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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 8.18% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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 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
106 79 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 96.36% 95.18% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 48
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £40,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) EPoS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Migration

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Dell