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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 707 726 732
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 188 154 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 106 157
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 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 27 August 2014. 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 -13 177 £37,500 +4.16% 17
South East -11 54 £37,500 +7.14% 4
London -14 51 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Berkshire +7 24 £34,500 -23.33% 4
East of England -5 20 £37,750 +51.00% 1
South West +6 19 £26,500 -26.38% 5
Reading +9 16 £27,500 -38.88% 2
West Midlands +4 14 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Coventry +7 11 £38,500 +2.66%
West Sussex +1 10 £49,500 +4.21%
Bromley - 10 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £45,000 +22.44% 1
Cambridge +3 8 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Hertfordshire -9 8 £29,000 +16.00%
Yorkshire -30 8 £24,000 -52.00%
Crawley - 8 £49,500 -
Wiltshire +2 7 £26,500 -23.18%
West Yorkshire - 7 £24,000 -
Bristol +3 6 £30,000 -28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £37,500 +13.63%
East Midlands -8 6 £30,000 +30.43% 1
North West -8 6 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Gatwick - 6 - -
Surrey +1 5 £45,000 +53.84%
Leicestershire - 5 £28,250 -
Cleckheaton - 5 £24,000 -
Brentford - 5 £40,000 -
City of London 0 4 £45,500 +7.05% 2
Scotland -8 4 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Milton Keynes -10 4 - -

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 234 (68.22%) Windows
2 154 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 146 (42.57%) Active Directory
4 129 (37.61%) VMware
5 111 (32.36%) MS Exchange
6 107 (31.20%) Firewall
7 100 (29.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 84 (24.49%) TCP/IP
10 80 (23.32%) Cisco
11 75 (21.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 74 (21.57%) Linux
12 74 (21.57%) ITIL
13 73 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 72 (20.99%) Citrix
14 72 (20.99%) SQL
14 72 (20.99%) MS Excel
15 69 (20.12%) SAN
16 68 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
17 65 (18.95%) DNS
18 58 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 53 (15.45%) Hyper-V
20 50 (14.58%) SQL Server
21 47 (13.70%) UNIX
21 47 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
22 45 (13.12%) MCSE
22 45 (13.12%) Degree
22 45 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013
23 44 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2007
24 41 (11.95%) DHCP

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 111 (32.36%) MS Exchange
2 58 (16.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (12.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (10.50%) SharePoint
6 21 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (6.12%) Tomcat
7 19 (5.54%) IIS
8 13 (3.79%) Apache
8 13 (3.79%) Lync
9 11 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.62%) Node.js
11 7 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.58%) CMS
14 2 (0.58%) SAS
15 1 (0.29%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 72 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.87%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.58%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.58%) Office 365
2 14 (4.08%) SaaS
3 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.62%) Joyent
4 9 (2.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (31.20%) Firewall
2 84 (24.49%) TCP/IP
3 69 (20.12%) SAN
4 65 (18.95%) DNS
5 41 (11.95%) DHCP
6 39 (11.37%) LAN
6 39 (11.37%) WAN
7 27 (7.87%) iSCSI
8 24 (7.00%) VPN
9 21 (6.12%) Wireless
10 20 (5.83%) NAS
11 19 (5.54%) Internet
12 14 (4.08%) VoIP
12 14 (4.08%) VLAN
13 12 (3.50%) LDAP
13 12 (3.50%) ADSL
14 11 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (3.21%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (2.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.66%) MySQL
3 9 (2.62%) Redis
4 8 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Big Data
7 2 (0.58%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.58%) DTS
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.62%) Firebug
3 4 (1.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.58%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 34 (9.91%) Finance
2 21 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.50%) French Language
3 12 (3.50%) German Language
4 11 (3.21%) Banking
5 8 (2.33%) Spanish Language
6 7 (2.04%) Back Office
7 6 (1.75%) Electronics
7 6 (1.75%) Advertising
7 6 (1.75%) Marketing
8 5 (1.46%) Retail
9 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.87%) Front Office
10 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.83%) HTML
2 17 (4.96%) CSS
3 13 (3.79%) Web Services
4 11 (3.21%) XML
5 10 (2.92%) .NET
6 8 (2.33%) Flash
7 5 (1.46%) XHTML
7 5 (1.46%) J2EE
7 5 (1.46%) Ajax
8 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.87%) SOAP
9 2 (0.58%) LAMP
9 2 (0.58%) WCF
9 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.29%) JSON
10 1 (0.29%) WPF
10 1 (0.29%) LINQ
10 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.29%) REST
10 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.83%) Clustering
2 16 (4.66%) Blackberry
3 14 (4.08%) Replication
4 11 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.75%) CMDB
8 5 (1.46%) Wiki
8 5 (1.46%) IVR
8 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.46%) EPoS
8 5 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.17%) DTV
9 4 (1.17%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.87%) Statistics
10 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.87%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 234 (68.22%) Windows
2 100 (29.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (21.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (21.57%) Linux
5 73 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (13.70%) UNIX
7 35 (10.20%) Windows XP
8 29 (8.45%) Windows 7
9 28 (8.16%) Windows 8
10 25 (7.29%) Solaris
11 8 (2.33%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.04%) Android
13 6 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.58%) CentOS
16 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.57%) ITIL
2 25 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (3.79%) Time Management
4 12 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (3.50%) Change Management
4 12 (3.50%) OO
5 11 (3.21%) CRM
5 11 (3.21%) Migration
6 9 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 8 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (2.04%) OOD
9 6 (1.75%) Project Management
9 6 (1.75%) Supplier Management
9 6 (1.75%) Release Management
9 6 (1.75%) Capacity Management
10 5 (1.46%) Business Continuity
10 5 (1.46%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.99%) SQL
2 35 (10.20%) Java
3 23 (6.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.41%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.37%) Python
6 11 (3.21%) C#
7 10 (2.92%) Ruby
8 9 (2.62%) Perl
9 4 (1.17%) VBScript
10 3 (0.87%) VB
10 3 (0.87%) Erlang
10 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.87%) PHP
10 3 (0.87%) C
11 2 (0.58%) C++
11 2 (0.58%) AWK
12 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (13.12%) MCSE
3 45 (13.12%) Degree
4 30 (8.75%) CCNA
5 25 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (7.00%) MCSA
7 21 (6.12%) MCITP
8 19 (5.54%) CCNP
9 13 (3.79%) CCA
9 13 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (3.50%) MCP
11 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.33%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.75%) NCDA
14 5 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.87%) JNCIS
15 3 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.41%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) QA
3 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (42.57%) Active Directory
2 88 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 35 (10.20%) XenApp
4 35 (10.20%) vSphere
5 24 (7.00%) VMware ESX
6 22 (6.41%) XenDesktop
7 20 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.75%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.17%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.58%) UAG
11 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.58%) XenServer
12 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (7.00%) Backup Exec
2 20 (5.83%) SCCM
3 16 (4.66%) SCOM
4 7 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.46%) Foglight
5 5 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.17%) Nagios
6 4 (1.17%) MOM
6 4 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.87%) Check_MK
7 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.58%) Puppet
8 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 154 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 129 (37.61%) VMware
3 80 (23.32%) Cisco
4 72 (20.99%) Citrix
5 37 (10.79%) Oracle
6 32 (9.33%) HP
7 31 (9.04%) NetApp
8 26 (7.58%) Juniper
8 26 (7.58%) EMC
9 18 (5.25%) Symantec
9 18 (5.25%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.66%) Sun
11 14 (4.08%) Apple
12 13 (3.79%) IBM
13 12 (3.50%) Veeam
13 12 (3.50%) F5
14 11 (3.21%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.92%) Mitel
16 9 (2.62%) Siemens
17 8 (2.33%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + £4k Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, 25% cash allowance & more
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside,...
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Salary: Competitive
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