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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 490 562 533
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 545 412 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 419 335 371
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +77 506 £45,000 +11.11% 45
London +41 235 £50,000 +11.11% 14
South East -12 90 £47,500 +29.25% 9
East of England +40 67 £44,500 +11.25% 6
Berkshire +13 46 £50,000 +53.84% 3
North West +27 39 £28,500 -9.52% 3
West Midlands +1 38 £45,000 +28.57% 5
City of London +50 35 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South West +8 28 £38,750 +19.23% 3
Hertfordshire +13 22 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hampshire 0 20 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Essex +11 19 £55,000 +26.43%
Cheshire +29 17 £27,000 -28.00% 2
Reading -7 17 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Manchester +23 14 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Scotland +9 14 £35,000 +7.69%
Bracknell - 14 £47,500 -
Coventry +5 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham +2 13 £45,000 +73.07% 2
East Midlands +10 11 £37,705 +0.54% 1
Cambridge +6 11 £35,000 +34.61%
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Bedfordshire +2 11 £44,500 -1.11% 2
Glasgow -3 10 £30,612 -5.81%
Southampton - 10 £47,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £38,750 -
Wales +13 9 £24,000 -36.00% 1
South Wales +10 9 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Surrey -7 9 £42,500 +3.65%
Hillingdon - 9 - -

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 505 (53.38%) Windows
2 381 (40.27%) Microsoft
3 361 (38.16%) Active Directory
4 285 (30.13%) VMware
5 255 (26.96%) Windows Server
6 231 (24.42%) ITIL
7 227 (24.00%) SQL
8 207 (21.88%) Finance
9 203 (21.46%) Cisco
10 176 (18.60%) MS Excel
10 176 (18.60%) Firewall
11 174 (18.39%) MS Exchange
12 173 (18.29%) Linux
13 172 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 160 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 159 (16.81%) SQL Server
16 151 (15.96%) MS Office
17 142 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 141 (14.90%) Citrix
18 141 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
19 133 (14.06%) Windows 7
20 128 (13.53%) WAN
21 123 (13.00%) SLA
22 121 (12.79%) DNS
22 121 (12.79%) Degree
23 118 (12.47%) LAN
24 112 (11.84%) Unix
25 103 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
26 98 (10.36%) VPN
27 96 (10.15%) DHCP

Senior IT Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 174 (18.39%) MS Exchange
2 84 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (5.18%) IIS
5 41 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 40 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 34 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (2.64%) Apache
8 25 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (2.64%) JBoss
8 25 (2.64%) WebSphere
9 24 (2.54%) Lync
10 21 (2.22%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.95%) nginx
13 9 (0.95%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.53%) NetWeaver
16 4 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 176 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 151 (15.96%) MS Office
3 15 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.95%) MS Project
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.11%) Maya
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (0.85%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.32%) Line 500
5 3 (0.32%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.32%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.32%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP PS
5 3 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 91 (9.62%) Office 365
2 20 (2.11%) SaaS
3 19 (2.01%) IaaS
4 17 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.85%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Force.com
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 176 (18.60%) Firewall
2 128 (13.53%) WAN
3 121 (12.79%) DNS
4 118 (12.47%) LAN
5 98 (10.36%) VPN
6 96 (10.15%) DHCP
7 88 (9.30%) SAN
8 66 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 49 (5.18%) VoIP
10 40 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
11 38 (4.02%) Wireless
12 34 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (3.49%) MPLS
14 25 (2.64%) Internet
14 25 (2.64%) LDAP
15 24 (2.54%) VLAN
16 21 (2.22%) BGP
16 21 (2.22%) OSPF
17 19 (2.01%) Network Security
18 18 (1.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (4.33%) MySQL
4 24 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.27%) DB2
8 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.85%) Big Data
10 8 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.42%) Informix
13 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.42%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.42%) solidDB
14 3 (0.32%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.32%) JIRA
5 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.11%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (21.88%) Finance
2 68 (7.19%) Banking
3 39 (4.12%) Retail
4 28 (2.96%) Marketing
5 22 (2.33%) Back Office
5 22 (2.33%) Legal
6 20 (2.11%) Advertising
7 18 (1.90%) Front Office
8 17 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.63%) Electronics
13 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.53%) Law
14 4 (0.42%) Games
15 3 (0.32%) Military
15 3 (0.32%) Publishing
16 2 (0.21%) Billing
16 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.98%) .NET
2 37 (3.91%) HTML
3 30 (3.17%) CSS
3 30 (3.17%) Web Services
4 25 (2.64%) ASP.NET
5 22 (2.33%) WCF
6 21 (2.22%) XML
7 20 (2.11%) jQuery
8 18 (1.90%) LAMP
9 16 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
9 16 (1.69%) J2EE
10 14 (1.48%) Middleware
11 13 (1.37%) HTML5
12 9 (0.95%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.95%) Grails
12 9 (0.95%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (0.95%) MCollective
13 8 (0.85%) Ajax
13 8 (0.85%) RESTful
13 8 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.29%) Blackberry
4 42 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.49%) iPhone
5 33 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.85%) iPad
7 23 (2.43%) NHS
8 22 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.90%) Clustering
9 18 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 17 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.59%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.37%) AS400
14 12 (1.27%) Derivative
15 10 (1.06%) Fintech
16 9 (0.95%) Mobile App
17 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 505 (53.38%) Windows
2 255 (26.96%) Windows Server
3 173 (18.29%) Linux
4 172 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 133 (14.06%) Windows 7
7 112 (11.84%) Unix
8 84 (8.88%) Windows 8
9 78 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (3.70%) Android
11 29 (3.07%) Windows XP
12 16 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.48%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.48%) Solaris
14 12 (1.27%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.85%) AIX
15 8 (0.85%) CentOS
15 8 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (24.42%) ITIL
2 78 (8.25%) Mentoring
3 70 (7.40%) Service Management
4 58 (6.13%) Project Management
5 49 (5.18%) Problem Management
6 48 (5.07%) Incident Management
7 45 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 43 (4.55%) Change Management
9 38 (4.02%) High Availability
10 36 (3.81%) Coaching
11 33 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (3.17%) PRINCE2
13 29 (3.07%) Asset Management
14 28 (2.96%) Time Management
15 26 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
16 23 (2.43%) Change Control
16 23 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (2.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 227 (24.00%) SQL
2 82 (8.67%) Java
3 47 (4.97%) PowerShell
4 42 (4.44%) Perl
5 41 (4.33%) JavaScript
6 35 (3.70%) C#
7 28 (2.96%) Python
8 26 (2.75%) PHP
9 25 (2.64%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.22%) C
12 19 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.06%) COBOL
15 7 (0.74%) VBScript
16 6 (0.63%) C++
17 5 (0.53%) ABAP
17 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.32%) C-shell
18 3 (0.32%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 142 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (12.79%) Degree
3 94 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (8.88%) MCSE
5 60 (6.34%) CCNA
6 58 (6.13%) CCNP
7 48 (5.07%) MCSA
8 47 (4.97%) MCITP
9 39 (4.12%) MCP
9 39 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.54%) CCIE
12 15 (1.59%) Security Cleared
13 14 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (1.37%) MCDST
15 10 (1.06%) CCSP
16 9 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.95%) SC Cleared
17 8 (0.85%) CCSA
17 8 (0.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (13.00%) SLA
2 27 (2.85%) QA
3 8 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 361 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 160 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (9.20%) Hyper-V
4 60 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (4.55%) vSphere
6 28 (2.96%) VMware ESX
7 27 (2.85%) Terminal Services
8 25 (2.64%) XenApp
9 13 (1.37%) Squid
10 12 (1.27%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.95%) qmail
12 8 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.85%) Xen
13 6 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.53%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.42%) NFS
15 4 (0.42%) XenServer
16 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.32%) vCloud
17 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 67 (7.08%) SCCM
2 25 (2.64%) Puppet
3 21 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 20 (2.11%) WSUS
5 19 (2.01%) SCOM
6 15 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (1.48%) Nagios
8 13 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.16%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.95%) Cacti
10 9 (0.95%) collectd
10 9 (0.95%) Ganglia
10 9 (0.95%) Graphite
10 9 (0.95%) logstash
10 9 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.53%) MOM
11 5 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 381 (40.27%) Microsoft
2 285 (30.13%) VMware
3 203 (21.46%) Cisco
4 141 (14.90%) Citrix
5 83 (8.77%) Oracle
6 72 (7.61%) HP
7 56 (5.92%) Dell
7 56 (5.92%) IBM
8 42 (4.44%) Symantec
9 37 (3.91%) Juniper
10 36 (3.81%) CheckPoint
11 26 (2.75%) NetApp
12 24 (2.54%) Bloomberg
12 24 (2.54%) Red Hat
13 20 (2.11%) AppSense
13 20 (2.11%) EMC
13 20 (2.11%) Remedy
14 18 (1.90%) SAP
15 17 (1.80%) F5
16 16 (1.69%) Reuters
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ossett, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10-15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Circa £50k - £70k + Large Company Be
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Worldpay
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Worldpay
Posted: 24 days ago