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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 682 734 727
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 219 156 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 171 125 146
Average salary £35,500 £37,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.69% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,150 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.66%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +62 216 £35,500 -5.33% 19
South East +43 71 £32,500 -18.75% 5
London +38 61 £42,500 +2.40% 7
Berkshire +22 39 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Reading +36 35 £30,000 -33.33% 2
West Midlands +10 26 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Yorkshire -14 24 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East of England -3 22 £35,000 -23.07% 3
Birmingham +3 15 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Hertfordshire -3 15 £32,500 -43.47% 1
Surrey +1 13 £45,000 +21.62%
Hampshire -20 12 £40,000 +23.07% 2
City of London +34 11 £43,500 -24.34% 1
Hull - 11 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 11 - - 1
North Yorkshire +8 9 £30,000 -
Middlesbrough - 8 - -
Cambridge -3 6 £45,500 +12.34% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £45,500 +12.34% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £32,500 -
Guildford - 6 £45,000 -
Bromley +13 5 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -23 5 £42,500 +25.92% 2
West Sussex - 4 £29,000 -
Shropshire -3 3 £27,500 -
North West -6 3 £32,500 -12.16%
North East -11 3 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire -19 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Telford - 3 £27,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 - -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 325 (76.11%) Windows
2 238 (55.74%) Active Directory
3 205 (48.01%) VMware
4 203 (47.54%) Microsoft
5 149 (34.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 145 (33.96%) MS Exchange
7 140 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 130 (30.44%) Cisco
9 124 (29.04%) Firewall
10 122 (28.57%) Citrix
11 117 (27.40%) SAN
12 110 (25.76%) DNS
13 109 (25.53%) TCP/IP
14 102 (23.89%) MS Excel
15 98 (22.95%) Windows 7
16 95 (22.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 85 (19.91%) DHCP
18 79 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 79 (18.50%) ITIL
18 79 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 74 (17.33%) Windows 8
20 66 (15.46%) SQL
20 66 (15.46%) SQL Server
21 63 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
22 62 (14.52%) MCSE
23 60 (14.05%) vSphere
24 58 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
25 55 (12.88%) LAN
26 54 (12.65%) Finance
27 52 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2013

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 145 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 58 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (5.62%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (4.45%) Lync
8 17 (3.98%) Tomcat
9 15 (3.51%) IIS
10 10 (2.34%) Apache
11 7 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.94%) Node.js
13 3 (0.70%) JBoss
13 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.47%) CMS
14 2 (0.47%) nginx
14 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.47%) SAS
14 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 102 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.73%) MS Office
3 7 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) InDesign
5 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.68%) Office 365
2 10 (2.34%) SaaS
3 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.94%) Joyent
4 4 (0.94%) IaaS
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (29.04%) Firewall
2 117 (27.40%) SAN
3 110 (25.76%) DNS
4 109 (25.53%) TCP/IP
5 85 (19.91%) DHCP
6 55 (12.88%) LAN
7 52 (12.18%) WAN
8 42 (9.84%) iSCSI
9 36 (8.43%) VPN
10 27 (6.32%) NAS
11 24 (5.62%) Wireless
12 23 (5.39%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (4.22%) Internet
14 15 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (3.28%) VLAN
15 14 (3.28%) VoIP
16 13 (3.04%) BGP
17 12 (2.81%) SSL
18 11 (2.58%) OSPF
18 11 (2.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.04%) MySQL
3 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.94%) Redis
6 4 (0.94%) FileMaker
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) IDOL
8 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.94%) Firebug
2 4 (0.94%) Subversion
3 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 54 (12.65%) Finance
2 15 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.04%) Banking
4 8 (1.87%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.41%) French Language
5 6 (1.41%) Legal
6 5 (1.17%) Law
6 5 (1.17%) Back Office
6 5 (1.17%) Advertising
7 3 (0.70%) German Language
7 3 (0.70%) Military
7 3 (0.70%) Marketing
7 3 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.81%) .NET
2 11 (2.58%) XML
3 8 (1.87%) HTML
4 5 (1.17%) CSS
5 4 (0.94%) Web Services
5 4 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.70%) Flash
6 3 (0.70%) JSON
7 2 (0.47%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) LINQ
8 1 (0.23%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.45%) Clustering
3 14 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.64%) IVR
5 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.64%) Wiki
6 5 (1.17%) iPhone
7 4 (0.94%) Open Source
7 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.94%) EPoS
7 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.70%) Replication
8 3 (0.70%) CMDB
9 2 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.23%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 325 (76.11%) Windows
2 140 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (22.95%) Windows 7
4 95 (22.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (17.33%) Windows 8
7 47 (11.01%) Linux
8 39 (9.13%) Windows XP
9 26 (6.09%) UNIX
10 15 (3.51%) Windows Vista
11 12 (2.81%) Solaris
12 7 (1.64%) Android
12 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.70%) CentOS
15 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.47%) Debian
15 2 (0.47%) Fedora
15 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.50%) ITIL
2 36 (8.43%) Service Delivery
3 31 (7.26%) Mentoring
4 19 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (3.28%) Change Management
6 13 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (2.81%) Time Management
7 12 (2.81%) Supplier Management
8 11 (2.58%) Configuration Management
9 10 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (1.87%) Business Continuity
11 7 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (1.64%) Migration
11 7 (1.64%) Service Management
11 7 (1.64%) OOD
11 7 (1.64%) OO
11 7 (1.64%) BCP
12 6 (1.41%) Software Engineering
12 6 (1.41%) Problem Management
12 6 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (15.46%) SQL
2 24 (5.62%) Java
3 19 (4.45%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.04%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.04%) C#
5 7 (1.64%) Ruby
6 6 (1.41%) PHP
7 4 (0.94%) Python
7 4 (0.94%) Perl
8 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.23%) Groovy
9 1 (0.23%) AWK
9 1 (0.23%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (14.52%) MCSE
4 36 (8.43%) CCNA
4 36 (8.43%) Degree
5 25 (5.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (5.39%) MCP
6 23 (5.39%) CCNP
7 22 (5.15%) MCSA
8 17 (3.98%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.58%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.58%) MCITP
10 10 (2.34%) CCA
10 10 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (1.41%) NCDA
11 6 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.17%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.79%) SLA
2 10 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.64%) QA
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 238 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 149 (34.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (14.05%) vSphere
4 48 (11.24%) Hyper-V
5 44 (10.30%) XenApp
6 27 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.98%) VMware ESX
8 15 (3.51%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.87%) XenServer
10 6 (1.41%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.94%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.70%) vCloud
13 2 (0.47%) KVM
14 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.23%) Xen
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.45%) Backup Exec
2 18 (4.22%) SCCM
3 10 (2.34%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.87%) WSUS
5 7 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.17%) Nagios
6 5 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.17%) SCOM
7 4 (0.94%) Puppet
7 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.94%) MOM
8 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.70%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.70%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.47%) cPanel
9 2 (0.47%) Webmin
9 2 (0.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 205 (48.01%) VMware
2 203 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 130 (30.44%) Cisco
4 122 (28.57%) Citrix
5 48 (11.24%) HP
6 43 (10.07%) Juniper
7 36 (8.43%) NetApp
8 23 (5.39%) Oracle
8 23 (5.39%) EMC
9 19 (4.45%) Dell
9 19 (4.45%) Symantec
9 19 (4.45%) Fortinet
10 17 (3.98%) Apple
11 16 (3.75%) Avaya
12 14 (3.28%) IBM
12 14 (3.28%) Mitel
13 13 (3.04%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.04%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.87%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.87%) Sun
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus Pension healthcare and trainin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago