The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 50 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.34% 1.75% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.82% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £21,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.13%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 274 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.52% 96.14% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 212 217 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,053 £24,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

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 30 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp