The median annual salary for a Technical Support Engineer was £39,000 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
Technical Support Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.044% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £30,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.42% +16.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% -  

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%  

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Birmingham

Technical Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Technical Support Engineer in Birmingham

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Technical 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft