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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 57 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.89% 2.28% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.29% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £24,750 £22,250 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £29,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
568 523 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.43% 99.24% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 427 429
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 +16 2 £24,750 +12.50%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £24,750 +11.23% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £26,000 -
Cannock - 1 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 £34,000 -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco
10 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
11 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.09%) Office 365
11 2 (9.09%) Open Source
11 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (9.09%) Degree

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) IPv4
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) OOP
2 2 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
Stafford, Staffordshire
Connexica Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago