The median annual salary for a Senior Support Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Support Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 207 210
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 10 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.51% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 7
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +32.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Support Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Support Engineer 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Staffordshire +8 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Brierley Hill - 1 £28,000 - 1
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) TACACS
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 5 (38.46%) WAAS
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Security
6 2 (15.38%) EDI
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) TACACS
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) WAAS
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Security
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brierley Hill
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago