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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 714 724 747
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 168 168 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 127 152 101
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -7.50%

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
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
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 £27,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 165 £40,000 +14.28% 19
London +7 71 £50,000 +47.05% 5
South East -13 48 £40,000 - 4
City of London +13 19 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire +12 18 £40,000 +41.59% 1
Berkshire -1 15 £36,000 -13.46%
Reading +10 11 £32,500 -21.68%
East of England +6 11 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Surrey +5 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +6 10 £37,000 +13.84% 3
Hook +4 10 - -
West Midlands -19 10 £35,000 +7.69%
East Yorkshire - 8 - - 1
Hull - 8 - - 1
Manchester +5 7 £31,500 -10.00%
South West -10 7 £33,750 -10.00% 5
North West -16 7 £31,500 -10.00%
Slough +12 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Norfolk - 3 £31,500 - 1
King's Lynn - 3 £31,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £38,125 -15.27%
Gloucestershire -4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire -5 2 £33,750 +2.27%
West Yorkshire -9 2 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Shropshire -12 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Essex - 2 £43,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £41,250 -
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 298 (75.63%) Windows
2 214 (54.31%) Active Directory
3 208 (52.79%) VMware
4 182 (46.19%) Microsoft
5 155 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 139 (35.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 125 (31.73%) MS Excel
8 124 (31.47%) MS Exchange
8 124 (31.47%) Cisco
9 122 (30.96%) DNS
10 108 (27.41%) Citrix
11 103 (26.14%) SAN
12 101 (25.63%) Windows 7
13 91 (23.10%) TCP/IP
14 89 (22.59%) DHCP
15 87 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 85 (21.57%) Firewall
17 77 (19.54%) Windows 8
18 70 (17.77%) Finance
18 70 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
19 69 (17.51%) Windows Server 2003
20 64 (16.24%) SQL Server
21 62 (15.74%) LAN
21 62 (15.74%) WAN
22 57 (14.47%) MCSE
23 55 (13.96%) ITIL
24 53 (13.45%) Linux
24 53 (13.45%) SQL
25 51 (12.94%) vSphere
26 50 (12.69%) Service Delivery

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 124 (31.47%) MS Exchange
2 37 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (5.84%) Lync
6 22 (5.58%) SharePoint
7 21 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (4.06%) IIS
9 11 (2.79%) Apache
10 10 (2.54%) MS Project Server
11 9 (2.28%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.02%) JBoss
14 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.51%) WorkSite
15 2 (0.51%) nginx
16 1 (0.25%) Confluence
16 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.25%) CMS
16 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 125 (31.73%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.12%) MS Office
3 11 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) InDesign
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) Office 365
2 6 (1.52%) SaaS
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (30.96%) DNS
2 103 (26.14%) SAN
3 91 (23.10%) TCP/IP
4 89 (22.59%) DHCP
5 85 (21.57%) Firewall
6 62 (15.74%) WAN
6 62 (15.74%) LAN
7 33 (8.38%) VPN
8 29 (7.36%) Wireless
9 24 (6.09%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (5.84%) iSCSI
11 21 (5.33%) BGP
12 20 (5.08%) Internet
13 19 (4.82%) VLAN
14 17 (4.31%) NAS
15 16 (4.06%) OSPF
16 15 (3.81%) SSL
17 12 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
18 10 (2.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.05%) MySQL
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.02%) Big Data
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.76%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.51%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.51%) IDOL
6 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.51%) Subversion
2 2 (0.51%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.25%) Gerrit
General
1 70 (17.77%) Finance
2 20 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.55%) Banking
4 13 (3.30%) Legal
5 10 (2.54%) Retail
6 6 (1.52%) Marketing
6 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.27%) Advertising
7 5 (1.27%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Military
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Back Office
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.81%) .NET
2 8 (2.03%) XML
3 5 (1.27%) HTML
4 3 (0.76%) LAMP
4 3 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.51%) REST
5 2 (0.51%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.51%) JSON
5 2 (0.51%) Middleware
5 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
6 1 (0.25%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.84%) Clustering
2 16 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.81%) Blackberry
4 11 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.54%) iPhone
6 7 (1.78%) Wiki
7 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.02%) IVR
9 3 (0.76%) Equities
9 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.76%) Open Source
9 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.51%) User Experience
10 2 (0.51%) iPad
10 2 (0.51%) IPTV
10 2 (0.51%) MPEG
10 2 (0.51%) Replication
11 1 (0.25%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 298 (75.63%) Windows
2 139 (35.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (25.63%) Windows 7
4 87 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (19.54%) Windows 8
6 69 (17.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (13.45%) Linux
8 38 (9.64%) Windows XP
9 23 (5.84%) UNIX
10 20 (5.08%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.28%) CentOS
11 9 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.27%) Solaris
14 4 (1.02%) Android
15 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.76%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.96%) ITIL
2 50 (12.69%) Service Delivery
3 23 (5.84%) Mentoring
4 15 (3.81%) Change Management
5 14 (3.55%) Network Management
6 12 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (3.05%) Incident Management
7 11 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (2.79%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (2.54%) Investment Management
8 10 (2.54%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.28%) BCP
9 9 (2.28%) Load Balancing
9 9 (2.28%) Network Design
10 7 (1.78%) Service Management
10 7 (1.78%) Business Continuity
10 7 (1.78%) Supplier Management
10 7 (1.78%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (1.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.45%) SQL
2 25 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.06%) Java
4 12 (3.05%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.79%) PHP
6 7 (1.78%) Python
6 7 (1.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.78%) Perl
6 7 (1.78%) C#
7 3 (0.76%) C++
8 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.51%) VBScript
8 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.51%) C
8 2 (0.51%) AWK
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby
8 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.51%) sed
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (14.47%) MCSE
3 41 (10.41%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.63%) Degree
5 24 (6.09%) CCNA
6 22 (5.58%) Security Cleared
7 21 (5.33%) MCP
8 19 (4.82%) MCSA
9 17 (4.31%) CCNP
9 17 (4.31%) MCITP
10 15 (3.81%) DV Cleared
11 14 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.02%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.76%) CCA
15 3 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.76%) JNCIS
16 2 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.38%) SLA
2 12 (3.05%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.52%) QA
4 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 214 (54.31%) Active Directory
2 155 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (12.94%) vSphere
4 44 (11.17%) Hyper-V
5 30 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (7.36%) XenApp
7 7 (1.78%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.78%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.52%) XenServer
8 6 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.76%) HDFS
10 3 (0.76%) vCloud
11 2 (0.51%) KVM
11 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.25%) Xen
12 1 (0.25%) NFS
12 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (4.31%) SCCM
2 13 (3.30%) FortiGate
3 12 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.79%) WSUS
5 10 (2.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (1.78%) SCOM
7 6 (1.52%) OPNET
8 5 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.02%) Puppet
9 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.76%) Nagios
10 3 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.76%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.51%) cPanel
11 2 (0.51%) Webmin
11 2 (0.51%) Plesk
11 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 208 (52.79%) VMware
2 182 (46.19%) Microsoft
3 124 (31.47%) Cisco
4 108 (27.41%) Citrix
5 44 (11.17%) HP
6 41 (10.41%) Juniper
7 27 (6.85%) NetApp
8 22 (5.58%) Oracle
9 21 (5.33%) Dell
9 21 (5.33%) Bloomberg
10 17 (4.31%) Symantec
11 16 (4.06%) EMC
12 15 (3.81%) Avaya
12 15 (3.81%) Fortinet
13 13 (3.30%) Red Hat
13 13 (3.30%) Apple
14 11 (2.79%) IBM
15 10 (2.54%) Borland
15 10 (2.54%) SimCorp
15 10 (2.54%) Fujitsu
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum £50k - £55k per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Telefonica
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Burgess Hill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 17 days ago
Kings Lynn
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 24 days ago