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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 88 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.86% 1.50% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.59% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 40
Average salary £29,500 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £22,050 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
1868 2069 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.35% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1754 1808
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 45 (63.38%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
3 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
4 28 (39.44%) MS Excel
5 27 (38.03%) VMware
6 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
7 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (23.94%) Citrix
9 16 (22.54%) Cisco
9 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
10 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (19.72%) MS Office
10 14 (19.72%) ITIL
11 13 (18.31%) Firewall
12 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
13 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (15.49%) Wireless
14 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
14 9 (12.68%) LAN
14 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
14 9 (12.68%) WAN
15 8 (11.27%) SLA
15 8 (11.27%) SAN
15 8 (11.27%) SQL
15 8 (11.27%) Use Case
15 8 (11.27%) SCOM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Lync
7 3 (4.23%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (39.44%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) Wireless
3 9 (12.68%) LAN
3 9 (12.68%) WAN
4 8 (11.27%) SAN
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) DNS
7 3 (4.23%) DHCP
7 3 (4.23%) VoIP
7 3 (4.23%) CTI
8 2 (2.82%) Internet
8 2 (2.82%) OSPF
8 2 (2.82%) BGP
8 2 (2.82%) VLAN
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.82%) Network Security
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.82%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP
3 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
1 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
3 1 (1.41%) Front Office
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.04%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Handset
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (63.38%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.04%) Linux
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.23%) UNIX
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.41%) HPUX
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
3 8 (11.27%) Use Case
4 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.23%) WFM
6 3 (4.23%) Workforce Management Optimization
7 2 (2.82%) ERP
7 2 (2.82%) Server Building
7 2 (2.82%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.41%) Change Control
8 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.41%) Time Management
8 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.41%) Project Management
8 1 (1.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.23%) PHP
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.04%) CCNA
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 3 (4.23%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) CCIE
5 2 (2.82%) CCVP
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.41%) MCTS
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) vSphere
6 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.82%) XenServer
8 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Citrix
4 16 (22.54%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) NetApp
7 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) CommVault
7 3 (4.23%) Apple
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle
7 3 (4.23%) McAfee
8 2 (2.82%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.82%) Veeam
8 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Avaya
8 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Mitel
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