA
14 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (21.21%) NAS
15 21 (21.21%) VMware ESX
16 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
17 18 (18.18%) IIS
17 18 (18.18%) Degree
17 18 (18.18%) SCCM
18 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (16.16%) Windows 8
18 16 (16.16%) Cisco
18 16 (16.16%) Change Management
19 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (31.31%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.18%) IIS
3 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (15.15%) SharePoint
5 12 (12.12%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.04%) Apache
8 4 (4.04%) ArcGIS
9 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.01%) Lync
11 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 45 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 29 (29.29%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.01%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.30%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.36%) SAN
2 30 (30.30%) Firewall
3 23 (23.23%) Internet
4 21 (21.21%) NAS
5 14 (14.14%) DNS
6 13 (13.13%) DHCP
7 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
8 9 (9.09%) VoIP
9 8 (8.08%) LAN
9 8 (8.08%) WAN
9 8 (8.08%) iSCSI
9 8 (8.08%) Wireless
10 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.05%) NetScreen
11 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.03%) MPLS
12 3 (3.03%) VLAN
12 3 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (2.02%) IPsec
13 2 (2.02%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (4.04%) Front Office
1 4 (4.04%) Back Office
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.01%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) LAMP
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Clustering
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) GIS
3 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) CCTV
5 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (37.37%) Windows 7
4 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (16.16%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 9 (9.09%) Linux
8 7 (7.07%) Android
8 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
9 6 (6.06%) CentOS
10 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.02%) UNIX
13 1 (1.01%) VMS
13 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
2 16 (16.16%) Change Management
3 15 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 13 (13.13%) Change Control
5 11 (11.11%) Line Management
5 11 (11.11%) ITIL
6 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) Validation
8 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.04%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.03%) Migration
10 3 (3.03%) Service Management
10 3 (3.03%) Data Security
11 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.02%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) PHP
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.12%) MCSE
4 10 (10.10%) MCP
5 7 (7.07%) MCSA
5 7 (7.07%) MCITP
6 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.05%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.03%) HND
9 2 (2.02%) MCTS
9 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.02%) HNC
9 2 (2.02%) CCNA
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.01%) ACSA
10 1 (1.01%) ACMT
10 1 (1.01%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.22%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (4.04%) GMP
3 2 (2.02%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 36 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.21%) VMware ESX
4 14 (14.14%) vSphere
5 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.01%) XenApp
9 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.02%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (64.65%) VMware
2 52 (52.53%) Microsoft
3 29 (29.29%) Citrix
4 16 (16.16%) Cisco
5 10 (10.10%) HP
5 10 (10.10%) Apple
6 8 (8.08%) Symantec
7 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.06%) Juniper
9 5 (5.05%) NetApp
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle
9 5 (5.05%) Google
10 4 (4.04%) ESRI
11 3 (3.03%) Sophos
12 2 (2.02%) Draytek
12 2 (2.02%) IBM
12 2 (2.02%) Dell
12 2 (2.02%) CommVault
12 2 (2.02%) Sage
13 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
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