The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 36 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.87% 4.15% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 4.26% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £31,750 £19,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.10% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
212 235 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 99.07% 97.51% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 196 203 244
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Droitwich +5 2 £32,500 +54.76%
Worcester -8 2 £29,250 +58.10%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya