The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 732 708 766
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 175 162 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 104 126
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -27 162 £37,500 -6.25% 36
London -41 52 £40,000 -14.89% 8
South East -8 33 £45,000 +4.65% 7
East of England +5 22 £40,500 -1.21% 6
South West -1 15 £28,750 -23.33% 6
West Midlands +9 14 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Yorkshire -32 14 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £41,000 - 3
Cambridge +6 12 £43,000 +4.87% 3
West Yorkshire -26 12 £32,000 +12.28%
Coventry +7 10 £37,000 -1.33%
Berkshire -13 10 £34,500 -34.28% 3
Reading 0 8 £37,500 -18.47% 2
Surrey -5 8 £47,500 +58.33%
North West +1 7 £34,500 -1.42% 6
Wiltshire -3 7 £26,500 -23.18%
Bristol +3 6 £30,000 -28.57% 3
West Sussex -1 6 £49,500 +4.21%
Hertfordshire -8 6 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Bromley - 6 £37,500 -
Brentford - 6 £40,000 -
Barnet +1 5 £34,500 +7.81%
East Midlands +1 5 £31,250 +12.61% 1
Cleckheaton - 5 £24,000 -
Leeds - 5 £38,750 -
South Wales -2 4 £36,250 -36.95%
Wales -5 4 £36,250 -36.95%
City of London -17 4 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Leicestershire - 4 £33,000 - 1
Swindon - 4 £26,500 -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 240 (67.99%) Windows
2 154 (43.63%) Microsoft
3 143 (40.51%) Active Directory
4 135 (38.24%) VMware
5 109 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (29.46%) MS Exchange
7 99 (28.05%) Firewall
8 88 (24.93%) MS Excel
9 87 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 85 (24.08%) Linux
11 81 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 78 (22.10%) Cisco
13 77 (21.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 75 (21.25%) SQL
15 73 (20.68%) ITIL
15 73 (20.68%) TCP/IP
16 72 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 69 (19.55%) DNS
17 69 (19.55%) Citrix
18 67 (18.98%) SAN
19 59 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
20 57 (16.15%) Hyper-V
21 52 (14.73%) Degree
22 51 (14.45%) SQL Server
22 51 (14.45%) UNIX
23 50 (14.16%) MCSE
24 47 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2007
25 45 (12.75%) Oracle
26 44 (12.46%) MS Office
27 43 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2013

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 104 (29.46%) MS Exchange
2 59 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (10.76%) SharePoint
6 26 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (6.80%) IIS
8 21 (5.95%) Tomcat
9 14 (3.97%) Lync
10 12 (3.40%) Apache
10 12 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (2.55%) Node.js
11 9 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.57%) SAS
13 2 (0.57%) CMS
14 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 88 (24.93%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) InDesign
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.85%) Sage 1000
3 3 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.28%) Eikon
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.80%) Office 365
2 13 (3.68%) SaaS
3 10 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.55%) Joyent
4 9 (2.55%) IaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (28.05%) Firewall
2 73 (20.68%) TCP/IP
3 69 (19.55%) DNS
4 67 (18.98%) SAN
5 39 (11.05%) LAN
5 39 (11.05%) DHCP
6 37 (10.48%) WAN
7 28 (7.93%) iSCSI
8 27 (7.65%) Wireless
9 25 (7.08%) NAS
10 23 (6.52%) Internet
10 23 (6.52%) VPN
11 18 (5.10%) VLAN
12 16 (4.53%) VoIP
13 15 (4.25%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (3.68%) LDAP
15 11 (3.12%) BGP
16 10 (2.83%) OSPF
16 10 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (2.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.95%) MySQL
3 9 (2.55%) Redis
4 8 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Big Data
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) DTS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.28%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.28%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.55%) Firebug
3 6 (1.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.57%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (10.20%) Finance
2 22 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.40%) French Language
3 12 (3.40%) German Language
4 10 (2.83%) Banking
5 9 (2.55%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Electronics
7 6 (1.70%) Advertising
8 5 (1.42%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.42%) Back Office
8 5 (1.42%) Marketing
9 4 (1.13%) Front Office
9 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.85%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.38%) HTML
2 16 (4.53%) CSS
2 16 (4.53%) Web Services
3 15 (4.25%) .NET
4 14 (3.97%) XML
5 8 (2.27%) Flash
6 5 (1.42%) XHTML
6 5 (1.42%) Ajax
6 5 (1.42%) J2EE
7 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.85%) SOAP
7 3 (0.85%) LAMP
8 2 (0.57%) WCF
8 2 (0.57%) XSL
8 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.57%) Java SE
8 2 (0.57%) Java EE
8 2 (0.57%) JMS
9 1 (0.28%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.23%) Clustering
2 15 (4.25%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.68%) Replication
4 11 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.83%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.83%) Device Driver
5 10 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.55%) Statistics
7 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.42%) Wiki
9 4 (1.13%) CMDB
9 4 (1.13%) DTV
9 4 (1.13%) IVR
10 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.85%) EPoS
10 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 240 (67.99%) Windows
2 109 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (24.08%) Linux
4 81 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (14.45%) UNIX
7 38 (10.76%) Windows XP
8 37 (10.48%) Solaris
9 25 (7.08%) Windows 7
10 23 (6.52%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.70%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.70%) HPUX
13 5 (1.42%) Android
14 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.68%) ITIL
2 31 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (6.23%) Time Management
4 17 (4.82%) CRM
5 16 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (3.97%) OO
6 14 (3.97%) Service Delivery
7 11 (3.12%) Configuration Management
7 11 (3.12%) Project Management
7 11 (3.12%) Migration
7 11 (3.12%) Business Continuity
8 10 (2.83%) Problem Management
9 9 (2.55%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (2.55%) Service Management
9 9 (2.55%) Change Management
10 8 (2.27%) Network Management
11 7 (1.98%) Release Management
11 7 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (1.98%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.25%) SQL
2 37 (10.48%) Java
3 21 (5.95%) JavaScript
3 21 (5.95%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.25%) Python
5 14 (3.97%) C#
6 9 (2.55%) Perl
6 9 (2.55%) Ruby
7 4 (1.13%) VBScript
7 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.85%) C
8 3 (0.85%) VB
8 3 (0.85%) Erlang
8 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.57%) AWK
9 2 (0.57%) PHP
9 2 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 77 (21.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (14.73%) Degree
3 50 (14.16%) MCSE
4 40 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (7.93%) CCNA
6 27 (7.65%) MCSA
7 26 (7.37%) MCITP
8 20 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (5.10%) CCNP
10 15 (4.25%) Security Cleared
11 13 (3.68%) MCP
12 12 (3.40%) CCA
12 12 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (3.12%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.70%) RHCE
15 5 (1.42%) NCDA
15 5 (1.42%) Sun Certification
16 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.85%) CCVP
16 3 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.48%) SLA
2 6 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.13%) QA
5 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (40.51%) Active Directory
2 87 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (16.15%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.48%) vSphere
5 33 (9.35%) XenApp
6 26 (7.37%) VMware ESX
7 24 (6.80%) XenDesktop
7 24 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.13%) UAG
10 4 (1.13%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.85%) XenServer
12 1 (0.28%) NFS
12 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (8.78%) Backup Exec
2 26 (7.37%) SCCM
3 19 (5.38%) SCOM
4 9 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.27%) Nagios
6 7 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.98%) Foglight
6 7 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.13%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.13%) MOM
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 154 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 135 (38.24%) VMware
3 78 (22.10%) Cisco
4 69 (19.55%) Citrix
5 45 (12.75%) Oracle
6 41 (11.61%) HP
7 31 (8.78%) NetApp
8 27 (7.65%) Symantec
9 24 (6.80%) EMC
10 22 (6.23%) Juniper
11 17 (4.82%) Apple
12 15 (4.25%) IBM
13 14 (3.97%) Sun
13 14 (3.97%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.97%) Veeam
13 14 (3.97%) F5
14 11 (3.12%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.83%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.83%) Dell
16 9 (2.55%) Mitel
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 Pro Rata
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Roc Search
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
BPD Zenith Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, dependent upon skills, qualifications
Posted: 11 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: Negotiable Depending On Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £3500 on call + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 14 days ago