The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 203 196 198
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -18.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £27,800 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
Senior Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5021 4696 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.29% 95.49% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 3919 3995
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Senior Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £34,000 -
Staffordshire -3 2 £34,000 +17.24%
Warwickshire - 2 £41,250 -
Solihull - 2 £34,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
6 13 (50.00%) DNS
6 13 (50.00%) Citrix
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
8 11 (42.31%) SAN
9 10 (38.46%) WAN
9 10 (38.46%) DHCP
9 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 10 (38.46%) Firewall
10 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) vSphere
12 6 (23.08%) LAN
13 5 (19.23%) NAS
13 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
14 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (15.38%) XenApp
14 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (15.38%) Network Security
14 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
14 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (15.38%) HP

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) SAN
3 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 10 (38.46%) DHCP
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) NAS
7 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 3 (11.54%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.54%) FTP
8 3 (11.54%) OSPF
8 3 (11.54%) BGP
8 3 (11.54%) DDNS
8 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
8 3 (11.54%) NetScreen
9 2 (7.69%) VLAN
10 1 (3.85%) VPN
10 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
1 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (11.54%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (26.92%) vSphere
5 4 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Splunk
7 1 (3.85%) Open-E
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle