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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 84 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.42% 3.03% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 3.18% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 31
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £20,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
1894 1858 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.61% 95.38% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1553 1446
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (57.26%) Windows
2 53 (45.30%) SQL
3 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
4 35 (29.91%) Linux
5 30 (25.64%) MS Excel
6 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
7 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
8 25 (21.37%) Cisco
8 25 (21.37%) .NET
9 24 (20.51%) Firewall
10 23 (19.66%) MS Office
11 22 (18.80%) Citrix
11 22 (18.80%) VMware
11 22 (18.80%) ITIL
12 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 18 (15.38%) Degree
13 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (14.53%) LAN
13 17 (14.53%) WAN
14 16 (13.68%) CCNA
14 16 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (12.82%) Asterisk PBX
15 15 (12.82%) Ubuntu
15 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce
16 14 (11.97%) MySQL
16 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
16 14 (11.97%) Web Services

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (11.11%) Apache
2 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.40%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.98%) nginx
4 7 (5.98%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.27%) Lync
5 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 23 (19.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
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 17 (14.53%) LAN
2 17 (14.53%) WAN
3 15 (12.82%) Asterisk PBX
4 13 (11.11%) DHCP
5 11 (9.40%) PBX
6 10 (8.55%) Internet
7 9 (7.69%) SSL
7 9 (7.69%) IPv4
7 9 (7.69%) HTTP
7 9 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.98%) NAS
8 7 (5.98%) VoIP
8 7 (5.98%) SAN
8 7 (5.98%) Softphone
9 6 (5.13%) VPN
9 6 (5.13%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.27%) MPLS
11 4 (3.42%) DNS
11 4 (3.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.97%) MySQL
4 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.98%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.98%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Subversion
1 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.98%) Mercurial
2 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (3.42%) Retail
1 4 (3.42%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) .NET
2 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
2 14 (11.97%) Web Services
3 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.55%) HTML
5 7 (5.98%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.98%) CSS
6 3 (2.56%) XML
7 1 (0.85%) Middleware
7 1 (0.85%) LAMP
7 1 (0.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Open Source
2 7 (5.98%) IVR
2 7 (5.98%) Derivative
3 6 (5.13%) Wiki
4 3 (2.56%) Clustering
4 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Replication
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.85%) EPoS
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 67 (57.26%) Windows
2 35 (29.91%) Linux
3 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.82%) Ubuntu
6 13 (11.11%) UNIX
7 9 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 9 (7.69%) Debian
7 9 (7.69%) Fedora
7 9 (7.69%) CentOS
7 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.84%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.98%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce
3 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
3 11 (9.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (9.40%) Capacity Management
4 9 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.69%) Network Design
5 8 (6.84%) Document Management
5 8 (6.84%) Time Management
6 7 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.13%) DevOps
7 6 (5.13%) E-business
8 5 (4.27%) Web Development
9 4 (3.42%) Workflow
10 3 (2.56%) Content Management
10 3 (2.56%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.56%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.56%) Service Management
10 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.30%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.98%) Perl
3 7 (5.98%) PHP
3 7 (5.98%) Python
3 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.98%) Ruby
3 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.71%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) Degree
2 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.68%) CCNA
4 13 (11.11%) MCSE
5 6 (5.13%) MCSA
6 5 (4.27%) CCA
6 5 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.27%) MCP
6 5 (4.27%) MCITP
7 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) CCENT
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Varnish
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Puppet
2 7 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.98%) HAProxy
2 7 (5.98%) Ansible
2 7 (5.98%) Icinga
2 7 (5.98%) Nagios
2 7 (5.98%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.98%) Munin
2 7 (5.98%) Zenoss
3 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.42%) WSUS
3 4 (3.42%) SCCM
3 4 (3.42%) SCOM
4 3 (2.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.37%) Cisco
3 22 (18.80%) Citrix
3 22 (18.80%) VMware
4 9 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.84%) Oracle
6 7 (5.98%) Percona
7 6 (5.13%) Zend
8 5 (4.27%) Splunk
9 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.42%) EMC
9 4 (3.42%) Avaya
9 4 (3.42%) Juniper
10 3 (2.56%) IBM
10 3 (2.56%) Metastorm
10 3 (2.56%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.56%) Veeam
10 3 (2.56%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.85%) Huawei
11 1 (0.85%) Dell
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