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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 892 876 861
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 12 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.029% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.031% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 13
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -13.04%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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 -12 12 £35,000 +16.66% 2
London -1 6 £35,000 - 1
South East 0 4 £53,750 +58.08%
Berkshire +12 3 £55,000 +61.76%
Windsor - 2 £58,750 -
City of London +34 1 - -
Reading +1 1 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 £27,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £39,000 -
North West - 1 £27,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) Linux
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
8 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) MS Office
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) Degree
9 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.00%) vSphere
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco
9 7 (25.00%) LAN
9 7 (25.00%) WAN
9 7 (25.00%) DHCP
9 7 (25.00%) SAN
10 6 (21.43%) Symantec
10 6 (21.43%) BCP
10 6 (21.43%) HP
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) VBScript
10 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
10 6 (21.43%) WSUS
10 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 6 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.57%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Firebug
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Flash
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) BCP
2 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Web Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
4 1 (3.57%) Product Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) VBScript
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) RHCE
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) Kerio MailServer
5 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
1 6 (21.43%) WSUS
1 6 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.57%) SnapMirror
2 1 (3.57%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 6 (21.43%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.57%) Kerio
8 1 (3.57%) AVG
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