The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 59 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.79% 0.65% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 0.65% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 4 14
Average salary £25,500 £29,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% +2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,850 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,350 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1016 766 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.74% 99.09% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 896 680 758
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Brighton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 37 (56.92%) Linux
3 34 (52.31%) Bash Shell
3 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.08%) VMware
5 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 24 (36.92%) SQL
6 24 (36.92%) Degree
7 21 (32.31%) Python
8 20 (30.77%) VoIP
8 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 20 (30.77%) DNS
9 19 (29.23%) Cisco
9 19 (29.23%) DHCP
9 19 (29.23%) Java
10 16 (24.62%) FTP
10 16 (24.62%) Internet
10 16 (24.62%) VLAN
10 16 (24.62%) SSH
10 16 (24.62%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (23.08%) Citrix
12 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
12 14 (21.54%) MySQL
12 14 (21.54%) Polycom
12 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
12 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
13 13 (20.00%) LAMP
13 13 (20.00%) Postfix
13 13 (20.00%) OpenVPN
13 13 (20.00%) PHP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.00%) IIS
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) VoIP
1 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 20 (30.77%) DNS
2 19 (29.23%) DHCP
3 16 (24.62%) FTP
3 16 (24.62%) Internet
3 16 (24.62%) VLAN
3 16 (24.62%) SSH
3 16 (24.62%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
5 13 (20.00%) OpenVPN
5 13 (20.00%) VPN
5 13 (20.00%) DSL
6 9 (13.85%) WAN
7 5 (7.69%) LAN
8 2 (3.08%) SMTP
8 2 (3.08%) SAN
8 2 (3.08%) Firewall
8 2 (3.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Front Office
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) LAMP
2 6 (9.23%) Spring
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) WCF
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Social Media
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 37 (56.92%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
1 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
2 2 (3.08%) ITIL
2 2 (3.08%) CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (3.08%) Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) Performance Management
3 1 (1.54%) BDD
3 1 (1.54%) TDD
3 1 (1.54%) Change Management
3 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) Bash Shell
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) Python
4 19 (29.23%) Java
5 13 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) MCP
3 1 (1.54%) HND
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.00%) Postfix
3 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Server
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) IMail Server
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.08%) VMware
3 19 (29.23%) Cisco
4 15 (23.08%) Citrix
5 14 (21.54%) Polycom
6 4 (6.15%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) Dell
7 3 (4.62%) McAfee
7 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 3 (4.62%) Veritas
8 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
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