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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 108 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 136 112 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 2.02% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.10% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 127 90 109
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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
5571 5327 5220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.56% 95.88% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4429 4402 4327
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +6 62 £29,000 -1.69% 5
Staffordshire +13 27 £29,250 +12.50% 2
Coventry +3 15 £25,000 -23.07%
Warwickshire +15 8 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Walsall - 7 £30,000 - 1
Shropshire -14 4 £34,100 -31.80%
Solihull +9 2 £20,000 -28.57% 1
Worcestershire +8 2 £34,500 +43.75% 1
Dudley - 2 £22,750 -
West Bromwich +3 1 £25,000 +4.16%
Wolverhampton -12 1 £23,000 -17.85%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 143 (55.00%) Windows
2 125 (48.08%) Active Directory
3 112 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 73 (28.08%) MS Exchange
4 73 (28.08%) Windows Server
5 71 (27.31%) VMware
6 65 (25.00%) Cisco
7 61 (23.46%) LAN
8 58 (22.31%) WAN
8 58 (22.31%) DNS
8 58 (22.31%) ITIL
9 50 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 50 (19.23%) Windows 7
10 49 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (18.46%) DHCP
12 46 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (16.15%) Linux
14 39 (15.00%) MS Office
15 38 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (14.23%) Firewall
17 34 (13.08%) SQL Server
18 33 (12.69%) SQL
19 32 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
20 29 (11.15%) Citrix
20 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
21 28 (10.77%) Unix
21 28 (10.77%) TCP/IP
21 28 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
22 27 (10.38%) SLA

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 73 (28.08%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 19 (7.31%) Apache
6 17 (6.54%) IIS
7 16 (6.15%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.46%) IBM Domino
10 8 (3.08%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.69%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.69%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.92%) JBoss
12 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.15%) WordPress
14 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.77%) Documentum
14 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 39 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.77%) 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 6 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.31%) Office 365
2 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.46%) LAN
2 58 (22.31%) DNS
2 58 (22.31%) WAN
3 48 (18.46%) DHCP
4 37 (14.23%) Firewall
5 28 (10.77%) TCP/IP
6 26 (10.00%) VPN
7 24 (9.23%) SAN
8 18 (6.92%) VLAN
9 13 (5.00%) Network Security
10 12 (4.62%) VoIP
11 10 (3.85%) Internet
11 10 (3.85%) SMTP
11 10 (3.85%) Wireless
12 8 (3.08%) HTTP
12 8 (3.08%) ICMP
12 8 (3.08%) SSL
12 8 (3.08%) Telnet
13 5 (1.92%) MPLS
14 4 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.92%) MySQL
2 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.77%) MS Access
4 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) ProC
General
1 24 (9.23%) German Language
2 20 (7.69%) French Language
3 13 (5.00%) Legal
3 13 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.46%) Finance
4 9 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.08%) Retail
6 6 (2.31%) Automotive
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.69%) .NET
2 6 (2.31%) HTML
3 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.54%) CGI
4 3 (1.15%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.77%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 9 (3.46%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.69%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.69%) Replication
4 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.92%) Tandem
5 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.15%) EPoS
6 3 (1.15%) Handset
6 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 3 (1.15%) Life Science
6 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.38%) CCTV
8 1 (0.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 143 (55.00%) Windows
2 73 (28.08%) Windows Server
3 50 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 49 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (16.15%) Linux
6 38 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (10.77%) Unix
8 25 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (9.23%) Windows 10
10 13 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.46%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.77%) Android
13 2 (0.77%) VyOS
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
14 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.31%) ITIL
2 19 (7.31%) Presales
3 18 (6.92%) Incident Management
4 16 (6.15%) Migration
5 15 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 13 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 13 (5.00%) Service Management
7 12 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (3.85%) ERP
8 10 (3.85%) Open Source
9 9 (3.46%) Patch Management
10 8 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.08%) Data Security
11 7 (2.69%) CRM
11 7 (2.69%) Logistics
11 7 (2.69%) Network Design
12 6 (2.31%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.31%) Project Management
12 6 (2.31%) Time Management
13 5 (1.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.69%) SQL
2 13 (5.00%) Java
3 8 (3.08%) PHP
3 8 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.69%) C#
4 7 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.31%) VB
5 6 (2.31%) VBA
6 4 (1.54%) Perl
6 4 (1.54%) Python
7 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (10.38%) CCNA
4 24 (9.23%) MCSE
5 22 (8.46%) Degree
6 19 (7.31%) MCSA
7 15 (5.77%) CCNP
8 12 (4.62%) Avaya Certification
9 7 (2.69%) MCP
10 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.15%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.77%) HND
12 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.38%) CCIE
13 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.38%) HNC
13 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 125 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.08%) vSphere
5 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.92%) Firmware
6 5 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.15%) Kamailio
8 3 (1.15%) OpenSIPS
8 3 (1.15%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.77%) Squid
9 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.77%) XenApp
10 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (4.62%) SCCM
3 10 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.08%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.08%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.69%) WSUS
6 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.15%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 71 (27.31%) VMware
3 65 (25.00%) Cisco
4 29 (11.15%) Citrix
5 22 (8.46%) HP
6 21 (8.08%) IBM
7 20 (7.69%) Veeam
8 16 (6.15%) Symantec
9 13 (5.00%) Avaya
10 10 (3.85%) Brocade
10 10 (3.85%) NetApp
11 9 (3.46%) Acronis
11 9 (3.46%) Dell
11 9 (3.46%) EMC
12 8 (3.08%) Sophos
13 7 (2.69%) Apple
13 7 (2.69%) Juniper
13 7 (2.69%) Mitel
13 7 (2.69%) Panasonic
13 7 (2.69%) Sage
Warwick, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £22,052 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £3000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago