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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 66 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.34% 2.07% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.20% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 62 37 23
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,982 £22,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
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
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 66 (62.26%) Windows
2 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 56 (52.83%) VMware
4 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
5 41 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (36.79%) MS Exchange
7 27 (25.47%) vSphere
8 26 (24.53%) Hyper-V
8 26 (24.53%) SQL
8 26 (24.53%) Cisco
9 25 (23.58%) Firewall
10 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
11 23 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (21.70%) SAN
12 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
12 20 (18.87%) ITIL
13 19 (17.92%) Citrix
14 18 (16.98%) SCOM
15 17 (16.04%) LAN
15 17 (16.04%) WAN
16 16 (15.09%) NetApp
17 14 (13.21%) Windows XP
17 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (13.21%) SLA
18 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (12.26%) MCSE
18 13 (12.26%) HP
19 12 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (36.79%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.66%) Lync
4 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.58%) Firewall
2 23 (21.70%) SAN
3 17 (16.04%) LAN
3 17 (16.04%) WAN
4 12 (11.32%) DHCP
4 12 (11.32%) DNS
5 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.60%) Wireless
6 6 (5.66%) Network Security
7 4 (3.77%) NAS
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.83%) VPN
9 2 (1.89%) VLAN
9 2 (1.89%) Internet
9 2 (1.89%) MPLS
9 2 (1.89%) PABX
10 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.94%) OSPF
10 1 (0.94%) BGP
10 1 (0.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.60%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Law
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.83%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) EPoS
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (62.26%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.21%) Windows XP
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.83%) AIX
9 2 (1.89%) Linux
10 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) ITIL
2 12 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (10.38%) Use Case
4 8 (7.55%) Service Management
5 6 (5.66%) Validation
5 6 (5.66%) Business Continuity
5 6 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.83%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.83%) ERP
8 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.94%) Project Management
9 1 (0.94%) Software Testing
9 1 (0.94%) ITIL V2
9 1 (0.94%) Network Management
9 1 (0.94%) System Testing
9 1 (0.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.26%) MCSE
3 9 (8.49%) CCNA
4 6 (5.66%) MCSA
4 6 (5.66%) Degree
5 4 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.89%) MCITP
6 2 (1.89%) MCP
6 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
2 41 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (25.47%) vSphere
4 26 (24.53%) Hyper-V
5 12 (11.32%) XenApp
6 6 (5.66%) XenServer
7 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) SCOM
2 7 (6.60%) SCCM
3 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
4 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 56 (52.83%) VMware
3 26 (24.53%) Cisco
4 19 (17.92%) Citrix
5 16 (15.09%) NetApp
6 13 (12.26%) HP
7 8 (7.55%) Dell
7 8 (7.55%) EMC
7 8 (7.55%) SonicWALL
8 6 (5.66%) Kaseya
9 4 (3.77%) Open-E
10 3 (2.83%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.83%) Sun
10 3 (2.83%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.83%) Symantec
10 3 (2.83%) Mitel
10 3 (2.83%) Brocade
11 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.94%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.94%) Sophos
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago