The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 121 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Senior Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Support Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Lync
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (20.00%) MCSA
6 3 (20.00%) WSUS
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) HP Superdome
7 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (13.33%) Open-E
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) vSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Squid
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) HP Superdome
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCDST
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) VCP4
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Squid
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) MOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cyberoam
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) Open-E
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam