The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Support Engineer
Rank 56 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 70 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.87% 1.85% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 1.96% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57 23 22
Average salary £31,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 71 (57.72%) Windows
2 63 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 59 (47.97%) VMware
4 55 (44.72%) Active Directory
5 49 (39.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (23.58%) Hyper-V
8 29 (23.58%) Cisco
9 28 (22.76%) MS Excel
9 28 (22.76%) SQL
10 25 (20.33%) vSphere
11 23 (18.70%) ITIL
12 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
12 22 (17.89%) Firewall
13 21 (17.07%) SLA
13 21 (17.07%) SAN
14 20 (16.26%) Citrix
14 20 (16.26%) LAN
14 20 (16.26%) SCOM
15 19 (15.45%) Use Case
16 18 (14.63%) WAN
17 17 (13.82%) NetApp
18 16 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
20 14 (11.38%) MCSE
21 13 (10.57%) Windows XP
22 12 (9.76%) CCNA
22 12 (9.76%) MS Office

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 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.88%) Lync
6 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (22.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) Firewall
2 21 (17.07%) SAN
3 20 (16.26%) LAN
4 18 (14.63%) WAN
5 10 (8.13%) DNS
5 10 (8.13%) DHCP
6 8 (6.50%) Wireless
6 8 (6.50%) VPN
7 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.88%) Network Security
8 5 (4.07%) MPLS
9 4 (3.25%) NAS
10 3 (2.44%) BGP
10 3 (2.44%) OSPF
10 3 (2.44%) ADSL
11 2 (1.63%) VPLS
11 2 (1.63%) Internet
11 2 (1.63%) DSL
12 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
1 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.81%) EPoS
4 1 (0.81%) AS400
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.72%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.57%) Windows XP
4 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.44%) Android
8 3 (2.44%) AIX
8 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 19 (15.45%) Use Case
3 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (8.94%) Service Management
4 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.69%) ERP
5 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 6 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.07%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL V2
8 4 (3.25%) Line Management
9 3 (2.44%) Network Management
10 2 (1.63%) Validation
10 2 (1.63%) Mentoring
11 1 (0.81%) System Testing
11 1 (0.81%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.76%) SQL
2 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
2 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.81%) Java
3 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.38%) MCSE
4 12 (9.76%) CCNA
5 6 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.88%) MCSA
6 5 (4.07%) Degree
7 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (44.72%) Active Directory
2 49 (39.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (23.58%) Hyper-V
4 25 (20.33%) vSphere
5 11 (8.94%) XenApp
6 6 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.07%) XenServer
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) SCOM
2 12 (9.76%) SCCM
3 3 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (47.97%) VMware
3 29 (23.58%) Cisco
4 20 (16.26%) Citrix
5 17 (13.82%) NetApp
6 11 (8.94%) HP
7 8 (6.50%) Dell
7 8 (6.50%) EMC
8 6 (4.88%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.07%) Kaseya
9 5 (4.07%) Apple
10 4 (3.25%) Mitel
10 4 (3.25%) Avaya
10 4 (3.25%) Open-E
11 3 (2.44%) StorageTek
11 3 (2.44%) Sun
11 3 (2.44%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.44%) Brocade
12 1 (0.81%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.81%) AVG
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