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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 219 190 190
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 20 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 18
Average salary £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,500 £24,875
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -1.50%
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
6012 5178 4748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.84% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 4388 3971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
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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 -15 10 £25,500 +6.25% 1
Staffordshire +7 4 £26,000 - 1
Warwickshire -6 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Coventry -5 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Shropshire -11 1 £17,000 -19.04%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 15 (36.59%) MS Office
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
8 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco
8 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (17.07%) VMware
9 6 (14.63%) Citrix
9 6 (14.63%) SLA
9 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (14.63%) French Language
9 6 (14.63%) German Language
10 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
11 4 (9.76%) Migration
11 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
11 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.76%) Automotive
11 4 (9.76%) VB
11 4 (9.76%) DBS Check
11 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (9.76%) Office 365
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Optimisation

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DHCP
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
General
1 6 (14.63%) French Language
1 6 (14.63%) German Language
2 4 (9.76%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Handset
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Migration
1 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
2 3 (7.32%) Data Acquisition
2 3 (7.32%) Escalation Management
2 3 (7.32%) Information Management
2 3 (7.32%) Information Security
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Logistics
2 3 (7.32%) QMS
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (4.88%) Change Control
3 2 (4.88%) People Management
3 2 (4.88%) Service Management
3 2 (4.88%) Time Management
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) VBA
5 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) DBS Check
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
4 1 (2.44%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
4 3 (7.32%) Dell KACE
4 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago