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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 21 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 10.12% 2.94% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.18% 3.06% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
167 196 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 99.40% 96.08% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 145 165 201
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 41 (87.23%) Microsoft
3 39 (82.98%) Citrix
4 36 (76.60%) VMware
5 32 (68.09%) MS Exchange
6 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
7 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (53.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (40.43%) Terminal Server
12 16 (34.04%) MS Office
13 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
14 11 (23.40%) SQL
14 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (19.15%) VoIP
16 8 (17.02%) SLA
16 8 (17.02%) ITIL
17 7 (14.89%) Network Architecture
18 5 (10.64%) MCSE
19 4 (8.51%) MCP
19 4 (8.51%) VPN
19 4 (8.51%) DNS
19 4 (8.51%) DHCP
19 4 (8.51%) IIS
20 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
20 3 (6.38%) SAN
20 3 (6.38%) vSphere

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (68.09%) MS Exchange
2 25 (53.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Office
2 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) VoIP
2 4 (8.51%) DHCP
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) FTP
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Social Media
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) SEO
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Content Management
4 1 (2.13%) Web Analytics
4 1 (2.13%) Web Usability
4 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.13%) Analytics
4 1 (2.13%) Database Security
4 1 (2.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) MCP
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (40.43%) Terminal Server
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) vCloud
6 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Microsoft
2 39 (82.98%) Citrix
3 36 (76.60%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) Veeam