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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Support
Rank 891 854 879
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 44 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.032% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 20
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £32,150 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,200 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -29 43 £34,000 +4.61% 10
London -35 24 £35,750 +10.00% 3
South East -3 9 £33,750 -3.57% 4
South West +3 5 £34,000 -20.00%
City of London -8 5 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hammersmith - 4 £34,000 -
Bristol - 4 - -
Yorkshire -47 3 £24,500 -24.61%
Surrey - 3 £37,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £24,500 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £24,500 -
Berkshire +2 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hampshire - 2 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £32,500 -
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Reading +1 1 £32,500 +25.00% 1
North West -5 1 - - 2
Leicestershire -23 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands -25 1 £32,500 -
North Wales - 1 £29,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £29,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £34,000 -
Staines - 1 £35,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £29,500 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £34,000 -
Bicester - 1 £27,500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 72 (81.82%) Windows
2 54 (61.36%) VMware
3 45 (51.14%) Microsoft
4 41 (46.59%) Active Directory
5 36 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 34 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (34.09%) ITIL
8 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 23 (26.14%) Cisco
12 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (22.73%) Linux
14 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
14 17 (19.32%) vSphere
14 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
16 15 (17.05%) Citrix
16 15 (17.05%) SAN
17 14 (15.91%) WAN
17 14 (15.91%) SQL
17 14 (15.91%) iSCSI
18 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
18 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X
18 13 (14.77%) Apple
18 13 (14.77%) Firewall
19 12 (13.64%) Advertising

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.55%) Lync
9 3 (3.41%) WorkSite
9 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.27%) IIS
11 1 (1.14%) WordPress
11 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.50%) MS Office
3 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.27%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Office 365
2 8 (9.09%) Google Apps
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) SAN
2 14 (15.91%) WAN
2 14 (15.91%) iSCSI
3 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.77%) Firewall
4 11 (12.50%) LAN
5 10 (11.36%) DNS
6 8 (9.09%) NAS
7 7 (7.95%) VPN
7 7 (7.95%) DHCP
7 7 (7.95%) ADSL
8 5 (5.68%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.68%) VoIP
9 4 (4.55%) 3G
9 4 (4.55%) LDAP
10 3 (3.41%) Broadband
10 3 (3.41%) Internet
11 2 (2.27%) MPLS
11 2 (2.27%) Network Security
11 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (13.64%) Advertising
2 11 (12.50%) Back Office
3 7 (7.95%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Law
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.68%) Finance
5 4 (4.55%) Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.41%) French Language
6 3 (3.41%) German Language
6 3 (3.41%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (3.41%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.41%) Legal
7 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.14%) Russian Language
8 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) LAMP
3 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (9.09%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.68%) Open Source
5 4 (4.55%) EPoS
5 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (81.82%) Windows
2 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (22.73%) Linux
6 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X
7 12 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (4.55%) Solaris
12 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (2.27%) Android
14 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) ITIL
2 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.09%) Change Management
3 8 (9.09%) Migration
4 7 (7.95%) Time Management
5 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.82%) CRM
6 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.55%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.55%) Project Management
7 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.55%) Content Management
7 4 (4.55%) Network Management
7 4 (4.55%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.41%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.41%) Network Design
8 3 (3.41%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) Python
3 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.41%) VBA
4 3 (3.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.64%) CCNA
2 12 (13.64%) MCSE
3 10 (11.36%) MCSA
4 9 (10.23%) MCITP
5 6 (6.82%) MCP
5 6 (6.82%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) CCNP
6 4 (4.55%) A+ Certification
6 4 (4.55%) MCTS
7 3 (3.41%) HND
7 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (46.59%) Active Directory
2 34 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
3 17 (19.32%) vSphere
4 8 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.68%) XenApp
7 4 (4.55%) Samba
7 4 (4.55%) NFS
7 4 (4.55%) Xen
8 1 (1.14%) UAG
8 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.55%) Bcfg2
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
3 3 (3.41%) MOM
3 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.14%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.14%) WSUS
5 1 (1.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 54 (61.36%) VMware
2 45 (51.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (26.14%) Cisco
4 15 (17.05%) Citrix
5 13 (14.77%) Apple
6 10 (11.36%) Oracle
7 8 (9.09%) HP
7 8 (9.09%) Google
8 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.95%) Symantec
9 6 (6.82%) Reuters
9 6 (6.82%) Acronis
10 4 (4.55%) Dell
11 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.41%) Mitel
11 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
12 2 (2.27%) Juniper
12 2 (2.27%) Murex
12 2 (2.27%) Huawei
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lloyds IP
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Penson and 2.5k Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare and Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Premier Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 30+ days ago