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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 66 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 73 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.89% 2.46% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.60% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 67 28 27
Average salary £28,500 £26,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -15.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1789 1617 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.26% 94.67% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1415 1308
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 23 October 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 66 (54.10%) Windows
2 49 (40.16%) SQL
3 37 (30.33%) SQL Server
4 36 (29.51%) Linux
5 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.41%) MS Excel
7 30 (24.59%) Active Directory
8 27 (22.13%) Cisco
9 25 (20.49%) VMware
10 24 (19.67%) Firewall
11 22 (18.03%) .NET
11 22 (18.03%) Degree
12 21 (17.21%) ITIL
13 19 (15.57%) CCNA
13 19 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (15.57%) Citrix
14 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (13.11%) MS Exchange
16 16 (13.11%) Web Services
16 16 (13.11%) MS Office
17 15 (12.30%) MCSE
17 15 (12.30%) LAN
17 15 (12.30%) Asterisk PBX
18 14 (11.48%) Windows 7
18 14 (11.48%) WAN
19 13 (10.66%) DHCP
19 13 (10.66%) SLA
19 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.02%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (8.20%) Apache
4 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.10%) Lync
5 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) nginx
6 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (25.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.67%) Firewall
2 15 (12.30%) LAN
2 15 (12.30%) Asterisk PBX
3 14 (11.48%) WAN
4 13 (10.66%) DHCP
5 11 (9.02%) PBX
6 9 (7.38%) DNS
7 8 (6.56%) SAN
7 8 (6.56%) Internet
7 8 (6.56%) VoIP
7 8 (6.56%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.74%) Softphone
8 7 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.74%) NAS
8 7 (5.74%) HTTP
8 7 (5.74%) SSL
8 7 (5.74%) IPv4
9 6 (4.92%) Wireless
9 6 (4.92%) VPN
10 4 (3.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.84%) MySQL
4 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.28%) Big Data
7 2 (1.64%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.82%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.64%) Subversion
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (3.28%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (2.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Finance
3 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) .NET
2 16 (13.11%) Web Services
3 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.02%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.92%) XML
5 6 (4.92%) HTML
6 5 (4.10%) CSS
7 2 (1.64%) LAMP
7 2 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.82%) Ajax
8 1 (0.82%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) IVR
2 8 (6.56%) Wiki
3 4 (3.28%) Open Source
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.28%) PDA
3 4 (3.28%) Clustering
4 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) Derivative
5 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 66 (54.10%) Windows
2 36 (29.51%) Linux
3 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.48%) Windows 7
6 13 (10.66%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.02%) UNIX
8 10 (8.20%) Windows XP
9 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.74%) Mac OS X
11 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.28%) CentOS
12 4 (3.28%) Debian
12 4 (3.28%) Fedora
13 3 (2.46%) AIX
14 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) ITIL
2 12 (9.84%) Problem Management
3 11 (9.02%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (9.02%) Capacity Management
3 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
4 10 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (8.20%) Document Management
5 8 (6.56%) E-business
5 8 (6.56%) DevOps
6 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.74%) Network Design
7 5 (4.10%) Project Management
8 4 (3.28%) Workflow
9 3 (2.46%) CRM
9 3 (2.46%) Service Management
9 3 (2.46%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.46%) Web Development
9 3 (2.46%) Time Management
10 2 (1.64%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.16%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.56%) Java
4 6 (4.92%) Ruby
4 6 (4.92%) Python
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.64%) Perl
6 2 (1.64%) PHP
6 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) C#
7 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Degree
2 19 (15.57%) CCNA
2 19 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.30%) MCSE
4 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.56%) MCP
6 7 (5.74%) MCSA
7 5 (4.10%) CCA
7 5 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.10%) MCITP
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.46%) vSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Varnish
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Puppet
2 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.10%) WSUS
2 5 (4.10%) SCCM
3 4 (3.28%) SCOM
3 4 (3.28%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.46%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.64%) Ansible
5 2 (1.64%) Icinga
5 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.64%) Munin
5 2 (1.64%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.13%) Cisco
3 25 (20.49%) VMware
4 19 (15.57%) Citrix
5 8 (6.56%) Zend
6 6 (4.92%) Avaya
6 6 (4.92%) Juniper
6 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle
7 4 (3.28%) EMC
7 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.28%) HP
7 4 (3.28%) Splunk
8 3 (2.46%) Metastorm
8 3 (2.46%) WatchGuard
8 3 (2.46%) Veeam
8 3 (2.46%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.64%) Apple
9 2 (1.64%) Percona
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