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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 206 201 200
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.097% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 22 May 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
Shropshire - 4 - -
Birmingham - 3 £34,000 -
Staffordshire +4 2 £34,000 +25.92%
Solihull - 2 £34,000 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
3 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (11.76%) NetApp
10 2 (11.76%) DDNS
10 2 (11.76%) HP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (11.76%) Clustering
10 2 (11.76%) Advertising
10 2 (11.76%) VLAN
10 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) DDNS
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Open-E
4 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec