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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 30 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 29 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.97% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 0.63% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 2
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,100 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £23,900 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
403 318 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.88% 95.50% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 327 280 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) VMware
3 23 (74.19%) Citrix
3 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
5 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (48.39%) Advertising
9 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.90%) Clustering
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco
12 4 (12.90%) Firewall
12 4 (12.90%) SCCM
12 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (9.68%) WAN
13 3 (9.68%) SAN
14 2 (6.45%) MPLS
14 2 (6.45%) HP
14 2 (6.45%) DHCP
14 2 (6.45%) DNS
14 2 (6.45%) LAN
14 2 (6.45%) ITIL
14 2 (6.45%) Linux
14 2 (6.45%) MCSE
14 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (6.45%) Finance

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
4 1 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.23%) Network Design
2 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.23%) Network Management
2 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet