The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 192 222 183
Rank change year-on-year +30 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 17 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.32% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 27
Median salary £26,000 £23,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -12.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,900 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in the West Midlands

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in the West Midlands

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Staffordshire +15 6 £26,000 +10.63%
Birmingham +9 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Warwickshire +31 2 £26,500 +23.25%
Brierley Hill - 2 £27,250 - 1
Shropshire -2 1 £22,500 +32.35%
Worcestershire -10 1 £22,000 -30.15%
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) MS Office
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
6 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.00%) Firewall
8 9 (25.00%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
9 8 (22.22%) DHCP
9 8 (22.22%) DNS
9 8 (22.22%) Office 365
10 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.67%) LAN
11 6 (16.67%) ITIL
11 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.89%) Degree
12 5 (13.89%) WAN
12 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
12 5 (13.89%) Citrix
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
13 4 (11.11%) Intel

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) DHCP
2 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) LAN
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
4 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
9 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.78%) Android
11 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (5.56%) Line Management
2 2 (5.56%) Migration
2 2 (5.56%) Project Management
2 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
3 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.78%) Data Management
3 1 (2.78%) DevOps
3 1 (2.78%) ERP
3 1 (2.78%) High Availability
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.78%) Network Management
3 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) Jython
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Intel
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.78%) Sage
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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