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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior IT Support
UK
Rank 804 837 867
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 54 83 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.084% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.087% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 42 75 72
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £53,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +27 52 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South East +61 19 £35,000 -12.50% 2
London +55 14 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +42 13 £32,500 -15.58% 1
West Midlands +4 6 £37,500 +15.38%
South West +13 5 £32,500 +3.17%
East of England +14 4 £26,000 -30.66%
Abingdon +12 4 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Bicester - 4 - -
Surrey +34 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham +5 3 £40,000 +23.07%
North West -14 3 £35,000 +12.26% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £26,000 -
City of London +27 2 £36,750 -8.12%
Hampshire +12 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Somerset +4 2 £27,042 +22.91%
Devon - 2 £41,500 -
Solihull - 2 £38,750 -
Cambridge - 2 £26,000 -
Exeter - 2 £41,500 -
Fareham - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire +35 1 - - 1
Reading +31 1 - -
Yorkshire +24 1 £37,500 +32.15%
Essex +16 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire +10 1 £32,500 +4.24%
Cheltenham -4 1 £30,500 -3.17%
Gloucestershire -24 1 £30,500 -3.17%
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 70 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 68 (68.00%) Windows
3 43 (43.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (41.00%) VMware
5 36 (36.00%) Office 365
6 33 (33.00%) MS Exchange
7 32 (32.00%) Windows Server
8 31 (31.00%) Hyper-V
8 31 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (30.00%) ITIL
10 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
11 21 (21.00%) Finance
12 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
12 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (18.00%) MS Office
14 17 (17.00%) Linux
15 16 (16.00%) SQL
15 16 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
16 14 (14.00%) Web Services
16 14 (14.00%) Firewall
17 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
17 13 (13.00%) DNS
17 13 (13.00%) Citrix
18 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (12.00%) Apple
19 11 (11.00%) Migration
19 11 (11.00%) VPN

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 33 (33.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.00%) MS Office
3 5 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.00%) MS Project
5 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.00%) Office 365
2 16 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.00%) G Suite
5 4 (4.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) Firewall
2 13 (13.00%) DNS
2 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.00%) VPN
4 8 (8.00%) DHCP
4 8 (8.00%) SAN
4 8 (8.00%) VLAN
5 7 (7.00%) VoIP
6 6 (6.00%) LAN
6 6 (6.00%) Wireless
7 5 (5.00%) Telnet
8 4 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.00%) Internet
8 4 (4.00%) MPLS
8 4 (4.00%) PuTTY
8 4 (4.00%) WAN
9 3 (3.00%) Broadband
9 3 (3.00%) NAS
10 2 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.00%) MS Access
7 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
1 1 (1.00%) Subversion
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) Web Services
2 7 (7.00%) HTML
3 5 (5.00%) .NET
3 5 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (3.00%) JSP
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.00%) XML
6 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.00%) LINQ
6 1 (1.00%) WCF
6 1 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.00%) Clustering
2 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.00%) EPoS
4 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.00%) iPad
4 2 (2.00%) Physics
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Contactless
5 1 (1.00%) EMV
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (68.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (17.00%) Linux
6 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (9.00%) Windows 10
7 9 (9.00%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.00%) Android
9 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.00%) Unix
11 2 (2.00%) CentOS
12 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (11.00%) Migration
3 9 (9.00%) Project Management
3 9 (9.00%) Service Management
4 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
5 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.00%) Change Management
6 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.00%) CRM
6 5 (5.00%) IT Audit
7 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.00%) Coaching
8 3 (3.00%) Change Control
8 3 (3.00%) DevOps
8 3 (3.00%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.00%) C#
4 3 (3.00%) Java
5 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.00%) ABAP
6 1 (1.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.00%) MCSE
3 10 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) MCSA
4 6 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.00%) MCP
6 4 (4.00%) MCITP
6 4 (4.00%) MCTS
7 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (31.00%) Hyper-V
2 31 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.00%) vSphere
6 3 (3.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.00%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (43.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.00%) VMware
3 13 (13.00%) Citrix
4 12 (12.00%) Apple
5 10 (10.00%) HP
6 7 (7.00%) Adobe
6 7 (7.00%) Cisco
7 6 (6.00%) Dell
7 6 (6.00%) Google
8 4 (4.00%) Altiris
8 4 (4.00%) F5
8 4 (4.00%) Meraki
8 4 (4.00%) NetApp
9 3 (3.00%) EqualLogic
9 3 (3.00%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.00%) Remedy
9 3 (3.00%) Symantec
9 3 (3.00%) Veeam
10 2 (2.00%) Kaspersky
10 2 (2.00%) Sophos
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