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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 873 890 878
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 24 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.009% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 20
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.82%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 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 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 17 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 31 October 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 -3 24 £37,500 +4.16% 3
South East - 10 £42,500 - 1
London +17 6 £34,000 -5.55%
South West -18 5 £37,500 +8.69%
Middlesex - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £37,500 -
Guildford - 3 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +31 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Redruth - 1 £25,000 -
Telford - 1 £45,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
4 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
5 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL
6 13 (26.53%) VMware
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.45%) MS Office
8 11 (22.45%) Linux
8 11 (22.45%) Firewall
9 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (20.41%) UNIX
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle
10 9 (18.37%) XML
11 8 (16.33%) Java
11 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.33%) DNS
11 8 (16.33%) PBX
11 8 (16.33%) SAN
11 8 (16.33%) Asterisk PBX
11 8 (16.33%) IVR
11 8 (16.33%) SaaS
12 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
12 7 (14.29%) Spanish Language
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.29%) DHCP
12 7 (14.29%) C#
12 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.29%) SharePoint

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) SAN
3 8 (16.33%) PBX
3 8 (16.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 6 (12.24%) LDAP
5 6 (12.24%) VPN
6 5 (10.20%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) LAN
7 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
7 4 (8.16%) SMTP
7 4 (8.16%) HTTP
7 4 (8.16%) ADSL
7 4 (8.16%) VoIP
7 4 (8.16%) Softphone
7 4 (8.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (14.29%) Spanish Language
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) French Language
4 2 (4.08%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) XHTML
3 2 (4.08%) Ajax
3 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) IVR
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) UNIX
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) ISMS
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL V2
3 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.12%) Service Management
4 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) ITSM
5 2 (4.08%) Line Management
5 2 (4.08%) People Management
5 2 (4.08%) OO
5 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) Coaching
6 1 (2.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) MCP
3 4 (8.16%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCSA
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCDBA
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) MOM
2 4 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 9 (18.37%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
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