Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 195 170
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 10 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 27
Birmingham median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,900 £19,400
90th Percentile £33,625 £28,328 £31,000
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +3.00%

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 3669 4554 3841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3405 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Birmingham

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Birmingham

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Birmingham

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT 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 Birmingham region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Veeam
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Automotive
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) Logistics
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) Office 365
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (10.00%) LAN
9 1 (10.00%) WAN

IT Support 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Veeam