The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 186 202 186
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 23 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 12
Average salary £27,500 £23,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £19,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5091 5260 4665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.72% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4259 4417 4052
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
IT Support Engineer
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Coventry +14 14 £35,500 +42.00% 1
Staffordshire -3 5 £24,000 +6.66%
Birmingham +8 2 £25,750 +14.44% 1
Warwickshire +13 1 £27,500 +37.50% 1
Worcestershire -2 1 £27,500 -
Solihull - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) Citrix
4 14 (40.00%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (37.14%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco
6 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
6 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) HP
8 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 10 (28.57%) XenApp
8 10 (28.57%) XenDesktop
9 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (25.71%) Backup Exec
9 9 (25.71%) vSphere
9 9 (25.71%) LAN
9 9 (25.71%) MCSE
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
10 8 (22.86%) NetApp
10 8 (22.86%) Siemens
10 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.86%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) Lync
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.86%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Exchequer
1 1 (2.86%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
4 8 (22.86%) WAN
4 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 8 (22.86%) NetScaler
4 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
4 8 (22.86%) NAS
4 8 (22.86%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (17.14%) DHCP
6 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) 3G
8 1 (2.86%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.86%) 4G
8 1 (2.86%) GPRS
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) ERP
4 1 (2.86%) ITSM
4 1 (2.86%) Password Management
4 1 (2.86%) Data Security
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) MCSE
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNA
2 8 (22.86%) CCA
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (14.29%) NCDA
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) HND
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) XenApp
3 10 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 9 (25.71%) vSphere
4 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
5 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Citrix
3 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 8 (22.86%) EMC
5 8 (22.86%) Mitel
5 8 (22.86%) Siemens
6 3 (8.57%) Apple
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) Sophos
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.86%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.86%) Twitter
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Novell
8 1 (2.86%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 5 days ago