The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £33,500 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
Technical Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 195 217 194
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 14 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 18
Median salary £33,500 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.34% +1.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +1.44%  

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%  

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in the West Midlands

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical 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
Shropshire - 8 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +2 4 £32,000 +25.49%
Birmingham +18 1 £39,000 +11.42%
Technical Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (70.83%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 16 (66.67%) DNS
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) Citrix
7 11 (45.83%) SAN
7 11 (45.83%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (45.83%) NAS
7 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (41.67%) Clustering
8 10 (41.67%) DDNS
9 9 (37.50%) Apache
9 9 (37.50%) IIS
9 9 (37.50%) MySQL
9 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
9 9 (37.50%) Office 365
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 8 (33.33%) Firewall
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (25.00%) Cisco
12 6 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server

Technical 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 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) Apache
3 9 (37.50%) IIS
4 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (20.83%) Site Server
5 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) DNS
2 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (45.83%) NAS
3 11 (45.83%) Remote Desktop
3 11 (45.83%) SAN
4 10 (41.67%) DDNS
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) IPv4
7 1 (4.17%) IPv6
7 1 (4.17%) LDAP
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) RIP
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Server Building
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Data Security
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) V-Model
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (25.00%) Kaspersky
5 6 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 5 (20.83%) Acronis
6 5 (20.83%) arcserve
6 5 (20.83%) Cyberoam
6 5 (20.83%) Proofpoint
6 5 (20.83%) Sophos
6 5 (20.83%) Symantec
6 5 (20.83%) WatchGuard
6 5 (20.83%) Webroot
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.17%) Stonesoft
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam