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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Support
Rank 890 888 943
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support 50 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.071% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.074% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 53
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Technical Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Technical Support
Top 20 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 6 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 -12 49 £52,500 +54.41% 2
London +5 27 £65,000 +96.96%
South East +24 13 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Berkshire +8 9 £47,500 - 1
Reading - 9 £47,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 7 £35,000 -
Surrey -1 2 £45,000 - 1
Leatherhead +24 1 £42,500 -
North West +19 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Kent -4 1 £24,000 -12.72%
South West -7 1 £26,597 -33.50%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £26,597 -
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 40 (45.98%) VMware
1 40 (45.98%) Windows
2 31 (35.63%) Degree
3 29 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (25.29%) Linux
4 22 (25.29%) Windows Server
5 20 (22.99%) SQL
6 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
6 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
7 18 (20.69%) Firewall
8 17 (19.54%) Finance
9 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
9 16 (18.39%) LAN
10 14 (16.09%) IIS
10 14 (16.09%) QA
10 14 (16.09%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (14.94%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (14.94%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (14.94%) Derivative
11 13 (14.94%) MS Exchange
11 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
11 13 (14.94%) Cisco
11 13 (14.94%) SAN
11 13 (14.94%) Equities
12 12 (13.79%) ITIL
12 12 (13.79%) Tomcat
12 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (12.64%) Unix

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 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.09%) IIS
3 13 (14.94%) MS Exchange
4 12 (13.79%) Tomcat
5 10 (11.49%) Apache
6 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
7 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (4.60%) JBoss
10 3 (3.45%) WildFly
11 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Office 365
2 6 (6.90%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) Firewall
2 16 (18.39%) LAN
3 13 (14.94%) SAN
3 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.49%) WAN
5 8 (9.20%) iSCSI
6 7 (8.05%) NAS
7 5 (5.75%) LDAP
8 3 (3.45%) DNS
8 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.30%) DHCP
9 2 (2.30%) POP3
9 2 (2.30%) SMTP
9 2 (2.30%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (1.15%) HTTP
10 1 (1.15%) Internet
10 1 (1.15%) Intranet
10 1 (1.15%) OpenVPN
10 1 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.15%) Selenium
1 1 (1.15%) SilkTest
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.15%) WATIR
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) French Language
3 1 (1.15%) German Language
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (10.34%) WCF
3 4 (4.60%) J2EE
3 4 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) SAML
5 2 (2.30%) Ajax
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
5 2 (2.30%) XHTML
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.15%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Derivative
1 13 (14.94%) Enterprise Storage
1 13 (14.94%) Equities
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.05%) Tandem
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) AS400
6 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Windows
2 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 22 (25.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.64%) Unix
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) Case Management
3 8 (9.20%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (4.60%) Project Management
6 3 (3.45%) ITSM
6 3 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 3 (3.45%) Service Management
7 2 (2.30%) Cash Management
7 2 (2.30%) DevOps
7 2 (2.30%) Escalation Management
7 2 (2.30%) Fraud Detection
7 2 (2.30%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.15%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.15%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.15%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.15%) Web Analytics
8 1 (1.15%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.90%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) C
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) C#
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.75%) CCA
3 5 (5.75%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.75%) VCAP
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.09%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.20%) NFS
6 6 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 6 (6.90%) vSphere
7 5 (5.75%) XenServer
8 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) VMware
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco
4 10 (11.49%) Oracle
5 9 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (9.20%) IBM
7 7 (8.05%) Genesys
8 6 (6.90%) Citrix
8 6 (6.90%) Dell
8 6 (6.90%) HP
9 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.30%) Sun
10 1 (1.15%) Juniper
10 1 (1.15%) Mitel
10 1 (1.15%) Remedy
10 1 (1.15%) Sophos
10 1 (1.15%) Sybase
10 1 (1.15%) Symantec
10 1 (1.15%) Telerik
10 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary to be discussed directly
Posted: 6 days ago