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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 194 196 189
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 14 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 7
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
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
5125 5163 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.75% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4248 4385 3888
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 28 August 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
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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 +9 11 £38,500 +2.66%
Warwickshire +13 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Birmingham +1 1 £26,500 -21.48% 1
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
3 16 (76.19%) Cisco
4 14 (66.67%) Citrix
5 13 (61.90%) HP
6 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 12 (57.14%) VMware
6 12 (57.14%) Firewall
7 11 (52.38%) iSCSI
7 11 (52.38%) CCNA
7 11 (52.38%) MCSE
7 11 (52.38%) ITIL
7 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (52.38%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
8 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (47.62%) vSphere
9 9 (42.86%) NAS
9 9 (42.86%) XenApp
9 9 (42.86%) XenDesktop
9 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
9 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
9 9 (42.86%) Mitel
9 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (42.86%) IBM
9 9 (42.86%) DNS
9 9 (42.86%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) iSCSI
3 11 (52.38%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (42.86%) NAS
4 9 (42.86%) DNS
4 9 (42.86%) NetScaler
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
9 1 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCNA
1 11 (52.38%) MCSE
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (42.86%) CCA
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (28.57%) NCDA
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (47.62%) vSphere
2 9 (42.86%) XenApp
2 9 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 9 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) HP
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) Mitel
5 9 (42.86%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) NetApp
5 9 (42.86%) Siemens
5 9 (42.86%) EMC
6 4 (19.05%) Apple
7 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
7 2 (9.52%) Veeam
8 1 (4.76%) Meraki
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