The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Support
Rank 877 894 945
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support 46 70 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.065% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.068% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 44 49 51
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support
Top 19 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -4 45 £47,500 +43.93% 4
London +19 25 £65,000 +96.96% 1
South East +1 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Reading +26 9 £47,500 +35.71%
Berkshire +17 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Surrey +6 3 £45,000 -20.35% 1
North West +17 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Merseyside +9 1 £35,000 +6.06%
South West 0 1 £26,597 -33.50%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £30,000 -
Somerset - 1 £26,597 -
Leatherhead - 1 £42,500 - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Senior Technical Support 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 in the job title.

1 37 (44.58%) VMware
2 36 (43.37%) Windows
3 32 (38.55%) Degree
4 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (27.71%) Windows Server
6 20 (24.10%) SQL
7 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
8 18 (21.69%) Linux
8 18 (21.69%) Finance
9 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.87%) LAN
10 14 (16.87%) Equities
10 14 (16.87%) Firewall
10 14 (16.87%) WebSphere
10 14 (16.87%) Derivative
10 14 (16.87%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (16.87%) QA
11 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
12 12 (14.46%) IIS
13 11 (13.25%) ITIL
13 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
14 10 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
14 10 (12.05%) Tomcat
14 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.05%) Cisco
15 9 (10.84%) Salesforce.com

Senior Technical Support 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 14 (16.87%) WebSphere
2 12 (14.46%) IIS
3 10 (12.05%) Tomcat
4 9 (10.84%) Apache
4 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
5 8 (9.64%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
1 14 (16.87%) LAN
2 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.84%) SAN
4 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
4 8 (9.64%) WAN
5 6 (7.23%) NAS
6 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 3 (3.61%) LDAP
7 2 (2.41%) DHCP
7 2 (2.41%) POP3
7 2 (2.41%) SMTP
7 2 (2.41%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (1.20%) HTTP
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) Intranet
8 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.20%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.82%) DB2
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.20%) Selenium
1 1 (1.20%) SilkTest
1 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.20%) WATIR
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.20%) French Language
3 1 (1.20%) German Language
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (10.84%) WCF
3 4 (4.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.61%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) Ajax
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) XHTML
6 1 (1.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) J2EE
6 1 (1.20%) jQuery
6 1 (1.20%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.20%) SAML
6 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Derivative
1 14 (16.87%) Equities
2 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.43%) Tandem
5 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) AS400
6 2 (2.41%) PKI
6 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) NHS
7 1 (1.20%) Statistics
7 1 (1.20%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Windows
2 23 (27.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.69%) Linux
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.64%) Unix
7 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Case Management
3 8 (9.64%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.43%) Process Improvement
5 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 3 (3.61%) ITSM
6 3 (3.61%) Service Management
7 2 (2.41%) Cash Management
7 2 (2.41%) DevOps
7 2 (2.41%) Escalation Management
7 2 (2.41%) Fraud Detection
7 2 (2.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.20%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.20%) Coaching
8 1 (1.20%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (1.20%) Line Management
8 1 (1.20%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.20%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.61%) C++
4 3 (3.61%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.23%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.02%) CCA
4 5 (6.02%) VCAP
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CCEE
8 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.64%) NFS
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 5 (6.02%) XenServer
7 3 (3.61%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
3 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) VMware
2 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
4 9 (10.84%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (9.64%) IBM
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle
6 7 (8.43%) Citrix
6 7 (8.43%) Genesys
7 3 (3.61%) Dell
7 3 (3.61%) HP
8 2 (2.41%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.41%) Sun
9 1 (1.20%) Juniper
9 1 (1.20%) Mitel
9 1 (1.20%) Remedy
9 1 (1.20%) Sophos
9 1 (1.20%) Sybase
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) Telerik
9 1 (1.20%) WatchGuard
Middlewich, Cheshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum with great benefits and package
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago