The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 25 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 Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 12 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.93% 8.09% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 8.09% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 7
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £18,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 136 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 99.14% 100.00% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 89 74 138
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,100 £50,000
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 Shropshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 15 £35,000 +89.18% 2
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) DNS
4 16 (51.61%) Citrix
5 15 (48.39%) VMware
5 15 (48.39%) vSphere
6 13 (41.94%) Linux
6 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
6 13 (41.94%) MS Office
7 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) MS Visio
8 11 (35.48%) SSH
9 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
9 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) IIS
10 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) XenServer
10 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (25.81%) Change Control
11 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
11 8 (25.81%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
11 8 (25.81%) Perl
11 8 (25.81%) SSL
11 8 (25.81%) HTTP
11 8 (25.81%) Altiris
11 8 (25.81%) VLAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (19.35%) Apache
4 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.90%) Moodle
5 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (35.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) SSH
3 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.81%) HTTP
4 8 (25.81%) SSL
4 8 (25.81%) VLAN
5 6 (19.35%) DHCP
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
7 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) DDNS
8 2 (6.45%) NAS
9 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (25.81%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) VLE
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows NT
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
1 8 (25.81%) Change Control
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.81%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) vSphere
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) XenServer
4 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
4 8 (25.81%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (19.35%) XenApp
6 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (12.90%) Shibboleth
7 3 (9.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Backup Exec
1 8 (25.81%) WSUS
2 3 (9.68%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Citrix
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) Altiris
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Lotus
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) IBM