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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 64 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.67% 1.66% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.72% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 9
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £18,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £32,500 £23,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 638 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.68% 96.37% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 557 556 419
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -3 6 £26,000 +9.47%
Tamworth - 2 £24,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent -7 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Rugeley - 1 £22,000 -
Stafford - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
4 13 (54.17%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) Windows 8
5 12 (50.00%) Citrix
6 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
7 10 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (41.67%) DNS
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) Apple
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) MS Office
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.50%) XenApp
11 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
11 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
11 3 (12.50%) Lync
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (8.33%) Symantec
12 2 (8.33%) Service Management
12 2 (8.33%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
1 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 10 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) PABX
6 1 (4.17%) SMS
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) GSM
6 1 (4.17%) ISDN
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows XP
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 8
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Validation
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Data Security
3 1 (4.17%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VB6
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) XenApp
2 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Altiris
5 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) Acronis
5 1 (4.17%) Novell
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat