Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.60% 1.30% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 1.34% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 11
Worcestershire median annual salary £34,500 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -4.00% -21.26%
10th Percentile £23,700 £21,625 £21,000
90th Percentile £45,625 £36,750 £35,000
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 489 449 488
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.80% 97.61% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 439 430 442
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £52,500 £47,950
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Worcestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Worcestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Worcestershire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +7 7 £43,750 +88.17%
Droitwich - 4 £26,000 -
Redditch -3 1 £34,500 +43.75%
Evesham - 1 £31,500 -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Worcestershire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) Automotive
3 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (38.46%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (30.77%) Veeam
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) QMS
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
2 4 (30.77%) Veeam
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware