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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 106 129 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.47% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.56% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 100 110 149
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -4.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
4739 5036 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.35% 96.36% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4184 4300
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -5 35 £30,000 -9.77%
Warwickshire +15 16 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Staffordshire -3 14 £31,000 +34.78% 3
Herefordshire -18 12 £45,000 +69.81% 2
Worcestershire -13 7 £24,000 +2.12% 2
Coventry -21 7 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Shropshire - 5 £22,500 - 1
Solihull -6 3 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Wolverhampton +6 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 23 January 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.

1 152 (65.24%) Windows
2 114 (48.93%) Active Directory
3 87 (37.34%) VMware
4 84 (36.05%) Microsoft
5 76 (32.62%) Windows Server
6 65 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (24.89%) Cisco
8 55 (23.61%) MS Exchange
9 53 (22.75%) DNS
10 51 (21.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (21.03%) ITIL
12 46 (19.74%) Linux
13 43 (18.45%) DHCP
14 42 (18.03%) MS Office
14 42 (18.03%) SQL
14 42 (18.03%) Firewall
15 39 (16.74%) Hyper-V
16 37 (15.88%) Office 365
17 36 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
17 36 (15.45%) MS Excel
18 32 (13.73%) Apache
18 32 (13.73%) Citrix
18 32 (13.73%) Windows 7
19 30 (12.88%) Unix
20 28 (12.02%) WAN
21 27 (11.59%) LAN
21 27 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
22 26 (11.16%) TCP/IP
23 23 (9.87%) Enterprise Storage

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 55 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.73%) Apache
3 23 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (6.44%) IIS
6 9 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (3.86%) JBoss
6 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.58%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.58%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.15%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.15%) Site Server
9 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.72%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.86%) nginx
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (18.03%) MS Office
2 36 (15.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.88%) Office 365
2 21 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.00%) IaaS
5 5 (2.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.75%) DNS
2 43 (18.45%) DHCP
3 42 (18.03%) Firewall
4 28 (12.02%) WAN
5 27 (11.59%) LAN
6 26 (11.16%) TCP/IP
7 20 (8.58%) Network Security
7 20 (8.58%) VPN
8 19 (8.15%) SAN
9 18 (7.73%) VLAN
10 11 (4.72%) Skype
11 9 (3.86%) SSL
12 8 (3.43%) HTTP
12 8 (3.43%) ICMP
12 8 (3.43%) SMTP
12 8 (3.43%) Telnet
13 6 (2.58%) VoIP
13 6 (2.58%) Wireless
14 4 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (2.15%) MySQL
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 2 (0.86%) ProC
General
1 11 (4.72%) Finance
2 8 (3.43%) Advertising
2 8 (3.43%) Retail
3 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.58%) French Language
4 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.15%) Legal
6 4 (1.72%) Arabic Language
6 4 (1.72%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (1.72%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.29%) Electronics
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.58%) HornetQ
2 3 (1.29%) .NET
3 2 (0.86%) CSS
3 2 (0.86%) HTML
3 2 (0.86%) LAMP
3 2 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.43%) EDI
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.58%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.58%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.72%) AS400
6 4 (1.72%) Clustering
6 4 (1.72%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.72%) iPad
6 4 (1.72%) Replication
7 3 (1.29%) EPoS
7 3 (1.29%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) PMI
8 1 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 152 (65.24%) Windows
2 76 (32.62%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (19.74%) Linux
5 36 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (13.73%) Windows 7
7 30 (12.88%) Unix
8 21 (9.01%) Windows 10
9 19 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (5.58%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.86%) AIX
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.43%) HPUX
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.03%) ITIL
2 22 (9.44%) Migration
3 18 (7.73%) Problem Management
4 13 (5.58%) DevOps
4 13 (5.58%) Open Source
5 12 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (4.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (4.29%) Patch Management
6 10 (4.29%) Presales
6 10 (4.29%) Process Improvement
6 10 (4.29%) Server Patching
7 9 (3.86%) Data Security
8 8 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.43%) ERP
8 8 (3.43%) Network Design
9 7 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.58%) Server Building
11 4 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.03%) SQL
2 21 (9.01%) Python
3 18 (7.73%) Bash Shell
4 15 (6.44%) Perl
4 15 (6.44%) PHP
5 13 (5.58%) Shell Script
6 10 (4.29%) Java
7 7 (3.00%) VBA
8 6 (2.58%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.15%) VB
10 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (8.58%) CCNA
3 15 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.15%) AWS Certification
4 12 (5.15%) CCNP
4 12 (5.15%) Degree
5 9 (3.86%) MCSA
5 9 (3.86%) MCSE
6 8 (3.43%) CCIE
7 5 (2.15%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.29%) MCP
8 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.43%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.43%) CCSP
10 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.43%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 114 (48.93%) Active Directory
2 65 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (16.74%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.15%) Squid
5 5 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.86%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.73%) Puppet
2 16 (6.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (5.58%) SCCM
4 12 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.43%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (37.34%) VMware
2 84 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 58 (24.89%) Cisco
4 32 (13.73%) Citrix
5 16 (6.87%) Symantec
6 13 (5.58%) IBM
6 13 (5.58%) SolarWinds
7 12 (5.15%) Veeam
8 11 (4.72%) NetApp
9 10 (4.29%) HP
10 9 (3.86%) Acronis
10 9 (3.86%) Avaya
11 8 (3.43%) Brocade
11 8 (3.43%) EMC
11 8 (3.43%) Kaspersky
11 8 (3.43%) Sophos
12 7 (3.00%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.58%) Intel
13 6 (2.58%) SAP
13 6 (2.58%) SonicWALL
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: Up to £30 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago