The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 56 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.31% 2.10% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.17% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 16
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,200 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £30,000 £32,750
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 691 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.69% 96.91% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 545 550 549
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 September 2015. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +9 4 £24,000 -4.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 £24,000 -4.00%
Lichfield -2 3 £62,000 +175.55%
Tamworth -12 2 - -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) Cisco
4 18 (46.15%) LAN
5 17 (43.59%) WAN
6 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (25.64%) Citrix
10 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
10 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
11 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.38%) VLAN
12 6 (15.38%) XenApp
12 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.38%) DNS
12 6 (15.38%) DHCP
12 6 (15.38%) CCIE
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (12.82%) Firewall
14 4 (10.26%) Site Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Site Server
3 3 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) LAN
2 17 (43.59%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) VLAN
5 5 (12.82%) Firewall
6 4 (10.26%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) WebEx
8 1 (2.56%) Frame Relay
8 1 (2.56%) ATM
8 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.56%) SNMP
8 1 (2.56%) SMTP
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Server Building
3 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCIE
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) VMware
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) McAfee
6 3 (7.69%) Lotus
7 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.56%) F5
8 1 (2.56%) Altiris
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec