The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 18 April 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 61 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.69% 1.60% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.65% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £24,750 £26,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.60% +32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
582 544 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.64% 96.97% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 468 458 453
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 9 £27,000 +23.42%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £22,000 -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (54.17%) Citrix
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco
6 9 (37.50%) Windows 8
7 8 (33.33%) DNS
7 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (29.17%) LAN
8 7 (29.17%) WAN
9 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) IIS
11 4 (16.67%) SSL
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 3 (12.50%) VPN
12 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) GroupWise
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) SSL
6 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.33%) PABX
7 2 (8.33%) SMS
7 2 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (8.33%) GSM
7 2 (8.33%) ISDN
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Validation
3 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Novell
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless