The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 876 930 958
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 7 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.035% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 20
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -1.31%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 7 £29,000 -22.66% 2
London +65 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South East +63 3 £29,000 -22.66%
Kent - 3 £29,000 -
Manchester -13 1 £28,500 -
North West -18 1 £28,500 -
Bexley - 1 £45,000 -
West Malling - 1 £27,500 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Senior Technical Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 5 (20.00%) Symantec
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) SUSE
7 4 (16.00%) Replication
7 4 (16.00%) RHCE
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (16.00%) VoIP
7 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) JBoss
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle

Senior Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
2 4 (16.00%) WebEx
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) SUSE
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (16.00%) Information Security
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (16.00%) Product Management
1 4 (16.00%) Time Management
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) RHCE
2 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (12.00%) MCP
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) VCAP
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) SCSM
4 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (12.00%) Sophos
5 3 (12.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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