Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Solihull
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 4.25% 1.86% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 1.92% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 22
Solihull median annual salary £29,500 £24,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.92% -6.80% -8.04%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £34,700 £27,975 £30,850
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Permanent vacancies in Solihull with a recognized job title 383 417 505
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 97.20% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 353 370 447
Solihull median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Solihull

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Solihull

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Solihull over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Solihull

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Solihull region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) NetApp
3 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (47.06%) EqualLogic
3 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (47.06%) Line Management
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) WAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) HSRP
3 2 (11.76%) IPv4
3 2 (11.76%) IPv6
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) CA Gen
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Line Management
1 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) Dell
2 8 (47.06%) EqualLogic
2 8 (47.06%) NetApp
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) BT
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) Openreach
4 2 (11.76%) Virgin Media