Period
to 31 October 2020

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Engineer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Second Line Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 144 182
Rank change year-on-year +53 +38 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 4 10 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 13
Median annual salary £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,700 £23,525 £22,550
90th Percentile £34,325 £34,375 £28,000
West Midlands median annual salary £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 911 2,576 3,553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 96.62% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 779 2,230 2,573
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Birmingham

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Birmingham

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 2nd Line Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) Housing Association

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Housing Association
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft