The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 212 185 164
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 21 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 24
Average salary £22,500 £23,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,600 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
IT Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Birmingham -10 9 £21,750 -1.13%
Staffordshire +4 5 £22,500 +2.27% 2
Coventry -12 2 £32,500 +15.04%
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 - 1
Shropshire +8 1 £17,000 -30.61%
Warwickshire -17 1 £20,000 -25.92% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £26,500 -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 20 (42.55%) VMware
4 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (27.66%) MS Office
7 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
8 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
11 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.89%) Driving Licence
12 7 (14.89%) Linux
12 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
12 7 (14.89%) Citrix
13 6 (12.77%) Firmware
13 6 (12.77%) Firewall
13 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
13 6 (12.77%) DHCP
13 6 (12.77%) DNS
13 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
13 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
13 6 (12.77%) WSUS
13 6 (12.77%) SCCM
13 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.26%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.77%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) LAN
3 5 (10.64%) WAN
4 3 (6.38%) MPLS
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) VLAN
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.89%) Linux
8 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
8 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.13%) HPUX
10 1 (2.13%) Unix
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
2 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.51%) ERP
2 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
3 3 (6.38%) Information Management
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) QMS
4 2 (4.26%) Migration
4 2 (4.26%) Time Management
5 1 (2.13%) Change Control
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.13%) People Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
2 2 (4.26%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) DBS Check
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) HND
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) MCDST
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Firmware
4 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
1 6 (12.77%) WSUS
2 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) VMware
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) Dell KACE
4 3 (6.38%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Sage
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Progress
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Posted: 2 days ago
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