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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 193 193 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 29 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 10
Average salary £27,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £26,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 14 £31,500 +40.00% 1
Staffordshire -16 8 £24,500 -2.00%
Birmingham -4 5 £27,500 +22.22%
Warwickshire +9 2 £25,250 +26.25% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 17 (43.59%) Citrix
5 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
5 16 (41.03%) Firewall
6 15 (38.46%) Cisco
7 14 (35.90%) XenApp
7 14 (35.90%) XenDesktop
7 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL
10 11 (28.21%) LAN
10 11 (28.21%) HP
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (25.64%) iSCSI
11 10 (25.64%) vSphere
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (25.64%) WAN
11 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
11 10 (25.64%) MCSE
11 10 (25.64%) VMware ESX
11 10 (25.64%) Backup Exec
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (23.08%) EMC
12 9 (23.08%) Mitel
12 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Exchequer
1 1 (2.56%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) LAN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) iSCSI
4 9 (23.08%) NAS
4 9 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 9 (23.08%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) 3G
8 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.56%) GPRS
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
8 1 (2.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) ERP
4 1 (2.56%) ITSM
4 1 (2.56%) Data Security
4 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) MCSE
3 9 (23.08%) CCNA
3 9 (23.08%) CCA
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) NCDA
5 2 (5.13%) HND
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (35.90%) XenApp
1 14 (35.90%) XenDesktop
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.64%) vSphere
3 10 (25.64%) VMware ESX
4 9 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 17 (43.59%) Citrix
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco
5 11 (28.21%) HP
6 9 (23.08%) IBM
6 9 (23.08%) NetApp
6 9 (23.08%) Siemens
6 9 (23.08%) Mitel
6 9 (23.08%) EMC
7 5 (12.82%) Apple
8 4 (10.26%) Kaseya
8 4 (10.26%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.56%) Draytek
9 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.56%) Sage
9 1 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Home Based, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago