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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 784 804 761
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 126 162 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 109 151 168
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 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,800 £48,000
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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +8 113 £40,000 +6.66% 11
London +22 37 £52,500 +40.00% 2
South East +33 29 £50,000 +11.73% 3
East of England +20 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +17 14 £60,000 +34.07% 1
West Midlands -12 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West +1 10 £32,500 -13.33% 2
City of London +47 8 £52,500 +61.53%
Reading +11 8 £65,000 +45.25% 1
South West -1 8 £36,250 +1.75%
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £52,500 -
Manchester -2 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands +20 6 £33,000 -6.46% 1
Coventry -1 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Hampshire +14 5 £36,250 -14.45%
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -2 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Dorset - 4 £35,000 -
Watford - 4 £36,000 -
Dorchester - 4 £35,000 -
Aldershot - 3 £35,000 -
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Abingdon - 3 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +23 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Bracknell -1 2 - -

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 171 (59.38%) Windows
2 122 (42.36%) Microsoft
3 113 (39.24%) Active Directory
4 97 (33.68%) Windows Server
5 93 (32.29%) VMware
6 89 (30.90%) Linux
7 79 (27.43%) Firewall
8 76 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 72 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (24.31%) Cisco
11 65 (22.57%) MS Exchange
12 64 (22.22%) DNS
13 59 (20.49%) DHCP
14 54 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 52 (18.06%) MS Excel
16 48 (16.67%) Hyper-V
17 44 (15.28%) MS Office
17 44 (15.28%) Office 365
18 43 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
18 43 (14.93%) ITIL
18 43 (14.93%) TCP/IP
19 39 (13.54%) SQL
20 38 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
21 37 (12.85%) Windows 7
21 37 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
22 36 (12.50%) SAN
23 35 (12.15%) Java
24 33 (11.46%) WAN
24 33 (11.46%) Unix

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 65 (22.57%) MS Exchange
2 43 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (9.38%) IIS
5 26 (9.03%) Apache
6 24 (8.33%) WebSphere
7 22 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (7.64%) Tomcat
8 19 (6.60%) JBoss
9 17 (5.90%) WebLogic
10 14 (4.86%) SharePoint
11 10 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (2.78%) ATG Dynamo
12 8 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (2.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (2.43%) Skype for Business
13 7 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.39%) OpenStack
14 4 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 52 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 44 (15.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.28%) Office 365
2 20 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.39%) SaaS
5 4 (1.39%) SoftLayer
6 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.43%) Firewall
2 64 (22.22%) DNS
3 59 (20.49%) DHCP
4 43 (14.93%) TCP/IP
5 36 (12.50%) SAN
6 33 (11.46%) WAN
7 32 (11.11%) VPN
8 25 (8.68%) BGP
8 25 (8.68%) LAN
9 23 (7.99%) OSPF
9 23 (7.99%) VLAN
10 21 (7.29%) Wireless
11 20 (6.94%) MPLS
12 19 (6.60%) Wireshark
13 18 (6.25%) VoIP
14 17 (5.90%) Internet
15 15 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (4.86%) NAS
17 13 (4.51%) BIG-IP
17 13 (4.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.25%) MySQL
3 13 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.39%) MS Access
7 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.35%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.35%) WATIR
General
1 28 (9.72%) Finance
2 16 (5.56%) Banking
3 14 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.78%) Publishing
5 5 (1.74%) Advertising
6 4 (1.39%) Legal
6 4 (1.39%) Marketing
7 3 (1.04%) Retail
7 3 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.69%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) French Language
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.21%) J2EE
2 13 (4.51%) HTML
3 12 (4.17%) Web Services
3 12 (4.17%) XML
4 11 (3.82%) CSS
5 8 (2.78%) Ajax
5 8 (2.78%) JSON
5 8 (2.78%) JSP
5 8 (2.78%) LAMP
5 8 (2.78%) REST
5 8 (2.78%) Servlets
5 8 (2.78%) SOAP
5 8 (2.78%) XHTML
6 7 (2.43%) MAPI
7 5 (1.74%) 802.1X
7 5 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.39%) .NET
9 3 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.04%) jQuery
10 1 (0.35%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.99%) Clustering
3 20 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 15 (5.21%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.17%) Replication
7 11 (3.82%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.78%) iPhone
8 8 (2.78%) PDA
9 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.39%) PACS
10 4 (1.39%) Social Media
11 3 (1.04%) iPad
11 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 171 (59.38%) Windows
2 97 (33.68%) Windows Server
3 89 (30.90%) Linux
4 76 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (12.85%) Windows 7
7 33 (11.46%) Unix
8 31 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (7.99%) Windows 10
10 17 (5.90%) Windows 8
11 12 (4.17%) Android
12 11 (3.82%) Windows XP
13 9 (3.13%) Windows Vista
14 8 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (2.43%) Mac OS X
16 6 (2.08%) Solaris
17 5 (1.74%) CentOS
18 4 (1.39%) SUSE
19 2 (0.69%) AIX
20 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.93%) ITIL
2 23 (7.99%) Mentoring
3 16 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 15 (5.21%) DevOps
4 15 (5.21%) Incident Management
5 14 (4.86%) High Availability
5 14 (4.86%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.17%) Server Building
6 12 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (3.82%) Analytics
7 11 (3.82%) Information Security
7 11 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (3.47%) Change Management
9 9 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.13%) Presales
10 8 (2.78%) E-Commerce
10 8 (2.78%) Service Management
10 8 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.54%) SQL
2 35 (12.15%) Java
3 21 (7.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (6.25%) Perl
4 18 (6.25%) Python
5 12 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.13%) PHP
7 7 (2.43%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.39%) C
9 4 (1.39%) Korn
9 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.04%) C++
10 3 (1.04%) VB
11 2 (0.69%) C-shell
12 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.35%) C#
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (10.07%) Degree
3 26 (9.03%) CCNP
4 20 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.86%) CCNA
5 14 (4.86%) MCSE
6 10 (3.47%) CCSP
7 9 (3.13%) CCSE
7 9 (3.13%) MCITP
8 7 (2.43%) MCSA
8 7 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.74%) CCSA
10 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.39%) MCP
10 4 (1.39%) RHCE
10 4 (1.39%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.04%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.69%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.99%) SLA
2 6 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (39.24%) Active Directory
2 72 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.68%) vSphere
5 16 (5.56%) XenApp
6 14 (4.86%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (3.13%) NFS
10 7 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (2.08%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.04%) Firmware
13 3 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.04%) Squid
13 3 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.69%) XenServer
15 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.99%) SCCM
2 13 (4.51%) Puppet
3 12 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 10 (3.47%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.78%) SCOM
7 7 (2.43%) OpenAM
8 6 (2.08%) Nagios
8 6 (2.08%) WSUS
9 4 (1.39%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.69%) EdgeSight
11 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.69%) OpenView
11 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 122 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 93 (32.29%) VMware
3 70 (24.31%) Cisco
4 33 (11.46%) Citrix
5 29 (10.07%) CheckPoint
5 29 (10.07%) HP
6 26 (9.03%) Oracle
7 20 (6.94%) IBM
8 19 (6.60%) Dell
9 16 (5.56%) Juniper
10 15 (5.21%) F5
11 13 (4.51%) Red Hat
12 12 (4.17%) Apple
12 12 (4.17%) Veeam
13 10 (3.47%) NetApp
13 10 (3.47%) NetScout
13 10 (3.47%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.78%) ATG
15 7 (2.43%) Draytek
16 6 (2.08%) Symantec
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bexley, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago