The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 32 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.46% 0.34% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.36% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £21,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 - £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 - £22,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 278 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.08% 95.53% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 216 213 215
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,212 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Solihull

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) Advertising
8 2 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Dell