The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 758 831 816
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 150 139 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 126 137
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,282 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% -4.64%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +83 145 £40,000 +3.89% 13
London +40 56 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South East +37 45 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Berkshire +19 26 £47,500 +6.14% 1
East of England +47 20 £36,000 +2.85% 1
City of London +59 11 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +10 10 £36,000 +1.00%
Leicestershire +3 9 £36,000 -3.35%
Leicester +1 9 £36,000 -3.35%
Oxfordshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £38,750 -
North West +28 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Reading +10 7 £60,000 +34.07% 1
Slough +12 6 £45,000 +13.20%
Cambridge +6 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester - 6 £35,000 -
Abingdon - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £40,000 -
Surrey +22 4 £34,250 -19.60%
Essex - 4 £26,500 - 1
Faringdon - 4 £35,000 - 1
South West +20 3 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Hampshire 0 3 £42,500 +8.97%
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands +3 2 £30,000 -
Dorset - 2 £35,000 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £27,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £52,500 - 1

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Senior Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 245 (64.30%) Windows
2 174 (45.67%) Microsoft
3 169 (44.36%) Active Directory
4 160 (41.99%) Windows Server
5 135 (35.43%) Firewall
5 135 (35.43%) VMware
6 116 (30.45%) Linux
7 114 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 113 (29.66%) Cisco
9 110 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 106 (27.82%) DNS
11 101 (26.51%) MS Exchange
12 99 (25.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 98 (25.72%) DHCP
14 94 (24.67%) SQL Server
15 88 (23.10%) TCP/IP
16 83 (21.78%) MS Excel
17 81 (21.26%) Windows 7
18 72 (18.90%) Hyper-V
19 69 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2010
20 66 (17.32%) MS Office
21 64 (16.80%) SAN
22 62 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
23 61 (16.01%) Windows Server 2003
24 60 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2013
25 59 (15.49%) ITIL
26 56 (14.70%) Office 365
27 55 (14.44%) WAN
28 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
29 52 (13.65%) Windows 10

Senior Support Engineer 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
1 101 (26.51%) MS Exchange
2 69 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 40 (10.50%) IIS
5 40 (10.50%) Tomcat
6 31 (8.14%) SharePoint
7 30 (7.87%) Apache
8 27 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (6.30%) WebSphere
11 16 (4.20%) JBoss
12 15 (3.94%) Skype for Business
13 14 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (3.41%) WebLogic
15 11 (2.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 4 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 66 (17.32%) MS Office
3 7 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (14.70%) Office 365
2 19 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.99%) SaaS
3 18 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.05%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 135 (35.43%) Firewall
2 106 (27.82%) DNS
3 98 (25.72%) DHCP
4 88 (23.10%) TCP/IP
5 64 (16.80%) SAN
6 55 (14.44%) WAN
7 52 (13.65%) VPN
8 50 (13.12%) VLAN
9 47 (12.34%) LAN
10 40 (10.50%) Wireless
11 35 (9.19%) BGP
12 34 (8.92%) NAS
13 33 (8.66%) OSPF
14 29 (7.61%) VoIP
15 26 (6.82%) SMTP
16 25 (6.56%) Wireshark
17 23 (6.04%) IMAP
17 23 (6.04%) MPLS
18 22 (5.77%) DMZ
18 22 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.77%) MySQL
4 21 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) MS Access
7 4 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.26%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.26%) WATIR
General
1 43 (11.29%) Finance
2 25 (6.56%) Banking
3 15 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.10%) Advertising
5 4 (1.05%) Back Office
5 4 (1.05%) Marketing
6 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.79%) Games
6 3 (0.79%) Law
6 3 (0.79%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Front Office
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.51%) MAPI
2 13 (3.41%) LAMP
3 12 (3.15%) Web Services
4 11 (2.89%) .NET
5 10 (2.62%) Middleware
6 8 (2.10%) J2EE
7 7 (1.84%) XML
8 6 (1.57%) HTML
9 5 (1.31%) 802.1X
9 5 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.05%) CSS
11 3 (0.79%) Ajax
11 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.79%) jQuery
12 2 (0.52%) Node.js
12 2 (0.52%) WPF
12 2 (0.52%) XMPP
13 1 (0.26%) CSS3
13 1 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.56%) Replication
4 22 (5.77%) Clustering
4 22 (5.77%) PDA
5 21 (5.51%) iPhone
6 17 (4.46%) Virtual Team
7 13 (3.41%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.15%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.89%) PKI
10 10 (2.62%) Smartcard
11 9 (2.36%) Data Centre
12 8 (2.10%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.84%) Tandem
14 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.05%) iPad
15 4 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 245 (64.30%) Windows
2 160 (41.99%) Windows Server
3 116 (30.45%) Linux
4 114 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (21.26%) Windows 7
7 61 (16.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (13.65%) Windows 10
9 41 (10.76%) Windows 8
10 32 (8.40%) Unix
11 29 (7.61%) Windows XP
12 25 (6.56%) Android
13 24 (6.30%) Windows Vista
14 10 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.57%) CentOS
16 5 (1.31%) Mac OS X
17 4 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (1.05%) SUSE
18 2 (0.52%) AIX
18 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.49%) ITIL
2 33 (8.66%) Mentoring
3 18 (4.72%) Case Management
3 18 (4.72%) High Availability
3 18 (4.72%) Service Management
4 17 (4.46%) Incident Management
4 17 (4.46%) Problem Management
4 17 (4.46%) Process Improvement
5 16 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (3.67%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (3.67%) Service Delivery
8 13 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (3.41%) Information Security
9 12 (3.15%) DevOps
9 12 (3.15%) Migration
9 12 (3.15%) Presales
10 11 (2.89%) Analytics
11 10 (2.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.81%) SQL
2 40 (10.50%) Java
3 25 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.20%) Perl
5 15 (3.94%) Python
6 10 (2.62%) PHP
7 9 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.57%) C
10 4 (1.05%) Korn
10 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.52%) C#
11 2 (0.52%) C++
11 2 (0.52%) C-shell
11 2 (0.52%) Ruby
12 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.26%) VB
12 1 (0.26%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (12.34%) CCNP
2 47 (12.34%) Degree
3 33 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (7.09%) MCSE
5 23 (6.04%) CCNA
6 16 (4.20%) CCSE
6 16 (4.20%) CCSP
7 13 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.10%) MCITP
9 5 (1.31%) CCSA
9 5 (1.31%) MCSA
10 4 (1.05%) MCTS
10 4 (1.05%) NCDA
10 4 (1.05%) RHCE
10 4 (1.05%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.79%) CCA
11 3 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.71%) SLA
2 13 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 169 (44.36%) Active Directory
2 99 (25.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (18.90%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.87%) XenApp
5 29 (7.61%) NFS
6 28 (7.35%) vSphere
7 21 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (4.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 15 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (3.94%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.94%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (1.84%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.31%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.31%) XenServer
13 3 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (10.24%) SCCM
2 26 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 17 (4.46%) Puppet
4 15 (3.94%) SCOM
5 12 (3.15%) WSUS
6 11 (2.89%) OpenAM
7 9 (2.36%) Tivoli
7 9 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (2.10%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.84%) FortiGate
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.05%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.05%) Nagios
13 3 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.52%) EdgeSight
14 2 (0.52%) SCDPM
14 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 174 (45.67%) Microsoft
2 135 (35.43%) VMware
3 113 (29.66%) Cisco
4 46 (12.07%) Citrix
5 38 (9.97%) CheckPoint
6 29 (7.61%) Veeam
7 26 (6.82%) Apple
7 26 (6.82%) Juniper
7 26 (6.82%) Oracle
8 24 (6.30%) Dell
9 21 (5.51%) Draytek
10 20 (5.25%) F5
10 20 (5.25%) HP
11 19 (4.99%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (4.46%) NetApp
12 17 (4.46%) Palo Alto
13 16 (4.20%) NetScout
14 15 (3.94%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.62%) IBM
15 10 (2.62%) Symantec
Essex
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sebben Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexley, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Home Based
Rimini Street
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago