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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 693 751 757
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 246 186 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 211 141 163
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 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 11 February 2016 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 11 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
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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 +72 233 £45,000 +12.50% 24
London +31 90 £51,250 +2.50% 4
South East +24 62 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Berkshire +6 35 £50,000 +53.84% 4
East of England +10 22 £32,500 -3.70% 5
West Midlands -10 19 £45,000 +28.57%
Reading +7 18 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Hertfordshire +17 16 £34,250 +5.38% 3
Hampshire +20 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South West -3 15 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Bracknell - 13 £47,500 -
East Midlands +15 12 £42,500 +13.33%
Birmingham +3 8 £45,000 +73.07%
Coventry -1 8 £45,000 +69.81%
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £38,750 -
City of London +41 7 £52,500 -4.54% 1
North West +26 7 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Manchester +20 7 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Dagenham - 7 £55,000 -
Southampton - 7 £47,500 -
Wiltshire +6 6 £41,750 +19.28% 2
Surrey +3 6 £43,000 -4.44%
Yorkshire -2 6 £30,250 -15.97% 2
Feltham - 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -3 5 £28,750 -17.85% 2
Portsmouth - 5 £32,500 -
Kent - 5 £43,750 -
South Wales +10 4 £24,000 -36.00%
Wales +8 4 £24,000 -36.00%
Gloucestershire +7 4 £31,500 -30.00%

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 292 (65.47%) Windows
2 234 (52.47%) Active Directory
3 215 (48.21%) Microsoft
4 209 (46.86%) VMware
5 149 (33.41%) Windows Server
6 137 (30.72%) Firewall
7 136 (30.49%) Cisco
8 119 (26.68%) Linux
9 113 (25.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 112 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 110 (24.66%) MS Exchange
12 99 (22.20%) MS Excel
13 97 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 94 (21.08%) ITIL
14 94 (21.08%) DNS
15 89 (19.96%) WAN
16 86 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 83 (18.61%) Cisco Certification
18 82 (18.39%) SQL Server
19 76 (17.04%) Hyper-V
20 75 (16.82%) LAN
21 72 (16.14%) DHCP
22 69 (15.47%) Citrix
23 67 (15.02%) Data Centre
24 66 (14.80%) SQL
25 65 (14.57%) Degree
26 64 (14.35%) Unix
26 64 (14.35%) MCSE
27 63 (14.13%) MS Office
27 63 (14.13%) SAN

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 110 (24.66%) MS Exchange
2 61 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (7.62%) IIS
5 27 (6.05%) Tomcat
6 23 (5.16%) SharePoint
7 21 (4.71%) Skype for Business
8 20 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (3.81%) Apache
9 17 (3.81%) WebLogic
10 15 (3.36%) JBoss
11 13 (2.91%) WebSphere
12 9 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (2.02%) nginx
12 9 (2.02%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.90%) Node.js
15 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 99 (22.20%) MS Excel
2 63 (14.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.90%) Office 365
2 18 (4.04%) IaaS
3 17 (3.81%) SaaS
4 16 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.79%) Google Apps
5 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 137 (30.72%) Firewall
2 94 (21.08%) DNS
3 89 (19.96%) WAN
4 75 (16.82%) LAN
5 72 (16.14%) DHCP
6 63 (14.13%) SAN
7 55 (12.33%) TCP/IP
8 52 (11.66%) VPN
9 34 (7.62%) Wireless
10 33 (7.40%) VoIP
11 24 (5.38%) Internet
11 24 (5.38%) LDAP
12 23 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (5.16%) VLAN
13 21 (4.71%) BGP
14 20 (4.48%) MPLS
14 20 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (3.81%) OSPF
16 16 (3.59%) SMTP
17 15 (3.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.05%) MySQL
3 24 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.47%) DB2
8 8 (1.79%) Big Data
9 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.45%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (13.90%) Finance
2 13 (2.91%) Advertising
2 13 (2.91%) Marketing
2 13 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.24%) Back Office
4 7 (1.57%) Banking
5 6 (1.35%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Front Office
6 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.45%) French Language
8 2 (0.45%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) German Language
8 2 (0.45%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.05%) .NET
2 20 (4.48%) Web Services
3 18 (4.04%) LAMP
4 11 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.02%) CSS
5 9 (2.02%) HTML
5 9 (2.02%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (2.02%) MCollective
5 9 (2.02%) WCF
6 8 (1.79%) Ajax
6 8 (1.79%) RESTful
7 7 (1.57%) Middleware
7 7 (1.57%) XML
8 6 (1.35%) jQuery
9 4 (0.90%) J2EE
9 4 (0.90%) XHTML
10 3 (0.67%) MAPI
10 3 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.67%) SAML
10 3 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.02%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.59%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.59%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.14%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.02%) Clustering
8 9 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.57%) PKI
9 7 (1.57%) Smartcard
9 7 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.35%) iPhone
11 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.12%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.12%) NHS
11 5 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.90%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 292 (65.47%) Windows
2 149 (33.41%) Windows Server
3 119 (26.68%) Linux
4 112 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (14.35%) Unix
7 61 (13.68%) Windows 7
8 60 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (8.30%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.81%) Windows XP
11 14 (3.14%) Android
11 14 (3.14%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.12%) CentOS
14 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.12%) Solaris
14 5 (1.12%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.90%) HPUX
16 3 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (21.08%) ITIL
2 30 (6.73%) Mentoring
3 28 (6.28%) Project Management
4 25 (5.61%) Problem Management
4 25 (5.61%) Service Management
5 21 (4.71%) Incident Management
6 20 (4.48%) PRINCE2
7 18 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (3.59%) Service Delivery
9 15 (3.36%) High Availability
9 15 (3.36%) Migration
9 15 (3.36%) Network Management
10 13 (2.91%) Asset Management
10 13 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (2.91%) Configuration Management
10 13 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (2.69%) Change Management
12 11 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (2.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 66 (14.80%) SQL
2 37 (8.30%) Java
3 28 (6.28%) Perl
4 22 (4.93%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.71%) Python
6 19 (4.26%) C#
7 17 (3.81%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.47%) C
10 10 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.79%) PHP
12 4 (0.90%) C++
13 3 (0.67%) C-shell
13 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.45%) Ruby
15 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (18.61%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (14.57%) Degree
4 64 (14.35%) MCSE
5 55 (12.33%) CCNA
6 50 (11.21%) CCNP
7 35 (7.85%) MCSA
8 30 (6.73%) MCITP
9 28 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (3.59%) CCIE
10 16 (3.59%) MCP
11 11 (2.47%) CCSP
12 10 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.57%) CCIP
13 7 (1.57%) MCTS
14 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.35%) Security Cleared
15 5 (1.12%) CCSA
15 5 (1.12%) CCSE
15 5 (1.12%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.99%) SLA
2 12 (2.69%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 234 (52.47%) Active Directory
2 113 (25.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 57 (12.78%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (5.61%) Terminal Services
6 24 (5.38%) vSphere
7 21 (4.71%) VMware ESX
8 18 (4.04%) XenApp
9 13 (2.91%) Squid
10 9 (2.02%) qmail
10 9 (2.02%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.79%) Xen
12 6 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.12%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.90%) XenServer
15 3 (0.67%) NFS
15 3 (0.67%) vCloud
16 2 (0.45%) KVM
16 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (8.07%) SCCM
2 23 (5.16%) Puppet
3 14 (3.14%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.14%) Nagios
3 14 (3.14%) WSUS
4 13 (2.91%) SCOM
5 11 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (2.02%) Cacti
6 9 (2.02%) collectd
6 9 (2.02%) Ganglia
6 9 (2.02%) Graphite
6 9 (2.02%) logstash
6 9 (2.02%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.12%) MOM
7 5 (1.12%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.90%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 215 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 209 (46.86%) VMware
3 136 (30.49%) Cisco
4 69 (15.47%) Citrix
5 59 (13.23%) HP
6 43 (9.64%) Dell
7 25 (5.61%) Juniper
7 25 (5.61%) Symantec
8 21 (4.71%) CheckPoint
9 19 (4.26%) Oracle
10 16 (3.59%) F5
10 16 (3.59%) NetApp
11 15 (3.36%) Veeam
12 14 (3.14%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.91%) Apple
13 13 (2.91%) Google
14 11 (2.47%) Splunk
15 9 (2.02%) IBM
15 9 (2.02%) WatchGuard
16 8 (1.79%) NetScout
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