The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Engineer
Rank 180 192 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 23 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £20,450 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Engineer
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Coventry +13 8 £30,000 -14.28%
Warwickshire +22 7 £40,000 -
Shropshire +4 7 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Birmingham -2 4 £51,250 +51.85%
Worcestershire -2 1 £35,000 -9.67%
Wolverhampton -4 1 £35,000 -
Technical Engineer
England

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Citrix
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
6 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 8 (27.59%) XenServer
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) HP
8 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco
9 6 (20.69%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) XenApp
9 6 (20.69%) vSphere
10 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) Apache
10 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
11 4 (13.79%) SAN
11 4 (13.79%) NetApp
11 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.79%) UNIX
11 4 (13.79%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) 4G
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows NT
8 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
1 3 (10.34%) Analytics
1 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
2 2 (6.90%) CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
2 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.90%) WFM
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) HNC
2 3 (10.34%) HND
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) MCTS
3 2 (6.90%) CCEE
3 2 (6.90%) CCAA
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) XenServer
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) XenApp
4 6 (20.69%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
5 4 (13.79%) Squid
5 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
7 3 (10.34%) SonicWALL
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Juniper
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle