The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Senior Support Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 717 755 807
Rank change year-on-year +38 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 148 159 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 134 158 132
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,425 £29,275
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +8.69%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in England

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in England

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Senior Support Engineer in England

Senior Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +33 58 £42,500 -1.16% 4
North of England +27 43 £28,500 -4.20% 4
Yorkshire - 41 £28,500 - 3
South East +25 26 £64,375 +47.14% 3
East of England -21 10 £38,000 +36.93% 2
Midlands +1 9 £35,000 -4.76% 1
East Midlands +19 5 £35,000 -2.77%
West Midlands +7 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West -42 2 £41,750 +41.52%
South West - 2 £41,250 -
Senior Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (56.18%) Windows
2 101 (40.24%) Microsoft
3 97 (38.65%) Active Directory
4 91 (36.25%) Windows Server
5 90 (35.86%) Firewall
6 86 (34.26%) VMware
7 80 (31.87%) Cisco
8 69 (27.49%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (27.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 67 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 65 (25.90%) Linux
12 63 (25.10%) Internet
13 60 (23.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 58 (23.11%) VPN
15 53 (21.12%) MS Exchange
16 44 (17.53%) ITIL
16 44 (17.53%) Degree
17 41 (16.33%) CCNA
18 40 (15.94%) WAN
19 39 (15.54%) DNS
20 38 (15.14%) Citrix
20 38 (15.14%) Microsoft Office
20 38 (15.14%) Office 365
20 38 (15.14%) Windows 10
21 37 (14.74%) MPLS
22 36 (14.34%) CCNP
23 35 (13.94%) Hyper-V
24 34 (13.55%) SQL Server
25 33 (13.15%) TCP/IP
26 32 (12.75%) Cisco Nexus

Senior Support Engineer 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 53 (21.12%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.76%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.36%) JBoss
3 26 (10.36%) WebSphere
4 25 (9.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.79%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (15.14%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.14%) Office 365
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (35.86%) Firewall
2 63 (25.10%) Internet
3 58 (23.11%) VPN
4 40 (15.94%) WAN
5 39 (15.54%) DNS
6 37 (14.74%) MPLS
7 33 (13.15%) TCP/IP
8 32 (12.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (12.35%) DHCP
10 28 (11.16%) VoIP
11 27 (10.76%) Wireless
12 26 (10.36%) FTP
12 26 (10.36%) HTTP
12 26 (10.36%) LAN
12 26 (10.36%) VLAN
13 23 (9.16%) IPsec
13 23 (9.16%) SAN
14 21 (8.37%) Unified Communications
15 20 (7.97%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (7.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.39%) MySQL
3 5 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.80%) Big Data
5 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.40%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Power BI
6 1 (0.40%) QlikView
6 1 (0.40%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.96%) Eclipse
1 25 (9.96%) IntelliJ
1 25 (9.96%) Maven
1 25 (9.96%) NetBeans
2 4 (1.59%) MSI
2 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) Log4j
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (11.16%) Finance
2 20 (7.97%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.99%) Electronics
4 5 (1.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.35%) Web Services
2 29 (11.55%) SOAP
2 29 (11.55%) XML
3 26 (10.36%) Java EE
4 25 (9.96%) Java SE
4 25 (9.96%) JMS
4 25 (9.96%) REST
4 25 (9.96%) Spring
5 10 (3.98%) .NET
6 4 (1.59%) J2EE
6 4 (1.59%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.20%) CSS
7 3 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.20%) HTML
7 3 (1.20%) HTML5
8 2 (0.80%) EDI
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.40%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.55%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.57%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.39%) Replication
6 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.40%) Fintech
8 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 141 (56.18%) Windows
2 91 (36.25%) Windows Server
3 67 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (25.90%) Linux
5 60 (23.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (15.14%) Windows 10
7 29 (11.55%) Windows 7
8 23 (9.16%) Windows XP
9 20 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (7.17%) Windows 8
11 16 (6.37%) Unix
12 14 (5.58%) Android
13 13 (5.18%) Apple iOS
14 10 (3.98%) CentOS
14 10 (3.98%) Windows Phone
15 6 (2.39%) Mac OS X
15 6 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.40%) Solaris
17 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.53%) ITIL
2 30 (11.95%) Mentoring
3 29 (11.55%) Open Source
4 25 (9.96%) SOA
5 23 (9.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (7.57%) Customer Engagement
7 18 (7.17%) Time Management
8 15 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.98%) Problem Management
8 15 (5.98%) Software Engineering
9 14 (5.58%) Service Management
10 12 (4.78%) Load Balancing
10 12 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.38%) Asset Management
11 11 (4.38%) Change Management
11 11 (4.38%) ERP
11 11 (4.38%) Test Automation
12 10 (3.98%) ITIL V2
12 10 (3.98%) Migration
12 10 (3.98%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.35%) Java
2 26 (10.36%) Python
3 25 (9.96%) SQL
4 20 (7.97%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.58%) Perl
6 13 (5.18%) C++
6 13 (5.18%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.98%) C#
8 8 (3.19%) PHP
9 6 (2.39%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.99%) VB
11 4 (1.59%) Ruby
11 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.20%) C
12 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.80%) Clipper
13 2 (0.80%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.40%) AppleScript
14 1 (0.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 69 (27.49%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (17.53%) Degree
3 41 (16.33%) CCNA
4 36 (14.34%) CCNP
5 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (7.57%) MCSA
6 19 (7.57%) Security Cleared
7 16 (6.37%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.98%) MCSE
9 14 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (5.18%) CCIE
11 12 (4.78%) JNCIA
12 10 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (3.19%) CCSP
14 6 (2.39%) A+ Certification
14 6 (2.39%) DV Cleared
14 6 (2.39%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.99%) MCP
16 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.37%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (38.65%) Active Directory
2 68 (27.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.94%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.57%) vSphere
5 14 (5.58%) XenDesktop
6 13 (5.18%) XenApp
7 11 (4.38%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.98%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (3.19%) vCloud
10 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.80%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.98%) SCCM
2 14 (5.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.99%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.59%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 86 (34.26%) VMware
3 80 (31.87%) Cisco
4 38 (15.14%) Citrix
5 31 (12.35%) Oracle
6 26 (10.36%) Juniper
7 25 (9.96%) BEA
7 25 (9.96%) HP
7 25 (9.96%) IBM
7 25 (9.96%) TIBCO
8 17 (6.77%) F5
8 17 (6.77%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.18%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.18%) Fortinet
10 11 (4.38%) Avaya
11 10 (3.98%) Acronis
11 10 (3.98%) Meraki
11 10 (3.98%) Symantec
12 9 (3.59%) CQG
12 9 (3.59%) Reuters
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