The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Support Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Technical Support Engineer
UK
Rank 850 940 930
Rank change year-on-year +90 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 17 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 7
Median salary £32,000 £47,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.63% +50.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +26.98%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 8 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 3 months to 25 March 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 +85 17 £32,000 -32.63% 1
South East +82 11 - -
Reading +42 11 - -
Berkshire +40 11 - -
London +66 4 £55,000 -35.29% 1
West Midlands +26 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Staffordshire +8 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Lichfield - 2 £32,000 -

Senior Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 14 (56.00%) Spring
2 14 (56.00%) Maven
2 14 (56.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (56.00%) Java SE
2 14 (56.00%) Java EE
2 14 (56.00%) Open Source
2 14 (56.00%) REST
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (56.00%) BEA
2 14 (56.00%) NetBeans
2 14 (56.00%) Internet
2 14 (56.00%) TIBCO
2 14 (56.00%) IBM
2 14 (56.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 14 (56.00%) SOAP
2 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 14 (56.00%) XML
2 14 (56.00%) JBoss
2 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (56.00%) JMS
2 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 14 (56.00%) Eclipse
2 14 (56.00%) IntelliJ
2 14 (56.00%) FTP
2 14 (56.00%) HTTP
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory

Senior Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (56.00%) JBoss
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (56.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) FTP
1 14 (56.00%) HTTP
1 14 (56.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) HDInsight
1 1 (4.00%) Power BI
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
1 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Eclipse
1 14 (56.00%) IntelliJ
1 14 (56.00%) Maven
1 14 (56.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Java EE
1 14 (56.00%) Java SE
1 14 (56.00%) JMS
1 14 (56.00%) REST
1 14 (56.00%) SOAP
1 14 (56.00%) Spring
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
1 14 (56.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) EDI
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Open Source
1 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Data Security
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Presales
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCA
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VCAP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) BEA
1 14 (56.00%) IBM
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
1 14 (56.00%) TIBCO
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Tableau
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