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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 103 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 141 124 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.33% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.42% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 129 97 114
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -1.72%
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
5581 5124 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.01% 96.32% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4433 4275 4495
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -7 68 £29,000 +5.45%
Coventry -3 23 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Staffordshire +11 21 £34,500 +38.00% 1
Warwickshire +4 10 £28,250 -24.66% 3
Walsall - 6 £30,475 - 2
Shropshire -17 4 £34,100 -31.80%
Solihull -1 2 £21,500 -18.09% 1
Worcestershire +4 1 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Wolverhampton -10 1 £23,000 -8.91% 1
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 148 (55.64%) Windows
2 121 (45.49%) Active Directory
3 106 (39.85%) Microsoft
4 80 (30.08%) Windows Server
5 70 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 68 (25.56%) VMware
7 64 (24.06%) Cisco
8 60 (22.56%) DNS
9 56 (21.05%) LAN
10 55 (20.68%) WAN
10 55 (20.68%) ITIL
11 54 (20.30%) DHCP
12 50 (18.80%) Linux
12 50 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
14 43 (16.17%) Windows 7
15 42 (15.79%) Firewall
16 41 (15.41%) SQL
17 38 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 38 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (13.91%) Unix
18 37 (13.91%) MS Office
19 30 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
20 29 (10.90%) Citrix
21 28 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (10.53%) Apache
22 27 (10.15%) VPN
22 27 (10.15%) Hyper-V
22 27 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2013

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 70 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (10.53%) Apache
4 27 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (7.52%) Skype for Business
6 16 (6.02%) IIS
7 13 (4.89%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.76%) IBM Domino
9 9 (3.38%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.63%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.26%) JBoss
11 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.75%) Documentum
12 2 (0.75%) Exstream Dialogue
13 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 37 (13.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
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 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.02%) Office 365
2 15 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.56%) DNS
2 56 (21.05%) LAN
3 55 (20.68%) WAN
4 54 (20.30%) DHCP
5 42 (15.79%) Firewall
6 27 (10.15%) VPN
7 25 (9.40%) TCP/IP
8 22 (8.27%) SAN
9 16 (6.02%) VLAN
10 13 (4.89%) Network Security
11 12 (4.51%) Wireless
12 10 (3.76%) SMTP
12 10 (3.76%) VoIP
13 9 (3.38%) Internet
14 8 (3.01%) HTTP
14 8 (3.01%) ICMP
14 8 (3.01%) SSL
14 8 (3.01%) Telnet
15 5 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (1.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) MySQL
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.75%) MS Access
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) ProC
General
1 22 (8.27%) French Language
2 21 (7.89%) German Language
3 13 (4.89%) Legal
4 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.38%) Finance
5 9 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.38%) Retail
6 5 (1.88%) Automotive
7 4 (1.50%) Advertising
7 4 (1.50%) Arabic Language
7 4 (1.50%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.50%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.76%) .NET
2 6 (2.26%) HTML
3 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.50%) CGI
4 2 (0.75%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.75%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.01%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.26%) iPad
4 6 (2.26%) Replication
5 5 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.13%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.13%) EPoS
7 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.13%) Life Science
7 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.75%) Handset
8 2 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 148 (55.64%) Windows
2 80 (30.08%) Windows Server
3 50 (18.80%) Linux
3 50 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (16.17%) Windows 7
5 38 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (13.91%) Unix
7 23 (8.65%) Windows 10
8 21 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (6.02%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.63%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.75%) Android
12 2 (0.75%) VyOS
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.68%) ITIL
2 22 (8.27%) Presales
3 19 (7.14%) Migration
3 19 (7.14%) Open Source
4 15 (5.64%) Incident Management
4 15 (5.64%) Problem Management
5 12 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (4.14%) Service Management
7 10 (3.76%) Patch Management
8 9 (3.38%) ERP
8 9 (3.38%) ITIL V3
8 9 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.01%) Data Security
10 7 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (2.63%) CRM
10 7 (2.63%) DevOps
10 7 (2.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (2.63%) Logistics
10 7 (2.63%) Project Management
10 7 (2.63%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.41%) SQL
2 14 (5.26%) Java
3 10 (3.76%) Perl
3 10 (3.76%) PHP
3 10 (3.76%) Python
3 10 (3.76%) VBA
4 8 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.63%) C#
5 7 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.63%) VB
6 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (9.77%) Degree
3 24 (9.02%) CCNA
4 23 (8.65%) MCSE
5 18 (6.77%) MCSA
6 10 (3.76%) Avaya Certification
7 8 (3.01%) CCNP
8 7 (2.63%) AWS Certification
8 7 (2.63%) MCP
9 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) CCIE
11 1 (0.38%) CCSP
11 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.38%) HND
11 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 121 (45.49%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (3.38%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.26%) Squid
5 6 (2.26%) vSphere
6 5 (1.88%) Firmware
6 5 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.75%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.75%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.64%) SCCM
2 13 (4.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (4.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.01%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.63%) Puppet
5 7 (2.63%) WSUS
6 5 (1.88%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (39.85%) Microsoft
2 68 (25.56%) VMware
3 64 (24.06%) Cisco
4 29 (10.90%) Citrix
5 18 (6.77%) IBM
6 17 (6.39%) HP
6 17 (6.39%) Veeam
7 13 (4.89%) Symantec
8 10 (3.76%) Acronis
8 10 (3.76%) Avaya
8 10 (3.76%) Brocade
9 9 (3.38%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.01%) Apple
10 8 (3.01%) Dell
10 8 (3.01%) EMC
11 7 (2.63%) Sage
11 7 (2.63%) Sophos
12 6 (2.26%) NetApp
12 6 (2.26%) Oracle
12 6 (2.26%) ServiceNow
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £35k per year + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago