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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 83 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.40% 2.61% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.74% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 27
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.78%
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
1859 1645 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.92% 95.47% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1345 1509
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
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 3 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 42 (34.71%) SQL Server
3 34 (28.10%) SQL
4 30 (24.79%) .NET
5 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
6 27 (22.31%) Active Directory
7 25 (20.66%) MS Office
7 25 (20.66%) Linux
8 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
8 24 (19.83%) ITIL
8 24 (19.83%) Citrix
9 23 (19.01%) Windows 7
10 21 (17.36%) Firewall
11 20 (16.53%) VMware
11 20 (16.53%) Degree
12 19 (15.70%) HTML
13 18 (14.88%) Cisco
14 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
14 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.22%) CSS
15 16 (13.22%) SLA
16 15 (12.40%) Oracle
16 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (11.57%) Ubuntu
18 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
18 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
19 12 (9.92%) LAN
19 12 (9.92%) WAN
19 12 (9.92%) UNIX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) Apache
3 8 (6.61%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.79%) nginx
4 7 (5.79%) Apache Solr
4 7 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.13%) Lync
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) MS Office
2 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) Firewall
2 12 (9.92%) LAN
2 12 (9.92%) WAN
2 12 (9.92%) SSL
3 11 (9.09%) IPv4
3 11 (9.09%) Internet
3 11 (9.09%) HTTP
3 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 7 (5.79%) VPN
5 7 (5.79%) DHCP
5 7 (5.79%) PBX
6 6 (4.96%) MPLS
6 6 (4.96%) SAN
7 5 (4.13%) VoIP
7 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.31%) NAS
8 4 (3.31%) DSL
8 4 (3.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) MySQL
3 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.79%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.79%) MariaDB
4 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Subversion
1 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.79%) Mercurial
2 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.61%) Retail
2 4 (3.31%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.31%) Legal
3 3 (2.48%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.79%) .NET
2 19 (15.70%) HTML
3 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET
4 16 (13.22%) CSS
5 12 (9.92%) XML
6 11 (9.09%) Web Services
7 8 (6.61%) JSP
8 7 (5.79%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (4.96%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Replication
1 9 (7.44%) Open Source
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) Derivative
4 6 (4.96%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.13%) Wiki
6 3 (2.48%) IVR
6 3 (2.48%) Clustering
6 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 25 (20.66%) Linux
3 23 (19.01%) Windows 7
4 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.57%) Ubuntu
5 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.92%) UNIX
7 9 (7.44%) Debian
7 9 (7.44%) Fedora
7 9 (7.44%) CentOS
7 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (6.61%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.79%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) ITIL
2 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (8.26%) Content Management
4 9 (7.44%) Time Management
5 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (5.79%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.79%) Web Development
5 7 (5.79%) Document Management
6 6 (4.96%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.13%) E-business
7 5 (4.13%) Workflow
7 5 (4.13%) Network Management
7 5 (4.13%) DevOps
8 4 (3.31%) Network Design
8 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.31%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.31%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.10%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.26%) Java
4 7 (5.79%) Perl
4 7 (5.79%) PHP
4 7 (5.79%) Python
4 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.79%) Ruby
4 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.65%) C#
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.79%) MCSE
4 6 (4.96%) CCNA
4 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.13%) MCP
5 5 (4.13%) CCA
5 5 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.13%) MCSA
5 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.31%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (22.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) Varnish
4 2 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.65%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Puppet
2 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.79%) HAProxy
2 7 (5.79%) Ansible
2 7 (5.79%) Icinga
2 7 (5.79%) Nagios
2 7 (5.79%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.79%) Munin
2 7 (5.79%) Zenoss
3 4 (3.31%) WSUS
3 4 (3.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.31%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.83%) Citrix
3 20 (16.53%) VMware
4 18 (14.88%) Cisco
5 15 (12.40%) Oracle
6 9 (7.44%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.79%) Percona
8 5 (4.13%) Zend
8 5 (4.13%) Splunk
9 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.31%) Avaya
9 4 (3.31%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.83%) HP
10 1 (0.83%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) EMC
10 1 (0.83%) McAfee
10 1 (0.83%) Apple
10 1 (0.83%) Meraki
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