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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 77 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 31 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.53% 1.17% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.20% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 27
Average salary £28,000 £32,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,100 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,400 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
1214 668 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.94% 97.95% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 610 727
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 20 (35.71%) VMware
5 19 (33.93%) DNS
6 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
7 15 (26.79%) Internet
8 14 (25.00%) VoIP
8 14 (25.00%) DHCP
8 14 (25.00%) FTP
8 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (25.00%) Cisco
8 14 (25.00%) SSH
8 14 (25.00%) VLAN
8 14 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (23.21%) Citrix
10 12 (21.43%) MySQL
10 12 (21.43%) Degree
10 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
10 12 (21.43%) Polycom
11 11 (19.64%) PHP
11 11 (19.64%) IIS
11 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
11 11 (19.64%) VPN
11 11 (19.64%) DSL
11 11 (19.64%) LAMP
11 11 (19.64%) Postfix
11 11 (19.64%) OpenVPN
12 10 (17.86%) Client/Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DNS
2 15 (26.79%) Internet
3 14 (25.00%) SSH
3 14 (25.00%) VLAN
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (25.00%) VoIP
3 14 (25.00%) DHCP
3 14 (25.00%) FTP
3 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.43%) Wireshark
5 11 (19.64%) DSL
5 11 (19.64%) VPN
5 11 (19.64%) OpenVPN
6 8 (14.29%) WAN
7 6 (10.71%) SAN
8 4 (7.14%) LAN
8 4 (7.14%) Wireless
9 2 (3.57%) Firewall
9 2 (3.57%) NAS
9 2 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.86%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Front Office
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) LAMP
2 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Statistics
3 4 (7.14%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (7.14%) Time Management
1 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL
3 2 (3.57%) CRM
3 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.79%) Change Management
4 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.79%) BDD
4 1 (1.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
2 11 (19.64%) PHP
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Postfix
2 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) IMail Server
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco
4 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 12 (21.43%) Polycom
6 3 (5.36%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Sitecore