The median annual salary for a Senior IT Support was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Senior IT Support
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 889 902
Rank change year-on-year +90 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Support 66 73 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.070% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.073% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 71
Median salary £33,750 £31,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £44,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year +15.04% -16.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Support in the UK

Senior IT Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior IT Support in the UK

Senior IT Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Support over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Support in the UK

Senior IT Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Support within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
England +84 64 £34,000 +7.93% 12
South East +91 31 £32,500 -21.21% 4
Buckinghamshire - 17 £35,000 - 3
London +39 9 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East of England +6 8 £43,500 +64.15%
Marlow - 8 £32,500 - 3
Yorkshire +34 7 £27,250 -16.15% 3
West Midlands +25 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +20 7 £27,250 -16.15% 3
High Wycombe - 7 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £43,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £43,500 -
Leeds - 6 £26,000 -
Hampshire +34 4 £39,000 +20.00%
Berkshire - 4 £26,000 -
Fleet - 4 £39,000 -
Reading - 4 £26,000 -
Surrey +50 3 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Birmingham +21 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Kent +15 2 £27,000 -36.47%
South West +4 2 £36,375 +15.47%
Chatham - 2 £27,000 -
City of London - 2 £42,875 - 2
Wales - 2 £31,250 -
Warwick +30 1 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire +21 1 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £33,000 +24.52%
Swansea - 1 £28,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £28,500 - 1
Swindon - 1 £27,750 -

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Senior IT Support 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 featuring Senior IT Support in the job title.

1 90 (78.26%) Windows
2 77 (66.96%) Active Directory
3 72 (62.61%) Microsoft
4 49 (42.61%) Windows Server
5 43 (37.39%) Office 365
6 38 (33.04%) ITIL
7 33 (28.70%) Hyper-V
7 33 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (26.09%) VMware
8 30 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
9 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (24.35%) MS Exchange
11 22 (19.13%) Windows 10
12 21 (18.26%) Finance
12 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
13 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
14 19 (16.52%) Citrix
15 18 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (14.78%) Linux
17 16 (13.91%) DNS
18 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (12.17%) Firewall
20 13 (11.30%) Cisco
20 13 (11.30%) DHCP
20 13 (11.30%) SQL
20 13 (11.30%) VoIP
20 13 (11.30%) PowerShell
21 12 (10.43%) Degree
21 12 (10.43%) Migration

Senior IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (24.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.70%) IIS
3 8 (6.96%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 43 (37.39%) Office 365
2 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.09%) G Suite
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 16 (13.91%) DNS
3 14 (12.17%) Firewall
4 13 (11.30%) DHCP
4 13 (11.30%) VoIP
5 8 (6.96%) SAN
6 7 (6.09%) LAN
6 7 (6.09%) Skype
6 7 (6.09%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.22%) VPN
8 5 (4.35%) VLAN
9 4 (3.48%) WAN
10 3 (2.61%) Broadband
10 3 (2.61%) PuTTY
10 3 (2.61%) Telnet
10 3 (2.61%) Wireless
11 2 (1.74%) Internet
11 2 (1.74%) NAS
12 1 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) IDMS
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Advertising
4 3 (2.61%) Law
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.70%) .NET
2 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.22%) iPad
3 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.61%) EPoS
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.87%) Derivative
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.87%) iPhone
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (78.26%) Windows
2 49 (42.61%) Windows Server
3 33 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (19.13%) Windows 10
6 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
7 17 (14.78%) Linux
8 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.48%) Unix
11 3 (2.61%) Android
12 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.87%) CentOS
13 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
2 12 (10.43%) Migration
3 9 (7.83%) Project Management
4 8 (6.96%) Investment Management
4 8 (6.96%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.96%) Service Management
5 6 (5.22%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.35%) Coaching
6 5 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (4.35%) IT Audit
7 4 (3.48%) IT Strategy
7 4 (3.48%) Time Management
8 3 (2.61%) CRM
8 3 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.61%) ITIL V2
8 3 (2.61%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (2.61%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.61%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) PowerShell
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) C#
2 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.48%) VB
4 3 (2.61%) C
5 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.43%) Degree
3 10 (8.70%) MCP
3 10 (8.70%) MCSE
4 8 (6.96%) MCSA
5 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.74%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.87%) MCTS
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (66.96%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.70%) Hyper-V
3 18 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.83%) XenApp
4 9 (7.83%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.22%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.48%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.48%) vSphere
7 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) SCCM
2 5 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.61%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.87%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 72 (62.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.09%) VMware
3 19 (16.52%) Citrix
4 13 (11.30%) Cisco
5 10 (8.70%) Apple
6 8 (6.96%) Adobe
7 7 (6.09%) Google
8 5 (4.35%) HP
9 4 (3.48%) Dell
9 4 (3.48%) Remedy
10 3 (2.61%) Altiris
10 3 (2.61%) Meraki
10 3 (2.61%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.87%) F5
12 1 (0.87%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.87%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.87%) Veeam
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