The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 10 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.99% 1.94% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 2.04% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 1
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -0.16%
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 Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 245 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.94% 94.96% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 212 243
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Croydon

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 29 (76.32%) Citrix
4 24 (63.16%) VMware
5 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 22 (57.89%) MS Exchange
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (42.11%) MS Office
9 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
9 15 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (26.32%) Terminal Server
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) VoIP
11 9 (23.68%) SLA
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
13 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
13 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
13 4 (10.53%) Google
13 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
13 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
13 4 (10.53%) Apple
13 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
13 4 (10.53%) VPN
13 4 (10.53%) DNS
13 4 (10.53%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 22 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Office
2 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) VoIP
2 4 (10.53%) DHCP
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) SEO
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Content Management
4 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) Web Usability
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) Database Security
4 1 (2.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) HND
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (26.32%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (76.32%) Citrix
3 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Google
4 4 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya