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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 87 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.54% 1.84% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.96% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 26
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 25 (41.67%) SQL
5 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (35.00%) MS Office
7 20 (33.33%) Firewall
8 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
9 17 (28.33%) VMware
10 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
11 12 (20.00%) LAN
12 11 (18.33%) Finance
12 11 (18.33%) UNIX
12 11 (18.33%) .NET
13 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 10 (16.67%) WAN
13 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.00%) Cisco
14 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
14 9 (15.00%) Oracle
14 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (13.33%) Solaris
15 8 (13.33%) CRM
15 8 (13.33%) Java
15 8 (13.33%) SLA
16 7 (11.67%) SCOM
16 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) assyst
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (20.00%) LAN
3 10 (16.67%) WAN
4 7 (11.67%) SAN
5 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (10.00%) LDAP
5 6 (10.00%) VPN
5 6 (10.00%) DNS
6 5 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.67%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) SMTP
8 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MS Access
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.00%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) PDA
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.33%) UNIX
5 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (13.33%) Solaris
7 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.67%) Linux
8 6 (10.00%) Windows 2000
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) CRM
2 7 (11.67%) ERP
2 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.00%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) Workflow
4 3 (5.00%) Release Management
4 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.00%) Security Management
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) WFM
5 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (3.33%) Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.67%) Logistics
6 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
3 6 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) VB
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCOM
2 6 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (5.00%) Control-M
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM
6 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (10.00%) Sybase
4 6 (10.00%) NetApp
4 6 (10.00%) Symantec
5 4 (6.67%) Sage
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 3 (5.00%) Progress
6 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.67%) Draytek
8 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.67%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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