The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 26 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.90% 2.49% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.57% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 21
Median salary £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,225 £33,250 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 508 662 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.58% 96.93% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 419 586 523
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +12 2 £25,000 +1.01% 1
Cannock - 2 - -
Lichfield - 2 £21,500 -
Stafford - 2 £27,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent +11 1 £36,750 +5.00%
Tamworth +6 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (17.39%) Office 365
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (13.04%) VLAN
10 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
10 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (8.70%) VoIP
11 2 (8.70%) MCSE
11 2 (8.70%) ITIL
11 2 (8.70%) CRM
11 2 (8.70%) SharePoint

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) 2.5G
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) GSM
4 1 (4.35%) IPv4
4 1 (4.35%) IPv6
4 1 (4.35%) ISDN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) RIP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (8.70%) CRM
1 2 (8.70%) Data Security
1 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.70%) ERP
1 2 (8.70%) Information Security
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) Line Management
2 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Network Design
2 1 (4.35%) Network Management
2 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Acronis
5 1 (4.35%) arcserve
5 1 (4.35%) Cyberoam
5 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.35%) Webroot
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