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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 111 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.066% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.070% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £21,750 £22,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £22,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,500 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -10.90%
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
1734 1425 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.85% 94.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1242 1360
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) SLA
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
7 4 (26.67%) Kaseya
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) VPLS
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) ADSL
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
3 4 (26.67%) Kaseya
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago