The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 89 89 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 35 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.91% 2.21% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.31% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 48
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1772 2251 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.88% 95.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1746 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Birmingham

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Birmingham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 37 (51.39%) Active Directory
3 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (36.11%) VMware
5 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (20.83%) Citrix
9 14 (19.44%) MS Office
9 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
9 14 (19.44%) Problem Management
9 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
9 14 (19.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 13 (18.06%) Cisco
11 12 (16.67%) Wireless
11 12 (16.67%) Process Improvement
11 12 (16.67%) Office 365
11 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (15.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (15.28%) Firewall
12 11 (15.28%) VPN
13 10 (13.89%) MPLS
13 10 (13.89%) SolarWinds
14 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (12.50%) TACACS
14 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 20 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.78%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (16.67%) Office 365
2 8 (11.11%) IaaS
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Wireless
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 11 (15.28%) VPN
3 10 (13.89%) MPLS
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (12.50%) LAN
4 9 (12.50%) TACACS
5 8 (11.11%) WAAS
5 8 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (5.56%) DNS
7 3 (4.17%) DHCP
7 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.78%) Internet
8 2 (2.78%) NAS
8 2 (2.78%) SAN
8 2 (2.78%) VoIP
9 1 (1.39%) DSL
9 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.39%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) LAMP
1 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Enterprise Storage
1 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) EPoS
3 1 (1.39%) Life Science
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) Unix
7 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.78%) Android
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.39%) AIX
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Problem Management
2 12 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 11 (15.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.33%) ITIL
5 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.94%) DevOps
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Change Control
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) Software Delivery
8 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.78%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.78%) Server Patching
8 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
1 5 (6.94%) Perl
1 5 (6.94%) Python
1 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) CCNA
1 9 (12.50%) CCNP
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.94%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (51.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) VMware
3 15 (20.83%) Citrix
4 13 (18.06%) Cisco
5 10 (13.89%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.94%) NetApp
7 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (2.78%) Apple
8 2 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.78%) Lotus
9 1 (1.39%) Acronis
9 1 (1.39%) Avaya
9 1 (1.39%) CommVault
9 1 (1.39%) EMC
9 1 (1.39%) IBM
9 1 (1.39%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.39%) Mitel
9 1 (1.39%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) Verint
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