The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 42 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.00% 3.69% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 3.75% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 3
Average salary £31,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Support Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
290 293 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.67% 98.32% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 268 244 187
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cheltenham region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Citrix
3 27 (69.23%) VMware
4 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
6 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (43.59%) Advertising
10 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
11 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.38%) MCSE
14 6 (15.38%) ITIL
14 6 (15.38%) DHCP
14 6 (15.38%) DNS
14 6 (15.38%) XenApp
15 5 (12.82%) SLA
15 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
15 5 (12.82%) VPN
15 5 (12.82%) MCSA
16 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
16 4 (10.26%) Linux
16 4 (10.26%) Cisco
16 4 (10.26%) WAN
16 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
16 4 (10.26%) LAN
16 4 (10.26%) Remedy
16 4 (10.26%) Windows 7

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) MPLS
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (43.59%) Advertising
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) XenApp
5 4 (10.26%) BitLocker
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Remedy
5 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Apple