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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 31 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.61% 0.38% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 0.41% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £28,000 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
260 246 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.86% 93.54% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 247 196 229
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,265 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) MCSA
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) DB2
9 3 (20.00%) MS Office
9 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) iBATIS
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) CCA
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
8 1 (6.67%) Meridio
8 1 (6.67%) Sybase
8 1 (6.67%) Sun
8 1 (6.67%) Dell