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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 44 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.60% 1.97% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 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
280 236 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 89.74% 92.91% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 213 143 125
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 6 March 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 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec