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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 95 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 50 34 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.18% 1.80% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.85% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 66
Median salary £30,750 £27,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
2214 1836 2148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.47% 97.30% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1537 1947
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
3 54 (49.54%) Active Directory
4 41 (37.61%) Windows Server
5 36 (33.03%) VMware
6 31 (28.44%) MS Exchange
7 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (22.94%) Citrix
9 24 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (20.18%) Cisco
11 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
12 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (18.35%) Hyper-V
13 20 (18.35%) MS Office
14 19 (17.43%) DNS
15 18 (16.51%) DHCP
15 18 (16.51%) SQL
16 17 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
17 16 (14.68%) Office 365
17 16 (14.68%) Linux
18 15 (13.76%) ITIL
18 15 (13.76%) Unix
18 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Storage
19 13 (11.93%) VPN
19 13 (11.93%) Firewall
20 12 (11.01%) Migration
20 12 (11.01%) Python

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 31 (28.44%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.42%) IBM Domino
4 7 (6.42%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.50%) JBoss
5 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.59%) IIS
6 5 (4.59%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.68%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) DNS
2 18 (16.51%) DHCP
3 13 (11.93%) Firewall
3 13 (11.93%) VPN
4 12 (11.01%) LAN
4 12 (11.01%) WAN
5 7 (6.42%) SAN
6 6 (5.50%) Wireless
7 5 (4.59%) VLAN
8 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.75%) VoIP
9 2 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.83%) DSL
9 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.83%) MPLS
9 2 (1.83%) PBX
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.92%) Internet
10 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) ProC
General
1 9 (8.26%) German Language
1 9 (8.26%) Legal
2 8 (7.34%) French Language
3 7 (6.42%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Finance
5 2 (1.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.59%) Replication
5 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.75%) iPad
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.92%) PMI
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 41 (37.61%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (14.68%) Linux
4 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
5 15 (13.76%) Unix
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.83%) Android
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.76%) ITIL
2 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (11.01%) DevOps
2 12 (11.01%) Migration
2 12 (11.01%) Problem Management
3 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 8 (7.34%) Patch Management
4 8 (7.34%) Server Patching
5 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.42%) Process Improvement
6 6 (5.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.59%) Validation
8 4 (3.67%) Service Management
8 4 (3.67%) Time Management
9 3 (2.75%) Project Management
9 3 (2.75%) Software Distribution
10 2 (1.83%) Presales
10 2 (1.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) Bash Shell
2 12 (11.01%) Perl
2 12 (11.01%) Python
2 12 (11.01%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.83%) C
4 2 (1.83%) VB
4 2 (1.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) AWS Certification
1 12 (11.01%) MCSE
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.26%) MCSA
3 7 (6.42%) Degree
3 7 (6.42%) MCP
4 3 (2.75%) Avaya Certification
4 3 (2.75%) CCNA
4 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (49.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.35%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (7.34%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.75%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Firmware
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.92%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (11.01%) Puppet
2 11 (10.09%) SCCM
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (33.03%) VMware
3 25 (22.94%) Citrix
4 22 (20.18%) Cisco
5 10 (9.17%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.42%) Acronis
6 7 (6.42%) IBM
6 7 (6.42%) Sophos
7 6 (5.50%) Veeam
8 5 (4.59%) Kaspersky
8 5 (4.59%) NetApp
8 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.59%) Symantec
9 3 (2.75%) Apple
9 3 (2.75%) Avaya
10 2 (1.83%) HP
11 1 (0.92%) Juniper
11 1 (0.92%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.92%) Mitel
11 1 (0.92%) Spiceworks
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