The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 121 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £30,125 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Technical 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
1717 1414 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.23% 95.03% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1222 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Support Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel