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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 119 106 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 126 121 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.03% 2.29% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.35% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 120 99 91
Median salary £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.32% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,452 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
5986 5141 4993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.15% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4723 4302 4212
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
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 27 May 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 May 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 -1 53 £29,500 +11.32% 3
Warwickshire +5 20 £31,250 +17.92%
Coventry +6 17 £27,500 +2.80%
Staffordshire -11 17 £26,250 +5.00% 4
Shropshire -29 5 £33,500 +28.84% 1
Walsall -9 4 £29,703 -0.99% 1
Dudley - 4 £20,500 -
Solihull +12 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton -13 1 £40,500 +76.08%
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 - 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 129 (47.96%) Windows
2 124 (46.10%) Active Directory
3 98 (36.43%) Microsoft
4 94 (34.94%) VMware
5 86 (31.97%) Windows Server
6 83 (30.86%) Cisco
7 61 (22.68%) DNS
8 60 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (19.70%) LAN
10 52 (19.33%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (18.59%) WAN
13 48 (17.84%) CCNA
13 48 (17.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (17.47%) MS Exchange
15 44 (16.36%) Linux
15 44 (16.36%) CCNP
16 43 (15.99%) ITIL
17 42 (15.61%) DHCP
17 42 (15.61%) MS Excel
18 40 (14.87%) Windows 7
19 35 (13.01%) SQL
20 34 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
21 32 (11.90%) Avaya
21 32 (11.90%) MS Office
22 31 (11.52%) SQL Server
23 30 (11.15%) Unix
23 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
24 29 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
25 26 (9.67%) TCP/IP

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 47 (17.47%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.81%) Skype for Business
4 17 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.35%) WordPress
7 8 (2.97%) Site Server
8 7 (2.60%) IIS
9 6 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.86%) JBoss
10 5 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.49%) Apache
12 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.74%) Documentum
13 2 (0.74%) GroupWise
Applications
1 42 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Exstream
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.72%) Office 365
2 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.68%) DNS
2 53 (19.70%) LAN
3 50 (18.59%) WAN
4 42 (15.61%) DHCP
5 26 (9.67%) TCP/IP
6 24 (8.92%) Firewall
7 21 (7.81%) VLAN
8 16 (5.95%) VoIP
9 15 (5.58%) SAN
10 13 (4.83%) Internet
11 12 (4.46%) Wireless
12 9 (3.35%) ADSL
12 9 (3.35%) VPN
13 8 (2.97%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.23%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (2.23%) Network Security
14 6 (2.23%) WebEx
15 5 (1.86%) Asterisk PBX
16 4 (1.49%) IMAP
16 4 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.23%) MySQL
2 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.74%) MS Access
4 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.74%) Hudson
2 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.20%) Finance
2 14 (5.20%) French Language
3 13 (4.83%) German Language
4 8 (2.97%) Automotive
5 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.49%) Advertising
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Arabic Language
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.97%) .NET
2 7 (2.60%) HTML
3 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.49%) CGI
4 4 (1.49%) LAMP
5 3 (1.12%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (0.74%) EDI
6 2 (0.74%) RESTful
6 2 (0.74%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.37%) Ajax
7 1 (0.37%) COM+
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) DCOM
7 1 (0.37%) XML
7 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.72%) Driving Licence
3 8 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.60%) Replication
4 7 (2.60%) Tandem
4 7 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.49%) Handset
5 4 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.12%) iPad
6 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.74%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.37%) CCTV
8 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) Life Science
8 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 129 (47.96%) Windows
2 86 (31.97%) Windows Server
3 60 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (17.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (16.36%) Linux
6 40 (14.87%) Windows 7
7 34 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (11.15%) Unix
9 16 (5.95%) Windows 10
10 13 (4.83%) Windows XP
11 12 (4.46%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.49%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.74%) CentOS
13 2 (0.74%) HPUX
13 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.37%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.99%) ITIL
2 26 (9.67%) Presales
3 20 (7.43%) ITIL V3
4 19 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (5.95%) Network Design
6 14 (5.20%) Incident Management
7 13 (4.83%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.46%) Patch Management
8 12 (4.46%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.72%) Service Management
10 9 (3.35%) Migration
11 8 (2.97%) Data Protection
11 8 (2.97%) Server Building
12 7 (2.60%) CRM
12 7 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.23%) Logistics
13 6 (2.23%) Project Management
14 5 (1.86%) Capacity Management
14 5 (1.86%) Change Management
14 5 (1.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.01%) SQL
2 13 (4.83%) PHP
3 12 (4.46%) Java
4 11 (4.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.35%) C#
5 9 (3.35%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.86%) Python
6 5 (1.86%) VB
7 4 (1.49%) VBA
8 3 (1.12%) Perl
8 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.74%) C
9 2 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 52 (19.33%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (17.84%) CCNA
3 44 (16.36%) CCNP
4 29 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (9.29%) MCSE
6 18 (6.69%) Degree
7 14 (5.20%) MCSA
8 11 (4.09%) Avaya Certification
9 10 (3.72%) MCITP
10 9 (3.35%) CCDA
10 9 (3.35%) CCDP
11 8 (2.97%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.23%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.86%) DBS Check
13 5 (1.86%) MCP
13 5 (1.86%) MCTS
14 3 (1.12%) MCDST
15 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.37%) NCDA
16 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 124 (46.10%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.23%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.23%) vSphere
5 5 (1.86%) Squid
6 4 (1.49%) Firmware
6 4 (1.49%) XenApp
7 3 (1.12%) Kamailio
7 3 (1.12%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (4.09%) SCCM
2 7 (2.60%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.60%) SCOM
3 5 (1.86%) WSUS
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 94 (34.94%) VMware
3 83 (30.86%) Cisco
4 32 (11.90%) Avaya
5 25 (9.29%) Juniper
6 24 (8.92%) HP
7 23 (8.55%) NetApp
8 18 (6.69%) IBM
9 17 (6.32%) Citrix
10 15 (5.58%) Veeam
11 14 (5.20%) Intel Security
12 9 (3.35%) Dell
12 9 (3.35%) Meraki
13 8 (2.97%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.97%) Symantec
14 7 (2.60%) Genesys
15 6 (2.23%) Mitel
15 6 (2.23%) Oracle
16 5 (1.86%) NEC
16 5 (1.86%) Panasonic
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + (Up to £27k OTE)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Shift Allowance, 10% Annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 per annum + pension, health, bonus, OT
Posted: 21 days ago
Willenhall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago