The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 56 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.01% 2.38% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.41% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 10
Median salary £27,500 £25,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £31,300
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 418 663 575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.76% 98.66% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 335 606 511
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Staffordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Staffordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Staffordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stoke-on-Trent +14 10 £26,000 +10.63% 1
Lichfield - 2 £32,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 £35,000 +37.25%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 9 (37.50%) MS Office
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Office 365
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
8 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (20.83%) Sophos
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
8 5 (20.83%) Site Server
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) arcserve
8 5 (20.83%) Symantec
8 5 (20.83%) Kaspersky
8 5 (20.83%) Proofpoint
8 5 (20.83%) VLAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.83%) Site Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) Skype
5 1 (4.17%) 2.5G
5 1 (4.17%) GSM
5 1 (4.17%) IPv4
5 1 (4.17%) IPv6
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) RIP
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Server Building
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Line Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Acronis
4 5 (20.83%) arcserve
4 5 (20.83%) Cyberoam
4 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
4 5 (20.83%) Kaspersky
4 5 (20.83%) Proofpoint
4 5 (20.83%) SonicWALL
4 5 (20.83%) Sophos
4 5 (20.83%) Symantec
4 5 (20.83%) WatchGuard
4 5 (20.83%) Webroot
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Sage
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24500.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago