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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 63 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.30% 1.72% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.81% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 19
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £29,250 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
1622 1385 1508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.52% 95.32% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1201 1276
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 6 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 60 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 51 (41.80%) VMware
4 49 (40.16%) Active Directory
5 46 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (29.51%) MS Exchange
7 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
7 30 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (22.95%) Hyper-V
9 25 (20.49%) SCOM
10 24 (19.67%) Use Case
10 24 (19.67%) SQL
11 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
11 21 (17.21%) ITIL
11 21 (17.21%) SLA
11 21 (17.21%) Cisco
11 21 (17.21%) vSphere
12 20 (16.39%) Firewall
13 19 (15.57%) SAN
14 17 (13.93%) Citrix
14 17 (13.93%) LAN
14 17 (13.93%) WAN
15 14 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (11.48%) NetApp
15 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (9.84%) SCCM
17 12 (9.84%) Service Management
17 12 (9.84%) CCNA
17 12 (9.84%) MS Office

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 36 (29.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) Lync
5 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.39%) Firewall
2 19 (15.57%) SAN
3 17 (13.93%) LAN
3 17 (13.93%) WAN
4 11 (9.02%) VPN
5 9 (7.38%) DNS
5 9 (7.38%) DHCP
6 7 (5.74%) MPLS
6 7 (5.74%) Wireless
7 6 (4.92%) Network Security
8 5 (4.10%) OSPF
8 5 (4.10%) BGP
8 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.28%) VPLS
9 4 (3.28%) ADSL
9 4 (3.28%) NAS
10 2 (1.64%) DSL
11 1 (0.82%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.38%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.46%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) AS400
5 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 65 (53.28%) Windows
2 30 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.20%) Windows XP
5 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.74%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.46%) Android
7 3 (2.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Use Case
2 21 (17.21%) ITIL
3 12 (9.84%) Service Management
4 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (7.38%) ERP
6 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.92%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.10%) Line Management
8 5 (4.10%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.10%) ITIL V2
9 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.28%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.46%) Network Management
11 1 (0.82%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (0.82%) Workflow
11 1 (0.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
2 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.82%) Java
3 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.84%) CCNA
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.20%) MCSE
5 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.10%) MCSA
7 3 (2.46%) Degree
7 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (40.16%) Active Directory
2 46 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (22.95%) Hyper-V
4 21 (17.21%) vSphere
5 10 (8.20%) XenApp
6 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.28%) XenServer
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) SCOM
2 12 (9.84%) SCCM
3 3 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 51 (41.80%) VMware
3 21 (17.21%) Cisco
4 17 (13.93%) Citrix
5 14 (11.48%) NetApp
6 9 (7.38%) HP
7 8 (6.56%) Dell
7 8 (6.56%) EMC
8 5 (4.10%) Avaya
8 5 (4.10%) Apple
9 4 (3.28%) Mitel
9 4 (3.28%) Open-E
10 3 (2.46%) Brocade
10 3 (2.46%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.46%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.46%) Sun
11 2 (1.64%) Juniper
11 2 (1.64%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.64%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.82%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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