Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 962 976
Rank change year-on-year +94 +14 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 282 227 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 248 212 274
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 130 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England +44 50 £35,750 -10.63% 3
North of England +16 41 £28,500 -28.75%
Yorkshire +61 37 £28,500 -32.94%
South East +20 31 £57,500 +27.78% 2
South West +33 18 £36,000 -10.00%
Midlands +27 12 £34,000 -2.86%
West Midlands +16 11 £34,000 -2.86%
North West -22 4 £32,375 -19.06%
East Midlands +26 1 - -
Senior Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 165 (58.51%) Windows
2 137 (48.58%) Active Directory
3 123 (43.62%) Microsoft
4 103 (36.52%) Windows Server
5 88 (31.21%) VMware
6 84 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
7 83 (29.43%) Cisco
7 83 (29.43%) Firewall
8 70 (24.82%) MS Exchange
9 69 (24.47%) Office 365
10 67 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (22.34%) ITIL
12 63 (22.34%) SQL
13 61 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (20.92%) Windows 10
15 55 (19.50%) Linux
16 53 (18.79%) DNS
17 52 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 48 (17.02%) SAN
18 48 (17.02%) Windows 7
19 47 (16.67%) CCNP
19 47 (16.67%) DHCP
20 45 (15.96%) CCNA
20 45 (15.96%) Finance
21 40 (14.18%) Citrix
22 39 (13.83%) WAN
23 38 (13.48%) VPN
23 38 (13.48%) MCSE
23 38 (13.48%) Microsoft Office

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 70 (24.82%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.61%) IIS
5 12 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.42%) JBoss
8 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.71%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 38 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.06%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.47%) Office 365
2 30 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.77%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (29.43%) Firewall
2 53 (18.79%) DNS
3 48 (17.02%) SAN
4 47 (16.67%) DHCP
5 39 (13.83%) WAN
6 38 (13.48%) VPN
7 34 (12.06%) MPLS
7 34 (12.06%) TCP/IP
8 31 (10.99%) VoIP
9 26 (9.22%) LAN
9 26 (9.22%) VLAN
10 23 (8.16%) BGP
10 23 (8.16%) OSPF
11 22 (7.80%) Internet
12 19 (6.74%) IPsec
13 15 (5.32%) Skype
14 14 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (4.26%) Wireless
16 11 (3.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.42%) IntelliJ
1 4 (1.42%) Maven
1 4 (1.42%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.35%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.35%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 45 (15.96%) Finance
2 36 (12.77%) Manufacturing
3 31 (10.99%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.74%) Marketing
5 15 (5.32%) Electronics
6 10 (3.55%) Front Office
7 8 (2.84%) Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Retail
9 3 (1.06%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.71%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.96%) .NET
2 5 (1.77%) REST
2 5 (1.77%) Spring
3 4 (1.42%) Java EE
3 4 (1.42%) Java SE
3 4 (1.42%) JMS
3 4 (1.42%) SOAP
3 4 (1.42%) Web Services
3 4 (1.42%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) J2EE
4 1 (0.35%) JPA
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) Spring Batch
4 1 (0.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.48%) Replication
5 7 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.42%) Fintech
8 4 (1.42%) FMCG
8 4 (1.42%) Life Science
9 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.71%) iPhone
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) CCTV
11 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 165 (58.51%) Windows
2 103 (36.52%) Windows Server
3 67 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (20.92%) Windows 10
6 55 (19.50%) Linux
7 48 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 27 (9.57%) Windows 8
8 27 (9.57%) Windows XP
9 17 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.26%) Unix
11 10 (3.55%) Android
12 9 (3.19%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.84%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.77%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.71%) CentOS
15 2 (0.71%) SUSE
16 1 (0.35%) Debian
16 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.34%) ITIL
2 27 (9.57%) Mentoring
3 20 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (6.38%) Problem Management
6 16 (5.67%) Change Management
6 16 (5.67%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (5.32%) Programme Management
7 15 (5.32%) Service Management
8 14 (4.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 14 (4.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 13 (4.61%) Algorithmic Trading
9 13 (4.61%) Automated Trading
9 13 (4.61%) ERP
9 13 (4.61%) Project Management
10 12 (4.26%) Test Automation
11 11 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (3.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.34%) SQL
2 29 (10.28%) Python
3 22 (7.80%) Shell Script
4 16 (5.67%) Java
5 14 (4.96%) Perl
6 11 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.55%) C++
8 9 (3.19%) PHP
9 8 (2.84%) Ruby
10 4 (1.42%) C#
11 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.35%) AWK
12 1 (0.35%) C
12 1 (0.35%) Clipper
12 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.35%) sed
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (16.67%) CCNP
4 45 (15.96%) CCNA
5 38 (13.48%) MCSE
6 25 (8.87%) MCSA
7 11 (3.90%) CCIE
7 11 (3.90%) Degree
8 10 (3.55%) JNCIP
9 7 (2.48%) MCITP
9 7 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.13%) CCSP
10 6 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.13%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.42%) MCP
12 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.71%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.93%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 137 (48.58%) Active Directory
2 65 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (11.35%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.87%) vSphere
5 9 (3.19%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.48%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.77%) OpenSIPS
8 5 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.77%) XenApp
9 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.35%) Firmware
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (7.09%) SCCM
2 8 (2.84%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.13%) WSUS
4 3 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) Packer
6 1 (0.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.35%) SCOM
6 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 88 (31.21%) VMware
3 83 (29.43%) Cisco
4 40 (14.18%) Citrix
5 30 (10.64%) Juniper
6 26 (9.22%) F5
7 22 (7.80%) HP
8 18 (6.38%) SAP
9 16 (5.67%) Bloomberg
9 16 (5.67%) NetApp
9 16 (5.67%) Veeam
10 15 (5.32%) Reuters
11 13 (4.61%) CQG
11 13 (4.61%) Oracle
12 9 (3.19%) Avaya
12 9 (3.19%) Dell
13 8 (2.84%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.84%) Meraki
14 7 (2.48%) NetScout
14 7 (2.48%) Symantec