The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 118 127 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 117 97 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.04% 1.78% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.88% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 99 91 79
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5404 5161 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.34% 94.47% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4361 4321
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 34 £27,000 +8.00% 4
Staffordshire +27 24 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Coventry -25 16 £29,000 -3.33% 4
Shropshire -7 14 £22,000 -37.14% 2
Wolverhampton - 9 £25,250 - 1
Warwickshire -17 8 £26,500 +6.00%
Walsall +8 3 £30,000 +57.89%
Worcestershire -4 2 £21,250 -19.04% 2
Herefordshire -8 2 £22,440 -43.90%
Halesowen - 2 £29,500 -
Solihull +12 1 £27,500 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 154 (59.23%) Windows
2 123 (47.31%) Active Directory
3 98 (37.69%) Microsoft
4 92 (35.38%) VMware
5 81 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (28.08%) MS Exchange
7 72 (27.69%) Cisco
8 68 (26.15%) MS Excel
9 65 (25.00%) Citrix
10 55 (21.15%) Firewall
10 55 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (18.85%) LAN
11 49 (18.85%) WAN
12 48 (18.46%) ITIL
13 46 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (16.54%) TCP/IP
14 43 (16.54%) MS Office
15 42 (16.15%) DNS
16 40 (15.38%) Linux
16 40 (15.38%) Hyper-V
17 38 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (14.23%) SQL Server
19 36 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (12.31%) Windows XP
22 31 (11.92%) SAN
22 31 (11.92%) Windows 7
23 29 (11.15%) VPN
23 29 (11.15%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (28.08%) MS Exchange
2 36 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.62%) IIS
5 10 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.69%) JBoss
6 7 (2.69%) Apache
7 4 (1.54%) MTS
7 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.77%) WordPress
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) Lync
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 68 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 43 (16.54%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS Project
4 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.08%) Office 365
2 5 (1.92%) SaaS
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.15%) Firewall
2 49 (18.85%) LAN
2 49 (18.85%) WAN
3 43 (16.54%) TCP/IP
4 42 (16.15%) DNS
5 31 (11.92%) SAN
6 29 (11.15%) VPN
7 24 (9.23%) DHCP
8 18 (6.92%) Wireless
9 11 (4.23%) VLAN
10 10 (3.85%) OSPF
10 10 (3.85%) BGP
11 9 (3.46%) IP Telephony
12 8 (3.08%) Network Security
12 8 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (3.08%) NAS
12 8 (3.08%) Internet
12 8 (3.08%) MPLS
13 7 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.15%) MySQL
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) OLAP
7 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.38%) MS Access
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Hudson
2 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 21 (8.08%) Finance
2 15 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.08%) Advertising
3 8 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.92%) Front Office
4 5 (1.92%) Retail
5 4 (1.54%) Billing
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.23%) .NET
2 6 (2.31%) REST
3 4 (1.54%) COM+
3 4 (1.54%) DCOM
4 3 (1.15%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.77%) HTML5
5 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 2 (0.77%) XML
5 2 (0.77%) Swing
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) COM
6 1 (0.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.31%) Clustering
5 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.15%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Handset
7 1 (0.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 154 (59.23%) Windows
2 81 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (15.38%) Linux
6 32 (12.31%) Windows XP
7 31 (11.92%) Windows 7
8 19 (7.31%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.08%) UNIX
10 7 (2.69%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.31%) AIX
11 6 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.54%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.46%) ITIL
2 27 (10.38%) Service Delivery
3 18 (6.92%) Use Case
4 11 (4.23%) Incident Management
4 11 (4.23%) Mentoring
5 8 (3.08%) Time Management
5 8 (3.08%) ERP
6 7 (2.69%) Service Management
6 7 (2.69%) Change Control
6 7 (2.69%) Line Management
7 6 (2.31%) Network Design
8 5 (1.92%) Asset Management
8 5 (1.92%) ITIL V2
9 4 (1.54%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.54%) Server Building
9 4 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (1.54%) Web Design
9 4 (1.54%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.15%) SQL
2 14 (5.38%) Java
3 9 (3.46%) PHP
3 9 (3.46%) VB
4 7 (2.69%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.69%) C#
5 5 (1.92%) C
5 5 (1.92%) VB6
6 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.77%) Perl
8 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.38%) Python
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (10.38%) CCNA
4 25 (9.62%) Degree
5 16 (6.15%) MCITP
6 12 (4.62%) MCSE
6 12 (4.62%) MCSA
7 11 (4.23%) CCNP
8 6 (2.31%) CCIE
9 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.54%) MCTS
10 4 (1.54%) CCA
10 4 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.15%) MCP
12 2 (0.77%) CCDP
12 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.38%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.23%) XenApp
5 10 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.31%) vSphere
8 5 (1.92%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.77%) XenServer
11 1 (0.38%) Squid
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.31%) SCOM
2 12 (4.62%) SCCM
3 10 (3.85%) Nagios
4 5 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (37.69%) Microsoft
2 92 (35.38%) VMware
3 72 (27.69%) Cisco
4 65 (25.00%) Citrix
5 15 (5.77%) HP
6 13 (5.00%) NetApp
7 11 (4.23%) Oracle
8 9 (3.46%) SAP
8 9 (3.46%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.46%) Apple
9 8 (3.08%) Avaya
9 8 (3.08%) IBM
10 7 (2.69%) Dell
10 7 (2.69%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.31%) Brocade
12 5 (1.92%) McAfee
12 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.92%) Juniper
13 4 (1.54%) Symantec
13 4 (1.54%) Remedy
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £12 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: 20k to 26k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Shift Allw, Bonus, Bens
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Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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