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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 121 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 112 109 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 2.14% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.20% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 108 94 144
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
5285 4953 5514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.87% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4199 4166 4866
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +9 48 £30,750 +14.95% 2
Warwickshire +8 15 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Coventry -13 12 £28,500 -15.55% 1
Worcestershire -3 7 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Herefordshire -6 7 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Staffordshire -11 6 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Solihull -12 6 £25,000 - 5
Wolverhampton +12 4 £25,000 -15.25% 1
Walsall +15 3 £32,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £23,000 -31.34%
West Bromwich - 1 £36,000 -
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 166 (67.48%) Windows
2 118 (47.97%) Active Directory
3 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
4 85 (34.55%) Windows Server
5 84 (34.15%) VMware
6 65 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (25.20%) MS Exchange
8 59 (23.98%) DNS
8 59 (23.98%) Cisco
9 54 (21.95%) DHCP
10 53 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (20.73%) ITIL
12 49 (19.92%) Linux
13 42 (17.07%) MS Office
14 41 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 40 (16.26%) Hyper-V
16 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (15.85%) SQL
16 39 (15.85%) Firewall
17 38 (15.45%) Citrix
18 37 (15.04%) MS Excel
19 36 (14.63%) Unix
20 35 (14.23%) WAN
21 34 (13.82%) LAN
21 34 (13.82%) SQL Server
22 32 (13.01%) Apache
22 32 (13.01%) Office 365
23 28 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
24 26 (10.57%) Windows 10
25 25 (10.16%) VPN

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 62 (25.20%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.01%) Apache
3 28 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.69%) IIS
6 11 (4.47%) JBoss
6 11 (4.47%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.07%) Skype for Business
8 8 (3.25%) IBM Domino
8 8 (3.25%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.03%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.81%) Site Server
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (17.07%) MS Office
2 37 (15.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.01%) Office 365
2 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.63%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.98%) DNS
2 54 (21.95%) DHCP
3 39 (15.85%) Firewall
4 35 (14.23%) WAN
5 34 (13.82%) LAN
6 25 (10.16%) VPN
7 21 (8.54%) TCP/IP
8 19 (7.72%) SAN
9 17 (6.91%) VLAN
10 13 (5.28%) Network Security
11 10 (4.07%) Wireless
12 9 (3.66%) SMTP
13 8 (3.25%) HTTP
13 8 (3.25%) ICMP
13 8 (3.25%) SSL
13 8 (3.25%) Telnet
14 7 (2.85%) Skype
15 4 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (1.63%) Cisco Wireless
15 4 (1.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.22%) JIRA
3 2 (0.81%) ProC
General
1 12 (4.88%) French Language
2 11 (4.47%) Finance
3 9 (3.66%) Legal
3 9 (3.66%) Retail
3 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.25%) Advertising
5 7 (2.85%) German Language
6 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) Arabic Language
7 4 (1.63%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.63%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.22%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) HornetQ
2 3 (1.22%) .NET
3 2 (0.81%) CSS
3 2 (0.81%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.85%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.85%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.44%) Replication
5 5 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.03%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.03%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.03%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.63%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.22%) EPoS
7 3 (1.22%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) AS400
8 2 (0.81%) Life Science
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 166 (67.48%) Windows
2 85 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 53 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (19.92%) Linux
5 41 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 39 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (14.63%) Unix
8 26 (10.57%) Windows 10
9 22 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (5.69%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.03%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.81%) AIX
13 2 (0.81%) Android
13 2 (0.81%) VyOS
13 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.73%) ITIL
2 21 (8.54%) Migration
3 19 (7.72%) Open Source
4 18 (7.32%) Presales
5 14 (5.69%) Problem Management
6 12 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (4.88%) DevOps
7 10 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.07%) ERP
7 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 10 (4.07%) Patch Management
7 10 (4.07%) Server Patching
8 8 (3.25%) Data Security
8 8 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.85%) Process Improvement
10 6 (2.44%) Service Management
10 6 (2.44%) Time Management
11 5 (2.03%) CRM
11 5 (2.03%) Network Design
11 5 (2.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.85%) SQL
2 20 (8.13%) Python
3 17 (6.91%) Bash Shell
4 15 (6.10%) Perl
5 12 (4.88%) PHP
5 12 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.47%) Java
7 8 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.85%) VBA
9 5 (2.03%) VB
10 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.72%) CCNA
4 18 (7.32%) Degree
5 17 (6.91%) MCSE
6 15 (6.10%) MCSA
7 12 (4.88%) AWS Certification
8 7 (2.85%) MCP
9 6 (2.44%) CCNP
10 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.22%) CCIE
11 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.41%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.41%) CCSP
13 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.41%) HND
13 1 (0.41%) MCITP
13 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 118 (47.97%) Active Directory
2 65 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (16.26%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (5.28%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.03%) Squid
6 5 (2.03%) vSphere
7 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.91%) Puppet
2 15 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (6.10%) SCCM
3 12 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.25%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.63%) WSUS
8 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 100 (40.65%) Microsoft
2 84 (34.15%) VMware
3 59 (23.98%) Cisco
4 38 (15.45%) Citrix
5 16 (6.50%) IBM
6 15 (6.10%) Symantec
6 15 (6.10%) Veeam
7 12 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 11 (4.47%) HP
9 10 (4.07%) Acronis
9 10 (4.07%) Brocade
10 9 (3.66%) NetApp
11 8 (3.25%) EMC
12 7 (2.85%) Kaspersky
12 7 (2.85%) Sage
12 7 (2.85%) Sophos
13 6 (2.44%) Apple
13 6 (2.44%) Intel
14 5 (2.03%) SAP
14 5 (2.03%) SonicWALL
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum Up to £28,600 +benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £23,100 per annum Up to £23,100 +benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28600 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Networx
Salary: Salary £25,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago