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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 200 186 194
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 14 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 11
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
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
5008 4676 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.25% 95.45% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 3907 4065
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 - 7 £22,000 - 2
Coventry -15 4 £25,000 -
Staffordshire -1 2 £24,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire - 1 £21,000 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (34.38%) VMware
5 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
6 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 10 (31.25%) MS Office
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
7 9 (28.13%) DHCP
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.00%) LAN
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (15.63%) Office 365
10 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 5 (15.63%) CCNA
10 5 (15.63%) ERP
10 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
10 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (31.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) DHCP
3 8 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) ADSL
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) MPLS
5 4 (12.50%) OSPF
5 4 (12.50%) BGP
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) VPLS
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.38%) Android
9 2 (6.25%) UNIX
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ERP
1 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
1 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Apple
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Polycom
7 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy
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