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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 105 69 109
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 135 185 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.37% 3.66% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.78% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 115 156 65
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -39 43 £34,000 -5.55% 5
Coventry +6 40 £32,500 +17.11% 3
Warwickshire -7 22 £30,000 -0.57% 4
Staffordshire -1 12 £23,000 -6.12% 3
Wolverhampton +6 7 £37,000 +13.84%
Worcestershire -6 5 £23,500 -4.08% 5
Walsall -12 2 £26,000 +1.46%
Herefordshire - 2 £26,500 -
Solihull +1 1 £31,500 -37.00%
Shropshire -6 1 £17,000 -44.26% 2
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (55.21%) Windows
2 106 (40.93%) Active Directory
3 104 (40.15%) Windows Server
4 94 (36.29%) VMware
5 85 (32.82%) Microsoft
6 77 (29.73%) Cisco
7 58 (22.39%) SQL Server
8 57 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (21.62%) SQL
10 55 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (20.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (20.08%) MS Exchange
11 52 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
12 50 (19.31%) DNS
13 47 (18.15%) Firewall
14 46 (17.76%) CCNA
15 44 (16.99%) WAN
16 43 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (16.60%) LAN
16 43 (16.60%) Linux
17 39 (15.06%) DHCP
17 39 (15.06%) Data Centre
18 37 (14.29%) Hyper-V
19 35 (13.51%) TCP/IP
20 34 (13.13%) CCNP
20 34 (13.13%) MS Excel
21 33 (12.74%) Windows 7
22 31 (11.97%) MS Office
23 27 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 52 (20.08%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.63%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.86%) Site Server
8 6 (2.32%) IIS
8 6 (2.32%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.93%) Confluence
9 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.54%) Apache
11 3 (1.16%) JBoss
11 3 (1.16%) Moodle
11 3 (1.16%) SugarCRM
11 3 (1.16%) WordPress
12 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.77%) MTS
12 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.77%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.41%) Office 365
2 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (19.31%) DNS
2 47 (18.15%) Firewall
3 44 (16.99%) WAN
4 43 (16.60%) LAN
5 39 (15.06%) DHCP
6 35 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 25 (9.65%) VLAN
8 19 (7.34%) Wireless
9 16 (6.18%) ADSL
9 16 (6.18%) SAN
10 15 (5.79%) VPN
11 13 (5.02%) Unified Communications
12 11 (4.25%) VoIP
13 9 (3.47%) Internet
14 8 (3.09%) Network Security
15 6 (2.32%) Cisco IPT
15 6 (2.32%) MPLS
15 6 (2.32%) WebEx
16 3 (1.16%) CTI
16 3 (1.16%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.16%) MS Access
7 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.93%) JIRA
4 5 (1.93%) Subversion
4 5 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (8.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.63%) Finance
3 10 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.32%) Advertising
5 5 (1.93%) Marketing
6 3 (1.16%) Arabic Language
6 3 (1.16%) Electronics
6 3 (1.16%) French Language
6 3 (1.16%) Games
6 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.16%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.16%) Publishing
6 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.77%) Automotive
7 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.56%) .NET
2 10 (3.86%) HTML
2 10 (3.86%) Web Services
3 7 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.32%) CSS
5 5 (1.93%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.93%) Ajax
6 4 (1.54%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.54%) iBATIS
6 4 (1.54%) jQuery
6 4 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (1.54%) LAMP
6 4 (1.54%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (1.54%) SOAP
6 4 (1.54%) WCF
7 3 (1.16%) EDI
7 3 (1.16%) XML
8 2 (0.77%) COM
8 2 (0.77%) COM+
8 2 (0.77%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.25%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.54%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.54%) Replication
6 2 (0.77%) HP Superdome
6 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.39%) CCTV
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Handset
7 1 (0.39%) iPhone
7 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 143 (55.21%) Windows
2 104 (40.15%) Windows Server
3 57 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (20.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (16.60%) Linux
5 43 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (12.74%) Windows 7
7 23 (8.88%) Unix
8 22 (8.49%) Windows 8
9 18 (6.95%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.25%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.32%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.16%) HPUX
13 2 (0.77%) CentOS
13 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.39%) Android
14 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.04%) ITIL
2 17 (6.56%) Presales
3 15 (5.79%) Configuration Management
4 14 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 11 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (3.86%) ITIL V3
6 10 (3.86%) Patch Management
6 10 (3.86%) Server Building
7 9 (3.47%) CRM
7 9 (3.47%) Network Design
7 9 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (3.47%) Open Source
8 8 (3.09%) ERP
8 8 (3.09%) Workflow
9 7 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (2.70%) DevOps
9 7 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.32%) Change Management
10 6 (2.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.62%) SQL
2 22 (8.49%) C#
3 15 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.02%) Python
5 9 (3.47%) PHP
6 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.09%) Ruby
7 7 (2.70%) Java
7 7 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.93%) Perl
10 3 (1.16%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 52 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (17.76%) CCNA
3 34 (13.13%) CCNP
4 27 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.88%) Degree
6 20 (7.72%) MCSE
7 14 (5.41%) MCSA
8 11 (4.25%) MCITP
9 9 (3.47%) CCDA
9 9 (3.47%) CCDP
9 9 (3.47%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.32%) MCP
12 5 (1.93%) MCTS
13 4 (1.54%) DBS Check
13 4 (1.54%) MCDST
14 3 (1.16%) CCVP
14 3 (1.16%) HND
15 2 (0.77%) CCIE
16 1 (0.39%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (40.93%) Active Directory
2 55 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.47%) vSphere
5 6 (2.32%) Firmware
6 5 (1.93%) Squid
6 5 (1.93%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.16%) XenApp
8 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (5.41%) SCCM
2 13 (5.02%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (4.63%) WSUS
4 9 (3.47%) SCOM
5 5 (1.93%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.39%) MOM
7 1 (0.39%) QRadar
7 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 94 (36.29%) VMware
2 85 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 77 (29.73%) Cisco
4 21 (8.11%) Avaya
4 21 (8.11%) HP
4 21 (8.11%) Juniper
5 20 (7.72%) Citrix
6 17 (6.56%) Intel Security
7 16 (6.18%) NetApp
8 11 (4.25%) Meraki
9 10 (3.86%) Veeam
10 9 (3.47%) Dell
10 9 (3.47%) IBM
11 7 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.70%) Google
12 5 (1.93%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.54%) F5
13 4 (1.54%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.54%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.54%) WatchGuard
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Priv Health, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Broadway, Worcestershire
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, health,
Posted: 23 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago