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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 81 71 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 2.77% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.86% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 27
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £38,800 £37,900
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
1970 1921 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.47% 96.78% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1565 1506
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
4 24 (26.09%) .NET
4 24 (26.09%) Java
4 24 (26.09%) XML
5 23 (25.00%) VMware
6 22 (23.91%) Oracle
6 22 (23.91%) HTML
7 21 (22.83%) Citrix
8 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 20 (21.74%) CSS
9 18 (19.57%) MS Office
9 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET
10 17 (18.48%) ITIL
10 17 (18.48%) Cisco
10 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (17.39%) WebSphere
11 16 (17.39%) Degree
11 16 (17.39%) JSP
11 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
11 16 (17.39%) Replication
11 16 (17.39%) Content Management
11 16 (17.39%) Firewall
12 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.04%) UNIX
13 12 (13.04%) SQL
13 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 16 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 16 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.61%) Apache
4 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.43%) nginx
5 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.09%) Lync
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Office
2 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) Firewall
2 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.96%) SSL
4 9 (9.78%) IPv4
4 9 (9.78%) Internet
4 9 (9.78%) HTTP
5 8 (8.70%) LAN
5 8 (8.70%) WAN
6 6 (6.52%) SAN
6 6 (6.52%) DSL
7 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.35%) DHCP
8 3 (3.26%) VPN
8 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.17%) VoIP
9 2 (2.17%) MPLS
10 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.09%) Wireless
10 1 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) MySQL
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.43%) MariaDB
4 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Subversion
1 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.43%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) .NET
1 24 (26.09%) XML
2 22 (23.91%) HTML
3 20 (21.74%) CSS
4 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET
5 16 (17.39%) JSP
6 8 (8.70%) Web Services
7 5 (5.43%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Replication
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.43%) Derivative
4 5 (5.43%) Open Source
5 2 (2.17%) Wiki
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (13.04%) UNIX
5 11 (11.96%) Linux
5 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.52%) CentOS
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.43%) Debian
8 5 (5.43%) Fedora
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.09%) HPUX
11 1 (1.09%) Solaris
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) ITIL
2 16 (17.39%) Content Management
3 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) Time Management
4 7 (7.61%) Network Management
4 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.35%) Web Development
6 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.35%) Network Design
6 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.17%) E-business
8 2 (2.17%) Workflow
8 2 (2.17%) Information Security
8 2 (2.17%) Logistics
8 2 (2.17%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) Java
2 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.04%) SQL
4 5 (5.43%) Perl
4 5 (5.43%) PHP
4 5 (5.43%) Python
4 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.43%) Ruby
4 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) C
7 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) CCNA
2 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) RHCE
4 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Varnish
4 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.26%) XenApp
5 2 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) Nagios
3 5 (5.43%) ZABBIX
3 5 (5.43%) Munin
3 5 (5.43%) Zenoss
3 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.43%) HAProxy
3 5 (5.43%) Ansible
3 5 (5.43%) Icinga
4 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) VMware
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle
3 21 (22.83%) Citrix
4 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.48%) Cisco
6 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.43%) Percona
8 2 (2.17%) Zend
8 2 (2.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.17%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.09%) Meraki
9 1 (1.09%) Apple
9 1 (1.09%) Symantec
9 1 (1.09%) McAfee
9 1 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
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