The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bristol region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 89 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 61 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.17% 3.24% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.37% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 72
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -1.72%
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
1648 1812 1794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.71% 96.38% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1568 1485
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (53.52%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
3 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.39%) Linux
5 19 (26.76%) SQL
5 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
6 18 (25.35%) ITIL
6 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
7 16 (22.54%) VPN
8 15 (21.13%) DNS
9 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.90%) VMware
11 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (14.08%) SLA
12 10 (14.08%) WAN
12 10 (14.08%) MS Office
12 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
12 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (12.68%) DHCP
13 9 (12.68%) Cisco
13 9 (12.68%) Firewall
14 8 (11.27%) Citrix
14 8 (11.27%) LAN
14 8 (11.27%) MCP
14 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
14 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
15 7 (9.86%) Java
15 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Office
2 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
2 16 (22.54%) VPN
3 15 (21.13%) DNS
4 10 (14.08%) WAN
5 9 (12.68%) DHCP
5 9 (12.68%) Firewall
6 8 (11.27%) LAN
7 6 (8.45%) 3G
7 6 (8.45%) ADSL
8 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (7.04%) SAN
8 5 (7.04%) Wireless
9 4 (5.63%) Broadband
9 4 (5.63%) NAS
9 4 (5.63%) NetScreen
9 4 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.63%) SMTP
9 4 (5.63%) SSH
9 4 (5.63%) VoIP
9 4 (5.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PROIV
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Billing
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.82%) IPTV
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Windows
2 23 (32.39%) Linux
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.04%) Unix
8 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.23%) AIX
9 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Change Management
3 4 (5.63%) Network Architecture
3 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.82%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.82%) Service Management
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) Change Control
6 1 (1.41%) DevOps
6 1 (1.41%) High Availability
6 1 (1.41%) ITSM
6 1 (1.41%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.41%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) Project Management
6 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.63%) C++
4 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 3 (4.23%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) VBScript
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.27%) MCP
3 6 (8.45%) MCSE
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) CCNA
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) MCTS
8 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) HNC
8 1 (1.41%) HND
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.41%) PhD
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
1 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.23%) WSUS
2 1 (1.41%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Cisco
4 8 (11.27%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Apple
5 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.63%) Remedy
5 4 (5.63%) Sophos
6 3 (4.23%) arcserve
6 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Symantec
7 2 (2.82%) Adobe
7 2 (2.82%) F5
7 2 (2.82%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) Equitrac
8 1 (1.41%) IronPort
8 1 (1.41%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.41%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
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