The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 110 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 133 119 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.01% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.10% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 124 103 94
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,800 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
5876 5667 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.94% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4632 4647 4273
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +26 69 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Staffordshire -10 16 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Coventry +1 14 £26,250 -7.07%
Warwickshire +7 9 £30,000 +13.20% 3
Shropshire -26 5 £34,250 +24.54%
Walsall -2 4 £37,950 +26.50%
Dudley - 4 £20,500 -
Solihull +11 2 £21,250 -22.72%
Worcestershire +4 2 £34,500 +53.33% 2
West Bromwich - 1 £25,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 133 (50.38%) Windows
2 125 (47.35%) Active Directory
3 109 (41.29%) Microsoft
4 83 (31.44%) VMware
5 77 (29.17%) Windows Server
6 73 (27.65%) Cisco
7 63 (23.86%) MS Exchange
8 59 (22.35%) LAN
9 54 (20.45%) DNS
10 53 (20.08%) WAN
11 52 (19.70%) ITIL
12 51 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (19.32%) Windows 7
13 47 (17.80%) MS Excel
14 45 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (15.53%) DHCP
16 40 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 37 (14.02%) MS Office
17 37 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
18 36 (13.64%) CCNA
18 36 (13.64%) Linux
19 34 (12.88%) Firewall
20 33 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
21 31 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
22 29 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
23 27 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (9.85%) Citrix
24 26 (9.85%) Unix
24 26 (9.85%) TCP/IP
25 25 (9.47%) Hyper-V

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (23.86%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 20 (7.58%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.41%) IIS
8 8 (3.03%) Apache
9 7 (2.65%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.65%) WordPress
10 6 (2.27%) IBM Domino
10 6 (2.27%) JBoss
10 6 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.27%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.89%) Site Server
11 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 47 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 37 (14.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.68%) Office 365
2 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.76%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (22.35%) LAN
2 54 (20.45%) DNS
3 53 (20.08%) WAN
4 41 (15.53%) DHCP
5 34 (12.88%) Firewall
6 26 (9.85%) TCP/IP
7 17 (6.44%) SAN
8 16 (6.06%) VoIP
9 14 (5.30%) VPN
9 14 (5.30%) Wireless
10 13 (4.92%) VLAN
11 12 (4.55%) Internet
12 7 (2.65%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.89%) Network Security
14 4 (1.52%) ADSL
14 4 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.52%) MPLS
14 4 (1.52%) PBX
14 4 (1.52%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 4 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.27%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.76%) MS Access
4 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 22 (8.33%) German Language
2 18 (6.82%) French Language
3 16 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.79%) Finance
4 10 (3.79%) Legal
5 9 (3.41%) Automotive
6 7 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.89%) Retail
8 2 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.65%) .NET
2 6 (2.27%) HTML
3 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.52%) CGI
4 3 (1.14%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.76%) EDI
5 2 (0.76%) LAMP
5 2 (0.76%) RESTful
5 2 (0.76%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.38%) Node.js
6 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.03%) Replication
4 7 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.65%) Tandem
5 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.89%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.52%) Handset
8 3 (1.14%) iPad
8 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Life Science
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.38%) CCTV
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 133 (50.38%) Windows
2 77 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 51 (19.32%) Windows 7
3 51 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (13.64%) Linux
6 31 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (9.85%) Unix
8 21 (7.95%) Windows 10
9 16 (6.06%) Windows XP
10 14 (5.30%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.14%) Android
13 3 (1.14%) CentOS
13 3 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.76%) VyOS
15 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.70%) ITIL
2 21 (7.95%) Presales
3 19 (7.20%) Incident Management
4 18 (6.82%) ITIL V3
4 18 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 15 (5.68%) Service Management
7 12 (4.55%) Migration
8 11 (4.17%) Network Design
9 9 (3.41%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.41%) Patch Management
10 8 (3.03%) ERP
10 8 (3.03%) Logistics
10 8 (3.03%) Project Management
11 6 (2.27%) Open Source
11 6 (2.27%) Server Building
12 5 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (1.89%) CRM
12 5 (1.89%) Mentoring
13 4 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.09%) SQL
2 13 (4.92%) Java
3 9 (3.41%) C#
3 9 (3.41%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.03%) PHP
5 7 (2.65%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.89%) VB
7 4 (1.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (13.64%) CCNA
3 27 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (9.09%) CCNP
4 24 (9.09%) MCSE
5 16 (6.06%) Degree
5 16 (6.06%) MCSA
6 15 (5.68%) Avaya Certification
7 7 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.27%) MCP
9 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.52%) MCITP
11 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.76%) CCDA
12 2 (0.76%) CCDP
12 2 (0.76%) HND
12 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 125 (47.35%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.41%) vSphere
5 4 (1.52%) Firmware
5 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.14%) Kamailio
6 3 (1.14%) OpenSIPS
6 3 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.14%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.14%) XenApp
7 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.38%) Squid
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.79%) SCCM
2 9 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.27%) WSUS
6 4 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.14%) SCOM
8 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 109 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 83 (31.44%) VMware
3 73 (27.65%) Cisco
4 26 (9.85%) Citrix
5 22 (8.33%) Avaya
6 19 (7.20%) HP
7 17 (6.44%) NetApp
8 15 (5.68%) IBM
9 14 (5.30%) Veeam
10 13 (4.92%) Juniper
11 10 (3.79%) Dell
12 9 (3.41%) Intel Security
12 9 (3.41%) Symantec
13 8 (3.03%) Mitel
14 7 (2.65%) Genesys
14 7 (2.65%) Panasonic
14 7 (2.65%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.27%) Acronis
15 6 (2.27%) Draytek
15 6 (2.27%) ServiceNow
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AHDB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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EMBS
Salary: £Neg + MS Training
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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