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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 103 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.39% 1.14% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.21% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 25
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £19,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1884 1898 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.36% 94.29% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1640 1689
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 4 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
3 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
4 22 (32.84%) VMware
5 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
6 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (23.88%) Citrix
8 15 (22.39%) ITIL
8 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (20.90%) MS Office
10 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
10 13 (19.40%) SCOM
11 12 (17.91%) Use Case
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (16.42%) Cisco
12 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
13 10 (14.93%) Firewall
13 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (13.43%) SLA
14 9 (13.43%) WAN
15 8 (11.94%) SQL
15 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
15 8 (11.94%) Wireless
15 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
16 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (10.45%) Blackberry

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Lync
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) WAN
3 8 (11.94%) Wireless
4 7 (10.45%) SAN
4 7 (10.45%) LAN
5 6 (8.96%) VPN
6 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.97%) DNS
8 3 (4.48%) CTI
8 3 (4.48%) OSPF
8 3 (4.48%) BGP
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.99%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security
9 2 (2.99%) VLAN
9 2 (2.99%) DHCP
9 2 (2.99%) VoIP
10 1 (1.49%) ADSL
10 1 (1.49%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) OLAP
3 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Handset
7 1 (1.49%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.97%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Use Case
3 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) ERP
7 3 (4.48%) WFM
7 3 (4.48%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 2 (2.99%) Server Building
8 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
8 2 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL V2
9 1 (1.49%) Change Control
9 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.49%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VBScript
4 1 (1.49%) VB
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) MCSA
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) CCIE
3 2 (2.99%) CCNP
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.99%) XenServer
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) SCOM
2 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 4 (5.97%) HP
5 4 (5.97%) NetApp
6 3 (4.48%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) Apple
6 3 (4.48%) Symantec
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Veeam
7 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) Avaya
7 2 (2.99%) McAfee
7 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.99%) CommVault
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