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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 774 793 752
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 104 175 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 93 160 176
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +18 94 £40,000 +6.66% 9
London +36 30 £46,250 +20.12% 3
South East +49 22 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West +1 18 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Manchester 0 16 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Berkshire +27 11 £65,000 +57.57%
Reading +37 10 £65,000 +45.25%
South West +25 9 £41,500 -0.30%
Rochdale - 9 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 8 £35,000 +7.69% 2
City of London +38 6 £34,000 -15.00%
Coventry +6 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Exeter - 5 £41,500 -
Devon - 5 £41,500 -
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire +2 4 £36,250 -20.76%
Oxfordshire +32 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £42,500 +7.59%
East Midlands +5 3 £30,000 -
Kent - 3 £29,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £42,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +18 2 £42,500 -2.29%
Leeds +16 2 £42,500 -2.29%
Birmingham -12 2 £29,000 -10.76%
Aldershot - 2 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Faringdon - 2 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 -

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 142 (59.41%) Windows
2 106 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 106 (44.35%) Active Directory
3 90 (37.66%) Linux
4 83 (34.73%) VMware
5 71 (29.71%) Windows Server
6 64 (26.78%) Firewall
7 58 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (22.18%) MS Exchange
9 49 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (20.08%) Cisco
11 47 (19.67%) MS Excel
12 44 (18.41%) ITIL
12 44 (18.41%) Hyper-V
13 43 (17.99%) MS Office
13 43 (17.99%) DNS
14 41 (17.15%) SQL Server
15 40 (16.74%) Office 365
16 38 (15.90%) SQL
16 38 (15.90%) DHCP
17 32 (13.39%) Finance
17 32 (13.39%) Unix
17 32 (13.39%) SAN
18 30 (12.55%) Perl
19 29 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (12.13%) Mentoring
20 28 (11.72%) PowerShell
20 28 (11.72%) WAN
21 27 (11.30%) Java

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 53 (22.18%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.21%) JBoss
3 22 (9.21%) WebSphere
4 21 (8.79%) Apache
5 19 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (6.69%) IIS
7 15 (6.28%) SharePoint
7 15 (6.28%) Tomcat
7 15 (6.28%) WebLogic
8 13 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.77%) Skype for Business
10 8 (3.35%) ATG Dynamo
10 8 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (2.09%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 47 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 43 (17.99%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.74%) Office 365
2 29 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.77%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.78%) Firewall
2 43 (17.99%) DNS
3 38 (15.90%) DHCP
4 32 (13.39%) SAN
5 28 (11.72%) WAN
6 26 (10.88%) TCP/IP
7 24 (10.04%) VPN
8 20 (8.37%) VoIP
9 18 (7.53%) Internet
9 18 (7.53%) LAN
10 15 (6.28%) BGP
10 15 (6.28%) MPLS
11 13 (5.44%) OSPF
11 13 (5.44%) VLAN
12 10 (4.18%) NAS
13 9 (3.77%) HTTP
13 9 (3.77%) IPsec
14 8 (3.35%) IPv4
15 7 (2.93%) Network Security
15 7 (2.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.37%) MySQL
3 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.42%) MS Access
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (13.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Publishing
3 9 (3.77%) Banking
3 9 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.51%) Legal
5 4 (1.67%) Advertising
6 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.26%) French Language
6 3 (1.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.84%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.84%) German Language
7 2 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.21%) Web Services
2 15 (6.28%) J2EE
3 12 (5.02%) HTML
4 11 (4.60%) CSS
5 9 (3.77%) XML
6 8 (3.35%) Ajax
6 8 (3.35%) JSON
6 8 (3.35%) JSP
6 8 (3.35%) REST
6 8 (3.35%) Servlets
6 8 (3.35%) SOAP
6 8 (3.35%) XHTML
7 5 (2.09%) LAMP
8 4 (1.67%) .NET
9 3 (1.26%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.26%) jQuery
9 3 (1.26%) Middleware
9 3 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.42%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (9.21%) Clustering
2 13 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.02%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.60%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.51%) Replication
8 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.67%) iPad
8 4 (1.67%) IPTV
8 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.67%) PACS
9 3 (1.26%) iPhone
9 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.84%) EPoS
10 2 (0.84%) Fintech
11 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 142 (59.41%) Windows
2 90 (37.66%) Linux
3 71 (29.71%) Windows Server
4 49 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (13.39%) Unix
7 22 (9.21%) Windows 7
8 20 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (5.86%) Windows 10
10 12 (5.02%) Solaris
11 11 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (3.77%) Android
13 8 (3.35%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.93%) CentOS
14 7 (2.93%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.09%) Apple iOS
15 5 (2.09%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.67%) SUSE
16 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
17 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.41%) ITIL
2 29 (12.13%) Mentoring
3 16 (6.69%) High Availability
3 16 (6.69%) Service Delivery
4 15 (6.28%) Problem Management
5 12 (5.02%) Change Management
5 12 (5.02%) Server Building
6 11 (4.60%) DevOps
6 11 (4.60%) Project Management
7 10 (4.18%) ITIL V3
7 10 (4.18%) Open Source
8 9 (3.77%) Capacity Management
8 9 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 9 (3.77%) Load Testing
8 9 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (3.77%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (3.35%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.35%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.90%) SQL
2 30 (12.55%) Perl
3 28 (11.72%) PowerShell
4 27 (11.30%) Java
5 26 (10.88%) Python
6 11 (4.60%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.93%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.93%) PHP
9 4 (1.67%) VB
10 3 (1.26%) C
10 3 (1.26%) Ruby
10 3 (1.26%) Tcl
10 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.84%) C-shell
11 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.84%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) C#
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.53%) Degree
3 16 (6.69%) MCSE
4 12 (5.02%) CCNP
5 10 (4.18%) CCNA
6 8 (3.35%) MCITP
6 8 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.93%) MCSA
8 6 (2.51%) CCSP
9 5 (2.09%) CCSE
10 4 (1.67%) MCP
10 4 (1.67%) RHCE
10 4 (1.67%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.26%) CCA
11 3 (1.26%) CCSA
11 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (44.35%) Active Directory
2 58 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (18.41%) Hyper-V
4 27 (11.30%) vSphere
5 20 (8.37%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.93%) XenApp
7 6 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.09%) Firmware
8 5 (2.09%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.26%) XenServer
11 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.84%) OpenSIPS
11 2 (0.84%) Squid
12 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (7.95%) SCCM
2 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (3.77%) Puppet
2 9 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 8 (3.35%) SCOM
4 7 (2.93%) OpenAM
5 6 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.51%) WSUS
6 5 (2.09%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.67%) Nagios
7 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.84%) Iperf
8 2 (0.84%) OpenView
8 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 106 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 83 (34.73%) VMware
3 48 (20.08%) Cisco
4 27 (11.30%) HP
5 26 (10.88%) Citrix
5 26 (10.88%) Oracle
6 20 (8.37%) Dell
7 18 (7.53%) CheckPoint
8 17 (7.11%) IBM
9 16 (6.69%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.60%) Juniper
11 9 (3.77%) Apple
12 8 (3.35%) ATG
12 8 (3.35%) F5
13 7 (2.93%) NetApp
14 6 (2.51%) Palo Alto
14 6 (2.51%) Symantec
15 5 (2.09%) Avaya
15 5 (2.09%) Sage
15 5 (2.09%) Sybase
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