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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 719 803 830
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 222 184 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 205 141 155
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 2 May 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 May 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 +47 214 £40,000 +11.11% 17
London -7 69 £52,500 +20.00% 5
South East +34 49 £44,250 +22.91% 5
East of England +38 34 £26,500 -20.30%
West Midlands +6 26 £42,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +34 21 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Berkshire +30 21 £55,000 +52.77% 4
Reading +32 20 £55,000 +52.77% 2
Hertfordshire - 19 £26,500 -
Essex - 17 £26,500 -
Surrey -3 12 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Coventry - 11 £45,000 -
City of London +43 10 £52,500 +47.88% 1
North West +23 9 £29,500 -6.34% 2
Staffordshire +9 7 £35,000 +2.94%
Manchester +8 7 £29,500 -6.34% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +5 6 £31,000 -13.88%
Suffolk - 6 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £32,500 -
Leicester +18 5 £37,500 +4.16%
Leicestershire +16 5 £37,500 +4.16%
Hampshire +13 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Kent -16 5 £33,250 +10.83%
Bridgend - 5 £24,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £37,500 -
South Wales - 5 £24,000 -
Wales - 5 £24,000 -
Cambridge +4 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire -3 4 £38,750 -22.50%

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 279 (64.43%) Windows
2 207 (47.81%) Active Directory
3 184 (42.49%) Microsoft
4 165 (38.11%) VMware
4 165 (38.11%) Windows Server
5 148 (34.18%) Firewall
6 140 (32.33%) Cisco
7 119 (27.48%) Linux
8 117 (27.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (24.48%) DNS
11 105 (24.25%) SQL Server
12 103 (23.79%) MS Exchange
13 100 (23.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 97 (22.40%) DHCP
15 92 (21.25%) MS Excel
15 92 (21.25%) TCP/IP
16 91 (21.02%) Windows 7
17 88 (20.32%) WAN
18 81 (18.71%) Cisco Certification
19 76 (17.55%) Hyper-V
20 73 (16.86%) LAN
21 70 (16.17%) SAN
21 70 (16.17%) Degree
22 63 (14.55%) MS Office
23 60 (13.86%) Office 365
23 60 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
23 60 (13.86%) ITIL
23 60 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
24 59 (13.63%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 103 (23.79%) MS Exchange
2 60 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (13.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (11.09%) IIS
5 35 (8.08%) Tomcat
6 31 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (5.54%) SharePoint
9 22 (5.08%) WebSphere
10 21 (4.85%) Apache
11 18 (4.16%) Skype for Business
12 15 (3.46%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.85%) JBoss
13 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.92%) Node.js
15 4 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 92 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 63 (14.55%) MS Office
3 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.86%) Office 365
2 22 (5.08%) SaaS
3 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.62%) IaaS
6 5 (1.15%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (34.18%) Firewall
2 106 (24.48%) DNS
3 97 (22.40%) DHCP
4 92 (21.25%) TCP/IP
5 88 (20.32%) WAN
6 73 (16.86%) LAN
7 70 (16.17%) SAN
8 49 (11.32%) VPN
9 44 (10.16%) VLAN
10 36 (8.31%) Wireless
11 32 (7.39%) BGP
12 31 (7.16%) NAS
13 29 (6.70%) OSPF
14 26 (6.00%) Internet
14 26 (6.00%) VoIP
15 25 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (5.54%) MPLS
17 23 (5.31%) LDAP
17 23 (5.31%) SMTP
17 23 (5.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (4.16%) MySQL
5 15 (3.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.08%) DB2
8 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.69%) MS Access
11 1 (0.23%) Big Data
11 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.23%) Selenium
3 1 (0.23%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.23%) WATIR
General
1 46 (10.62%) Finance
2 17 (3.93%) Banking
3 11 (2.54%) Advertising
4 10 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.39%) Back Office
6 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.69%) Front Office
6 3 (0.69%) Legal
6 3 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.46%) French Language
7 2 (0.46%) German Language
7 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Law
7 2 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.77%) .NET
2 19 (4.39%) MAPI
3 14 (3.23%) Middleware
4 12 (2.77%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.77%) LAMP
5 9 (2.08%) WCF
6 8 (1.85%) RESTful
6 8 (1.85%) Web Services
7 6 (1.39%) Ajax
7 6 (1.39%) HTML
7 6 (1.39%) jQuery
8 5 (1.15%) CSS
8 5 (1.15%) XML
9 4 (0.92%) J2EE
9 4 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.69%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.69%) SAML
10 3 (0.69%) WPF
10 3 (0.69%) XSLT
11 2 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.47%) Blackberry
3 27 (6.24%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.85%) Replication
6 20 (4.62%) iPhone
7 19 (4.39%) PDA
8 17 (3.93%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.46%) PKI
10 14 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (3.23%) Hedge funds
10 14 (3.23%) Smartcard
11 13 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (3.00%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.54%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.62%) Tandem
14 6 (1.39%) Clustering
15 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 5 (1.15%) NHS
16 4 (0.92%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 279 (64.43%) Windows
2 165 (38.11%) Windows Server
3 119 (27.48%) Linux
4 117 (27.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 116 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (21.02%) Windows 7
7 60 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (13.16%) Unix
9 48 (11.09%) Windows 10
10 45 (10.39%) Windows 8
11 28 (6.47%) Windows XP
12 27 (6.24%) Android
13 20 (4.62%) Windows Vista
14 9 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (1.39%) Solaris
17 4 (0.92%) CentOS
17 4 (0.92%) HPUX
18 3 (0.69%) Fedora
18 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.86%) ITIL
2 31 (7.16%) Mentoring
3 24 (5.54%) Case Management
3 24 (5.54%) Service Management
4 23 (5.31%) Problem Management
5 21 (4.85%) Service Delivery
6 20 (4.62%) Process Improvement
7 19 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (4.39%) Presales
8 17 (3.93%) Migration
9 16 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 15 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (3.46%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (2.77%) High Availability
12 11 (2.54%) Project Management
13 10 (2.31%) Data Protection
13 10 (2.31%) Network Monitoring
14 9 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (2.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 8 (1.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 49 (11.32%) SQL
2 45 (10.39%) Java
3 21 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.39%) C#
4 19 (4.39%) Perl
5 14 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.31%) Python
8 9 (2.08%) C
9 6 (1.39%) PHP
10 5 (1.15%) C++
11 3 (0.69%) C-shell
11 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) Korn
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (18.71%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (16.17%) Degree
3 56 (12.93%) CCNP
4 50 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (10.62%) CCNA
6 39 (9.01%) MCSE
7 26 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.54%) MCITP
9 10 (2.31%) CCSE
9 10 (2.31%) CCSP
10 8 (1.85%) MCSA
10 8 (1.85%) MCTS
11 6 (1.39%) NCDA
11 6 (1.39%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.15%) CCA
12 5 (1.15%) CCIE
12 5 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.15%) VCAP
13 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.70%) SLA
2 22 (5.08%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 207 (47.81%) Active Directory
2 100 (23.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (17.55%) Hyper-V
4 43 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (6.47%) XenApp
6 27 (6.24%) NFS
7 18 (4.16%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.93%) vSphere
9 15 (3.46%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (2.31%) VMware ESX
12 9 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (1.85%) ISA Server
13 8 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (1.62%) XenServer
15 5 (1.15%) Squid
15 5 (1.15%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.69%) vCloud
18 2 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (7.62%) SCCM
2 23 (5.31%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.70%) Puppet
4 14 (3.23%) SCOM
5 13 (3.00%) WSUS
6 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.15%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.92%) MOM
8 4 (0.92%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.69%) DameWare
9 3 (0.69%) Nagios
9 3 (0.69%) SnapMirror
9 3 (0.69%) SnapVault
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.46%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.23%) Legato
Vendors
1 184 (42.49%) Microsoft
2 165 (38.11%) VMware
3 140 (32.33%) Cisco
4 54 (12.47%) Citrix
5 31 (7.16%) CheckPoint
6 29 (6.70%) Veeam
7 28 (6.47%) Apple
7 28 (6.47%) HP
7 28 (6.47%) Juniper
8 25 (5.77%) NetApp
9 23 (5.31%) Dell
9 23 (5.31%) F5
9 23 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (4.39%) Draytek
11 18 (4.16%) Oracle
12 17 (3.93%) NetScout
13 13 (3.00%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.54%) Palo Alto
15 9 (2.08%) WatchGuard
16 8 (1.85%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
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Salary: £35k - £45k
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Salary: £35k - £45k
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Salary: £28k to £35k per year
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City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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