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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 71 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.74% 1.77% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 1.85% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 22
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
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 £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 59 (52.68%) Windows
2 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (42.86%) VMware
4 46 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 36 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
8 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 27 (24.11%) Use Case
10 27 (24.11%) SCOM
11 20 (17.86%) Firewall
12 18 (16.07%) SLA
12 18 (16.07%) SQL
12 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
13 17 (15.18%) ITIL
13 17 (15.18%) LAN
13 17 (15.18%) WAN
13 17 (15.18%) vSphere
14 16 (14.29%) Citrix
15 15 (13.39%) Cisco
16 12 (10.71%) MS Office
16 12 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (10.71%) CCNA
16 12 (10.71%) SCCM
17 11 (9.82%) SAN
17 11 (9.82%) Service Management
17 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (8.93%) NetApp
18 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.79%) Lync
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) Firewall
2 17 (15.18%) LAN
2 17 (15.18%) WAN
3 11 (9.82%) SAN
4 9 (8.04%) VPN
5 8 (7.14%) DNS
5 8 (7.14%) DHCP
6 7 (6.25%) MPLS
7 6 (5.36%) Network Security
8 5 (4.46%) OSPF
8 5 (4.46%) BGP
9 4 (3.57%) VPLS
9 4 (3.57%) Wireless
9 4 (3.57%) ADSL
9 4 (3.57%) NAS
10 2 (1.79%) VLAN
10 2 (1.79%) DSL
10 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.89%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 59 (52.68%) Windows
2 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.68%) Android
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Use Case
2 17 (15.18%) ITIL
3 11 (9.82%) Service Management
4 9 (8.04%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.14%) ERP
6 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.36%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.46%) ITIL V2
8 5 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.46%) Line Management
9 3 (2.68%) Network Management
9 3 (2.68%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.68%) Data Analysis
10 1 (0.89%) Workflow
10 1 (0.89%) Migration
10 1 (0.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.79%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.89%) VBScript
4 1 (0.89%) VB
4 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) CCNA
1 12 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.25%) MCSE
4 6 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.89%) MCP
7 1 (0.89%) MCTS
7 1 (0.89%) MCITP
7 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 28 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (15.18%) vSphere
5 9 (8.04%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.25%) XenApp
7 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (24.11%) SCOM
2 12 (10.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.86%) VMware
3 16 (14.29%) Citrix
4 15 (13.39%) Cisco
5 10 (8.93%) NetApp
6 7 (6.25%) Apple
7 5 (4.46%) Avaya
7 5 (4.46%) Dell
8 4 (3.57%) EMC
8 4 (3.57%) HP
9 2 (1.79%) Juniper
9 2 (1.79%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.89%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.89%) Veeam
10 1 (0.89%) Twitter
10 1 (0.89%) Open-E
10 1 (0.89%) Symantec
10 1 (0.89%) IBM
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle
10 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
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