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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 928 922 950
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 20 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.019% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 2
Average salary £47,500 £39,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.49% -20.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 11 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 9 February 2016. 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 +27 20 £47,500 +19.49%
London +16 11 £42,500 +2.40%
South East +8 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire - 6 £48,750 -
Maidenhead - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey +10 2 £45,000 -
Staines - 2 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £67,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £32,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,000 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) VMware
3 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
4 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 31 (59.62%) MS Exchange
6 30 (57.69%) LAN
7 29 (55.77%) WAN
7 29 (55.77%) Firewall
8 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (51.92%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (50.00%) Data Centre
11 23 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (44.23%) SAN
12 22 (42.31%) Linux
13 20 (38.46%) Cisco
14 19 (36.54%) HP
14 19 (36.54%) Hyper-V
15 18 (34.62%) Office 365
15 18 (34.62%) IaaS
15 18 (34.62%) Dell
15 18 (34.62%) Terminal Services
15 18 (34.62%) MS Office
16 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
17 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
17 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (19.23%) Unix
18 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
19 9 (17.31%) ITIL
19 9 (17.31%) MySQL

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (59.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.62%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) JBoss
6 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.77%) WildFly
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Office
2 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (34.62%) IaaS
1 18 (34.62%) Office 365
2 7 (13.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (57.69%) LAN
2 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 29 (55.77%) WAN
3 23 (44.23%) SAN
4 5 (9.62%) LDAP
5 4 (7.69%) NAS
5 4 (7.69%) POP3
5 4 (7.69%) SMTP
6 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.92%) DHCP
8 1 (1.92%) DNS
8 1 (1.92%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.92%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) DB2
5 3 (5.77%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) French Language
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Ajax
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
2 4 (7.69%) XHTML
2 4 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) SAML
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (42.31%) Linux
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 10 (19.23%) Unix
5 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Debian
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) ITSM
2 5 (9.62%) Service Management
3 3 (5.77%) Analytics
3 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
3 3 (5.77%) Web Analytics
4 2 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (1.92%) BCP
5 1 (1.92%) Cash Management
5 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.92%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.92%) Line Management
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.92%) Process Improvement
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) Perl
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.77%) CCA
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (5.77%) VCAP
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 27 (51.92%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (36.54%) Hyper-V
5 18 (34.62%) Terminal Services
6 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
7 5 (9.62%) vSphere
8 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) SnapMirror
3 1 (1.92%) SnapVault
3 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) VMware
2 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco
4 19 (36.54%) HP
5 18 (34.62%) Dell
6 8 (15.38%) Oracle
7 7 (13.46%) Symantec
8 4 (7.69%) Citrix
9 3 (5.77%) NetApp
10 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.92%) Telerik
11 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard