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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 771 793 832
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 162 165 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 154 144 131
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £34,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -11.68%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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
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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 +43 159 £40,000 +4.57% 14
London +2 57 £43,000 +7.50% 8
South East +41 46 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Berkshire +29 26 £47,500 +6.14% 2
East of England +47 23 £27,750 -5.93% 1
Reading +22 13 £60,000 +34.07% 1
East Midlands +9 13 £36,000 -
North West +26 9 £29,500 -6.34%
West Midlands -5 9 £37,500 +10.29%
Hertfordshire - 9 £26,500 -
City of London +55 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Leicestershire +14 8 £36,000 -
Leicester +12 8 £36,000 -
Cambridge +10 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester +9 7 £29,500 -6.34%
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Essex - 7 £26,500 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +21 6 £35,000 -17.84%
Hampshire +9 5 £42,500 -
Slough - 5 £45,000 -
Abingdon - 4 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £30,250 -
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £30,250 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £37,500 -
Faringdon - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 -
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 264 (64.86%) Windows
2 191 (46.93%) Microsoft
2 191 (46.93%) Active Directory
3 172 (42.26%) Windows Server
4 158 (38.82%) VMware
5 146 (35.87%) Firewall
6 127 (31.20%) Cisco
7 120 (29.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (29.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (28.50%) DNS
9 116 (28.50%) Linux
10 109 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 108 (26.54%) MS Exchange
11 108 (26.54%) DHCP
12 102 (25.06%) SQL Server
13 93 (22.85%) TCP/IP
14 91 (22.36%) Windows 7
15 86 (21.13%) MS Excel
16 75 (18.43%) Hyper-V
17 74 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
18 72 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
19 70 (17.20%) WAN
20 69 (16.95%) MS Office
21 67 (16.46%) SAN
22 66 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
23 65 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
24 60 (14.74%) ITIL
25 59 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
26 57 (14.00%) Office 365
26 57 (14.00%) Degree

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
1 108 (26.54%) MS Exchange
2 72 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (10.81%) IIS
5 43 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 38 (9.34%) Tomcat
7 33 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 27 (6.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (6.39%) Apache
9 26 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (4.67%) Skype for Business
10 19 (4.67%) WebSphere
11 11 (2.70%) WebLogic
12 10 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (2.46%) JBoss
13 8 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 86 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 69 (16.95%) MS Office
3 7 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (14.00%) Office 365
2 20 (4.91%) SaaS
3 18 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.98%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 146 (35.87%) Firewall
2 116 (28.50%) DNS
3 108 (26.54%) DHCP
4 93 (22.85%) TCP/IP
5 70 (17.20%) WAN
6 67 (16.46%) SAN
7 56 (13.76%) LAN
8 46 (11.30%) VPN
9 45 (11.06%) VLAN
10 39 (9.58%) Wireless
11 35 (8.60%) BGP
12 34 (8.35%) NAS
13 33 (8.11%) OSPF
14 28 (6.88%) VoIP
14 28 (6.88%) Wireshark
15 27 (6.63%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (6.39%) MPLS
16 26 (6.39%) SMTP
17 24 (5.90%) Internet
18 23 (5.65%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (4.42%) MySQL
5 12 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.74%) MS Access
10 2 (0.49%) DB2
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
3 1 (0.25%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.25%) WATIR
General
1 47 (11.55%) Finance
2 19 (4.67%) Banking
3 14 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.46%) Advertising
5 8 (1.97%) Back Office
6 5 (1.23%) Marketing
7 3 (0.74%) Front Office
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.16%) MAPI
2 14 (3.44%) Middleware
3 13 (3.19%) .NET
3 13 (3.19%) LAMP
4 11 (2.70%) Web Services
5 7 (1.72%) XML
6 6 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.23%) HTML
8 4 (0.98%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.98%) J2EE
9 3 (0.74%) Ajax
9 3 (0.74%) CSS
9 3 (0.74%) jQuery
9 3 (0.74%) Node.js
9 3 (0.74%) RESTful
9 3 (0.74%) WPF
10 2 (0.49%) WCF
10 2 (0.49%) XMPP
10 2 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.13%) Blackberry
3 26 (6.39%) Replication
4 22 (5.41%) PDA
5 21 (5.16%) iPhone
6 20 (4.91%) Virtual Team
7 18 (4.42%) Clustering
8 17 (4.18%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.69%) PKI
10 14 (3.44%) Computer Science
10 14 (3.44%) Smartcard
11 12 (2.95%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (2.70%) Data Centre
13 10 (2.46%) Driving Licence
13 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.72%) Tandem
16 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 264 (64.86%) Windows
2 172 (42.26%) Windows Server
3 120 (29.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 119 (29.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 116 (28.50%) Linux
6 91 (22.36%) Windows 7
7 65 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (13.02%) Windows 10
9 45 (11.06%) Windows 8
10 41 (10.07%) Unix
11 28 (6.88%) Windows XP
12 25 (6.14%) Android
13 24 (5.90%) Windows Vista
14 11 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.47%) CentOS
16 5 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (1.23%) Solaris
17 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.49%) HPUX
18 2 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.74%) ITIL
2 39 (9.58%) Mentoring
3 22 (5.41%) Case Management
3 22 (5.41%) Service Management
4 21 (5.16%) Process Improvement
5 20 (4.91%) Incident Management
5 20 (4.91%) Service Delivery
6 18 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (4.42%) Presales
7 16 (3.93%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (3.93%) Migration
7 16 (3.93%) Problem Management
8 15 (3.69%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (3.44%) High Availability
9 14 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (2.70%) Information Security
12 10 (2.46%) Data Protection
12 10 (2.46%) DevOps
13 9 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.32%) SQL
2 38 (9.34%) Java
3 24 (5.90%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.93%) Perl
5 12 (2.95%) Python
6 11 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.21%) PHP
8 7 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.47%) C#
10 5 (1.23%) C
11 4 (0.98%) Korn
11 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.49%) C++
12 2 (0.49%) C-shell
13 1 (0.25%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.25%) Ruby
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (14.00%) Degree
3 53 (13.02%) CCNP
4 45 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (9.34%) MCSE
6 34 (8.35%) CCNA
7 20 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.95%) CCSE
8 12 (2.95%) CCSP
8 12 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.46%) MCITP
10 8 (1.97%) MCSA
11 7 (1.72%) MCTS
12 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.23%) NCDA
14 4 (0.98%) CCSA
14 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.74%) CCA
15 3 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.07%) SLA
2 14 (3.44%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 191 (46.93%) Active Directory
2 109 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (18.43%) Hyper-V
4 34 (8.35%) XenApp
5 29 (7.13%) NFS
5 29 (7.13%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (6.63%) vSphere
7 19 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (4.42%) XenDesktop
9 16 (3.93%) VMware ESX
10 14 (3.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (1.97%) ISA Server
12 8 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (1.97%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.23%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.23%) XenServer
14 3 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (10.57%) SCCM
2 25 (6.14%) Backup Exec
3 18 (4.42%) SCOM
4 17 (4.18%) Puppet
5 16 (3.93%) WSUS
6 8 (1.97%) OpenAM
7 7 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.23%) Nagios
10 4 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.98%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.98%) MOM
10 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.49%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.49%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.49%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 191 (46.93%) Microsoft
2 158 (38.82%) VMware
3 127 (31.20%) Cisco
4 54 (13.27%) Citrix
5 37 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 31 (7.62%) Veeam
7 30 (7.37%) Juniper
8 28 (6.88%) Apple
9 27 (6.63%) F5
10 23 (5.65%) NetApp
10 23 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (5.16%) Draytek
11 21 (5.16%) HP
11 21 (5.16%) Oracle
12 20 (4.91%) NetScout
13 19 (4.67%) Dell
14 15 (3.69%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.19%) Palo Alto
16 10 (2.46%) Symantec
17 8 (1.97%) WatchGuard
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