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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 202 202 192
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 28 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 7
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -17.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
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
5477 5094 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.24% 95.75% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4362 3787
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Birmingham +7 18 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Coventry - 4 £33,750 - 1
Warwickshire +2 3 £25,000 -30.06%
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 32 (78.05%) VMware
3 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
4 24 (58.54%) vSphere
5 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
6 22 (53.66%) Citrix
7 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (46.34%) XenApp
8 19 (46.34%) Cisco
9 18 (43.90%) SAN
10 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (41.46%) HP
10 17 (41.46%) MCSE
11 16 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (39.02%) Firewall
12 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
12 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
12 15 (36.59%) NAS
12 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (31.71%) NetApp
13 13 (31.71%) EMC
14 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (29.27%) CCNA
14 12 (29.27%) DNS
15 11 (26.83%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
15 11 (26.83%) iSCSI
15 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.76%) Lync
5 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) SAN
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
3 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (36.59%) NAS
4 12 (29.27%) DNS
5 11 (26.83%) iSCSI
5 11 (26.83%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (21.95%) NetScaler
6 9 (21.95%) WAN
6 9 (21.95%) DHCP
7 8 (19.51%) LAN
8 6 (14.63%) Network Security
9 5 (12.20%) Wireless
10 3 (7.32%) VPN
11 2 (4.88%) VoIP
11 2 (4.88%) NetScreen
11 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
12 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.44%) Internet
12 1 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) Security Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Network Management
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) MCSE
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) CCNA
3 11 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (21.95%) CCA
4 9 (21.95%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (14.63%) MCSA
5 6 (14.63%) NCDA
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (65.85%) Active Directory
1 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (58.54%) vSphere
3 19 (46.34%) XenApp
4 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
5 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
5 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (21.95%) XenDesktop
6 5 (12.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco
5 17 (41.46%) HP
6 13 (31.71%) NetApp
6 13 (31.71%) EMC
7 9 (21.95%) Siemens
7 9 (21.95%) IBM
7 9 (21.95%) Mitel
8 4 (9.76%) Dell
8 4 (9.76%) Open-E
9 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
9 2 (4.88%) Veeam
10 1 (2.44%) Splunk
10 1 (2.44%) Meraki
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
10 1 (2.44%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago