The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 226 249
Rank change year-on-year -43 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.15% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Median salary £41,750 £32,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.45% +2.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in the North West

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in the North West

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Support Engineer in the North West

Senior Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester -27 1 £26,000 -11.86%
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region featuring Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (50.00%) vCloud
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) IPv4
5 1 (12.50%) L2TP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) vCloud
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft