The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 848 880 941
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 73 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.076% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.079% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 54
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -8.45%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior IT Support in the job title.

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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 68 £32,500 -4.41% 6
East of England +54 17 £26,500 -8.62% 1
South East +49 16 £43,750 +45.83%
West Midlands -10 14 £32,500 -4.41% 2
London +19 12 £37,500 -1.31% 3
Hertfordshire +31 9 £26,500 -28.37%
Essex - 7 £26,500 -
Hampshire +13 6 £42,500 -
Birmingham -10 6 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Haywards Heath +11 5 £45,000 +66.66%
West Sussex -1 5 £45,000 +66.66%
Warwickshire - 5 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Cambridge +5 4 £40,000 +37.93%
North West +20 3 £27,000 -16.92%
South West +11 3 £28,500 -12.30%
Staffordshire -1 3 £30,000 -11.76%
Lichfield -3 3 £30,000 -11.76%
Manchester - 3 £27,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £42,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Warwick - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +43 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Bedfordshire +14 2 £42,500 +46.55%
Scotland +7 2 £30,000 -
Bedford +6 2 £42,500 +46.55%
Devon -1 2 £28,000 -13.84%
Oxfordshire -10 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Lincolnshire - 2 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £28,000 -

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior IT Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior IT Support in the job title.

1 130 (83.33%) Windows
2 109 (69.87%) Microsoft
3 105 (67.31%) Active Directory
4 78 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (48.72%) VMware
6 75 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (48.08%) Windows Server
7 62 (39.74%) MS Exchange
8 54 (34.62%) MS Excel
9 53 (33.97%) Firewall
10 50 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 48 (30.77%) SAN
12 46 (29.49%) MS Office
13 45 (28.85%) Windows 7
14 43 (27.56%) Hyper-V
14 43 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (26.92%) SQL Server
15 42 (26.92%) SLA
15 42 (26.92%) Cisco
16 41 (26.28%) Exchange Server 2013
17 40 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (24.36%) DNS
19 37 (23.72%) DHCP
20 35 (22.44%) Office 365
21 34 (21.79%) Windows 8
22 33 (21.15%) Linux
22 33 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
23 32 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 29 (18.59%) TCP/IP
25 28 (17.95%) LAN

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (39.74%) MS Exchange
2 41 (26.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (13.46%) IIS
6 19 (12.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
8 8 (5.13%) Skype for Business
9 7 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
11 5 (3.21%) Apache
11 5 (3.21%) JBoss
12 3 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.92%) WordPress
13 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 46 (29.49%) MS Office
3 6 (3.85%) MS Project
4 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.44%) Office 365
2 6 (3.85%) SaaS
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.97%) Firewall
2 48 (30.77%) SAN
3 38 (24.36%) DNS
4 37 (23.72%) DHCP
5 29 (18.59%) TCP/IP
6 28 (17.95%) LAN
7 27 (17.31%) WAN
8 25 (16.03%) VPN
9 22 (14.10%) Wireless
10 20 (12.82%) VLAN
11 19 (12.18%) NAS
12 16 (10.26%) DMZ
12 16 (10.26%) IMAP
12 16 (10.26%) SMTP
13 6 (3.85%) Internet
13 6 (3.85%) MPLS
13 6 (3.85%) VoIP
14 5 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.92%) WLAN
16 2 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.49%) MySQL
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.92%) MS Access
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Advertising
3 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Legal
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.26%) MAPI
2 6 (3.85%) XML
3 4 (2.56%) HTML
4 3 (1.92%) EDI
4 3 (1.92%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.28%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) CSS
6 1 (0.64%) jQuery
6 1 (0.64%) LAMP
6 1 (0.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.18%) Blackberry
3 16 (10.26%) iPhone
3 16 (10.26%) PDA
3 16 (10.26%) Replication
4 7 (4.49%) Clustering
5 6 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) BYOD
9 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
9 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 130 (83.33%) Windows
2 78 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (48.08%) Windows Server
3 75 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (28.85%) Windows 7
6 34 (21.79%) Windows 8
7 33 (21.15%) Linux
8 27 (17.31%) Windows 10
9 22 (14.10%) Android
10 21 (13.46%) Windows XP
11 17 (10.90%) Windows Vista
12 7 (4.49%) Unix
13 5 (3.21%) CentOS
14 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.64%) SUSE
16 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) ITIL
2 17 (10.90%) Service Management
3 14 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.33%) Project Management
5 12 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.77%) Change Management
6 9 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.13%) Information Security
7 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.49%) Data Protection
8 7 (4.49%) Migration
9 6 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.85%) Line Management
9 6 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.56%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.56%) Change Control
11 4 (2.56%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.62%) SQL
2 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.85%) VBScript
3 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.56%) Java
4 4 (2.56%) PHP
5 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (17.95%) MCSE
3 17 (10.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.05%) MCITP
5 11 (7.05%) MCSA
6 7 (4.49%) CCNA
7 6 (3.85%) Degree
8 5 (3.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.92%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.28%) CCNP
11 1 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.64%) MCP
11 1 (0.64%) MCTS
11 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.64%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 43 (27.56%) Hyper-V
2 43 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.18%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (10.26%) NFS
5 11 (7.05%) XenApp
6 10 (6.41%) vSphere
7 9 (5.77%) VMware ESX
8 8 (5.13%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.49%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (4.49%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.56%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.92%) vCloud
12 2 (1.28%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (12.82%) Backup Exec
2 16 (10.26%) SCCM
3 5 (3.21%) SCOM
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.92%) WSUS
6 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.64%) Nagios
7 1 (0.64%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.64%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 109 (69.87%) Microsoft
2 76 (48.72%) VMware
3 42 (26.92%) Cisco
4 22 (14.10%) Apple
5 20 (12.82%) Veeam
6 18 (11.54%) Citrix
7 16 (10.26%) Draytek
8 11 (7.05%) Oracle
9 10 (6.41%) Dell
10 8 (5.13%) IBM
11 7 (4.49%) EMC
11 7 (4.49%) WatchGuard
12 6 (3.85%) HP
12 6 (3.85%) Sophos
13 4 (2.56%) Avaya
13 4 (2.56%) ION Trading
13 4 (2.56%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.92%) Mitel
14 3 (1.92%) NetApp
14 3 (1.92%) Remedy
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