The median annual salary for a Senior IT Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior IT Support
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 864 867
Rank change year-on-year +67 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 45 83 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.085% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.088% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 38 71 58
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -11.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Support in England

Senior IT Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior IT Support in England

Senior IT Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Support in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Support in England

Senior IT Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
South East +57 24 £35,000 -17.64% 3
London +58 7 £36,625 -13.82%
West Midlands +42 6 £28,250 -16.29% 1
East of England +2 4 £38,250 +44.33% 2
South West +25 3 £28,500 -9.52% 1
Yorkshire +30 1 - - 1
Senior IT Support
UK

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior IT 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 across the England region featuring Senior IT Support in the job title.

1 89 (82.41%) Windows
2 82 (75.93%) Active Directory
3 65 (60.19%) Microsoft
4 51 (47.22%) Windows Server
5 50 (46.30%) Office 365
6 37 (34.26%) VMware
6 37 (34.26%) Hyper-V
7 35 (32.41%) MS Exchange
8 33 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (26.85%) ITIL
10 28 (25.93%) MS Office
11 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 24 (22.22%) Windows 10
13 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
13 22 (20.37%) Finance
14 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
15 18 (16.67%) Citrix
16 17 (15.74%) DNS
17 16 (14.81%) Linux
18 14 (12.96%) SQL
18 14 (12.96%) Apple
18 14 (12.96%) Firewall
19 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (12.04%) Driving Licence
20 12 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
20 12 (11.11%) MCSE

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (32.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) IIS
2 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (25.93%) MS Office
2 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (46.30%) Office 365
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.41%) G Suite
5 7 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (3.70%) SaaS
7 3 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 17 (15.74%) DNS
3 14 (12.96%) Firewall
4 12 (11.11%) DHCP
5 10 (9.26%) SAN
5 10 (9.26%) VoIP
6 8 (7.41%) VPN
7 6 (5.56%) LAN
7 6 (5.56%) Wireless
8 5 (4.63%) NAS
8 5 (4.63%) VLAN
9 4 (3.70%) Internet
9 4 (3.70%) PuTTY
9 4 (3.70%) Telnet
9 4 (3.70%) WAN
10 3 (2.78%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.78%) Broadband
10 3 (2.78%) MPLS
10 3 (2.78%) Skype
10 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) IDMS
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) Web Services
2 9 (8.33%) .NET
3 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.56%) iPad
3 5 (4.63%) Clustering
4 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.78%) EPoS
6 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (82.41%) Windows
2 51 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 33 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
7 16 (14.81%) Linux
8 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 8 (7.41%) Apple iOS
11 7 (6.48%) Android
12 4 (3.70%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.78%) Unix
14 1 (0.93%) CentOS
14 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) ITIL
2 11 (10.19%) Migration
2 11 (10.19%) Service Management
3 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
3 10 (9.26%) Project Management
4 9 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 9 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.63%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.63%) CRM
5 5 (4.63%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (4.63%) IT Audit
5 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.70%) Change Management
6 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.78%) Change Control
7 3 (2.78%) DevOps
7 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.78%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.48%) C#
3 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.70%) VB
5 3 (2.78%) C
6 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.11%) MCSE
3 11 (10.19%) Degree
4 8 (7.41%) MCSA
5 7 (6.48%) MCP
6 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.78%) MCITP
7 3 (2.78%) MCTS
8 2 (1.85%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 37 (34.26%) Hyper-V
3 27 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.56%) vSphere
6 6 (5.56%) XenApp
7 5 (4.63%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.26%) VMware
3 18 (16.67%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) Apple
5 9 (8.33%) Adobe
5 9 (8.33%) Cisco
6 8 (7.41%) Google
7 7 (6.48%) Dell
7 7 (6.48%) HP
8 5 (4.63%) Meraki
9 4 (3.70%) Altiris
9 4 (3.70%) Remedy
10 3 (2.78%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.78%) F5
10 3 (2.78%) NetApp
10 3 (2.78%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.93%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.93%) Mitel
12 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
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