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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 60 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 70 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.85% 1.88% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 1.99% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 65 21 25
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,800
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
1738 1509 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.60% 94.31% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1323 1318
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 2 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 63 (53.85%) Windows
2 45 (38.46%) SQL
3 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
4 32 (27.35%) Linux
5 30 (25.64%) Active Directory
6 28 (23.93%) Cisco
6 28 (23.93%) MS Excel
7 25 (21.37%) Degree
8 24 (20.51%) Firewall
8 24 (20.51%) VMware
9 20 (17.09%) .NET
9 20 (17.09%) CCNA
9 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (16.24%) ITIL
11 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (14.53%) Citrix
13 16 (13.68%) MCSE
13 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (12.82%) Web Services
14 15 (12.82%) MS Office
14 15 (12.82%) SLA
14 15 (12.82%) MS Exchange
15 14 (11.97%) LAN
16 13 (11.11%) WAN
16 13 (11.11%) DHCP
16 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
16 13 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.55%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.84%) Apache
3 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.42%) Lync
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (23.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) Firewall
2 14 (11.97%) LAN
3 13 (11.11%) WAN
3 13 (11.11%) DHCP
4 12 (10.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (8.55%) DNS
6 8 (6.84%) NetScaler
6 8 (6.84%) PBX
6 8 (6.84%) SAN
7 7 (5.98%) Internet
7 7 (5.98%) VoIP
7 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.98%) SSL
8 6 (5.13%) IPv4
8 6 (5.13%) NAS
8 6 (5.13%) HTTP
8 6 (5.13%) VPN
9 5 (4.27%) Wireless
10 4 (3.42%) Softphone
10 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.55%) MySQL
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.13%) Big Data
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (2.56%) Banking
1 3 (2.56%) Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Billing
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) .NET
2 15 (12.82%) Web Services
3 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
5 9 (7.69%) XML
6 7 (5.98%) HTML
7 6 (5.13%) CSS
8 2 (1.71%) LAMP
9 1 (0.85%) Ajax
9 1 (0.85%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) IVR
2 8 (6.84%) Wiki
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) PDA
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.71%) Open Source
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) BBC
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (53.85%) Windows
2 32 (27.35%) Linux
3 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.40%) UNIX
6 11 (9.40%) Ubuntu
7 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.56%) AIX
10 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.71%) CentOS
11 2 (1.71%) Debian
11 2 (1.71%) Fedora
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.24%) ITIL
2 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
3 10 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (8.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (8.55%) Capacity Management
3 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.69%) Document Management
5 8 (6.84%) E-business
5 8 (6.84%) DevOps
6 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.13%) Network Design
7 5 (4.27%) Project Management
8 3 (2.56%) Service Management
8 3 (2.56%) CRM
8 3 (2.56%) Workflow
8 3 (2.56%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.56%) Web Development
8 3 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.71%) Release Management
9 2 (1.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.46%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.40%) Java
4 6 (5.13%) Python
4 6 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Degree
2 20 (17.09%) CCNA
2 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.68%) MCSE
5 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.84%) MCSA
6 8 (6.84%) MCP
7 5 (4.27%) CCA
7 5 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.42%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) vSphere
4 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.42%) WSUS
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) Puppet
3 3 (2.56%) ARCserve
3 3 (2.56%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.93%) Cisco
3 24 (20.51%) VMware
4 17 (14.53%) Citrix
5 8 (6.84%) Zend
6 6 (5.13%) Juniper
7 5 (4.27%) Avaya
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle
8 4 (3.42%) EMC
8 4 (3.42%) HP
8 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.42%) Splunk
9 3 (2.56%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.56%) Veeam
9 3 (2.56%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.56%) IBM
10 2 (1.71%) Apple
10 2 (1.71%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.85%) Huawei
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