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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 739 754 750
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 154 164 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 135 137 110
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -1.29%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 139 £37,500 -6.25% 14
London +57 65 £40,000 - 2
South East +33 42 £36,250 -23.68% 4
Surrey +17 15 £42,600 -14.80% 1
City of London +41 12 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Kent +12 10 £28,750 -34.28%
Berkshire +8 9 £44,750 +7.83% 2
East of England -8 9 £32,250 -19.37% 5
Reading +1 8 £44,750 +0.56% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £29,500 -26.25% 3
East Midlands +9 7 £36,000 +26.31%
Maidstone +9 6 £27,500 -
Huntingdon - 6 £29,500 -
West Yorkshire +4 5 £34,500 +7.81%
Yorkshire -4 5 £34,500 -8.00%
South West -20 5 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Stansted +17 4 £30,000 -
Hampshire +5 4 - -
West Midlands -17 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 4 £48,750 -
Leeds +15 3 £34,500 -9.21%
Leicester +15 3 £36,000 +1.40%
Leicestershire +15 3 £36,000 +30.90%
Guildford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +2 2 £31,500 -7.35%
Cambridge -2 2 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Northamptonshire -2 2 £40,000 +17.64%
North West -6 2 £31,500 -10.00%

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 217 (67.60%) Windows
2 164 (51.09%) Microsoft
3 153 (47.66%) VMware
4 116 (36.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (35.83%) Active Directory
6 112 (34.89%) MS Exchange
7 105 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 98 (30.53%) MS Excel
9 92 (28.66%) Cisco
10 87 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (26.17%) DNS
12 81 (25.23%) Citrix
13 80 (24.92%) Linux
14 72 (22.43%) SQL Server
15 67 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 66 (20.56%) SAN
17 65 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 63 (19.63%) Finance
19 62 (19.31%) Windows 7
20 61 (19.00%) Hyper-V
20 61 (19.00%) DHCP
21 58 (18.07%) Firewall
22 56 (17.45%) TCP/IP
23 55 (17.13%) MS Office
24 52 (16.20%) Degree
25 49 (15.26%) WAN
26 47 (14.64%) Windows 8
27 46 (14.33%) vSphere
28 45 (14.02%) SLA
29 43 (13.40%) SQL

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 112 (34.89%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 37 (11.53%) IIS
2 37 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (8.72%) SharePoint
5 26 (8.10%) Apache
6 20 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.12%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.80%) JBoss
10 7 (2.18%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.18%) Lync
10 7 (2.18%) MS Project Server
11 6 (1.87%) nginx
11 6 (1.87%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.25%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 98 (30.53%) MS Excel
2 55 (17.13%) MS Office
3 7 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (1.56%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.25%) RMDS
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.90%) Office 365
2 15 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.31%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (26.17%) DNS
2 66 (20.56%) SAN
3 61 (19.00%) DHCP
4 58 (18.07%) Firewall
5 56 (17.45%) TCP/IP
6 49 (15.26%) WAN
7 39 (12.15%) LAN
8 31 (9.66%) VPN
9 28 (8.72%) NAS
10 24 (7.48%) Wireless
11 21 (6.54%) Internet
12 19 (5.92%) VLAN
13 18 (5.61%) SMTP
14 17 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (3.12%) BGP
16 9 (2.80%) DMZ
16 9 (2.80%) HTTP
16 9 (2.80%) IMAP
16 9 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (2.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.61%) MySQL
3 13 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.49%) Big Data
4 8 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.25%) QlikView
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.93%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.56%) JIRA
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Firebug
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Gerrit
General
1 63 (19.63%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.12%) Marketing
4 9 (2.80%) Back Office
5 8 (2.49%) Retail
6 7 (2.18%) Banking
6 7 (2.18%) Legal
7 6 (1.87%) Advertising
8 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.56%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.36%) Web Services
2 10 (3.12%) .NET
3 9 (2.80%) MAPI
4 7 (2.18%) HTML
5 6 (1.87%) LAMP
5 6 (1.87%) MCollective
6 5 (1.56%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.56%) XML
7 3 (0.93%) Middleware
7 3 (0.93%) CSS
7 3 (0.93%) V-Ray
7 3 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.62%) REST
8 2 (0.62%) SOAP
