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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 94 104 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 0.97% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.02% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 26
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £43,250 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
1753 1766 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 94.84% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1562 1351
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,255
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 49 (50.52%) Windows
2 47 (48.45%) Microsoft
3 35 (36.08%) VMware
4 34 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
5 30 (30.93%) MS Exchange
6 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
7 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (26.80%) Use Case
8 24 (24.74%) SCOM
8 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
9 21 (21.65%) SLA
10 17 (17.53%) ITIL
11 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
11 16 (16.49%) MS Office
11 16 (16.49%) Cisco
12 15 (15.46%) Citrix
12 15 (15.46%) SQL
13 14 (14.43%) Firewall
13 14 (14.43%) Windows 7
14 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.37%) LAN
15 11 (11.34%) WAN
15 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (10.31%) CCNA
16 10 (10.31%) VPN
16 10 (10.31%) Wireless

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (30.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
2 12 (12.37%) LAN
3 11 (11.34%) WAN
4 10 (10.31%) VPN
4 10 (10.31%) Wireless
5 6 (6.19%) MPLS
6 5 (5.15%) DNS
6 5 (5.15%) SAN
7 4 (4.12%) ADSL
7 4 (4.12%) DHCP
7 4 (4.12%) OSPF
7 4 (4.12%) BGP
7 4 (4.12%) VPLS
8 2 (2.06%) VLAN
8 2 (2.06%) DSL
9 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.03%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.28%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) AS400
5 1 (1.03%) Handset
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (14.43%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.09%) Linux
7 3 (3.09%) Android
8 2 (2.06%) UNIX
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Use Case
2 17 (17.53%) ITIL
3 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.28%) ERP
5 7 (7.22%) Service Management
6 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.15%) Line Management
7 5 (5.15%) ITIL V2
8 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.09%) Network Management
9 2 (2.06%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.06%) Server Building
9 2 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.03%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.03%) CRM
10 1 (1.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.03%) VBScript
3 1 (1.03%) VB
3 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) CCNA
1 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) MCITP
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
1 34 (35.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.31%) VMware ESX
4 9 (9.28%) vSphere
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (24.74%) SCOM
2 8 (8.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (36.08%) VMware
3 16 (16.49%) Cisco
4 15 (15.46%) Citrix
5 8 (8.25%) NetApp
5 8 (8.25%) Apple
6 5 (5.15%) Avaya
7 3 (3.09%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) Mitel
8 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.03%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.03%) Veeam
9 1 (1.03%) Twitter
9 1 (1.03%) Symantec
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.03%) Dell
9 1 (1.03%) Juniper
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle
9 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
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