The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 762 805
Rank change year-on-year +39 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 149 162 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 154 143
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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. 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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Senior Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the UK 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
England +39 146 £42,000 +5.00% 16
London +25 57 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Yorkshire - 38 £29,250 - 5
West Yorkshire - 37 £29,250 - 4
South East +37 27 £63,750 +41.66% 2
Leeds - 22 £35,000 - 1
Reading +29 21 £65,000 +8.33%
Berkshire +25 21 £65,000 +36.84%
East of England -9 10 £38,000 +28.81% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Cambridge -15 7 £43,500 -3.33% 2
City of London +27 5 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East Midlands +17 5 £35,000 -2.77%
West Midlands +7 5 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Twickenham - 5 £28,500 -
Bradford - 5 £30,000 - 2
Pontefract - 5 £28,500 - 1
Derbyshire +13 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Derby +10 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey +27 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Wales - 3 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 - 1
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +14 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Oxfordshire +13 2 £33,250 -5.00%
North West -43 2 £41,750 +29.45%
South West - 2 £41,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £32,750 - 1

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

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 featuring Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 142 (55.69%) Windows
2 100 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 95 (37.25%) Active Directory
4 90 (35.29%) Firewall
5 88 (34.51%) VMware
5 88 (34.51%) Windows Server
6 78 (30.59%) Cisco
7 70 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (27.45%) Linux
8 69 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (25.88%) Internet
10 64 (25.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 62 (24.31%) VPN
12 58 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 52 (20.39%) MS Exchange
14 48 (18.82%) ITIL
14 48 (18.82%) Degree
15 44 (17.25%) CCNA
16 43 (16.86%) WAN
17 40 (15.69%) TCP/IP
18 39 (15.29%) DNS
19 38 (14.90%) CCNP
19 38 (14.90%) Citrix
19 38 (14.90%) Microsoft Office
20 37 (14.51%) MPLS
20 37 (14.51%) Office 365
21 35 (13.73%) Hyper-V
22 34 (13.33%) Windows 10
23 33 (12.94%) Cisco Nexus
24 31 (12.16%) Mentoring

Senior Support Engineer 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 52 (20.39%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.20%) JBoss
3 26 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 25 (9.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (4.31%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.75%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.18%) IIS
10 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (14.90%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.51%) Office 365
2 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (35.29%) Firewall
2 66 (25.88%) Internet
3 62 (24.31%) VPN
4 43 (16.86%) WAN
5 40 (15.69%) TCP/IP
6 39 (15.29%) DNS
7 37 (14.51%) MPLS
8 33 (12.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (12.16%) DHCP
10 29 (11.37%) LAN
11 27 (10.59%) Wireless
12 26 (10.20%) FTP
12 26 (10.20%) HTTP
12 26 (10.20%) VLAN
12 26 (10.20%) VoIP
13 25 (9.80%) SAN
14 23 (9.02%) IPsec
15 22 (8.63%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (8.24%) OSPF
16 21 (8.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.35%) MySQL
3 5 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.78%) Big Data
5 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.39%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Power BI
6 1 (0.39%) QlikView
6 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.80%) Eclipse
1 25 (9.80%) IntelliJ
1 25 (9.80%) Maven
1 25 (9.80%) NetBeans
2 4 (1.57%) MSI
3 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.39%) Log4j
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (10.20%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.57%) Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Electronics
4 4 (1.57%) Marketing
5 3 (1.18%) Back Office
5 3 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.16%) Web Services
2 29 (11.37%) SOAP
2 29 (11.37%) XML
3 26 (10.20%) Java EE
4 25 (9.80%) Java SE
4 25 (9.80%) JMS
4 25 (9.80%) REST
4 25 (9.80%) Spring
5 9 (3.53%) .NET
6 4 (1.57%) J2EE
6 4 (1.57%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.18%) CSS
7 3 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.18%) HTML
7 3 (1.18%) HTML5
8 2 (0.78%) EDI
9 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.37%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.96%) Replication
6 4 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.39%) Fintech
9 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 142 (55.69%) Windows
2 88 (34.51%) Windows Server
3 70 (27.45%) Linux
4 64 (25.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 29 (11.37%) Windows 7
8 20 (7.84%) Unix
8 20 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (7.84%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 14 (5.49%) Android
11 13 (5.10%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.92%) CentOS
12 10 (3.92%) Windows Phone
13 8 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.35%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.82%) ITIL
2 31 (12.16%) Mentoring
3 29 (11.37%) Open Source
4 25 (9.80%) SOA
5 22 (8.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (7.45%) Customer Engagement
7 18 (7.06%) Time Management
8 15 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 15 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 14 (5.49%) Service Management
10 13 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.10%) Load Balancing
11 12 (4.71%) Migration
11 12 (4.71%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.31%) Asset Management
12 11 (4.31%) Change Management
13 10 (3.92%) ERP
13 10 (3.92%) ITIL V2
13 10 (3.92%) Test Automation
13 10 (3.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.16%) Java
2 26 (10.20%) Python
3 24 (9.41%) SQL
4 20 (7.84%) Shell Script
5 14 (5.49%) Perl
6 13 (5.10%) C++
7 11 (4.31%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.14%) C#
8 8 (3.14%) PHP
9 6 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.96%) VB
11 4 (1.57%) Ruby
11 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.18%) C
12 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.78%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.39%) AppleScript
14 1 (0.39%) Clipper
14 1 (0.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 70 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (18.82%) Degree
3 44 (17.25%) CCNA
4 38 (14.90%) CCNP
5 23 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (7.45%) MCSA
6 19 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 16 (6.27%) MCSE
7 16 (6.27%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (4.71%) CCIE
9 12 (4.71%) JNCIA
10 10 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (3.14%) CCSP
12 6 (2.35%) A+ Certification
12 6 (2.35%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.35%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.96%) MCP
14 4 (1.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.24%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 69 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.06%) vSphere
5 14 (5.49%) XenDesktop
6 13 (5.10%) XenApp
7 11 (4.31%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (3.14%) vCloud
10 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.78%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.27%) SCCM
2 13 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.96%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.57%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.78%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.39%) Nagios
6 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 88 (34.51%) VMware
3 78 (30.59%) Cisco
4 38 (14.90%) Citrix
5 31 (12.16%) Oracle
6 26 (10.20%) HP
7 25 (9.80%) BEA
7 25 (9.80%) IBM
7 25 (9.80%) Juniper
7 25 (9.80%) TIBCO
8 19 (7.45%) Red Hat
9 18 (7.06%) F5
10 15 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.71%) Fortinet
12 10 (3.92%) Acronis
12 10 (3.92%) Avaya
12 10 (3.92%) Meraki
12 10 (3.92%) Symantec
13 9 (3.53%) CQG
13 9 (3.53%) Reuters
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