The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 90 75
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.72% 1.77% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 1.89% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 22 25
Average salary £28,500 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.32% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1775 1484 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1314 1297
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 61 (50.41%) Windows
2 45 (37.19%) SQL
3 34 (28.10%) Linux
4 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 32 (26.45%) SQL Server
6 29 (23.97%) Active Directory
7 28 (23.14%) Degree
8 27 (22.31%) Cisco
8 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
9 25 (20.66%) VMware
10 22 (18.18%) Firewall
11 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (14.88%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (14.88%) CCNA
12 18 (14.88%) .NET
13 17 (14.05%) MCSE
13 17 (14.05%) ITIL
14 16 (13.22%) SLA
14 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (12.40%) Web Services
15 15 (12.40%) MS Office
15 15 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
16 14 (11.57%) Citrix
16 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
16 14 (11.57%) LAN
17 13 (10.74%) WAN
17 13 (10.74%) DHCP
17 13 (10.74%) Java

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.96%) Apache
5 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.48%) Lync
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) Firewall
2 14 (11.57%) LAN
3 13 (10.74%) WAN
3 13 (10.74%) DHCP
4 12 (9.92%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (8.26%) DNS
6 8 (6.61%) Internet
6 8 (6.61%) HTTP
6 8 (6.61%) PBX
7 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.79%) SSL
7 7 (5.79%) SAN
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.96%) IPv4
8 6 (4.96%) VoIP
8 6 (4.96%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.13%) VPN
9 5 (4.13%) NAS
10 4 (3.31%) Softphone
10 4 (3.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.61%) MySQL
4 7 (5.79%) Big Data
4 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
2 3 (2.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Billing
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) .NET
2 15 (12.40%) Web Services
3 12 (9.92%) XML
4 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.44%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.79%) HTML
7 6 (4.96%) CSS
8 2 (1.65%) SOAP
8 2 (1.65%) LAMP
9 1 (0.83%) Ajax
9 1 (0.83%) Middleware
9 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) IVR
2 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.96%) Wiki
4 4 (3.31%) PDA
4 4 (3.31%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.65%) Open Source
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) BBC
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.41%) Windows
2 34 (28.10%) Linux
3 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.74%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.92%) UNIX
7 10 (8.26%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.44%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.79%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.48%) AIX
10 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.65%) CentOS
11 2 (1.65%) Solaris
11 2 (1.65%) Debian
11 2 (1.65%) Fedora
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.05%) ITIL
2 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
3 9 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (7.44%) Capacity Management
4 8 (6.61%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.79%) Document Management
6 6 (4.96%) Network Design
6 6 (4.96%) E-business
6 6 (4.96%) Project Management
6 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.96%) DevOps
7 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.31%) Release Management
9 3 (2.48%) Web Development
9 3 (2.48%) Service Management
9 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.48%) CRM
9 3 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.65%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) SQL
2 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.74%) Java
4 8 (6.61%) Ruby
5 7 (5.79%) Python
6 2 (1.65%) Erlang
6 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Degree
2 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (14.88%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (14.88%) CCNA
4 17 (14.05%) MCSE
5 9 (7.44%) MCSA
5 9 (7.44%) MCP
6 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.13%) CCA
7 5 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.48%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) CCENT
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) vSphere
4 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.48%) WSUS
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.31%) Cisco
3 25 (20.66%) VMware
4 14 (11.57%) Citrix
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle
5 7 (5.79%) Juniper
6 6 (4.96%) Zend
7 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.31%) EMC
7 4 (3.31%) Avaya
7 4 (3.31%) HP
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) WatchGuard
8 3 (2.48%) Veeam
8 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.65%) Splunk
9 2 (1.65%) Apple
9 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.65%) Huawei
10 1 (0.83%) Genesys
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