The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 884 879 883
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 18 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.005% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 18
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £26,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,200 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -7.05%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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 -18 18 £40,000 +11.11% 2
London +9 6 £34,000 -5.55%
Surrey - 6 £45,000 -
South East - 6 £45,000 -
Guildford - 6 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol - 3 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Telford - 1 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
5 11 (23.40%) XML
5 11 (23.40%) Firewall
5 11 (23.40%) VMware
6 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.28%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle
7 9 (19.15%) MS Office
7 9 (19.15%) Linux
8 8 (17.02%) .NET
8 8 (17.02%) UNIX
8 8 (17.02%) PBX
8 8 (17.02%) DNS
8 8 (17.02%) SAN
8 8 (17.02%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (17.02%) SaaS
8 8 (17.02%) IVR
9 7 (14.89%) Spanish Language
9 7 (14.89%) iSCSI
9 7 (14.89%) DHCP
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (14.89%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.89%) Java

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.40%) Firewall
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) SAN
3 8 (17.02%) PBX
3 8 (17.02%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (14.89%) iSCSI
4 7 (14.89%) DHCP
5 6 (12.77%) VPN
6 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 5 (10.64%) LDAP
6 5 (10.64%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
7 4 (8.51%) ADSL
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
7 4 (8.51%) SMTP
7 4 (8.51%) HTTP
7 4 (8.51%) Softphone
7 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (14.89%) Spanish Language
2 4 (8.51%) Back Office
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) XML
2 8 (17.02%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XHTML
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) IVR
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) ISMS
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL V2
4 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Line Management
5 2 (4.26%) People Management
6 1 (2.13%) Coaching
6 1 (2.13%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) OO
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) Security Management
6 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) MCSA
3 4 (8.51%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (8.51%) MCP
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCDBA
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) MOM
1 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
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