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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 192 179 183
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 16 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 8
Average salary £22,000 £22,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 9 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Coventry -19 4 £25,000 -13.79%
Solihull -2 1 £22,500 +21.62%
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £18,500 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 11 (30.56%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) LAN
10 9 (25.00%) DHCP
10 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (19.44%) SLA
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Firewall
13 6 (16.67%) Citrix
13 6 (16.67%) Cisco
13 6 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
14 5 (13.89%) WAN
14 5 (13.89%) MS Office
14 5 (13.89%) Apple
14 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) Lync
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
3 9 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) SAN
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) VPLS
7 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.33%) MPLS
7 3 (8.33%) OSPF
7 3 (8.33%) BGP
7 3 (8.33%) ADSL
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) WLAN
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.33%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.11%) ERP
2 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) VCP4
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Apple
5 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Polycom
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago