The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 736 715 758
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 169 161 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 137 103 121
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -25 156 £38,500 -6.09% 37
London -44 52 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South East -21 30 £47,500 +10.46% 6
East of England -8 22 £40,000 -2.43% 7
South West +1 15 £30,000 -24.52% 8
West Midlands +11 14 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 13 £40,500 -1.21% 4
Yorkshire -25 13 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Cambridge +6 12 £41,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -21 11 £28,000 -1.75%
Surrey +8 10 £50,000 +66.66%
Coventry +7 10 £37,000 -1.33%
Wiltshire -2 7 £26,500 -23.18% 2
Bristol -7 7 £30,000 -28.57% 3
Berkshire -12 7 £40,750 -22.38% 4
North West +9 6 £34,500 -6.12% 5
Reading +4 6 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Hertfordshire -14 6 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Bromley - 6 £37,500 -
Brentford - 6 £40,000 -
West Sussex +3 5 £49,500 +4.21%
Barnet 0 5 £34,500 +7.81%
Cleckheaton - 5 £24,000 -
South Wales -3 4 £36,250 -34.09%
East Midlands -5 4 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Wales -8 4 £36,250 -34.09%
Swindon - 4 £26,500 - 1
Egham - 4 £47,500 -
Leeds - 4 £38,000 -
Stevenage 0 3 £25,500 +2.00%

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 241 (68.47%) Windows
2 152 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 143 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 137 (38.92%) VMware
5 109 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (28.41%) MS Exchange
7 97 (27.56%) Firewall
8 91 (25.85%) MS Excel
9 89 (25.28%) Linux
9 89 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 83 (23.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 80 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 79 (22.44%) Cisco
13 74 (21.02%) SQL
14 73 (20.74%) ITIL
14 73 (20.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 70 (19.89%) TCP/IP
15 70 (19.89%) DNS
16 69 (19.60%) Citrix
17 65 (18.47%) SAN
18 56 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
18 56 (15.91%) Hyper-V
19 53 (15.06%) MCSE
20 52 (14.77%) UNIX
20 52 (14.77%) Degree
21 51 (14.49%) SQL Server
22 47 (13.35%) Exchange Server 2007
23 45 (12.78%) Oracle
24 44 (12.50%) MS Office
25 43 (12.22%) HP

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 100 (28.41%) MS Exchange
2 56 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (13.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (10.80%) SharePoint
6 27 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (7.10%) IIS
8 21 (5.97%) Tomcat
9 16 (4.55%) Lync
10 12 (3.41%) Apache
10 12 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (2.56%) Node.js
11 9 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.57%) CMS
15 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 91 (25.85%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.85%) Sage 1000
3 3 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.82%) Office 365
2 13 (3.69%) SaaS
3 11 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.56%) Joyent
4 9 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (27.56%) Firewall
2 70 (19.89%) TCP/IP
2 70 (19.89%) DNS
3 65 (18.47%) SAN
4 41 (11.65%) DHCP
5 38 (10.80%) LAN
6 36 (10.23%) WAN
7 28 (7.95%) iSCSI
8 26 (7.39%) Wireless
9 25 (7.10%) NAS
10 24 (6.82%) Internet
11 23 (6.53%) VPN
12 18 (5.11%) VLAN
13 17 (4.83%) VoIP
14 15 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (3.98%) LDAP
16 11 (3.13%) BGP
17 10 (2.84%) OSPF
17 10 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.25%) MySQL
3 9 (2.56%) Redis
3 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.57%) Big Data
7 2 (0.57%) DB2
7 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) DTS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.28%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.56%) Firebug
3 6 (1.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.57%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (11.08%) Finance
2 22 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.41%) Banking
3 12 (3.41%) French Language
3 12 (3.41%) German Language
4 9 (2.56%) Retail
5 7 (1.99%) Electronics
6 6 (1.70%) Advertising
7 5 (1.42%) Back Office
8 4 (1.14%) Front Office
8 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.14%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.14%) Marketing
9 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.68%) HTML
2 17 (4.83%) CSS
2 17 (4.83%) Web Services
3 16 (4.55%) .NET
4 15 (4.26%) XML
5 8 (2.27%) Flash
6 6 (1.70%) XHTML
6 6 (1.70%) Ajax
7 5 (1.42%) J2EE
8 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.85%) SOAP
9 3 (0.85%) LAMP
10 2 (0.57%) JMS
10 2 (0.57%) XSL
10 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.57%) Java SE
10 2 (0.57%) Java EE
10 2 (0.57%) WCF
11 1 (0.28%) WPF
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.97%) Clustering
2 14 (3.98%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.69%) Replication
4 12 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.84%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.84%) Device Driver
5 10 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.56%) Statistics
7 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.42%) Wiki
9 4 (1.14%) CMDB
9 4 (1.14%) DTV
9 4 (1.14%) IVR
10 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 241 (68.47%) Windows
2 109 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (25.28%) Linux
4 83 (23.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (20.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (14.77%) UNIX
7 38 (10.80%) Solaris
8 37 (10.51%) Windows XP
9 25 (7.10%) Windows 7
10 22 (6.25%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.70%) HPUX
13 5 (1.42%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.14%) Android
15 3 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.74%) ITIL
2 31 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (6.25%) Time Management
4 17 (4.83%) CRM
5 15 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (3.98%) OO
7 12 (3.41%) Project Management
8 11 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 11 (3.13%) Migration
8 11 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 10 (2.84%) Service Management
9 10 (2.84%) Change Management
9 10 (2.84%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
10 9 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.27%) Network Management
12 7 (1.99%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (1.99%) Release Management
12 7 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.02%) SQL
2 36 (10.23%) Java
3 23 (6.53%) PowerShell
4 22 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.98%) C#
5 14 (3.98%) Python
6 9 (2.56%) Ruby
7 8 (2.27%) Perl
8 4 (1.14%) VBScript
8 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.85%) C
9 3 (0.85%) VB
9 3 (0.85%) Erlang
9 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.57%) AWK
10 2 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (15.06%) MCSE
3 52 (14.77%) Degree
4 41 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (8.24%) CCNA
6 28 (7.95%) MCSA
7 26 (7.39%) MCITP
8 19 (5.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (5.11%) CCNP
10 15 (4.26%) Security Cleared
11 14 (3.98%) MCP
12 12 (3.41%) CCA
12 12 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (3.13%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.70%) RHCE
15 5 (1.42%) Sun Certification
15 5 (1.42%) NCDA
16 3 (0.85%) MCTS
16 3 (0.85%) CCVP
16 3 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.80%) SLA
2 6 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.14%) QA
5 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 89 (25.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 35 (9.94%) vSphere
5 33 (9.38%) XenApp
6 27 (7.67%) VMware ESX
7 24 (6.82%) XenDesktop
8 23 (6.53%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.99%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.14%) UAG
11 4 (1.14%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.85%) XenServer
13 1 (0.28%) NFS
13 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (9.66%) Backup Exec
2 27 (7.67%) SCCM
3 20 (5.68%) SCOM
4 9 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.27%) Nagios
6 7 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.99%) Foglight
6 7 (1.99%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (1.99%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.14%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.14%) MOM
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 137 (38.92%) VMware
3 79 (22.44%) Cisco
4 69 (19.60%) Citrix
5 45 (12.78%) Oracle
6 43 (12.22%) HP
7 30 (8.52%) NetApp
7 30 (8.52%) Symantec
8 24 (6.82%) EMC
9 21 (5.97%) Juniper
10 17 (4.83%) Apple
11 16 (4.55%) IBM
12 15 (4.26%) Sun
13 14 (3.98%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.98%) F5
14 13 (3.69%) Veeam
15 12 (3.41%) Red Hat
16 11 (3.13%) Dell
17 10 (2.84%) Fortinet
18 9 (2.56%) Mitel
East London
Roc Search
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: plus excellent benefits, bonuses etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
BPD Zenith Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, dependent upon skills, qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago