The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 190 182 163
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 23 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.37% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.39% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 29
Average salary £33,750 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Technical 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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Technical Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Technical Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 10 £32,500 - 1
Shropshire -1 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Coventry +2 5 £30,000 -4.76%
Dudley - 2 £38,000 -
Birmingham -8 1 £65,000 +165.30% 2
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Citrix
4 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) XenServer
8 8 (24.24%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) MySQL
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 7 (21.21%) XenApp
9 7 (21.21%) vSphere
10 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (18.18%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) DHCP
10 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (15.15%) UNIX
11 5 (15.15%) DB2
11 5 (15.15%) PHP
11 5 (15.15%) Apache
11 5 (15.15%) SAN
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) 4G
6 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
2 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.06%) SOA
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) HNC
3 3 (9.09%) HND
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) CCEE
4 2 (6.06%) CCAA
4 2 (6.06%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) CCA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) XenServer
3 7 (21.21%) XenApp
3 7 (21.21%) vSphere
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) Squid
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) HP
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) SonicWALL
6 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.12%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Splunk
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
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