The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 18 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.30% - 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £21,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £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 Walsall 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
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 93.10% 97.18% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 78 64 31
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Walsall

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft