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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 77 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 64 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.47% 2.28% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 2.38% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 20
Average salary £27,250 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
1782 1724 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.88% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1369 1333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (48.21%) Windows
2 38 (33.93%) Java
3 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
3 29 (25.89%) XML
4 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
5 25 (22.32%) Linux
5 25 (22.32%) Oracle
6 23 (20.54%) Degree
7 21 (18.75%) VMware
7 21 (18.75%) SQL
8 20 (17.86%) HTML
8 20 (17.86%) CSS
8 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
9 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
9 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 16 (14.29%) .NET
10 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (13.39%) UNIX
11 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
12 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 14 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (12.50%) Replication
13 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (11.61%) Content Management
13 13 (11.61%) WebSphere
13 13 (11.61%) JSP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 14 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.61%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.68%) IIS
7 2 (1.79%) Apache
7 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.89%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.04%) DHCP
3 8 (7.14%) Firewall
4 7 (6.25%) VPN
4 7 (6.25%) DNS
4 7 (6.25%) SSL
5 6 (5.36%) SAN
5 6 (5.36%) Internet
6 5 (4.46%) IPv4
6 5 (4.46%) FTP
6 5 (4.46%) HTTP
7 4 (3.57%) DSL
7 4 (3.57%) IPsec
7 4 (3.57%) xDSL
8 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.68%) Telnet
8 3 (2.68%) X.500
8 3 (2.68%) LAN
8 3 (2.68%) VoIP
8 3 (2.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) MySQL
3 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.68%) MS Access
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 8 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.14%) Electronics
3 8 (7.14%) Military
4 7 (6.25%) Law
5 5 (4.46%) Legal
6 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 3 (2.68%) Marketing
6 3 (2.68%) Advertising
7 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.89%) XML
2 20 (17.86%) HTML
2 20 (17.86%) CSS
3 16 (14.29%) .NET
3 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 13 (11.61%) JSP
5 9 (8.04%) Web Services
6 6 (5.36%) Tapestry
7 5 (4.46%) J2EE
8 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.89%) HTML5
9 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.50%) Replication
3 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.68%) EPoS
5 3 (2.68%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.79%) DTV
6 2 (1.79%) LIMS
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.21%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Linux
3 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.39%) UNIX
6 11 (9.82%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.57%) Solaris
11 3 (2.68%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.68%) Android
11 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.79%) CentOS
12 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.89%) HPUX
13 1 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (11.61%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.61%) Content Management
3 10 (8.93%) Logistics
3 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
3 10 (8.93%) Pattern Recognition
4 7 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 6 (5.36%) Document Management
5 6 (5.36%) Data Modelling
5 6 (5.36%) Line Management
5 6 (5.36%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.46%) Project Management
6 5 (4.46%) Network Management
7 4 (3.57%) Web Development
8 3 (2.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.68%) Time Management
8 3 (2.68%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (2.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.93%) Java
2 21 (18.75%) SQL
3 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.57%) R
5 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.14%) CCNA
3 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.57%) MCSE
4 4 (3.57%) MCTS
5 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) CCENT
6 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.89%) MCSA
7 1 (0.89%) MCITP
7 1 (0.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) Firmware
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) vCloud
4 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) XenApp
5 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.79%) Nagios
2 2 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.32%) Oracle
3 21 (18.75%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) Cisco
5 8 (7.14%) Citrix
6 4 (3.57%) HP
7 3 (2.68%) Dell
7 3 (2.68%) Sun
7 3 (2.68%) Apple
7 3 (2.68%) Symantec
8 2 (1.79%) Avaya
8 2 (1.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.89%) Sybase
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.89%) Huawei
9 1 (0.89%) Zend
9 1 (0.89%) Splunk
9 1 (0.89%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.89%) McAfee
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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