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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 762 756 718
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 130 175 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 116 141 103
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,650 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,641 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +2.85%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -27 116 £37,750 +0.66% 21
London +24 48 £40,000 - 4
South East +6 38 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Berkshire +10 15 £44,750 +29.71% 5
Surrey +21 13 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 11 £35,000 -18.60% 2
East of England -4 11 £35,000 -13.58% 2
City of London +32 10 £40,000 +5.26%
Reading +9 10 £44,750 +19.33% 4
West Yorkshire +5 7 £34,500 +7.81% 1
Yorkshire -3 7 £34,500 +7.81% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £36,000 +15.20%
Leeds +16 5 £34,500 -10.96% 1
Kent +10 5 £30,000 - 1
Cambridge +4 5 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Huntingdon - 5 £32,250 -
Slough - 4 £39,750 - 1
Leatherhead - 4 £48,750 -
Maidstone +3 3 £27,500 -
Hampshire +3 3 £39,000 -6.36%
West Midlands -21 3 - - 3
South West -23 3 £34,000 +18.26% 1
Leicester +15 2 £37,250 +12.87%
Leicestershire +10 2 £37,250 +12.87%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire +2 2 £40,000 +35.59%
Wales -2 2 £36,250 - 1
South Wales -8 2 £36,250 - 1
Cardiff -9 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 205 (65.71%) Windows
2 158 (50.64%) Microsoft
3 148 (47.44%) VMware
4 113 (36.22%) Active Directory
5 107 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (33.97%) MS Exchange
7 91 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 83 (26.60%) MS Excel
9 82 (26.28%) Citrix
9 82 (26.28%) Cisco
10 80 (25.64%) DNS
11 79 (25.32%) Linux
12 77 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 73 (23.40%) SQL Server
14 64 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (19.87%) Hyper-V
16 61 (19.55%) SAN
16 61 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 58 (18.59%) DHCP
18 57 (18.27%) Windows 7
19 56 (17.95%) Degree
19 56 (17.95%) MS Office
20 54 (17.31%) Firewall
21 53 (16.99%) Finance
22 49 (15.71%) SQL
23 48 (15.38%) vSphere
24 45 (14.42%) ITIL
24 45 (14.42%) TCP/IP
24 45 (14.42%) SLA
25 44 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2007

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 106 (33.97%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 43 (13.78%) IIS
4 42 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (8.33%) Apache
7 24 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 20 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (3.21%) JBoss
12 9 (2.88%) WebLogic
12 9 (2.88%) Tomcat
13 8 (2.56%) OpenStack
13 8 (2.56%) nginx
14 4 (1.28%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.96%) Lync
16 2 (0.64%) Confluence
16 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 83 (26.60%) MS Excel
2 56 (17.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.28%) RMDS
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) assyst
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.50%) Office 365
2 17 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (25.64%) DNS
2 61 (19.55%) SAN
3 58 (18.59%) DHCP
4 54 (17.31%) Firewall
5 45 (14.42%) TCP/IP
6 43 (13.78%) WAN
7 34 (10.90%) LAN
8 29 (9.29%) NAS
9 27 (8.65%) VPN
10 21 (6.73%) Internet
11 19 (6.09%) Wireless
11 19 (6.09%) SMTP
12 15 (4.81%) VLAN
12 15 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (3.85%) HTTP
14 9 (2.88%) LDAP
14 9 (2.88%) IMAP
14 9 (2.88%) DMZ
15 8 (2.56%) SSL
16 7 (2.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.09%) MySQL
3 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.56%) Big Data
6 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.60%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.28%) QlikView
7 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.32%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) JIRA
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Firebug
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
General
1 53 (16.99%) Finance
2 10 (3.21%) Back Office
2 10 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.56%) Marketing
4 7 (2.24%) Advertising
5 5 (1.60%) Law
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Banking
6 4 (1.28%) Retail
7 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Front Office
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.13%) Web Services
2 10 (3.21%) .NET
3 9 (2.88%) MAPI
4 8 (2.56%) MCollective
5 7 (2.24%) HTML
6 6 (1.92%) LAMP
7 4 (1.28%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.28%) XML
8 3 (0.96%) Middleware
8 3 (0.96%) CSS
8 3 (0.96%) V-Ray
9 2 (0.64%) REST
9 2 (0.64%) SOAP
10 1 (0.32%) J2EE
10 1 (0.32%) XSLT
10 1 (0.32%) Java EE
10 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.97%) Clustering
1 28 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.01%) Blackberry
3 22 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.77%) Replication
5 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.21%) iPhone
7 9 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.88%) PDA
8 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.28%) GIS
10 3 (0.96%) MPEG
10 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.96%) IPTV
10 3 (0.96%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 205 (65.71%) Windows
2 107 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (25.32%) Linux
4 77 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (18.27%) Windows 7
7 44 (14.10%) Windows 8
8 25 (8.01%) Windows XP
9 22 (7.05%) UNIX
10 19 (6.09%) Android
11 13 (4.17%) Windows Vista
12 11 (3.53%) CentOS
12 11 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.88%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.42%) ITIL
2 31 (9.94%) Service Delivery
3 28 (8.97%) Mentoring
4 24 (7.69%) Change Management
5 21 (6.73%) Migration
6 17 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 17 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 16 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (4.17%) Change Control
9 12 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 12 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.21%) Service Management
11 10 (3.21%) Network Management
12 9 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (2.88%) Project Management
12 9 (2.88%) BCP
13 8 (2.56%) CRM
13 8 (2.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.71%) SQL
2 19 (6.09%) Perl
3 18 (5.77%) Python
4 16 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.49%) Java
6 11 (3.53%) C
6 11 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.24%) PHP
8 7 (2.24%) VBScript
9 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.60%) C++
11 3 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (0.96%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.64%) AWK
12 2 (0.64%) C#
12 2 (0.64%) sed
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) VB
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (17.95%) Degree
3 34 (10.90%) MCSE
4 29 (9.29%) MCITP
5 20 (6.41%) MCSA
6 15 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.49%) MCP
7 14 (4.49%) CCNA
8 13 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 12 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.88%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.56%) CCNP
13 6 (1.92%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.60%) SAP Certification
14 5 (1.60%) MCTS
14 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.64%) RHCE
15 2 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (36.22%) Active Directory
2 91 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (19.87%) Hyper-V
4 48 (15.38%) vSphere
5 26 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 23 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (5.45%) XenApp
8 9 (2.88%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.56%) qmail
9 8 (2.56%) Squid
10 6 (1.92%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.60%) Xen
11 5 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.60%) HDFS
11 5 (1.60%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.96%) XenServer
13 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.32%) Kerio MailServer
14 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (9.94%) Backup Exec
1 31 (9.94%) SCCM
2 10 (3.21%) Nagios
3 8 (2.56%) WSUS
3 8 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 8 (2.56%) Cacti
3 8 (2.56%) Ganglia
3 8 (2.56%) Puppet
3 8 (2.56%) collectd
3 8 (2.56%) logstash
3 8 (2.56%) Graphite
4 7 (2.24%) SCOM
5 6 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.92%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.64%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.32%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 158 (50.64%) Microsoft
2 148 (47.44%) VMware
3 82 (26.28%) Cisco
3 82 (26.28%) Citrix
4 38 (12.18%) HP
5 35 (11.22%) Symantec
6 30 (9.62%) Oracle
7 18 (5.77%) Dell
8 17 (5.45%) Veeam
9 14 (4.49%) Reuters
9 14 (4.49%) Bloomberg
9 14 (4.49%) NetApp
10 13 (4.17%) Apple
11 12 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.85%) Kalahari
11 12 (3.85%) Caplin
12 11 (3.53%) Juniper
13 10 (3.21%) EMC
13 10 (3.21%) Sophos
14 9 (2.88%) Draytek
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