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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 103 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 101 145 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.13% 2.50% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.59% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 96 125 161
Median salary £28,250 £31,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.02% +4.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
4610 5594 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.34% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4640 4223
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 34 £29,500 -13.23% 5
Warwickshire +24 13 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Staffordshire +2 13 £30,000 +30.43% 3
Herefordshire -19 12 £45,000 +69.81% 3
Coventry -19 8 £25,250 -22.30%
Worcestershire -12 6 £24,000 -2.04% 3
Shropshire -2 5 £22,500 +32.35%
Solihull -4 3 £30,000 +13.20%
Wolverhampton +3 1 £25,000 -32.43%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 137 (64.32%) Windows
2 99 (46.48%) Active Directory
3 78 (36.62%) VMware
4 68 (31.92%) Windows Server
5 67 (31.46%) Microsoft
6 58 (27.23%) Cisco
7 56 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (20.19%) ITIL
9 42 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (19.25%) MS Exchange
11 39 (18.31%) DNS
11 39 (18.31%) Linux
12 37 (17.37%) Firewall
12 37 (17.37%) MS Office
13 36 (16.90%) SQL
13 36 (16.90%) Hyper-V
13 36 (16.90%) Office 365
14 34 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (15.49%) MS Excel
16 32 (15.02%) Citrix
17 30 (14.08%) DHCP
18 29 (13.62%) Windows 7
19 28 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (12.68%) Unix
21 24 (11.27%) Apache
21 24 (11.27%) Enterprise Storage
22 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
23 21 (9.86%) CCNA
24 20 (9.39%) TCP/IP
24 20 (9.39%) Python

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 41 (19.25%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.27%) Apache
3 18 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.76%) IIS
7 7 (3.29%) JBoss
7 7 (3.29%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.82%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.35%) Site Server
10 3 (1.41%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.41%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.94%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.94%) nginx
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (17.37%) MS Office
2 33 (15.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.90%) Office 365
2 18 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.76%) IaaS
5 5 (2.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.31%) DNS
2 37 (17.37%) Firewall
3 30 (14.08%) DHCP
4 20 (9.39%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.45%) LAN
5 18 (8.45%) WAN
6 16 (7.51%) Network Security
7 12 (5.63%) SAN
7 12 (5.63%) VPN
8 11 (5.16%) Skype
9 9 (4.23%) VLAN
9 9 (4.23%) Wireless
10 7 (3.29%) VoIP
11 5 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.35%) NAS
12 4 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.88%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (1.88%) MPLS
12 4 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (2.35%) MySQL
4 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (5.63%) Finance
2 8 (3.76%) Retail
3 7 (3.29%) Advertising
4 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Arabic Language
5 4 (1.88%) French Language
5 4 (1.88%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (1.88%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.41%) Electronics
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.82%) HornetQ
2 3 (1.41%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) CSS
3 2 (0.94%) HTML
3 2 (0.94%) LAMP
3 2 (0.94%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) EDI
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 15 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.82%) AS400
5 6 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.82%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.35%) iPad
7 4 (1.88%) Clustering
7 4 (1.88%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.94%) Life Science
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.47%) EPoS
10 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.47%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Robotics
10 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 137 (64.32%) Windows
2 68 (31.92%) Windows Server
3 42 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (18.31%) Linux
5 34 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (13.62%) Windows 7
7 27 (12.68%) Unix
8 19 (8.92%) Windows 10
8 19 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (6.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.88%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.41%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.94%) AIX
12 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.47%) Android
13 1 (0.47%) HPUX
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.19%) ITIL
2 20 (9.39%) Migration
3 18 (8.45%) Problem Management
4 13 (6.10%) DevOps
4 13 (6.10%) Process Improvement
5 11 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (4.69%) Open Source
7 9 (4.23%) Network Design
8 8 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 8 (3.76%) Patch Management
8 8 (3.76%) Presales
8 8 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (3.76%) Server Patching
9 6 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (2.82%) ERP
10 5 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.35%) Project Management
10 5 (2.35%) Server Building
11 4 (1.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.90%) SQL
2 20 (9.39%) Python
3 18 (8.45%) Bash Shell
4 14 (6.57%) PHP
5 13 (6.10%) Perl
6 12 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.16%) Java
8 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.35%) VBA
9 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.86%) CCNA
3 15 (7.04%) CCNP
4 11 (5.16%) AWS Certification
5 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.23%) CCIE
7 8 (3.76%) Degree
8 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.88%) MCSA
9 4 (1.88%) MCSE
10 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.47%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.47%) CCSP
12 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.47%) MCITP
12 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (46.48%) Active Directory
2 56 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.35%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.88%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.98%) Puppet
2 11 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.16%) SCCM
3 8 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 78 (36.62%) VMware
2 67 (31.46%) Microsoft
3 58 (27.23%) Cisco
4 32 (15.02%) Citrix
5 13 (6.10%) SolarWinds
6 11 (5.16%) NetApp
7 10 (4.69%) Avaya
8 8 (3.76%) Acronis
8 8 (3.76%) Symantec
9 7 (3.29%) IBM
9 7 (3.29%) Intel Security
10 6 (2.82%) Dell
10 6 (2.82%) HP
10 6 (2.82%) Intel
10 6 (2.82%) SAP
11 5 (2.35%) arcserve
11 5 (2.35%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.35%) Sophos
11 5 (2.35%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.35%) Webroot
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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