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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 192 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 24 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 0
Average salary £32,750 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 13 £32,500 +6.55%
Shropshire -2 3 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +3 2 - -
Coventry -8 2 £28,250 -7.37%
Warwickshire - 2 £46,250 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 35 (79.55%) VMware
3 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
4 30 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (52.27%) Citrix
5 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (52.27%) vSphere
6 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
7 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
7 19 (43.18%) SAN
8 18 (40.91%) DNS
9 17 (38.64%) XenApp
10 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (34.09%) NAS
11 14 (31.82%) DHCP
11 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
11 14 (31.82%) Cisco
11 14 (31.82%) HP
11 14 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (31.82%) Firewall
12 13 (29.55%) MCSE
12 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 12 (27.27%) Office 365
14 11 (25.00%) EMC
14 11 (25.00%) NetApp
14 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (20.45%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.36%) Lync
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) SAN
2 18 (40.91%) DNS
3 15 (34.09%) NAS
4 14 (31.82%) Firewall
4 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 14 (31.82%) DHCP
5 9 (20.45%) WAN
6 7 (15.91%) LAN
6 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
6 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
7 6 (13.64%) Network Security
8 5 (11.36%) Wireless
9 3 (6.82%) NetScreen
9 3 (6.82%) DDNS
10 2 (4.55%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.55%) OSPF
10 2 (4.55%) BGP
10 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.55%) Network Design
4 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Security Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
1 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) MCSE
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.18%) CCNA
4 7 (15.91%) CCA
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (13.64%) NCDA
6 4 (9.09%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
2 30 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (52.27%) vSphere
4 17 (38.64%) XenApp
5 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
6 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
7 5 (11.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Citrix
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) HP
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) NetApp
5 11 (25.00%) EMC
6 7 (15.91%) Mitel
6 7 (15.91%) Siemens
6 7 (15.91%) IBM
7 5 (11.36%) Open-E
8 4 (9.09%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.27%) Splunk
10 1 (2.27%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) Avaya
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper