Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Support Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Technical Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1201 1260
Rank change year-on-year +28 +59 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 9 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 46
UK median annual salary £62,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £27,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £56,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +57.14% -6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Technical Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +3 9 £62,500 +78.57% 1
UK excluding London +30 8 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South East +37 4 £65,000 +88.41%
South West +10 3 £45,000 +28.57%
London -6 1 £62,500 +8.70%
North of England -7 1 £37,500 +18.11%
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) NetBeans
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Java SE
2 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
2 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) BEA
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) TIBCO

Senior Technical 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 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) NetBeans
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Java EE
1 4 (44.44%) Java SE
1 4 (44.44%) JMS
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) AWK
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) sed
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) BEA
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) VMware