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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 863 888 850
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 24 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.006% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 19
Average salary £31,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £41,250 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +5.09%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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 £27,500 £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
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 2 March 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 +38 24 £31,500 -28.00% 3
South East -13 11 - - 2
Hampshire - 10 - - 1
Hook - 10 - -
London +23 7 £41,500 -24.54%
Manchester - 5 £31,500 -
North West - 5 £31,500 -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Bracknell -10 1 - -
Telford - 1 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) MS Office
4 15 (35.71%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (28.57%) Clustering
6 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) SQL
7 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
7 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.81%) Borland
8 10 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
8 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
8 10 (23.81%) Lumension
8 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (23.81%) Retail
8 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
8 10 (23.81%) Fujitsu
8 10 (23.81%) MS Project Server
9 9 (21.43%) DNS

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) MS Project Server
2 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) PBX
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (7.14%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) DDNS
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) IVR
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
5 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
2 4 (9.52%) Analytics
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) People Management
4 2 (4.76%) ISMS
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) Security Management
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
2 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
5 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) HDFS
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 18 (42.86%) VMware
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Fujitsu
3 10 (23.81%) Lumension
3 10 (23.81%) Borland
4 6 (14.29%) EMC
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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