The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 87 91 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 61 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.54% 1.84% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 1.91% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 31
Median salary £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £19,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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
2319 1889 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1600 1744
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
3 60 (52.63%) Windows
4 34 (29.82%) MS Exchange
5 33 (28.95%) Windows Server
6 28 (24.56%) VMware
7 27 (23.68%) Cisco
8 26 (22.81%) ITIL
9 24 (21.05%) WAN
9 24 (21.05%) German Language
10 23 (20.18%) LAN
11 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
11 22 (19.30%) Citrix
12 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (18.42%) MCSE
12 21 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (17.54%) French Language
14 19 (16.67%) Firewall
15 18 (15.79%) DNS
16 17 (14.91%) MS Office
16 17 (14.91%) Hyper-V
17 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
17 16 (14.04%) DHCP
18 15 (13.16%) VPN
18 15 (13.16%) Incident Management
19 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (12.28%) MCSA

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (11.40%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.02%) IBM Domino
4 8 (7.02%) IBM Notes
5 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.14%) IIS
5 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.39%) JBoss
6 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.89%) Office 365
3 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) WAN
2 23 (20.18%) LAN
3 19 (16.67%) Firewall
4 18 (15.79%) DNS
5 16 (14.04%) DHCP
6 15 (13.16%) VPN
7 10 (8.77%) SAN
8 6 (5.26%) VLAN
8 6 (5.26%) Wireless
9 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.39%) VoIP
10 4 (3.51%) Network Security
11 3 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.63%) MPLS
12 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.75%) Internet
13 1 (0.88%) H.323
13 1 (0.88%) OSPF
13 1 (0.88%) PBX
13 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ProC
General
1 24 (21.05%) German Language
2 20 (17.54%) French Language
3 12 (10.53%) Legal
4 8 (7.02%) Retail
5 5 (4.39%) Finance
6 3 (2.63%) Automotive
7 2 (1.75%) Law
7 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.26%) Replication
3 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) Handset
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.63%) Windows
2 33 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.02%) Linux
7 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.39%) Unix
9 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.75%) Android
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.40%) Problem Management
4 12 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 11 (9.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.02%) Patch Management
7 6 (5.26%) Migration
8 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.39%) Service Management
8 5 (4.39%) Validation
9 4 (3.51%) Coaching
9 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (3.51%) Server Patching
9 4 (3.51%) Time Management
10 3 (2.63%) Application Virtualisation
10 3 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.63%) Logistics
10 3 (2.63%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.63%) Perl
2 3 (2.63%) Python
2 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.75%) Java
3 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.75%) VB
3 2 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) MCSE
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.28%) MCSA
3 11 (9.65%) Avaya Certification
4 9 (7.89%) Degree
5 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.14%) CCNA
6 7 (6.14%) MCP
7 3 (2.63%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (53.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.26%) vSphere
5 5 (4.39%) Firmware
5 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.26%) SCCM
3 6 (5.26%) WSUS
4 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 62 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) VMware
3 27 (23.68%) Cisco
4 22 (19.30%) Citrix
5 11 (9.65%) Avaya
6 9 (7.89%) Veeam
7 8 (7.02%) Acronis
7 8 (7.02%) IBM
7 8 (7.02%) Sophos
8 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.14%) Symantec
9 6 (5.26%) Kaspersky
9 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.51%) Apple
10 4 (3.51%) HP
11 2 (1.75%) Juniper
12 1 (0.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (0.88%) CA
12 1 (0.88%) Motorola
12 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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