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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 15 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.63% 15.45% 10.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 18.09% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 16
Average salary £30,500 £27,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £37,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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
198 94 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 95.65% 85.45% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 156 71 104
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,750 £47,500
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 -6 15 £28,250 +4.62% 1
Oswestry - 1 £34,500 -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (54.29%) DNS
4 18 (51.43%) Firewall
4 18 (51.43%) Citrix
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (48.57%) Cisco
6 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 14 (40.00%) VPN
8 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
9 12 (34.29%) DDNS
10 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (31.43%) Linux
10 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
11 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (28.57%) CCNA
12 9 (25.71%) SAN
12 9 (25.71%) HP
12 9 (25.71%) NAS
13 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (20.00%) Brocade
14 7 (20.00%) VLAN
14 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
14 7 (20.00%) DHCP
15 6 (17.14%) LAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) DNS
2 18 (51.43%) Firewall
3 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 14 (40.00%) VPN
5 12 (34.29%) DDNS
6 9 (25.71%) SAN
6 9 (25.71%) NAS
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (20.00%) VLAN
8 7 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (17.14%) LAN
9 6 (17.14%) IPv4
9 6 (17.14%) IPv6
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
11 4 (11.43%) Network Security
12 2 (5.71%) VoIP
13 1 (2.86%) SNMP
13 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Network Design
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) CCA
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (17.14%) MCSE
3 6 (17.14%) MCSA
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Citrix
3 17 (48.57%) Cisco
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) HP
6 7 (20.00%) Brocade
7 6 (17.14%) SonicWALL
8 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
8 4 (11.43%) McAfee
8 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (8.57%) Remedy
10 2 (5.71%) IBM
11 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.86%) Apple
11 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.86%) BT