The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 91 96
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.09% 2.25% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.34% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 33
Median salary £31,000 £29,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.20% +12.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £22,440 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

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 1899 2304 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.64% 96.04% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1714 1615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 51 (68.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (29.33%) Cisco
4 22 (29.33%) VMware
5 21 (28.00%) Citrix
6 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (24.00%) WAN
8 17 (22.67%) LAN
8 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (22.67%) CCNA
8 17 (22.67%) Wireless
9 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
10 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (17.33%) Firewall
11 13 (17.33%) VPN
12 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.00%) Office 365
13 11 (14.67%) CCNP
13 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
14 10 (13.33%) TACACS
14 10 (13.33%) MPLS
14 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (12.00%) SolarWinds
15 9 (12.00%) ITIL
16 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (10.67%) Windows 7

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 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.33%) IIS
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Apache
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.67%) nginx
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) WAN
2 17 (22.67%) LAN
2 17 (22.67%) Wireless
3 13 (17.33%) Firewall
3 13 (17.33%) VPN
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (13.33%) MPLS
4 10 (13.33%) TACACS
5 8 (10.67%) WAAS
6 7 (9.33%) VoIP
7 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (8.00%) WLAN
8 5 (6.67%) PBX
8 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.33%) VLAN
10 3 (4.00%) SAN
11 2 (2.67%) DHCP
11 2 (2.67%) DNS
11 2 (2.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) LAMP
1 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.00%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.00%) Android
8 3 (4.00%) Linux
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.00%) ITIL
2 7 (9.33%) Migration
3 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.67%) Presales
5 4 (5.33%) Change Control
5 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
5 4 (5.33%) Project Management
6 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.00%) Network Design
7 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.67%) ERP
7 2 (2.67%) Information Management
7 2 (2.67%) Information Security
7 2 (2.67%) Information Security Management
7 2 (2.67%) Security Management
7 2 (2.67%) Service Management
8 1 (1.33%) Customer Insight
8 1 (1.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) CCNA
1 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) CCNP
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) Cisco
2 22 (29.33%) VMware
3 21 (28.00%) Citrix
4 9 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (10.67%) Veeam
6 6 (8.00%) Avaya
7 5 (6.67%) EMC
7 5 (6.67%) Mitel
8 4 (5.33%) Dell
8 4 (5.33%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) NetApp
10 2 (2.67%) Apple
10 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.67%) Lotus
10 2 (2.67%) Symantec
11 1 (1.33%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.33%) Aruba
11 1 (1.33%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.33%) Verint
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