The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 19 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.21% 13.93% 11.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 15.32% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 9
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,250 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £30,000 £35,500
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 Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 111 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.69% 90.98% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 80 71 71
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +3 8 £30,000 +15.38%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) XenApp
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) vSphere
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) XenServer
11 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (16.67%) IBM
11 4 (16.67%) SAN
11 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 4 (16.67%) UNIX
11 4 (16.67%) DDNS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.33%) Moodle
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) SAN
5 4 (16.67%) DDNS
6 3 (12.50%) NAS
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (8.33%) SSH
8 1 (4.17%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (20.83%) XenServer
5 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.33%) Squid
7 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (4.17%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.17%) McAfee
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) 3PAR