The median annual salary for a Senior Technical Support Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 922 967
Rank change year-on-year +47 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer 14 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 15
UK median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +50.79%  
10th Percentile £37,000 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,000 £40,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +36.84% +50.79%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Technical Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Top 5 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 29 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 +51 14 £65,000 +36.84%
UK excluding London +25 12 £65,000 +36.84%
South East +44 9 £65,000 +36.84%
North of England - 3 £37,500 -
London +24 2 £62,500 +19.04%

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 26 (78.79%) IBM
1 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 25 (75.76%) Open Source
2 25 (75.76%) WebSphere
2 25 (75.76%) Java SE
2 25 (75.76%) Java EE
2 25 (75.76%) REST
2 25 (75.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (75.76%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (75.76%) BEA
2 25 (75.76%) Internet
2 25 (75.76%) TIBCO
2 25 (75.76%) NetBeans
2 25 (75.76%) Spring
2 25 (75.76%) Maven
2 25 (75.76%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) Oracle
2 25 (75.76%) SOAP
2 25 (75.76%) Web Services
2 25 (75.76%) XML
2 25 (75.76%) JBoss
2 25 (75.76%) Eclipse
2 25 (75.76%) IntelliJ
2 25 (75.76%) FTP
2 25 (75.76%) HTTP
2 25 (75.76%) Tomcat
2 25 (75.76%) JMS
2 25 (75.76%) SOA
3 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
3 14 (42.42%) Customer Engagement

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 25 (75.76%) JBoss
1 25 (75.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 25 (75.76%) Tomcat
1 25 (75.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) FTP
1 25 (75.76%) HTTP
1 25 (75.76%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.03%) HDInsight
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Eclipse
1 25 (75.76%) IntelliJ
1 25 (75.76%) Maven
1 25 (75.76%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) Java EE
1 25 (75.76%) Java SE
1 25 (75.76%) JMS
1 25 (75.76%) REST
1 25 (75.76%) SOAP
1 25 (75.76%) Spring
1 25 (75.76%) Web Services
1 25 (75.76%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (75.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Open Source
1 25 (75.76%) SOA
2 14 (42.42%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Data Security
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.03%) People Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) CCAA
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) IBM
2 25 (75.76%) BEA
2 25 (75.76%) Oracle
2 25 (75.76%) TIBCO
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau