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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 713 752 719
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 170 155 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 135 134 135
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +39 156 £37,500 -6.25% 27
London +85 83 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South East -5 36 £32,000 -22.89% 12
City of London +48 14 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Kent +16 14 £30,000 -31.42%
Surrey +18 9 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +3 9 £32,250 -19.37% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £29,500 -26.25% 1
South West -15 8 £29,250 -13.97% 2
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
West Midlands -5 7 £34,000 +25.92%
Maidstone +18 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +5 5 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Huntingdon - 5 £29,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 4 £34,500 -0.71% 1
Leeds +15 4 £34,500 -8.60% 1
East Midlands +3 4 £35,000 +18.64% 2
North West -4 4 £31,500 -19.74% 3
Hampshire -5 4 - - 2
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Manchester +16 3 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Guildford +12 3 £55,000 +19.56%
Berkshire -7 3 £36,000 -13.25% 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £34,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £45,000 -
Devon - 3 £28,500 - 1
Staffordshire +4 2 £34,000 +25.92%

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 237 (69.30%) Windows
2 175 (51.17%) Microsoft
3 168 (49.12%) VMware
4 136 (39.77%) Active Directory
5 124 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 120 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (33.92%) MS Exchange
8 104 (30.41%) MS Excel
9 103 (30.12%) Cisco
10 84 (24.56%) DNS
11 83 (24.27%) SQL Server
12 82 (23.98%) Finance
13 81 (23.68%) Citrix
14 79 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 76 (22.22%) SAN
15 76 (22.22%) Linux
16 74 (21.64%) TCP/IP
17 67 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 67 (19.59%) Firewall
18 60 (17.54%) DHCP
19 56 (16.37%) WAN
19 56 (16.37%) Degree
20 55 (16.08%) Hyper-V
21 53 (15.50%) Windows 7
22 49 (14.33%) MCSE
22 49 (14.33%) Windows 8
23 48 (14.04%) ITIL
24 47 (13.74%) MS Office
24 47 (13.74%) SQL

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 116 (33.92%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.94%) IIS
3 33 (9.65%) SharePoint
4 31 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (6.14%) Apache
7 20 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (4.09%) Lync
10 10 (2.92%) MS Project Server
11 7 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.17%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.58%) nginx
14 2 (0.58%) JBoss
14 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 104 (30.41%) MS Excel
2 47 (13.74%) MS Office
3 11 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) InDesign
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.46%) SAP SRM
3 4 (1.17%) RMDS
4 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) assyst
5 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.89%) Office 365
2 12 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.46%) SaaS
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (24.56%) DNS
2 76 (22.22%) SAN
3 74 (21.64%) TCP/IP
4 67 (19.59%) Firewall
5 60 (17.54%) DHCP
6 56 (16.37%) WAN
7 43 (12.57%) LAN
8 31 (9.06%) VPN
9 29 (8.48%) Wireless
10 26 (7.60%) NAS
11 24 (7.02%) VLAN
12 22 (6.43%) Internet
13 20 (5.85%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (4.97%) BGP
15 12 (3.51%) SMTP
15 12 (3.51%) OSPF
16 11 (3.22%) iSCSI
17 9 (2.63%) DMZ
17 9 (2.63%) IMAP
18 8 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (24.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.80%) MySQL
3 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.34%) Big Data
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.46%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.17%) QlikView
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.29%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) JIRA
1 4 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) Firebug
General
1 82 (23.98%) Finance
2 22 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.80%) Banking
4 10 (2.92%) Retail
4 10 (2.92%) Marketing
4 10 (2.92%) Legal
5 8 (2.34%) Advertising
5 8 (2.34%) Law
5 8 (2.34%) Back Office
6 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.92%) .NET
2 9 (2.63%) MAPI
3 7 (2.05%) HTML
3 7 (2.05%) Web Services
4 5 (1.46%) LAMP
4 5 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.17%) XML
6 3 (0.88%) CSS
6 3 (0.88%) Middleware
6 3 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.58%) V-Ray
8 1 (0.29%) J2EE
8 1 (0.29%) SOAP
8 1 (0.29%) REST
8 1 (0.29%) Java EE
