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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Support
Rank 873 838 850
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 20 69 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.060% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.064% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 19
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,450 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £40,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior IT Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Support
Top 12 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 28 August 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 -42 14 £35,000 -6.66% 4
London +9 10 £36,250 -6.45% 2
City of London +26 3 £31,500 -16.00%
South East -6 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Hampshire +6 1 - -
Surrey +4 1 £37,500 -
Uxbridge +2 1 £33,250 +20.90%
West Midlands -12 1 £21,500 -44.15%
Coventry -19 1 £21,500 -44.15%
South West -24 1 £32,500 +27.45%
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Epsom - 1 £37,500 -

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 57 (67.06%) VMware
3 48 (56.47%) Active Directory
4 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
5 38 (44.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (38.82%) MS Exchange
8 31 (36.47%) Windows 7
9 30 (35.29%) Office 365
9 30 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 27 (31.76%) SAN
11 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (30.59%) MS Office
12 24 (28.24%) SLA
13 22 (25.88%) Citrix
13 22 (25.88%) Internet
13 22 (25.88%) Firewall
13 22 (25.88%) VMware ESX
14 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
14 21 (24.71%) NAS
15 19 (22.35%) SCCM
16 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (20.00%) Degree
18 16 (18.82%) Problem Management
18 16 (18.82%) vSphere
18 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (17.65%) IIS
19 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
19 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (38.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (17.65%) IIS
3 15 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 13 (15.29%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.71%) ArcGIS
8 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (30.59%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) SAN
2 22 (25.88%) Internet
2 22 (25.88%) Firewall
3 21 (24.71%) NAS
4 13 (15.29%) DNS
5 12 (14.12%) DHCP
6 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.41%) VoIP
7 8 (9.41%) iSCSI
8 7 (8.24%) Wireless
9 6 (7.06%) LAN
9 6 (7.06%) WAN
10 3 (3.53%) VLAN
10 3 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.53%) VPN
10 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.53%) MPLS
11 2 (2.35%) PPTP
11 2 (2.35%) IPsec
11 2 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (4.71%) Front Office
2 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
1 1 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.71%) GIS
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (36.47%) Windows 7
4 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.12%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.41%) Mac OS X
8 7 (8.24%) Android
9 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.53%) Linux
11 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.18%) VMS
12 1 (1.18%) UNIX
12 1 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Problem Management
2 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 15 (17.65%) Change Management
3 14 (16.47%) Change Control
4 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 7 (8.24%) Line Management
6 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Service Management
7 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.53%) Validation
8 3 (3.53%) Data Security
9 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.35%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.18%) Time Management
10 1 (1.18%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) C
3 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.12%) MCSE
4 9 (10.59%) MCP
5 7 (8.24%) MCITP
6 6 (7.06%) MCSA
7 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
7 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) HND
9 2 (2.35%) MCTS
9 2 (2.35%) CCNA
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.18%) HNC
10 1 (1.18%) ACSA
10 1 (1.18%) ACMT
10 1 (1.18%) ACSP
10 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (3.53%) GMP
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (56.47%) Active Directory
2 35 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (25.88%) VMware ESX
4 16 (18.82%) vSphere
5 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.06%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.18%) XenApp
9 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (22.35%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.35%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.18%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 57 (67.06%) VMware
2 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.88%) Citrix
4 12 (14.12%) Cisco
5 8 (9.41%) Apple
5 8 (9.41%) Symantec
6 6 (7.06%) HP
7 5 (5.88%) NetApp
7 5 (5.88%) Google
8 4 (4.71%) Sophos
8 4 (4.71%) ESRI
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle
9 3 (3.53%) Dell
9 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.35%) Draytek
10 2 (2.35%) Veeam
10 2 (2.35%) IBM
10 2 (2.35%) Juniper
10 2 (2.35%) Sage
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