The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 695 715 717
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 208 162 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 119 171
Average salary £35,250 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the UK.

Senior Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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 +35 199 £35,500 -1.38% 19
South East +5 66 £35,000 -6.66% 3
London -23 51 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Berkshire +11 33 £31,000 -27.05% 1
South West -10 26 £26,500 -26.38% 6
Reading +10 22 £28,000 -37.77%
West Midlands -2 19 £38,000 +8.57% 3
East of England -29 15 £34,250 +7.03% 2
West Sussex 0 13 £27,500 -42.10%
Crawley - 11 - -
Bristol 0 10 £32,500 -22.61% 1
Coventry -3 10 £38,500 - 1
Yorkshire -25 10 £25,750 -
Bromley - 10 £37,500 -
City of London -3 9 £36,000 -19.55% 2
Hertfordshire -9 9 £29,500 +18.00% 1
Gatwick - 9 - -
West Yorkshire - 8 £24,000 -
East Midlands +1 7 £28,750 +25.00%
Somerset - 7 £25,500 - 2
Frome - 7 £25,500 - 2
Wiltshire +6 6 £26,500 -23.18% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £37,500 +15.38%
North West -18 6 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £27,500 -
Surrey +2 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham -5 5 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Cleckheaton - 5 £24,000 -
Wales +1 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Milton Keynes -12 4 - -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 257 (69.09%) Windows
2 173 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 168 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 146 (39.25%) VMware
5 121 (32.53%) MS Exchange
6 110 (29.57%) Firewall
7 105 (28.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 102 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (26.34%) TCP/IP
10 92 (24.73%) Cisco
11 82 (22.04%) SAN
11 82 (22.04%) ITIL
11 82 (22.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 80 (21.51%) Citrix
13 79 (21.24%) DNS
14 77 (20.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 75 (20.16%) MS Excel
15 75 (20.16%) Linux
16 74 (19.89%) SQL
17 69 (18.55%) Microsoft Certification
18 59 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 59 (15.86%) DHCP
19 56 (15.05%) SQL Server
20 54 (14.52%) Hyper-V
21 50 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
22 49 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2013
23 46 (12.37%) UNIX
24 44 (11.83%) MCSE
25 43 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2007
25 43 (11.56%) Degree

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 121 (32.53%) MS Exchange
2 59 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (8.87%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.91%) Tomcat
7 21 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (5.38%) IIS
9 13 (3.49%) Apache
9 13 (3.49%) Lync
10 11 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (2.42%) Node.js
12 7 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.54%) CMS
14 2 (0.54%) SAS
15 1 (0.27%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) InDesign
4 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.81%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.54%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.53%) Office 365
2 15 (4.03%) SaaS
3 10 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.42%) Joyent
4 9 (2.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 110 (29.57%) Firewall
2 98 (26.34%) TCP/IP
3 82 (22.04%) SAN
4 79 (21.24%) DNS
5 59 (15.86%) DHCP
6 42 (11.29%) WAN
6 42 (11.29%) LAN
7 33 (8.87%) iSCSI
8 27 (7.26%) VPN
9 23 (6.18%) NAS
10 22 (5.91%) Wireless
11 19 (5.11%) Internet
12 15 (4.03%) VoIP
13 14 (3.76%) VLAN
13 14 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (3.49%) LDAP
15 12 (3.23%) ADSL
16 11 (2.96%) NetScaler
16 11 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.57%) MySQL
3 9 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.42%) Redis
4 8 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.81%) FileMaker
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.54%) DTS
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 17 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.42%) Firebug
3 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.81%) Subversion
5 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 36 (9.68%) Finance
2 20 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.49%) Banking
4 10 (2.69%) French Language
4 10 (2.69%) German Language
5 8 (2.15%) Spanish Language
5 8 (2.15%) Electronics
6 7 (1.88%) Back Office
7 6 (1.61%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.08%) Retail
9 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 3 (0.81%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.54%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.65%) HTML
2 17 (4.57%) CSS
3 13 (3.49%) Web Services
4 11 (2.96%) XML
5 8 (2.15%) .NET
6 6 (1.61%) Flash
7 5 (1.34%) XHTML
7 5 (1.34%) Ajax
8 4 (1.08%) J2EE
9 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.81%) SOAP
10 2 (0.54%) LAMP
10 2 (0.54%) JSON
10 2 (0.54%) WCF
11 1 (0.27%) WPF
11 1 (0.27%) LINQ
11 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.27%) REST
11 1 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.38%) Clustering
3 19 (5.11%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.76%) Replication
5 11 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.15%) IVR
8 7 (1.88%) CMDB
8 7 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.61%) Wiki
10 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.34%) EPoS
10 5 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.08%) DTV
12 3 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.81%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.81%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.81%) Open Source
13 2 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 257 (69.09%) Windows
2 102 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (22.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (20.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (20.16%) Linux
6 46 (12.37%) UNIX
7 41 (11.02%) Windows XP
8 40 (10.75%) Windows 7
9 34 (9.14%) Windows 8
10 22 (5.91%) Solaris
11 9 (2.42%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.88%) Android
13 4 (1.08%) CentOS
14 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.54%) Debian
15 2 (0.54%) Fedora
15 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.04%) ITIL
2 32 (8.60%) Mentoring
3 21 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (4.57%) Change Management
5 12 (3.23%) OO
5 12 (3.23%) Migration
5 12 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (2.96%) CRM
7 10 (2.69%) Time Management
8 9 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (2.42%) Service Delivery
8 9 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (2.42%) Supplier Management
9 8 (2.15%) Configuration Management
10 7 (1.88%) Project Management
10 7 (1.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (1.88%) OOD
10 7 (1.88%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.61%) Release Management
11 6 (1.61%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.89%) SQL
2 36 (9.68%) Java
3 23 (6.18%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.91%) PowerShell
5 13 (3.49%) Python
6 11 (2.96%) Ruby
7 10 (2.69%) C#
8 9 (2.42%) Perl
9 4 (1.08%) VBScript
10 3 (0.81%) VB
10 3 (0.81%) Erlang
10 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.81%) PHP
11 2 (0.54%) AWK
11 2 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.27%) Groovy
12 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.27%) C++
12 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (18.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (11.83%) MCSE
4 43 (11.56%) Degree
5 33 (8.87%) CCNA
6 26 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (5.65%) MCITP
7 21 (5.65%) MCSA
7 21 (5.65%) CCNP
8 14 (3.76%) CCA
8 14 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (3.23%) MCP
9 12 (3.23%) Security Cleared
10 11 (2.96%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.61%) NCDA
13 4 (1.08%) MCDBA
14 3 (0.81%) MCTS
14 3 (0.81%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.65%) SLA
2 7 (1.88%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 105 (28.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (14.52%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.48%) vSphere
5 37 (9.95%) XenApp
6 24 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 21 (5.65%) XenDesktop
8 18 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.88%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.34%) XenServer
11 4 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.08%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 19 (5.11%) SCCM
3 13 (3.49%) SCOM
4 7 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.34%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.34%) Nagios
7 4 (1.08%) MOM
7 4 (1.08%) WSUS
7 4 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.81%) Check_MK
8 3 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.81%) Puppet
8 3 (0.81%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.54%) Foglight
9 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 168 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 146 (39.25%) VMware
3 92 (24.73%) Cisco
4 80 (21.51%) Citrix
5 39 (10.48%) HP
6 38 (10.22%) Oracle
7 34 (9.14%) NetApp
8 31 (8.33%) Juniper
9 25 (6.72%) EMC
10 19 (5.11%) CheckPoint
10 19 (5.11%) Symantec
11 16 (4.30%) Sun
12 15 (4.03%) Apple
13 14 (3.76%) IBM
14 12 (3.23%) Dell
14 12 (3.23%) Mitel
14 12 (3.23%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.96%) Avaya
15 11 (2.96%) Red Hat
16 9 (2.42%) Siemens
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Frome, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Frome, Beckington, Somerset, Westbury, Trowbridge,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
University of London
Salary: From £32,568 to £39,528 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + £4k Car Allowance
Posted: 26 days ago