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.06%) Clustering
2 23 (6.73%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.97%) iPhone
5 16 (4.68%) Replication
6 15 (4.39%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.09%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.63%) PDA
9 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.17%) Wiki
10 4 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.17%) GIS
10 4 (1.17%) User Experience
11 3 (0.88%) Equities
11 3 (0.88%) MPEG
11 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.88%) IPTV
11 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 237 (69.30%) Windows
2 120 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (22.22%) Linux
5 67 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (15.50%) Windows 7
7 49 (14.33%) Windows 8
8 30 (8.77%) Windows XP
9 25 (7.31%) UNIX
10 21 (6.14%) Windows Vista
11 13 (3.80%) Android
12 11 (3.22%) CentOS
13 10 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.63%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.88%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.04%) ITIL
2 41 (11.99%) Service Delivery
3 29 (8.48%) Mentoring
4 23 (6.73%) Change Management
5 20 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (4.97%) Network Management
7 16 (4.68%) Migration
8 15 (4.39%) Incident Management
9 14 (4.09%) BCP
10 12 (3.51%) Investment Management
10 12 (3.51%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (2.92%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.34%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.34%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.34%) Change Control
13 8 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (2.05%) Service Management
14 7 (2.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.74%) SQL
2 28 (8.19%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.85%) Shell Script
4 16 (4.68%) Java
5 12 (3.51%) Perl
5 12 (3.51%) C
5 12 (3.51%) Python
6 9 (2.63%) PHP
7 8 (2.34%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.05%) VBScript
9 6 (1.75%) C++
10 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.88%) AWK
11 3 (0.88%) sed
12 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.58%) C#
13 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (16.37%) Degree
3 49 (14.33%) MCSE
4 31 (9.06%) MCITP
5 25 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (6.43%) MCP
7 21 (6.14%) Security Cleared
8 17 (4.97%) CCNA
8 17 (4.97%) DV Cleared
9 14 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (4.09%) MCSA
10 11 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.63%) CCNP
12 7 (2.05%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.75%) MCTS
14 5 (1.46%) SAP Certification
14 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.88%) CCA
15 3 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.70%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 136 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 124 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (16.08%) Hyper-V
4 44 (12.87%) vSphere
5 33 (9.65%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (4.68%) XenApp
7 15 (4.39%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.46%) HDFS
9 5 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.17%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.88%) vCloud
12 2 (0.58%) XenServer
12 2 (0.58%) KVM
13 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.29%) NFS
13 1 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (7.31%) Backup Exec
2 17 (4.97%) SCCM
3 10 (2.92%) WSUS
3 10 (2.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (2.05%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.75%) OPNET
5 6 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.17%) SCOM
7 4 (1.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.58%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.58%) Plesk
8 2 (0.58%) Puppet
8 2 (0.58%) Nagios
8 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.58%) cPanel
8 2 (0.58%) Webmin
9 1 (0.29%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.29%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 175 (51.17%) Microsoft
2 168 (49.12%) VMware
3 103 (30.12%) Cisco
4 81 (23.68%) Citrix
5 35 (10.23%) HP
5 35 (10.23%) Oracle
6 30 (8.77%) Symantec
7 27 (7.89%) Bloomberg
8 22 (6.43%) Reuters
9 20 (5.85%) Juniper
10 17 (4.97%) NetApp
10 17 (4.97%) Apple
11 12 (3.51%) Caplin
11 12 (3.51%) Kalahari
12 11 (3.22%) Dell
12 11 (3.22%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.92%) SimCorp
13 10 (2.92%) Fujitsu
13 10 (2.92%) Veeam
13 10 (2.92%) Lumension
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum plus on call / out of hours allowanc
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42600 per annum + pension, healthcare & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Amsys
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago