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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 194 202 200
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 28 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.17% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.18% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 3
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -32.22%
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
5327 4989 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.36% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4719 4269 4097
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +4 19 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Warwickshire 0 2 £46,250 +46.82%
Staffordshire -1 2 - - 1
Coventry -7 2 £33,750 +10.65%
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 26 November 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 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) VMware
3 29 (67.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
5 24 (55.81%) vSphere
6 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
7 22 (51.16%) Citrix
7 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (41.86%) XenApp
8 18 (41.86%) SAN
9 17 (39.53%) Firewall
9 17 (39.53%) Cisco
9 17 (39.53%) HP
10 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
10 16 (37.21%) MCSE
10 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (34.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (32.56%) DNS
12 14 (32.56%) NAS
13 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
14 12 (27.91%) DHCP
14 12 (27.91%) EMC
14 12 (27.91%) NetApp
14 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
15 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (25.58%) Office 365
15 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (25.58%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.30%) Lync
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) SAN
2 17 (39.53%) Firewall
3 14 (32.56%) DNS
3 14 (32.56%) NAS
4 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
5 12 (27.91%) DHCP
6 10 (23.26%) iSCSI
6 10 (23.26%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (20.93%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) NetScaler
9 7 (16.28%) LAN
10 6 (13.95%) Network Security
11 5 (11.63%) Wireless
12 3 (6.98%) NetScreen
12 3 (6.98%) VPN
13 2 (4.65%) VoIP
13 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
13 2 (4.65%) FTP
13 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
13 2 (4.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.33%) Security Management
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) MCSE
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) CCNA
3 10 (23.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (18.60%) CCA
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (13.95%) MCSA
5 6 (13.95%) NCDA
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (55.81%) vSphere
4 18 (41.86%) XenApp
5 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
6 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
6 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (18.60%) XenDesktop
7 5 (11.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) VMware
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (51.16%) Citrix
4 17 (39.53%) HP
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco
5 12 (27.91%) NetApp
5 12 (27.91%) EMC
6 8 (18.60%) Mitel
6 8 (18.60%) Siemens
6 8 (18.60%) IBM
7 4 (9.30%) Dell
7 4 (9.30%) Open-E
8 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.65%) Veeam
9 1 (2.33%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) Meraki
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TCNS
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago