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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 122 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 124 122 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 2.11% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.18% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 119 103 94
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,352 £22,176 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
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
5932 5588 5153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.83% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4657 4628 4364
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +10 56 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry +13 19 £27,500 -6.77%
Staffordshire -20 16 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Warwickshire +4 11 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Walsall -3 4 £30,000 - 1
Shropshire -31 4 £33,500 +28.84%
Dudley - 4 £20,500 -
Solihull +10 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Worcestershire +7 1 £45,000 +111.76% 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 29 June 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.

1 130 (47.27%) Windows
2 125 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 103 (37.45%) Microsoft
4 90 (32.73%) VMware
5 82 (29.82%) Cisco
5 82 (29.82%) Windows Server
6 61 (22.18%) LAN
7 60 (21.82%) DNS
8 58 (21.09%) WAN
9 53 (19.27%) MS Exchange
9 53 (19.27%) ITIL
9 53 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (16.73%) CCNA
12 46 (16.73%) Linux
13 44 (16.00%) MS Excel
14 43 (15.64%) DHCP
14 43 (15.64%) Windows 7
15 41 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (14.91%) CCNP
16 33 (12.00%) Unix
17 32 (11.64%) MS Office
17 32 (11.64%) Avaya
17 32 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (10.55%) Firewall
19 28 (10.18%) SLA
19 28 (10.18%) Data Centre
19 28 (10.18%) Presales
20 27 (9.82%) SQL Server

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 53 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (7.64%) Skype for Business
5 20 (7.27%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.27%) WordPress
8 8 (2.91%) IIS
9 7 (2.55%) Apache
9 7 (2.55%) Site Server
10 6 (2.18%) JBoss
10 6 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.45%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.09%) IBM Domino
12 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.73%) Office 365
2 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.18%) LAN
2 60 (21.82%) DNS
3 58 (21.09%) WAN
4 43 (15.64%) DHCP
5 29 (10.55%) Firewall
6 24 (8.73%) TCP/IP
7 19 (6.91%) VLAN
8 16 (5.82%) SAN
8 16 (5.82%) VoIP
9 14 (5.09%) Internet
9 14 (5.09%) Wireless
10 10 (3.64%) VPN
11 9 (3.27%) ADSL
12 6 (2.18%) Network Security
12 6 (2.18%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (1.45%) IMAP
13 4 (1.45%) PBX
13 4 (1.45%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 4 (1.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.18%) MySQL
3 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.73%) MS Access
5 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 22 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.91%) German Language
3 15 (5.45%) French Language
4 13 (4.73%) Finance
5 9 (3.27%) Automotive
6 7 (2.55%) Legal
7 6 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Law
9 2 (0.73%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Retail
10 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.36%) Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.55%) .NET
2 6 (2.18%) HTML
3 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.45%) CGI
4 3 (1.09%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.73%) EDI
5 2 (0.73%) LAMP
5 2 (0.73%) RESTful
5 2 (0.73%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.36%) COM+
6 1 (0.36%) DCOM
6 1 (0.36%) Node.js
6 1 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.55%) Replication
3 7 (2.55%) Tandem
4 6 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.45%) Handset
6 4 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.09%) iPad
7 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) CCTV
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.36%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.36%) PDA
8 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 130 (47.27%) Windows
2 82 (29.82%) Windows Server
3 53 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (16.73%) Linux
5 43 (15.64%) Windows 7
6 41 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (12.00%) Unix
8 32 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (7.27%) Windows 10
10 16 (5.82%) Windows XP
11 13 (4.73%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.45%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.09%) CentOS
14 2 (0.73%) Android
14 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.27%) ITIL
2 28 (10.18%) Presales
3 22 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 21 (7.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (6.91%) Incident Management
6 16 (5.82%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.09%) Network Design
8 13 (4.73%) Service Management
9 12 (4.36%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.36%) Migration
9 12 (4.36%) Patch Management
10 9 (3.27%) Project Management
11 8 (2.91%) Logistics
12 7 (2.55%) ERP
12 7 (2.55%) Server Building
13 5 (1.82%) Capacity Management
13 5 (1.82%) Escalation Management
13 5 (1.82%) Fault Management
13 5 (1.82%) Mentoring
13 5 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.45%) SQL
2 13 (4.73%) Java
3 10 (3.64%) PHP
4 9 (3.27%) C#
4 9 (3.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.27%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.82%) VB
6 4 (1.45%) VBA
7 3 (1.09%) Python
8 2 (0.73%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) Ruby
9 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (16.73%) CCNA
3 41 (14.91%) CCNP
4 26 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (8.73%) MCSE
6 20 (7.27%) Degree
7 15 (5.45%) Avaya Certification
8 14 (5.09%) MCSA
9 10 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.91%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.55%) CCDA
11 7 (2.55%) CCDP
11 7 (2.55%) MCITP
12 5 (1.82%) MCP
12 5 (1.82%) MCTS
13 4 (1.45%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.09%) MCDST
14 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 125 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.91%) vSphere
5 6 (2.18%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.45%) Firmware
8 3 (1.09%) Kamailio
8 3 (1.09%) OpenSIPS
8 3 (1.09%) Squid
8 3 (1.09%) XenApp
9 2 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.27%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (3.27%) SCCM
2 7 (2.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.18%) WSUS
4 5 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.45%) SCOM
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 90 (32.73%) VMware
3 82 (29.82%) Cisco
4 32 (11.64%) Avaya
5 24 (8.73%) HP
6 23 (8.36%) Juniper
7 22 (8.00%) NetApp
8 17 (6.18%) IBM
9 16 (5.82%) Citrix
10 15 (5.45%) Veeam
11 11 (4.00%) Intel Security
12 10 (3.64%) Dell
13 8 (2.91%) Mitel
13 8 (2.91%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.91%) Symantec
14 7 (2.55%) Genesys
14 7 (2.55%) Meraki
14 7 (2.55%) NEC
14 7 (2.55%) Panasonic
15 6 (2.18%) Oracle
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