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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 79 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% 2.68% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.81% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 29
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1864 1672 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.43% 95.22% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1386 1431
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 23 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 72 (60.50%) Windows
2 43 (36.13%) SQL Server
3 42 (35.29%) SQL
4 30 (25.21%) .NET
4 30 (25.21%) Active Directory
5 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 27 (22.69%) MS Office
6 27 (22.69%) Linux
6 27 (22.69%) MS Excel
7 25 (21.01%) Citrix
8 24 (20.17%) ITIL
9 23 (19.33%) Firewall
9 23 (19.33%) VMware
10 21 (17.65%) Cisco
10 21 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 19 (15.97%) Degree
12 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (14.29%) WAN
12 17 (14.29%) LAN
12 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 16 (13.45%) HTML
13 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (11.76%) Ubuntu
15 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (10.92%) CSS
16 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
16 13 (10.92%) CCNA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (10.08%) Apache
2 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.56%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.88%) nginx
4 7 (5.88%) Apache Solr
5 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.20%) Lync
6 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (22.69%) MS Office
1 27 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.33%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) WAN
2 17 (14.29%) LAN
3 12 (10.08%) DHCP
3 12 (10.08%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (8.40%) HTTP
4 10 (8.40%) SSL
4 10 (8.40%) IPv4
4 10 (8.40%) Internet
5 8 (6.72%) PBX
5 8 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.88%) VPN
7 6 (5.04%) MPLS
8 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.20%) VoIP
9 4 (3.36%) SAN
9 4 (3.36%) DNS
9 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.36%) Wireless
9 4 (3.36%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.08%) MySQL
4 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.88%) MariaDB
6 7 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Subversion
1 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (4.20%) Retail
2 4 (3.36%) Legal
2 4 (3.36%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.21%) .NET
2 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (13.45%) HTML
4 13 (10.92%) CSS
5 12 (10.08%) Web Services
6 9 (7.56%) .NET Framework
7 7 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (5.88%) XML
8 5 (4.20%) JSP
9 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Open Source
2 7 (5.88%) Derivative
3 6 (5.04%) Replication
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Wiki
5 4 (3.36%) IVR
6 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.52%) Clustering
6 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.84%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 72 (60.50%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Linux
3 21 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.24%) UNIX
8 9 (7.56%) CentOS
8 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (7.56%) Fedora
8 9 (7.56%) Debian
8 9 (7.56%) Mac OS X
9 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) ITIL
2 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
3 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
3 9 (7.56%) Time Management
3 9 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (7.56%) Capacity Management
4 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.72%) Network Design
5 7 (5.88%) Web Development
5 7 (5.88%) Content Management
5 7 (5.88%) Document Management
6 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.20%) DevOps
6 5 (4.20%) E-business
6 5 (4.20%) Workflow
7 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.52%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.52%) Service Management
9 2 (1.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.29%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.88%) Ruby
3 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.88%) Python
3 7 (5.88%) Perl
3 7 (5.88%) PHP
4 5 (4.20%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.68%) C#
8 1 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.92%) CCNA
4 12 (10.08%) MCSE
5 6 (5.04%) MCSA
6 5 (4.20%) MCITP
6 5 (4.20%) MCP
6 5 (4.20%) CCA
6 5 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.84%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) Varnish
4 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Puppet
2 7 (5.88%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.88%) Munin
2 7 (5.88%) Zenoss
2 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 7 (5.88%) Ansible
2 7 (5.88%) Icinga
2 7 (5.88%) Nagios
3 4 (3.36%) SCCM
3 4 (3.36%) SCOM
3 4 (3.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.01%) Citrix
3 23 (19.33%) VMware
4 21 (17.65%) Cisco
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle
6 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.88%) Percona
8 5 (4.20%) Splunk
8 5 (4.20%) Zend
9 4 (3.36%) Avaya
9 4 (3.36%) Metastorm
9 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.84%) Meraki
10 1 (0.84%) Apple
10 1 (0.84%) HP
10 1 (0.84%) Dell
10 1 (0.84%) EMC
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