The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 224 215 221
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 11 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Median salary £23,500 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £24,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £29,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
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
5596 5485 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.64% 95.79% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4522 4456
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

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 26 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 9 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Staffordshire -7 2 £20,000 -16.66% 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (24.00%) Genesys
7 6 (24.00%) Tandem
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 5 (20.00%) Replication
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Symantec
8 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (20.00%) Sophos
8 5 (20.00%) MCP
8 5 (20.00%) MCSE

Technical 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) VLAN
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) H.323
6 1 (4.00%) RS-232
6 1 (4.00%) Skype
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (4.00%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Tandem
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Android
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (8.00%) Presales
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) Server Building
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCP
1 5 (20.00%) MCSA
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Genesys
3 5 (20.00%) Kaspersky
3 5 (20.00%) Sophos
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec
3 5 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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