9 1 (0.31%) J2EE
9 1 (0.31%) XSLT
9 1 (0.31%) jQuery
9 1 (0.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.66%) Clustering
2 28 (8.72%) Blackberry
3 21 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.98%) Replication
6 14 (4.36%) iPhone
7 10 (3.12%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.80%) PDA
9 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.25%) User Experience
10 4 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.25%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.25%) GIS
11 3 (0.93%) MPEG
11 3 (0.93%) Equities
11 3 (0.93%) IPTV
11 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 217 (67.60%) Windows
2 116 (36.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (24.92%) Linux
5 65 (20.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (19.31%) Windows 7
7 47 (14.64%) Windows 8
8 30 (9.35%) Windows XP
9 25 (7.79%) UNIX
10 20 (6.23%) Android
11 18 (5.61%) Windows Vista
12 12 (3.74%) CentOS
13 10 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.80%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.15%) ITIL
2 34 (10.59%) Service Delivery
3 28 (8.72%) Mentoring
4 23 (7.17%) Change Management
5 21 (6.54%) Migration
6 18 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (5.30%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.67%) Problem Management
9 14 (4.36%) Network Management
10 13 (4.05%) Load Balancing
11 12 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.43%) Change Control
12 11 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (3.12%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.12%) Service Management
14 9 (2.80%) BCP
14 9 (2.80%) Project Management
15 8 (2.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (2.49%) Asset Management
15 8 (2.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.40%) SQL
2 20 (6.23%) Perl
2 20 (6.23%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.92%) Python
4 17 (5.30%) Shell Script
4 17 (5.30%) Java
5 12 (3.74%) C
6 9 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.80%) PHP
7 7 (2.18%) VBScript
8 6 (1.87%) C++
9 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.93%) AWK
10 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.93%) sed
10 3 (0.93%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (0.62%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (16.20%) Degree
3 37 (11.53%) MCSE
4 30 (9.35%) MCITP
5 20 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.92%) MCP
7 18 (5.61%) Security Cleared
8 17 (5.30%) MCSA
9 16 (4.98%) CCNA
10 14 (4.36%) DV Cleared
11 13 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.80%) CCNP
14 6 (1.87%) A+ Certification
15 5 (1.56%) SAP Certification
15 5 (1.56%) MCTS
15 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 2 (0.62%) CCA
17 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.02%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (35.83%) Active Directory
2 105 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (19.00%) Hyper-V
4 46 (14.33%) vSphere
5 25 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (7.17%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.36%) XenApp
8 9 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.87%) qmail
9 6 (1.87%) Squid
9 6 (1.87%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.56%) HDFS
11 4 (1.25%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.93%) XenServer
13 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (9.66%) Backup Exec
2 23 (7.17%) SCCM
3 9 (2.80%) WSUS
3 9 (2.80%) Nagios
4 7 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.87%) Puppet
5 6 (1.87%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.87%) Cacti
5 6 (1.87%) Ganglia
5 6 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.87%) collectd
5 6 (1.87%) logstash
5 6 (1.87%) Graphite
5 6 (1.87%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (1.25%) SCOM
6 4 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.62%) OPNET
7 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.62%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 164 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 153 (47.66%) VMware
3 92 (28.66%) Cisco
4 81 (25.23%) Citrix
5 35 (10.90%) Symantec
6 34 (10.59%) HP
7 32 (9.97%) Oracle
8 18 (5.61%) Bloomberg
9 17 (5.30%) Reuters
9 17 (5.30%) Veeam
10 14 (4.36%) Apple
11 13 (4.05%) NetApp
12 12 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.74%) Dell
12 12 (3.74%) Juniper
12 12 (3.74%) Caplin
12 12 (3.74%) Kalahari
13 9 (2.80%) Draytek
13 9 (2.80%) EMC
13 9 (2.80%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Awesome Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus call out & bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South West
EE
Posted: 22 days ago
Woodley, Reading
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 27 days ago