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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 81 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.92% 1.51% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.57% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 66 30 22
Median salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,470 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
2272 1980 1820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 96.54% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1698 1631 1576
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 56 (49.12%) Active Directory
3 49 (42.98%) Windows
4 34 (29.82%) ITIL
5 33 (28.95%) VMware
6 32 (28.07%) MS Exchange
7 25 (21.93%) Windows Server
8 24 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (21.05%) LAN
8 24 (21.05%) WAN
8 24 (21.05%) Cisco
9 22 (19.30%) German Language
10 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (17.54%) MCSE
12 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 19 (16.67%) Avaya
12 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (15.79%) ITIL V3
13 18 (15.79%) Incident Management
13 18 (15.79%) French Language
13 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
13 18 (15.79%) Firewall
14 17 (14.91%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (14.04%) Skype for Business
15 16 (14.04%) Problem Management
15 16 (14.04%) Citrix
15 16 (14.04%) MS Office
16 15 (13.16%) Avaya Certification
17 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012

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 32 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (14.04%) Skype for Business
5 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.14%) IBM Notes
5 7 (6.14%) WordPress
6 6 (5.26%) JBoss
7 5 (4.39%) IBM Domino
7 5 (4.39%) IIS
7 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.39%) Office 365
2 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) LAN
1 24 (21.05%) WAN
2 18 (15.79%) Firewall
3 13 (11.40%) DNS
4 11 (9.65%) DHCP
4 11 (9.65%) SAN
5 10 (8.77%) VPN
6 6 (5.26%) Wireless
7 5 (4.39%) Network Security
7 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.39%) VoIP
8 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.51%) VLAN
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.63%) Internet
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.75%) MPLS
10 2 (1.75%) WebEx
10 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
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
General
1 22 (19.30%) German Language
2 18 (15.79%) French Language
3 9 (7.89%) Legal
4 5 (4.39%) Automotive
4 5 (4.39%) Finance
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Law
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) RESTful
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.14%) Replication
3 6 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.39%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.51%) Handset
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.98%) Windows
2 25 (21.93%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.39%) Linux
8 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.63%) Android
9 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.75%) Unix
10 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.88%) CentOS
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 34 (29.82%) ITIL
2 18 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 18 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 17 (14.91%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (14.04%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.89%) Service Management
6 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.02%) Patch Management
7 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.39%) Logistics
7 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.51%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.51%) Coaching
9 3 (2.63%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (2.63%) Change Management
9 3 (2.63%) CRM
9 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.63%) Migration
9 3 (2.63%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (1.75%) Java
2 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) MCSE
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.16%) Avaya Certification
3 10 (8.77%) MCSA
4 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.02%) CCNA
6 7 (6.14%) Degree
7 5 (4.39%) MCP
8 4 (3.51%) CCNP
8 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) MCITP
10 1 (0.88%) CCIE
10 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) vSphere
5 4 (3.51%) Firmware
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.63%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
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 7 (6.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.39%) WSUS
3 4 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.63%) SCCM
5 2 (1.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 59 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.95%) VMware
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco
4 19 (16.67%) Avaya
5 16 (14.04%) Citrix
6 10 (8.77%) Veeam
7 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.26%) Symantec
9 5 (4.39%) Acronis
9 5 (4.39%) IBM
9 5 (4.39%) Sophos
10 4 (3.51%) HP
11 3 (2.63%) Juniper
11 3 (2.63%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.75%) Apple
12 2 (1.75%) Lotus
13 1 (0.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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