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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.88% 1.09% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -0.16%
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
68 88 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 100.00% 95.65% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 72
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +29.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,900
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 28 May 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (37.50%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
1 3 (37.50%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya