The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 123 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 6 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.35% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £28,250 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £27,300 £24,600
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
2nd Line Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Birmingham region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

2nd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Patch Management
5 7 (58.33%) SCCM
5 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Firmware
6 6 (50.00%) WSUS
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (16.67%) VLAN
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (16.67%) LAN
10 2 (16.67%) WAN
10 2 (16.67%) GroupWise
10 2 (16.67%) Novell
10 2 (16.67%) Apple
11 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (8.33%) Finance

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) GroupWise
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Novell
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
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