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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 210 200 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 19 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.30% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.31% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Birmingham +3 8 £45,000 +73.07%
Coventry -1 8 £45,000 +69.81%
Warwickshire -17 2 £41,250 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £36,500 -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) Unix
5 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 10 (30.30%) DHCP
5 10 (30.30%) DNS
6 9 (27.27%) Linux
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) HP
7 8 (24.24%) Presales
8 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
8 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
8 7 (21.21%) CCNP
8 7 (21.21%) CCNA
8 7 (21.21%) NetApp
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
10 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (15.15%) SAN
11 4 (12.12%) SLA
11 4 (12.12%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) MTS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DHCP
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (6.06%) NetScreen
5 2 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) COM+
2 2 (6.06%) DCOM
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) HP Superdome
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Unix
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.06%) HPUX
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.03%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Presales
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNA
1 7 (21.21%) CCNP
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) MCDST
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) VCP4
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Squid
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) MOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) NetApp
5 4 (12.12%) Veeam
6 3 (9.09%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.06%) Cyberoam
7 2 (6.06%) Google
7 2 (6.06%) Lotus
7 2 (6.06%) Open-E
7 2 (6.06%) Twitter
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds