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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Support
Rank 812 894 868
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 64 61 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.059% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 100
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,275 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,550
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
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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 +79 63 £35,000 -6.66% 6
South East +82 22 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +48 15 £35,000 -12.50%
London +57 12 £36,000 -15.29% 2
South West +23 9 £40,000 +54.58% 1
West Midlands -4 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Abingdon - 7 £35,000 -
East of England +19 5 £32,500 -13.33%
North West -22 5 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Devon - 5 £41,500 -
Exeter - 5 £41,500 -
Surrey +24 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham - 4 £40,000 -
Bicester - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £26,000 -
Solihull - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £26,000 -
City of London +22 2 £36,000 +2.85%
Bristol +18 2 £40,000 +34.45%
Somerset +7 2 £27,042 +22.91%
Yorkshire +17 1 £37,500 +32.15%
Essex +13 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire +13 1 £32,500 +14.03%
Hampshire +8 1 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +5 1 £30,000 - 2
Worcester -5 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Worcestershire -7 1 £27,500 -21.42%
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 - 1

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 88 (70.40%) Active Directory
2 87 (69.60%) Windows
3 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
4 50 (40.00%) VMware
5 46 (36.80%) Office 365
6 42 (33.60%) Windows Server
6 42 (33.60%) MS Exchange
7 39 (31.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (25.60%) ITIL
9 31 (24.80%) Hyper-V
10 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
12 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
13 22 (17.60%) SQL
13 22 (17.60%) MS Office
13 22 (17.60%) DNS
14 21 (16.80%) Finance
15 20 (16.00%) Firewall
15 20 (16.00%) Citrix
15 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
17 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (13.60%) DHCP
17 17 (13.60%) Web Services
18 16 (12.80%) Linux
18 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
18 16 (12.80%) VPN
18 16 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2007
19 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 42 (33.60%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.80%) IIS
6 4 (3.20%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (21.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.60%) MS Office
3 5 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (36.80%) Office 365
2 20 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.00%) G Suite
6 4 (3.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.60%) DNS
2 20 (16.00%) Firewall
3 17 (13.60%) DHCP
4 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.80%) VPN
5 13 (10.40%) Wireless
6 12 (9.60%) SAN
7 11 (8.80%) VoIP
8 9 (7.20%) VLAN
9 7 (5.60%) NAS
10 5 (4.00%) Internet
10 5 (4.00%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.00%) Telnet
11 4 (3.20%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.20%) LAN
11 4 (3.20%) MPLS
11 4 (3.20%) PuTTY
11 4 (3.20%) WAN
12 3 (2.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.40%) MS Access
6 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.60%) FileMaker
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Law
4 5 (4.00%) Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) Web Services
2 9 (7.20%) HTML
3 7 (5.60%) .NET
3 7 (5.60%) CSS
4 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.20%) XML
5 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.40%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.40%) JSP
5 3 (2.40%) LINQ
5 3 (2.40%) WCF
6 2 (1.60%) XMPP
7 1 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.80%) Clustering
3 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Contactless
4 3 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.40%) EMV
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.40%) Replication
4 3 (2.40%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.80%) BYOD
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) Handset
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (69.60%) Windows
2 42 (33.60%) Windows Server
3 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.80%) Linux
7 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (10.40%) Windows 10
9 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
11 7 (5.60%) Android
12 4 (3.20%) CentOS
12 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
12 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) ITIL
2 15 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (8.80%) Migration
4 8 (6.40%) Project Management
4 8 (6.40%) Service Management
5 7 (5.60%) Change Management
5 7 (5.60%) CRM
6 6 (4.80%) Presales
6 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.00%) Coaching
7 5 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.20%) Change Control
8 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.20%) Fault Analysis
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (3.20%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.20%) IT Audit
8 4 (3.20%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.60%) SQL
2 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.00%) C#
4 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.40%) Java
5 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.40%) VBScript
6 1 (0.80%) ABAP
6 1 (0.80%) C
6 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.40%) MCSE
3 9 (7.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (6.40%) Degree
4 8 (6.40%) MCSA
5 7 (5.60%) MCP
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 5 (4.00%) MCTS
7 4 (3.20%) MCITP
8 3 (2.40%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.60%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.80%) CCNA
10 1 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (70.40%) Active Directory
2 39 (31.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (24.80%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.40%) vSphere
5 8 (6.40%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.20%) XenApp
8 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCCM
2 10 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.40%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.40%) WSUS
6 2 (1.60%) Casper Suite
6 2 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.00%) VMware
3 20 (16.00%) Citrix
4 14 (11.20%) Apple
5 12 (9.60%) HP
6 9 (7.20%) Cisco
7 6 (4.80%) Dell
7 6 (4.80%) Meraki
7 6 (4.80%) Symantec
8 5 (4.00%) Adobe
8 5 (4.00%) Google
9 4 (3.20%) Altiris
9 4 (3.20%) F5
9 4 (3.20%) NetApp
9 4 (3.20%) Veeam
10 3 (2.40%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.40%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.40%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.40%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.40%) Tableau
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Metapack
Salary: Competitive salary + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Amazing package
Posted: 17 days ago