Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 518 556
Rank change year-on-year -3 +38 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 31 69 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 63 87
South East median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +12.50% +22.14%
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,000 £34,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £48,100
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in the South East

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in the South East

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Support Engineer in the South East

Senior Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +6 21 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Berkshire +23 18 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Surrey +25 9 £41,000 +5.81%
Hampshire +14 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 2 £34,000 -2.86%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £57,500 +43.75%
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region featuring Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (41.94%) WAN
5 12 (38.71%) Juniper
5 12 (38.71%) MPLS
5 12 (38.71%) OSPF
5 12 (38.71%) BGP
5 12 (38.71%) F5
6 11 (35.48%) CCNP
7 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
8 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (22.58%) Wireshark
10 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
10 7 (22.58%) tcpdump
10 7 (22.58%) NetScout
10 7 (22.58%) BIG-IP
10 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) CCIE
10 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
10 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (22.58%) Virtual Team
11 6 (19.35%) Office 365
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.13%) xDSL

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 12 (38.71%) BGP
3 12 (38.71%) MPLS
3 12 (38.71%) OSPF
4 7 (22.58%) BIG-IP
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (22.58%) tcpdump
4 7 (22.58%) Wireshark
5 5 (16.13%) Broadband
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
5 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
5 5 (16.13%) IPsec
5 5 (16.13%) IPv4
5 5 (16.13%) L2TP
5 5 (16.13%) PPP
5 5 (16.13%) SSL
5 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
1 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
1 4 (12.90%) Maven
1 4 (12.90%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Java EE
1 4 (12.90%) Java SE
1 4 (12.90%) JMS
1 4 (12.90%) REST
1 4 (12.90%) SOAP
1 4 (12.90%) Spring
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
1 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (22.58%) Virtual Team
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
1 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
1 5 (16.13%) Python
1 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) CCSP
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) JNCIA
4 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) F5
3 12 (38.71%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
4 7 (22.58%) NetScout
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) BEA
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
7 3 (9.68%) Apple
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) Veeam