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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 212 204 205
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £22,500 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.72% -9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 £22,500 -
Shropshire -9 3 £22,000 -24.13% 1
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) MCITP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) MCSA
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) XenApp
8 2 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (6.25%) ISDN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) PPP
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) French Language
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Database Theory
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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