The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 119 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.051% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.054% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £25,750 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.29% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
IT 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
1884 1856 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.41% 94.26% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1600 1671
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) SLA
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
8 2 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) ADSL
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) OSPF
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) VPLS
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) XenServer
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago