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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 765 725 741
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 130 191 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 147 106
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015 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 27 August 2015. 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 -48 119 £40,000 +6.66% 18
London +43 61 £40,000 - 5
South East -12 36 £44,750 +19.33% 6
Berkshire +10 23 £44,750 +29.71% 3
Reading -1 15 £44,750 +62.72% 3
City of London +33 8 £40,000 -12.08% 1
Surrey +17 8 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England +6 8 £35,000 -7.28%
Cambridge +14 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Slough - 5 £39,500 -
East Midlands +4 4 £35,641 +18.80% 1
Yorkshire +3 4 £34,500 +43.75% 2
Leeds +13 3 £34,500 -13.20% 2
West Yorkshire +6 3 £34,500 +43.75% 2
West Midlands -17 3 £32,500 -8.45% 2
Leatherhead - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire +20 2 £39,000 -6.36% 1
Leicestershire +10 2 £37,250 +31.85% 1
Kent 0 2 £35,750 -
North West -7 2 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Wales -8 2 £36,250 +3.57%
West Sussex -11 2 £45,000 -9.09%
South Wales -11 2 £36,250 +3.57%
Cardiff -13 2 £36,250 +3.57%
South West -20 2 £39,000 +47.16% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £35,282 -
Horsham - 2 £45,000 -
Windsor - 2 £58,750 -
Leicester - 2 £37,250 -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 208 (66.67%) Windows
2 168 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 149 (47.76%) VMware
4 127 (40.71%) Active Directory
5 116 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (35.58%) MS Exchange
7 90 (28.85%) Cisco
8 86 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 81 (25.96%) Citrix
10 77 (24.68%) DNS
10 77 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 71 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 70 (22.44%) MS Excel
13 68 (21.79%) SQL Server
14 65 (20.83%) Degree
15 64 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 63 (20.19%) Linux
17 62 (19.87%) Hyper-V
18 61 (19.55%) MS Office
19 60 (19.23%) Windows 7
20 58 (18.59%) DHCP
21 55 (17.63%) SAN
21 55 (17.63%) vSphere
22 52 (16.67%) Finance
23 50 (16.03%) Firewall
24 49 (15.71%) SLA
25 48 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
26 47 (15.06%) ITIL
27 46 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
28 45 (14.42%) SCCM

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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
1 111 (35.58%) MS Exchange
2 48 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (11.86%) IIS
6 23 (7.37%) SharePoint
7 22 (7.05%) Apache
8 19 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (3.85%) Tomcat
11 12 (3.85%) JBoss
11 12 (3.85%) WebLogic
12 11 (3.53%) nginx
12 11 (3.53%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.28%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.96%) Lync
15 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 70 (22.44%) MS Excel
2 61 (19.55%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.28%) RMDS
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.78%) Office 365
2 17 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.96%) SaaS
4 3 (0.96%) IaaS
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.68%) DNS
2 58 (18.59%) DHCP
3 55 (17.63%) SAN
4 50 (16.03%) Firewall
5 41 (13.14%) TCP/IP
6 40 (12.82%) WAN
7 34 (10.90%) VPN
8 32 (10.26%) LAN
9 29 (9.29%) NAS
10 20 (6.41%) Wireless
11 19 (6.09%) SMTP
12 18 (5.77%) VoIP
12 18 (5.77%) Internet
13 15 (4.81%) HTTP
14 13 (4.17%) SSL
15 12 (3.85%) PBX
15 12 (3.85%) LDAP
15 12 (3.85%) VLAN
15 12 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.45%) MySQL
4 16 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.60%) Big Data
6 5 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.28%) QlikView
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Firebug
4 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 52 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (3.85%) Marketing
3 11 (3.53%) Advertising
4 10 (3.21%) Back Office
4 10 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.60%) Law
6 4 (1.28%) Front Office
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.77%) Web Services
2 11 (3.53%) MCollective
3 8 (2.56%) MAPI
4 5 (1.60%) .NET
5 4 (1.28%) HTML
6 3 (0.96%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.96%) V-Ray
6 3 (0.96%) XML
7 2 (0.64%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) SOAP
7 2 (0.64%) LAMP
8 1 (0.32%) Java EE
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.32%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) XSLT
8 1 (0.32%) Flash
8 1 (0.32%) J2EE
8 1 (0.32%) COM+
