The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 100 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 1.51% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.62% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 11
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1896 1918 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.19% 93.70% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1696 1382
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (63.83%) Windows
3 25 (53.19%) VMware
4 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
5 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
6 17 (36.17%) MS Office
7 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (31.91%) Firewall
9 14 (29.79%) SQL
9 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (27.66%) Cisco
10 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (23.40%) LAN
12 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
12 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.28%) SAN
13 9 (19.15%) WAN
14 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (17.02%) Symantec
14 8 (17.02%) vSphere
14 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.89%) Internet
15 7 (14.89%) Citrix
15 7 (14.89%) NetApp
15 7 (14.89%) HP
15 7 (14.89%) SonicWALL
15 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Office
2 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) assyst
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) LAN
3 10 (21.28%) SAN
4 9 (19.15%) WAN
5 7 (14.89%) Internet
6 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (10.64%) Wireless
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.51%) DHCP
7 4 (8.51%) DNS
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) IPsec
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.13%) PABX
10 1 (2.13%) SMTP
10 1 (2.13%) SMS
10 1 (2.13%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) GSM
10 1 (2.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) PDA
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
9 3 (6.38%) Linux
9 3 (6.38%) UNIX
10 2 (4.26%) Solaris
11 1 (2.13%) Android
11 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
1 6 (12.77%) ERP
2 4 (8.51%) Validation
3 3 (6.38%) Software Distribution
3 3 (6.38%) CRM
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) Security Management
3 3 (6.38%) Change Management
3 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.26%) WFM
4 2 (4.26%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.02%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 3 (6.38%) XenServer
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCOM
2 5 (10.64%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (53.19%) VMware
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco
4 8 (17.02%) Symantec
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
5 7 (14.89%) NetApp
5 7 (14.89%) HP
5 7 (14.89%) SonicWALL
6 4 (8.51%) WatchGuard
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.13%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) McAfee
9 1 (2.13%) Apple
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.13%) Draytek
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