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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 713 751 747
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 178 183 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 135 159 131
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +4 168 £36,000 -10.00% 15
London +59 86 £45,000 +19.20% 6
South East -13 35 £36,000 -10.00% 3
City of London +38 14 £34,500 -23.33% 2
East of England +16 13 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Kent +19 10 £30,000 -33.33%
South West -25 10 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 9 - -
Berkshire -13 8 £36,000 -13.25%
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Hampshire -10 7 £42,500 +41.66%
West Midlands -25 7 £34,000 +17.24% 1
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
North West +13 6 £31,500 -19.74% 1
Manchester +10 5 £31,500 -3.07%
Surrey +8 5 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Reading -12 5 £36,000 -13.25%
Hull - 5 - -
East Yorkshire - 5 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Norfolk - 4 £31,500 -
Guildford +15 3 £41,000 -10.86% 1
Hook +8 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £34,000 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £29,500 -
King's Lynn - 3 £31,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £27,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £32,500 -
Devon - 3 £28,500 -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 258 (71.07%) Windows
2 182 (50.14%) Microsoft
3 174 (47.93%) VMware
4 150 (41.32%) Active Directory
5 135 (37.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 132 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 125 (34.44%) MS Excel
8 104 (28.65%) MS Exchange
9 99 (27.27%) Cisco
10 97 (26.72%) DNS
11 88 (24.24%) Citrix
12 85 (23.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 81 (22.31%) Finance
14 79 (21.76%) Windows 7
15 76 (20.94%) TCP/IP
16 74 (20.39%) SAN
17 73 (20.11%) SQL Server
18 71 (19.56%) Linux
18 71 (19.56%) DHCP
19 66 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 66 (18.18%) Windows 8
20 63 (17.36%) Firewall
21 62 (17.08%) Windows Server 2003
22 57 (15.70%) WAN
23 55 (15.15%) Degree
24 52 (14.33%) MCSE
24 52 (14.33%) SQL
25 50 (13.77%) Service Delivery
26 47 (12.95%) Hyper-V
27 46 (12.67%) ITIL

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 104 (28.65%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.99%) IIS
3 28 (7.71%) SharePoint
4 26 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (5.23%) Apache
7 17 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (4.13%) Lync
9 14 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.75%) MS Project Server
11 6 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.10%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.55%) JBoss
14 2 (0.55%) nginx
15 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 125 (34.44%) MS Excel
2 40 (11.02%) MS Office
3 12 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.38%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.55%) RMDS
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.28%) assyst
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.96%) Office 365
2 8 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.65%) SaaS
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.83%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (26.72%) DNS
2 76 (20.94%) TCP/IP
3 74 (20.39%) SAN
4 71 (19.56%) DHCP
5 63 (17.36%) Firewall
6 57 (15.70%) WAN
7 45 (12.40%) LAN
8 29 (7.99%) VPN
9 25 (6.89%) Wireless
10 23 (6.34%) NAS
11 20 (5.51%) VLAN
11 20 (5.51%) BGP
12 19 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (4.96%) Internet
14 15 (4.13%) OSPF
15 12 (3.31%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.75%) SMTP
17 9 (2.48%) NetScreen
18 8 (2.20%) Network Security
18 8 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.86%) MySQL
3 9 (2.48%) Big Data
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.38%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.10%) QlikView
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.28%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
General
1 81 (22.31%) Finance
2 22 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.58%) Banking
4 11 (3.03%) Legal
5 10 (2.75%) Retail
6 9 (2.48%) Marketing
7 8 (2.20%) Advertising
7 8 (2.20%) Law
7 8 (2.20%) Back Office
8 6 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.86%) .NET
2 9 (2.48%) XML
3 7 (1.93%) MAPI
4 6 (1.65%) HTML
5 5 (1.38%) LAMP
6 4 (1.10%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.83%) Web Services
8 2 (0.55%) Middleware
8 2 (0.55%) CSS
9 1 (0.28%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) J2EE
9 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.71%) Clustering
2 23 (6.34%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.41%) iPhone
5 15 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.31%) Replication
7 7 (1.93%) Wiki
7 7 (1.93%) PDA
8 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.10%) GIS
10 3 (0.83%) MPEG
10 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.83%) Equities
10 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.83%) IPTV
10 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 258 (71.07%) Windows
2 135 (37.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (23.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (21.76%) Windows 7
5 71 (19.56%) Linux
6 66 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 62 (17.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (8.26%) Windows XP
9 27 (7.44%) UNIX
10 21 (5.79%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.75%) Android
12 9 (2.48%) CentOS
12 9 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.93%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.38%) Solaris
15 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.83%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.77%) Service Delivery
2 46 (12.67%) ITIL
3 26 (7.16%) Mentoring
4 17 (4.68%) Network Management
5 16 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (4.13%) Change Management
7 14 (3.86%) Incident Management
8 12 (3.31%) Investment Management
9 11 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (2.75%) Configuration Management
10 10 (2.75%) Migration
10 10 (2.75%) Problem Management
11 9 (2.48%) Load Balancing
11 9 (2.48%) BCP
11 9 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (2.20%) Service Management
12 8 (2.20%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.20%) Network Design
13 7 (1.93%) Analytics
13 7 (1.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.33%) SQL
2 27 (7.44%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.68%) Shell Script
4 15 (4.13%) Java
5 9 (2.48%) C
5 9 (2.48%) Perl
5 9 (2.48%) PHP
5 9 (2.48%) Python
6 7 (1.93%) C#
6 7 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.38%) C++
7 5 (1.38%) VBScript
8 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.83%) AWK
9 3 (0.83%) sed
10 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 66 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (15.15%) Degree
3 52 (14.33%) MCSE
4 28 (7.71%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (7.71%) MCITP
5 26 (7.16%) MCP
6 25 (6.89%) Security Cleared
7 20 (5.51%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.13%) CCNA
9 14 (3.86%) MCSA
9 14 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.20%) CCNP
12 7 (1.93%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.38%) SAP Certification
15 4 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.10%) MCTS
16 3 (0.83%) CCA
16 3 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.02%) SLA
2 10 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.65%) QA
4 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 150 (41.32%) Active Directory
2 132 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (12.95%) Hyper-V
4 41 (11.29%) vSphere
5 31 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (5.23%) XenApp
7 13 (3.58%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.65%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.38%) HDFS
11 3 (0.83%) vCloud
11 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.55%) XenServer
12 2 (0.55%) KVM
13 1 (0.28%) UAG
13 1 (0.28%) Kerio MailServer
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.68%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.41%) SCCM
3 10 (2.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (2.20%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.93%) WSUS
6 6 (1.65%) OPNET
7 4 (1.10%) SCOM
8 3 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.55%) Nagios
9 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.55%) Plesk
9 2 (0.55%) Puppet
9 2 (0.55%) cPanel
9 2 (0.55%) Webmin
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 182 (50.14%) Microsoft
2 174 (47.93%) VMware
3 99 (27.27%) Cisco
4 88 (24.24%) Citrix
5 36 (9.92%) HP
6 34 (9.37%) Oracle
7 25 (6.89%) Symantec
8 23 (6.34%) Bloomberg
9 21 (5.79%) NetApp
9 21 (5.79%) Juniper
10 18 (4.96%) Reuters
11 16 (4.41%) Apple
12 12 (3.31%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.31%) EMC
13 11 (3.03%) Dell
14 10 (2.75%) Borland
14 10 (2.75%) SimCorp
14 10 (2.75%) Fujitsu
14 10 (2.75%) Lumension
14 10 (2.75%) FactSet
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Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £200 - £225 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London, UK
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £62k basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + car/car allowance & bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 26 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
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