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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 891 903 890
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 13 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.003% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.003% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 20
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £26,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.66%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £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 £38,500
% 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 17 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 13 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 17 December 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 +14 13 £43,750 +25.00% 2
South East +3 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Guildford - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 6 £45,000 -
London - 3 £50,750 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Hook - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
City of London - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £31,500 -
Manchester - 1 £31,500 -
Telford - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.57%) VMware
5 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
6 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
7 11 (22.45%) MS Office
7 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.41%) C#
8 10 (20.41%) Oracle
8 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.41%) XML
9 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
9 9 (18.37%) DNS
9 9 (18.37%) SAN
9 9 (18.37%) Firewall
10 8 (16.33%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) ITIL
10 8 (16.33%) PBX
10 8 (16.33%) IVR
10 8 (16.33%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (14.29%) UNIX
11 7 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (14.29%) DHCP
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.29%) Spanish Language
11 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
11 7 (14.29%) SaaS

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) SAN
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 8 (16.33%) PBX
4 7 (14.29%) DHCP
4 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 5 (10.20%) VPN
6 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
6 4 (8.16%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.16%) Softphone
6 4 (8.16%) LAN
6 4 (8.16%) LDAP
6 4 (8.16%) HTTP
6 4 (8.16%) VoIP
6 4 (8.16%) WAN
6 4 (8.16%) SMTP
7 3 (6.12%) ADSL
8 2 (4.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 7 (14.29%) Spanish Language
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) XML
2 8 (16.33%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) IVR
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) ISMS
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL V2
5 2 (4.08%) People Management
5 2 (4.08%) Line Management
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) Security Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Management
6 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) Coaching
6 1 (2.04%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 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%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCSA
3 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
1 4 (8.16%) MOM
1 4 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Lumension
5 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Borland
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
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