The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 126 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.046% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £65,000 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+165.30% -10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Technical 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
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Technical Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (33.33%) CCEE
4 2 (33.33%) CCAA
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp

Technical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCEE
1 2 (33.33%) CCAA
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper