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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Support Engineer
UK
Rank 780 717 782
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 82 236 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 70 210 132
Median salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.06%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -80 69 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South East +49 28 £36,500 -23.15% 1
London -2 18 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Berkshire +31 14 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Reading +35 9 - - 1
County Antrim - 8 £45,000 -
Belfast - 8 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £45,000 -
Manchester -20 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
North West -25 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +53 5 £36,500 -14.11%
City of London +23 5 £47,500 -9.52%
East of England +9 5 £40,000 +29.03%
West Midlands +3 5 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Leatherhead - 5 £36,500 -
Maidenhead +11 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire +10 4 £35,000 -26.31%
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland - 4 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +29 3 £37,500 +23.96%
Cambridge +12 3 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +9 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +18 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Wiltshire +12 2 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Birmingham +8 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Corsham - 2 £42,500 - 1
York - 2 £36,750 -

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 105 (55.26%) Windows
2 84 (44.21%) Active Directory
3 82 (43.16%) Linux
4 69 (36.32%) Microsoft
4 69 (36.32%) VMware
5 63 (33.16%) Firewall
6 50 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 47 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (22.63%) Hyper-V
9 42 (22.11%) Cisco
10 38 (20.00%) MS Office
11 37 (19.47%) MS Exchange
11 37 (19.47%) Internet
12 36 (18.95%) Mentoring
13 35 (18.42%) ITIL
14 34 (17.89%) MS Excel
15 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
16 31 (16.32%) WAN
17 30 (15.79%) PowerShell
17 30 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (14.21%) Degree
19 27 (14.21%) Web Services
20 26 (13.68%) Perl
20 26 (13.68%) SQL
20 26 (13.68%) Office 365
21 25 (13.16%) Unix
21 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
21 25 (13.16%) Citrix
22 24 (12.63%) SAN

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 37 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.84%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.32%) JBoss
4 12 (6.32%) WebSphere
5 11 (5.79%) Apache
5 11 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.26%) IIS
7 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.11%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.11%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.58%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.05%) nginx
11 1 (0.53%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (20.00%) MS Office
2 34 (17.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.68%) Office 365
3 16 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (6.84%) Amazon S3
4 13 (6.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (33.16%) Firewall
2 37 (19.47%) Internet
3 31 (16.32%) WAN
4 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 24 (12.63%) SAN
6 23 (12.11%) DNS
7 21 (11.05%) DHCP
7 21 (11.05%) VPN
8 17 (8.95%) LAN
9 14 (7.37%) MPLS
10 9 (4.74%) FTP
10 9 (4.74%) HTTP
10 9 (4.74%) VoIP
10 9 (4.74%) Wireless
11 8 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (4.21%) NAS
11 8 (4.21%) VLAN
12 7 (3.68%) BGP
13 6 (3.16%) OSPF
14 5 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.32%) MySQL
3 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.53%) IDMS
7 1 (0.53%) Power BI
7 1 (0.53%) QlikView
7 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Eclipse
1 8 (4.21%) IntelliJ
1 8 (4.21%) Maven
1 8 (4.21%) NetBeans
2 4 (2.11%) MSI
3 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.05%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (11.58%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.16%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.11%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Advertising
5 3 (1.58%) Back Office
5 3 (1.58%) French Language
5 3 (1.58%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.21%) Web Services
2 9 (4.74%) REST
2 9 (4.74%) SOAP
2 9 (4.74%) XML
3 8 (4.21%) Java EE
3 8 (4.21%) Java SE
3 8 (4.21%) JMS
3 8 (4.21%) Spring
4 4 (2.11%) CSS
4 4 (2.11%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (2.11%) HTML
4 4 (2.11%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.58%) .NET
5 3 (1.58%) HTML5
5 3 (1.58%) LAMP
5 3 (1.58%) Middleware
5 3 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) JSP
6 1 (0.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.74%) Data Centre
1 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.21%) Clustering
2 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.21%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.11%) Replication
6 3 (1.58%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.58%) Fintech
6 3 (1.58%) iPhone
6 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.05%) IPTV
7 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 105 (55.26%) Windows
2 82 (43.16%) Linux
3 50 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 30 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.16%) Unix
6 24 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (8.42%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.79%) Solaris
9 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.21%) Android
11 7 (3.68%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.16%) CentOS
13 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.63%) Mac OS
14 4 (2.11%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.95%) Mentoring
2 35 (18.42%) ITIL
3 18 (9.47%) Open Source
4 16 (8.42%) Customer Requirements
5 15 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 15 (7.89%) Load Testing
5 15 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.74%) Project Management
9 8 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.21%) Service Management
9 8 (4.21%) SOA
10 7 (3.68%) Application Packaging
10 7 (3.68%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.68%) Data Management
10 7 (3.68%) High Availability
11 6 (3.16%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 26 (13.68%) Perl
2 26 (13.68%) SQL
3 22 (11.58%) Python
4 12 (6.32%) Java
5 8 (4.21%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.21%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.63%) PHP
6 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.58%) Tcl
7 3 (1.58%) VB
8 2 (1.05%) C
8 2 (1.05%) C#
8 2 (1.05%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Degree
2 19 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.37%) CCNA
5 13 (6.84%) MCSE
6 10 (5.26%) CCNP
6 10 (5.26%) MCSA
7 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.21%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.68%) A+ Certification
9 6 (3.16%) MCP
10 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.58%) CCA
11 3 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.58%) VCAP
12 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.05%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 84 (44.21%) Active Directory
2 47 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (22.63%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.05%) vSphere
5 10 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.16%) vCloud
7 5 (2.63%) XenApp
7 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.58%) XenServer
10 2 (1.05%) Firmware
10 2 (1.05%) OpenSIPS
10 2 (1.05%) Squid
10 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (9.47%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) SCOM
3 5 (2.63%) Puppet
3 5 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.11%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.58%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.05%) Ansible
6 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.05%) Iperf
6 2 (1.05%) Nagios
6 2 (1.05%) OpenView
6 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (1.05%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (36.32%) Microsoft
1 69 (36.32%) VMware
2 42 (22.11%) Cisco
3 25 (13.16%) Citrix
4 21 (11.05%) HP
5 15 (7.89%) Dell
5 15 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.84%) Oracle
7 12 (6.32%) IBM
8 10 (5.26%) Juniper
9 9 (4.74%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.74%) NetApp
10 8 (4.21%) BEA
10 8 (4.21%) LANDesk
10 8 (4.21%) TIBCO
11 7 (3.68%) Apple
12 5 (2.63%) F5
12 5 (2.63%) Sage
13 4 (2.11%) ProCurve
13 4 (2.11%) Zerto
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