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 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
IT Support Engineer
Rank 120 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 9 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.64% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
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% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) Firmware
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) WSUS
5 6 (28.57%) SCCM
5 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
8 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) MS Office
9 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (9.52%) VBA
9 2 (9.52%) MS Access
9 2 (9.52%) ERP
9 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco
9 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Sage

IT 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 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) HPUX
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Firmware
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
1 6 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Sage
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee