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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 874 924 876
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 18 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.020% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 16
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-23.12% -13.04%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 +44 18 £31,500 -21.25% 3
South East +11 7 £27,500 -37.85% 2
London +38 6 £35,750 -15.88% 1
Maidstone - 6 £27,500 -
Kent - 6 £27,500 -
North West +5 3 £31,500 -7.35%
Manchester +3 3 £31,500 -7.35%
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -
Derby - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey +15 1 £68,000 +38.07% 1
City of London - 1 £39,000 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) Windows
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
3 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) MS Office
5 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
5 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
6 16 (38.10%) Degree
7 15 (35.71%) DNS
8 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
10 11 (26.19%) Oracle
10 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
10 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
10 11 (26.19%) Clustering
11 10 (23.81%) Retail
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
11 10 (23.81%) Fujitsu
11 10 (23.81%) MS Project Server
11 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (23.81%) Lumension
11 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
11 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
11 10 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) MS Project Server
2 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
2 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
3 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
3 5 (11.90%) Network Security
3 5 (11.90%) tcpdump
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) HTTP
6 1 (2.38%) ADSL
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) DDNS
6 1 (2.38%) ICMP
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Hive
1 5 (11.90%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Firebug
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) J2EE
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) SOAP
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
6 5 (11.90%) UNIX
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) BCP
1 6 (14.29%) Analytics
2 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data Analytics
2 5 (11.90%) Data Analytics
3 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.38%) Project Management
3 1 (2.38%) Web Analytics
3 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.38%) Web Development
3 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.38%) Product Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
3 6 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
1 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (14.29%) vSphere
4 5 (11.90%) HDFS
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 6 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle
4 10 (23.81%) Fujitsu
4 10 (23.81%) Borland
4 10 (23.81%) Lumension
5 9 (21.43%) EMC
6 8 (19.05%) Citrix
7 6 (14.29%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) AVG
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) Kerio
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