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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 883 888 889
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 9 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.023% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 9
Average salary £36,250 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £47,500 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 15 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 29 July 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
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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 +2 9 £36,250 +6.61% 3
South East +14 5 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Kent - 3 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £27,500 -
London +23 2 £39,000 +13.04% 1
City of London - 2 £39,000 -
Cambridge +19 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire +2 1 £52,500 +10.52% 2
East of England -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £39,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 -
Derby - 1 £35,000 -
Windsor - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) DNS
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) VMware
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) DHCP
10 7 (21.21%) MS Office
11 6 (18.18%) VBScript
11 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.18%) Symantec
11 6 (18.18%) BCP
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (18.18%) vSphere
11 6 (18.18%) WSUS
11 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
11 6 (18.18%) Analytics
11 6 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (15.15%) HDFS
12 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
12 5 (15.15%) Big Data
12 5 (15.15%) Big Data Analytics

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
3 5 (15.15%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) tcpdump
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) ADSL
6 1 (3.03%) ICMP
6 1 (3.03%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Firebug
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) BCP
1 6 (18.18%) Analytics
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data Analytics
2 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 3 (9.09%) Office Automation
5 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Web Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) VBScript
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 5 (15.15%) HDFS
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.03%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 6 (18.18%) WSUS
1 6 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Symantec
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Borland
5 3 (9.09%) Fujitsu
5 3 (9.09%) Lumension
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) AVG
7 1 (3.03%) Kerio
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
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