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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 204 199 197
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 19 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 8
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
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
5358 5142 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.22% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4479 4376 3966
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Coventry -8 10 £38,500 - 1
Birmingham -4 5 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Warwickshire +4 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
4 18 (64.29%) VMware
5 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 16 (57.14%) Citrix
6 15 (53.57%) HP
6 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (50.00%) MCSE
8 13 (46.43%) Firewall
8 13 (46.43%) vSphere
9 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (42.86%) CCNA
9 12 (42.86%) DNS
10 11 (39.29%) ITIL
10 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (39.29%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (39.29%) iSCSI
10 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (39.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (35.71%) NAS
11 10 (35.71%) XenApp
11 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
11 10 (35.71%) NetApp
12 9 (32.14%) Siemens
12 9 (32.14%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 12 (42.86%) DNS
4 11 (39.29%) iSCSI
4 11 (39.29%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (35.71%) NAS
6 9 (32.14%) NetScaler
7 7 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (7.14%) VoIP
10 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
10 2 (7.14%) Wireless
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
11 1 (3.57%) Internet
11 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) MCSE
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (32.14%) CCA
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (21.43%) NCDA
6 3 (10.71%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (46.43%) vSphere
4 10 (35.71%) XenApp
5 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
5 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
6 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 16 (57.14%) Citrix
4 15 (53.57%) HP
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) NetApp
7 9 (32.14%) Siemens
7 9 (32.14%) EMC
7 9 (32.14%) IBM
7 9 (32.14%) Mitel
8 4 (14.29%) Apple
9 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
9 2 (7.14%) Veeam
10 1 (3.57%) Meraki
10 1 (3.57%) Open-E
10 1 (3.57%) Avaya
10 1 (3.57%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago