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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Support Engineer
UK
Rank 760 734 756
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 85 193 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 74 171 150
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,375
% change year-on-year
- +16.36%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -39 71 £40,000 -5.88% 13
South East +20 24 £52,500 +17.31% 6
London +15 24 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +20 13 £65,000 +44.44% 3
North West -9 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Manchester -21 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Reading +36 9 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 7 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £45,000 - 1
County Antrim - 6 £45,000 - 1
Belfast - 6 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £45,000 -
Hampshire -2 5 £35,000 -23.49%
Yorkshire +25 4 £40,000 +32.23%
City of London +23 4 £35,000 -48.14% 1
Maidenhead +5 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Farnborough -3 4 £35,000 -12.50%
South West +9 3 £41,500 +3.75% 1
East of England +5 3 £40,000 +14.28%
West Midlands -2 3 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Surrey +31 2 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Oxfordshire +31 2 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Leeds +30 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +24 2 £42,500 -
Cambridge 0 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Devon - 2 £41,500 -
York - 2 £36,750 -
Exeter - 2 £41,500 -

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 113 (56.78%) Windows
2 94 (47.24%) Active Directory
3 84 (42.21%) Linux
4 80 (40.20%) Microsoft
5 78 (39.20%) VMware
6 61 (30.65%) Firewall
7 52 (26.13%) Windows Server
8 50 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (22.11%) Hyper-V
10 40 (20.10%) Cisco
10 40 (20.10%) MS Exchange
11 39 (19.60%) ITIL
12 37 (18.59%) MS Office
12 37 (18.59%) MS Excel
13 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (16.58%) Mentoring
15 32 (16.08%) WAN
15 32 (16.08%) SQL Server
16 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
17 30 (15.08%) Unix
17 30 (15.08%) DNS
18 29 (14.57%) Perl
18 29 (14.57%) SQL
19 28 (14.07%) SAN
19 28 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (14.07%) Office 365
20 26 (13.07%) TCP/IP
20 26 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (12.56%) Citrix
21 25 (12.56%) DHCP

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 40 (20.10%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (7.04%) JBoss
2 14 (7.04%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.53%) Apache
3 13 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.53%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.53%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.03%) IIS
6 9 (4.52%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.02%) ATG Dynamo
8 7 (3.52%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.51%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.01%) nginx
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (18.59%) MS Excel
1 37 (18.59%) MS Office
2 4 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.07%) Office 365
2 26 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (8.04%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (6.53%) Amazon S3
4 13 (6.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (30.65%) Firewall
2 32 (16.08%) WAN
3 30 (15.08%) DNS
4 28 (14.07%) SAN
5 26 (13.07%) TCP/IP
6 25 (12.56%) DHCP
7 24 (12.06%) Internet
8 19 (9.55%) VPN
9 18 (9.05%) LAN
10 13 (6.53%) VoIP
11 11 (5.53%) MPLS
12 9 (4.52%) BGP
12 9 (4.52%) OSPF
12 9 (4.52%) VLAN
13 8 (4.02%) NAS
14 6 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (2.51%) Network Security
15 5 (2.51%) Skype
15 5 (2.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.53%) MySQL
3 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.50%) Power BI
7 1 (0.50%) QlikView
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.01%) IntelliJ
1 2 (1.01%) Maven
1 2 (1.01%) MSI
1 2 (1.01%) NetBeans
1 2 (1.01%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (10.05%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Publishing
3 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.02%) Legal
5 4 (2.01%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.51%) Advertising
6 3 (1.51%) Banking
6 3 (1.51%) French Language
7 2 (1.01%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.01%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.55%) Web Services
2 10 (5.03%) REST
2 10 (5.03%) SOAP
2 10 (5.03%) XML
3 9 (4.52%) J2EE
4 8 (4.02%) Ajax
4 8 (4.02%) CSS
4 8 (4.02%) HTML
4 8 (4.02%) JSON
4 8 (4.02%) JSP
4 8 (4.02%) Servlets
4 8 (4.02%) XHTML
5 3 (1.51%) .NET
5 3 (1.51%) LAMP
5 3 (1.51%) Middleware
5 3 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.01%) Java EE
6 2 (1.01%) Java SE
6 2 (1.01%) JMS
6 2 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.53%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.03%) Clustering
3 10 (5.03%) Driving Licence
3 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.03%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.01%) IPTV
6 4 (2.01%) Replication
7 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.51%) Fintech
7 3 (1.51%) iPhone
7 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.51%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.01%) iPad
8 2 (1.01%) PACS
9 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 113 (56.78%) Windows
2 84 (42.21%) Linux
3 52 (26.13%) Windows Server
4 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (15.08%) Unix
6 28 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (9.05%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.53%) Solaris
9 11 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (4.52%) Android
12 8 (4.02%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.52%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.51%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.51%) CentOS
15 3 (1.51%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.60%) ITIL
2 33 (16.58%) Mentoring
3 17 (8.54%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.53%) Capacity Management
4 13 (6.53%) High Availability
4 13 (6.53%) Load Testing
4 13 (6.53%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (6.03%) Open Source
6 11 (5.53%) Problem Management
6 11 (5.53%) Server Building
7 9 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.52%) Project Management
8 8 (4.02%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.02%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.02%) ITIL V3
8 8 (4.02%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.52%) Service Management
10 6 (3.02%) Application Packaging
10 6 (3.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 29 (14.57%) Perl
2 29 (14.57%) SQL
3 23 (11.56%) Python
4 15 (7.54%) Java
5 9 (4.52%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.01%) VB
8 3 (1.51%) Tcl
9 2 (1.01%) C
9 2 (1.01%) C#
9 2 (1.01%) PHP
9 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.01%) Ruby
9 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.01%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (12.06%) Degree
2 19 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.53%) MCSE
5 10 (5.03%) CCNA
6 8 (4.02%) CCNP
6 8 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.52%) MCSA
8 5 (2.51%) MCP
8 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.51%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.01%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.01%) MCITP
10 3 (1.51%) CCA
10 3 (1.51%) CCSP
10 3 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.51%) VCAP
11 2 (1.01%) CCSE
11 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (47.24%) Active Directory
2 50 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (22.11%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.55%) vSphere
5 14 (7.04%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.51%) XenApp
6 5 (2.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.01%) Firmware
7 4 (2.01%) vCloud
7 4 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.51%) XenServer
9 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (1.01%) Squid
9 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (9.55%) SCCM
2 9 (4.52%) SCOM
3 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (3.52%) Puppet
4 5 (2.51%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.01%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.51%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.01%) Ansible
7 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.01%) Iperf
7 2 (1.01%) Nagios
7 2 (1.01%) OpenView
7 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.01%) Sysprep
7 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.01%) WSUS
8 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 80 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 78 (39.20%) VMware
3 40 (20.10%) Cisco
4 25 (12.56%) Citrix
5 24 (12.06%) HP
6 17 (8.54%) Dell
7 15 (7.54%) Oracle
8 13 (6.53%) CheckPoint
8 13 (6.53%) IBM
9 12 (6.03%) Red Hat
10 11 (5.53%) Juniper
11 9 (4.52%) NetApp
12 8 (4.02%) Apple
12 8 (4.02%) ATG
13 7 (3.52%) F5
14 6 (3.02%) LANDesk
15 5 (2.51%) Sage
16 4 (2.01%) Avaya
16 4 (2.01%) Intel
16 4 (2.01%) Symantec
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