The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 136 173 170
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 214 157 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.81% 1.31% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.41% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 197 141 175
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10947 11164 12084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.68% 93.13% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 9889 11051
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 254 (64.30%) Windows
2 198 (50.13%) Microsoft
3 158 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 125 (31.65%) Finance
5 111 (28.10%) VMware
6 96 (24.30%) MS Exchange
7 90 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 88 (22.28%) Citrix
9 87 (22.03%) MS Excel
10 84 (21.27%) Cisco
11 81 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 80 (20.25%) MS Office
13 76 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 70 (17.72%) Windows 7
15 69 (17.47%) ITIL
16 68 (17.22%) SQL Server
16 68 (17.22%) Degree
17 63 (15.95%) SQL
17 63 (15.95%) Linux
18 53 (13.42%) Cisco Certification
19 51 (12.91%) Java
20 48 (12.15%) Firewall
21 47 (11.90%) MCSE
22 44 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2010
23 41 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
23 41 (10.38%) Banking
24 40 (10.13%) DNS
25 39 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
26 37 (9.37%) SAN
26 37 (9.37%) Windows XP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 96 (24.30%) MS Exchange
2 44 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.84%) Apache
4 25 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 24 (6.08%) Lync
6 22 (5.57%) IIS
7 21 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (3.29%) SharePoint
11 12 (3.04%) Jetty
12 11 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.77%) Node.js
13 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (1.27%) Confluence
15 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.51%) CMS
16 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
16 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 87 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 80 (20.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.76%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.76%) MS Project
5 2 (0.51%) InDesign
5 2 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 6 (1.52%) Advent Moxy
2 1 (0.25%) Eikon
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.28%) SaaS
2 9 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.01%) Office 365
4 4 (1.01%) Joyent
5 3 (0.76%) Jelastic
5 3 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.15%) Firewall
2 40 (10.13%) DNS
3 37 (9.37%) SAN
4 34 (8.61%) TCP/IP
5 33 (8.35%) DHCP
6 28 (7.09%) VoIP
7 25 (6.33%) VPN
8 24 (6.08%) LAN
8 24 (6.08%) BGP
9 22 (5.57%) WAN
10 21 (5.32%) MPLS
11 20 (5.06%) VPLS
12 15 (3.80%) Wireless
13 12 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (3.04%) NAS
14 10 (2.53%) Unified Communications
14 10 (2.53%) SSL
15 9 (2.28%) ADSL
16 8 (2.03%) VLAN
17 7 (1.77%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.09%) MySQL
3 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.01%) Riak
7 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.51%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.52%) JIRA
2 4 (1.01%) Subversion
3 2 (0.51%) Toad
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (31.65%) Finance
2 41 (10.38%) Banking
3 30 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.81%) Financial Institution
4 19 (4.81%) Advertising
5 13 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.77%) Legal
6 7 (1.77%) Back Office
7 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.52%) Marketing
8 4 (1.01%) Retail
9 3 (0.76%) Front Office
9 3 (0.76%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.32%) .NET
2 19 (4.81%) HTML
3 8 (2.03%) Web Services
4 7 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.27%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.27%) XML
6 4 (1.01%) J2EE
6 4 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.01%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.76%) LAMP
8 2 (0.51%) Java EE
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.51%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.51%) COM
8 2 (0.51%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) Spring
9 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.37%) Blackberry
2 36 (9.11%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.80%) iPad
4 13 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.28%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.28%) Clustering
6 8 (2.03%) Replication
6 8 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.52%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.27%) iPhone
9 5 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.01%) Physics
10 4 (1.01%) Celerra
10 4 (1.01%) PDA
10 4 (1.01%) Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) Statistics
11 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 254 (64.30%) Windows
2 76 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (17.72%) Windows 7
4 63 (15.95%) Linux
5 41 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (9.37%) Windows XP
8 29 (7.34%) UNIX
9 19 (4.81%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.54%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.28%) Solaris
12 8 (2.03%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.27%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.01%) AIX
16 3 (0.76%) HPUX
16 3 (0.76%) Fedora
16 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.47%) ITIL
2 31 (7.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 28 (7.09%) Release Management
4 27 (6.84%) Change Control
5 26 (6.58%) Asset Management
6 21 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (2.78%) Migration
8 11 (2.78%) DevOps
9 10 (2.53%) Software Engineering
10 9 (2.28%) Project Management
10 9 (2.28%) Service Management
10 9 (2.28%) OO
10 9 (2.28%) CRM
10 9 (2.28%) Time Management
11 7 (1.77%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (1.77%) Investment Management
11 7 (1.77%) Change Management
11 7 (1.77%) Programme Management
12 6 (1.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (15.95%) SQL
2 51 (12.91%) Java
3 30 (7.59%) VB
3 30 (7.59%) PowerShell
4 21 (5.32%) VBScript
4 21 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.54%) Perl
6 12 (3.04%) PHP
7 11 (2.78%) Ruby
8 10 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.53%) C#
8 10 (2.53%) C++
9 9 (2.28%) Python
10 6 (1.52%) VC++
10 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.27%) Groovy
12 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.01%) C
13 3 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (17.22%) Degree
3 53 (13.42%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (11.90%) MCSE
5 36 (9.11%) CCNP
6 32 (8.10%) MCITP
7 26 (6.58%) CCNA
8 23 (5.82%) MCSA
9 15 (3.80%) MCP
10 14 (3.54%) CCIP
11 11 (2.78%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.28%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.03%) CCVP
15 7 (1.77%) SC Cleared
16 6 (1.52%) MCTS
17 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (1.27%) HNC
18 4 (1.01%) CCA
18 4 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.05%) SLA
2 6 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 81 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.82%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.81%) XenApp
5 16 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.54%) vSphere
7 13 (3.29%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.03%) XenServer
9 7 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.27%) NFS
11 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.01%) KVM
12 4 (1.01%) Xen
12 4 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.76%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.51%) UAG
15 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (5.57%) SCCM
2 21 (5.32%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.29%) SCOM
4 8 (2.03%) Nagios
4 8 (2.03%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.52%) WSUS
6 4 (1.01%) Munin
6 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.76%) Plesk
7 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.51%) OpenView
8 2 (0.51%) OVSD
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 198 (50.13%) Microsoft
2 111 (28.10%) VMware
3 88 (22.28%) Citrix
4 84 (21.27%) Cisco
5 32 (8.10%) HP
6 21 (5.32%) Symantec
7 18 (4.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 17 (4.30%) Apple
8 17 (4.30%) Oracle
9 16 (4.05%) Dell
10 14 (3.54%) EMC
10 14 (3.54%) NetApp
10 14 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.54%) Bloomberg
11 11 (2.78%) Adobe
12 10 (2.53%) Juniper
13 9 (2.28%) Veritas
14 8 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.77%) Reuters
15 7 (1.77%) F5
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + great company!
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Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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