8 1 (0.32%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 31 (9.94%) Blackberry
3 28 (8.97%) Clustering
4 20 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.45%) Replication
6 16 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.21%) iPhone
8 8 (2.56%) PDA
9 7 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.60%) IVR
12 4 (1.28%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.28%) GIS
12 4 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.28%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.28%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.96%) Symmetrix
14 2 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 208 (66.67%) Windows
2 116 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (20.19%) Linux
6 60 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 43 (13.78%) Windows 8
8 24 (7.69%) Android
9 23 (7.37%) Windows XP
10 17 (5.45%) UNIX
11 12 (3.85%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.56%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.24%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.28%) CentOS
16 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.06%) ITIL
2 27 (8.65%) Mentoring
3 23 (7.37%) Service Delivery
3 23 (7.37%) Change Management
4 21 (6.73%) Migration
5 20 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 15 (4.81%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.81%) Configuration Management
8 14 (4.49%) Change Control
9 13 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.53%) Project Management
10 11 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.21%) Service Management
11 10 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (2.88%) BCP
13 8 (2.56%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.56%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.56%) Time Management
13 8 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.46%) SQL
2 22 (7.05%) Perl
3 21 (6.73%) Python
4 17 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.53%) Java
6 10 (3.21%) C
6 10 (3.21%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.92%) VBScript
9 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.28%) C++
11 3 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.64%) C#
12 2 (0.64%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) AWK
13 1 (0.32%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) sed
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (20.83%) Degree
3 38 (12.18%) MCSE
4 28 (8.97%) MCITP
5 25 (8.01%) MCSA
6 19 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (5.13%) CCNA
8 13 (4.17%) MCP
9 12 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.56%) CCNP
13 6 (1.92%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.60%) SAP Certification
14 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.60%) MCTS
15 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.96%) RHCE
16 3 (0.96%) CCIE
17 2 (0.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.71%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 127 (40.71%) Active Directory
2 86 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (19.87%) Hyper-V
4 55 (17.63%) vSphere
5 29 (9.29%) VMware ESX
6 23 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (6.41%) XenApp
8 11 (3.53%) qmail
8 11 (3.53%) Squid
9 9 (2.88%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.56%) Terminal Services
11 7 (2.24%) Xen
12 5 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.28%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.96%) XenServer
15 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.64%) HDFS
16 1 (0.32%) Firmware
16 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (14.42%) SCCM
2 35 (11.22%) Backup Exec
3 16 (5.13%) Puppet
4 13 (4.17%) Nagios
5 12 (3.85%) AirWatch
6 11 (3.53%) collectd
6 11 (3.53%) logstash
6 11 (3.53%) Graphite
6 11 (3.53%) ZABBIX
6 11 (3.53%) Cacti
6 11 (3.53%) Ganglia
7 9 (2.88%) WSUS
8 6 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.60%) SCOM
9 5 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.64%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 168 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 149 (47.76%) VMware
3 90 (28.85%) Cisco
4 81 (25.96%) Citrix
5 41 (13.14%) HP
6 40 (12.82%) Symantec
7 25 (8.01%) Dell
7 25 (8.01%) Oracle
8 21 (6.73%) Veeam
9 14 (4.49%) NetApp
10 13 (4.17%) Apple
10 13 (4.17%) Reuters
10 13 (4.17%) Bloomberg
11 12 (3.85%) Sophos
11 12 (3.85%) Caplin
11 12 (3.85%) Kalahari
12 11 (3.53%) Mitel
12 11 (3.53%) Splunk
13 10 (3.21%) IBM
14 9 (2.88%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 12 hours ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified - Salary negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
C Walton Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £30,000 + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 16 days ago