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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 129 124 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Open-E
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenServer

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Open-E