The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 735 713 792
Rank change year-on-year -22 +79  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 99 231 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 76 211 105
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +16.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 26 March 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 26 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
London +42 34 £48,750 -7.14% 4
South East +39 33 £39,000 -13.33% 3
West Midlands +18 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -2 8 £40,000 +29.03% 2
South West +16 6 £42,500 +34.92% 1
North West -15 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
East Midlands -13 1 £36,500 -14.11%
Senior Support Engineer
UK

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 100 (58.82%) Windows
2 73 (42.94%) Active Directory
3 69 (40.59%) Microsoft
3 69 (40.59%) Linux
4 61 (35.88%) Firewall
5 58 (34.12%) VMware
6 57 (33.53%) Windows Server
7 44 (25.88%) Internet
8 41 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (23.53%) Hyper-V
10 38 (22.35%) Cisco
10 38 (22.35%) MS Office
11 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
12 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (18.82%) MS Exchange
14 31 (18.24%) Web Services
14 31 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 29 (17.06%) VPN
16 29 (17.06%) Degree
16 29 (17.06%) Office 365
17 28 (16.47%) Mentoring
17 28 (16.47%) ITIL
18 25 (14.71%) PowerShell
19 24 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
20 23 (13.53%) Finance
20 23 (13.53%) Red Hat
21 22 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
21 22 (12.94%) Citrix
21 22 (12.94%) Perl

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 32 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.59%) JBoss
3 18 (10.59%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.29%) IIS
7 5 (2.94%) Apache
7 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.94%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.76%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (22.35%) MS Office
2 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.06%) Office 365
2 24 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.65%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (35.88%) Firewall
2 44 (25.88%) Internet
3 29 (17.06%) VPN
4 22 (12.94%) WAN
5 21 (12.35%) TCP/IP
6 20 (11.76%) MPLS
7 17 (10.00%) Wireless
8 16 (9.41%) FTP
9 15 (8.82%) HTTP
9 15 (8.82%) VLAN
10 12 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (7.06%) DHCP
10 12 (7.06%) DNS
10 12 (7.06%) LAN
10 12 (7.06%) SAN
11 10 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (5.88%) TACACS
11 10 (5.88%) VoIP
12 9 (5.29%) 3G
13 8 (4.71%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) MySQL
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.59%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.59%) IDMS
7 1 (0.59%) Power BI
7 1 (0.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.59%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Eclipse
1 15 (8.82%) IntelliJ
1 15 (8.82%) Maven
1 15 (8.82%) NetBeans
2 4 (2.35%) MSI
3 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (13.53%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.35%) Banking
3 3 (1.76%) Back Office
3 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) French Language
5 1 (0.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.24%) Web Services
2 15 (8.82%) Java EE
2 15 (8.82%) Java SE
2 15 (8.82%) JMS
2 15 (8.82%) REST
2 15 (8.82%) SOAP
2 15 (8.82%) Spring
2 15 (8.82%) XML
3 4 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.35%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.76%) .NET
4 3 (1.76%) CSS
4 3 (1.76%) HTML
4 3 (1.76%) HTML5
4 3 (1.76%) LAMP
4 3 (1.76%) Middleware
4 3 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.18%) EDI
6 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.35%) Clustering
4 4 (2.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.76%) Fintech
5 3 (1.76%) iPad
6 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.18%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.18%) iPhone
6 2 (1.18%) IPTV
6 2 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (58.82%) Windows
2 69 (40.59%) Linux
3 57 (33.53%) Windows Server
4 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (7.65%) Windows 10
9 12 (7.06%) CentOS
10 11 (6.47%) Unix
11 8 (4.71%) Solaris
12 5 (2.94%) Android
13 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.35%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.76%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.47%) ITIL
1 28 (16.47%) Mentoring
2 20 (11.76%) Open Source
3 15 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (8.82%) SOA
4 14 (8.24%) Capacity Management
4 14 (8.24%) Load Testing
4 14 (8.24%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (6.47%) Problem Management
6 8 (4.71%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (4.12%) Application Packaging
7 7 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.12%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.53%) Migration
8 6 (3.53%) Patch Management
8 6 (3.53%) Project Management
8 6 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.94%) Perl
3 20 (11.76%) Python
4 18 (10.59%) Java
5 17 (10.00%) SQL
6 10 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.94%) PHP
8 5 (2.94%) VB
9 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.76%) Tcl
11 2 (1.18%) C++
11 2 (1.18%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) C
12 1 (0.59%) C#
12 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (17.06%) Degree
2 22 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.00%) CCNA
3 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (9.41%) CCNP
5 15 (8.82%) MCSE
6 11 (6.47%) MCSA
7 8 (4.71%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.53%) A+ Certification
9 6 (3.53%) MCP
9 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.94%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.76%) CCA
12 3 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.76%) VCAP
13 2 (1.18%) MCITP
14 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 73 (42.94%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.00%) vSphere
5 9 (5.29%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.71%) vCloud
7 7 (4.12%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.53%) XenApp
9 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.76%) XenServer
11 2 (1.18%) Firmware
11 2 (1.18%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) SCCM
2 8 (4.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.35%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.76%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.18%) Ansible
5 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.18%) SCOM
5 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 58 (34.12%) VMware
3 38 (22.35%) Cisco
4 23 (13.53%) Red Hat
5 22 (12.94%) Citrix
6 19 (11.18%) Oracle
7 15 (8.82%) BEA
7 15 (8.82%) IBM
7 15 (8.82%) TIBCO
8 9 (5.29%) Avaya
8 9 (5.29%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.29%) HP
9 8 (4.71%) LANDesk
9 8 (4.71%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.12%) Dell
10 7 (4.12%) Juniper
10 7 (4.12%) Meraki
11 6 (3.53%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.53%) NetApp
12 5 (2.94%) Apple
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