The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 216 206 185
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Technical 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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Technical Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Staffordshire - 6 £24,000 -
Coventry -2 3 £20,500 -15.46%
Solihull - 1 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,500 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (37.93%) VLAN
6 10 (34.48%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (34.48%) Server Building
6 10 (34.48%) Site Server
6 10 (34.48%) McAfee
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) CCNA
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (13.79%) NetApp
12 3 (10.34%) Dell
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco
12 3 (10.34%) Citrix
12 3 (10.34%) LAN
12 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
12 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Site Server
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) VLAN
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Server Building
2 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.45%) Project Management
2 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) NCDA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) McAfee
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
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