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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 88 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.20% 1.34% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.40% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 29
Average salary £26,500 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.01% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 1712 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.32% 95.32% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1492 1352
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £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 1 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 54 (48.65%) Windows
1 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 42 (37.84%) VMware
3 41 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 31 (27.93%) Use Case
5 31 (27.93%) SCOM
6 30 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 30 (27.03%) MS Exchange
7 27 (24.32%) Hyper-V
8 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (18.02%) SLA
9 20 (18.02%) ITIL
10 17 (15.32%) SQL
10 17 (15.32%) Firewall
11 16 (14.41%) Cisco
12 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 15 (13.51%) MS Office
13 14 (12.61%) LAN
13 14 (12.61%) Service Delivery
14 13 (11.71%) WAN
14 13 (11.71%) Citrix
14 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
16 11 (9.91%) Service Management
16 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (9.91%) CCNA
16 11 (9.91%) SCCM
16 11 (9.91%) vSphere
17 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Firewall
2 14 (12.61%) LAN
3 13 (11.71%) WAN
4 9 (8.11%) VPN
5 7 (6.31%) Wireless
6 6 (5.41%) MPLS
7 5 (4.50%) DNS
7 5 (4.50%) DHCP
7 5 (4.50%) SAN
8 4 (3.60%) VPLS
8 4 (3.60%) OSPF
8 4 (3.60%) BGP
8 4 (3.60%) ADSL
9 2 (1.80%) VLAN
9 2 (1.80%) DSL
9 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.90%) DECT
10 1 (0.90%) Network Security
10 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.90%) Handset
4 1 (0.90%) AS400
4 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.65%) Windows
2 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.90%) UNIX
9 1 (0.90%) Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Use Case
2 20 (18.02%) ITIL
3 14 (12.61%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.91%) Service Management
5 8 (7.21%) ERP
6 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.50%) Line Management
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL V2
8 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.70%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.70%) Network Management
10 2 (1.80%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (0.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (0.90%) Migration
11 1 (0.90%) Workflow
11 1 (0.90%) Change Management
11 1 (0.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (0.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) PHP
2 2 (1.80%) Java
3 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.90%) VBScript
3 1 (0.90%) VB
3 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (9.91%) CCNA
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.41%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) MCITP
6 2 (1.80%) MCSA
7 1 (0.90%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) MCTS
7 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.02%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 27 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.91%) vSphere
5 9 (8.11%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.90%) XenApp
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (27.93%) SCOM
2 11 (9.91%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 42 (37.84%) VMware
3 16 (14.41%) Cisco
4 13 (11.71%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) NetApp
6 7 (6.31%) Apple
7 5 (4.50%) Avaya
8 4 (3.60%) HP
9 2 (1.80%) Mitel
9 2 (1.80%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.80%) Juniper
10 1 (0.90%) IBM
10 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.90%) SAP
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle
10 1 (0.90%) Dell
10 1 (0.90%) Symantec
10 1 (0.90%) Twitter
10 1 (0.90%) Veeam
10 1 (0.90%) ProCurve
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