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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 43 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.24% 2.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £22,500 £18,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
300 253 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.88% 93.36% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 242 174 176
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 1 (14.29%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) 4G

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco