The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 30 36 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.25% 0.97% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.99% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 17
Median salary £22,500 £25,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% -17.21%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171 203 197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.07% 98.54% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 123 188 149
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 2 £22,500 -32.83%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) DDNS
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DDNS
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat