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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Support Engineer
Rank 876 926 864
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 24 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 28
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £46,750 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +3.89%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 21 April 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 +58 24 £31,500 -21.25% 1
London +50 11 £32,500 -27.77%
South East +2 9 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Hampshire -3 4 - - 1
North West - 4 £31,500 -
Manchester - 4 £31,500 -
Hook - 4 - -
Maidstone - 3 £27,500 -
Kent - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey +13 1 £68,000 +47.82%
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Bracknell -3 1 - -

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (52.38%) Windows
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) MS Office
4 16 (38.10%) VMware
5 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 14 (33.33%) Degree
5 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (28.57%) DNS
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 12 (28.57%) Finance
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (26.19%) Clustering
8 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
8 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
9 10 (23.81%) Fujitsu
9 10 (23.81%) MS Project Server
9 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (23.81%) Lumension
9 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.81%) Retail
9 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 10 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (23.81%) Borland
9 10 (23.81%) SharePoint

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) MS Project Server
2 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
2 5 (11.90%) Network Security
2 5 (11.90%) tcpdump
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) ADSL
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) DDNS
4 1 (2.38%) ICMP
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
4 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Data Analytics
1 6 (14.29%) Analytics
2 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data Analytics
2 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.38%) Product Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.90%) HDFS
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle
4 10 (23.81%) Fujitsu
4 10 (23.81%) Borland
4 10 (23.81%) Lumension
5 9 (21.43%) EMC
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) AVG
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Kerio
8 1 (2.38%) NetApp
8 1 (2.38%) Veritas
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) HP
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