The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Support Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 217 196
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 27 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 25
Median salary £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,300 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £24,250
% change year-on-year -1.88% +9.27%  

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 4939 5871 5538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.31% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4610 4614
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 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
Birmingham +4 6 £31,000 +21.56%
Staffordshire +9 5 £25,000 -3.84%
Coventry -2 3 £23,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £23,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £31,000 -
Warwickshire +10 2 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,000 -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (31.82%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 13 (29.55%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
8 13 (29.55%) Citrix
9 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 12 (27.27%) Driving Licence
10 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (22.73%) DHCP
11 10 (22.73%) ITIL
11 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.73%) Office 365
12 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
12 9 (20.45%) Degree
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle
12 9 (20.45%) DNS
13 8 (18.18%) Firewall
13 8 (18.18%) Backup Exec
14 7 (15.91%) Migration
14 7 (15.91%) CCNA
14 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (15.91%) Linux

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) IIS
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.73%) DHCP
3 9 (20.45%) DNS
4 8 (18.18%) Firewall
5 6 (13.64%) Internet
6 5 (11.36%) LAN
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 2 (4.55%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) Intranet
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
8 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.82%) Android
9 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) ERP
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Line Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.27%) Data Security
5 1 (2.27%) DevOps
5 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (2.27%) High Availability
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
5 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.27%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) CCNA
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) Citrix
4 9 (20.45%) Oracle
5 6 (13.64%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (13.64%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
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