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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 99 74 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 212 289 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 3.50% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 3.67% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 184 239 220
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7391 7871 7593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.57% 95.31% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6148 6608 6581
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 69 £37,500 +2.73% 18
Hertfordshire -47 56 £28,750 -7.25% 5
Suffolk +26 33 £25,000 -13.04% 1
Essex -4 26 £35,500 +9.23% 4
Bedfordshire -11 22 £27,000 -21.73% 3
Norfolk -3 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 294 (69.67%) Windows
2 171 (40.52%) Microsoft
3 146 (34.60%) Active Directory
4 126 (29.86%) VMware
5 104 (24.64%) Linux
6 100 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (22.99%) MS Excel
8 86 (20.38%) TCP/IP
9 84 (19.91%) MS Office
10 81 (19.19%) MS Exchange
11 80 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 79 (18.72%) SQL
13 75 (17.77%) DNS
14 72 (17.06%) Citrix
15 65 (15.40%) SQL Server
16 61 (14.45%) ITIL
17 53 (12.56%) Cisco
18 52 (12.32%) DHCP
19 50 (11.85%) SAN
19 50 (11.85%) Windows 7
20 48 (11.37%) Office 365
21 47 (11.14%) WAN
21 47 (11.14%) Firewall
22 46 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
24 44 (10.43%) LAN
25 42 (9.95%) VPN
25 42 (9.95%) Hyper-V
26 40 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
27 39 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 81 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.92%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.45%) Lync
5 19 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.08%) Apache
8 11 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.61%) IIS
9 7 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.42%) SAS
11 5 (1.18%) Zope
11 5 (1.18%) Plone
11 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.95%) JBoss
13 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 97 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 84 (19.91%) MS Office
3 7 (1.66%) AutoCAD
4 6 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (1.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (1.42%) Revit
4 6 (1.42%) MicroStation
4 6 (1.42%) Solid Edge
4 6 (1.42%) Siemens NX
4 6 (1.42%) PTC Creo
5 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) HipChat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.37%) Office 365
2 12 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (20.38%) TCP/IP
2 75 (17.77%) DNS
3 52 (12.32%) DHCP
4 50 (11.85%) SAN
5 47 (11.14%) WAN
5 47 (11.14%) Firewall
6 44 (10.43%) LAN
7 42 (9.95%) VPN
8 23 (5.45%) VLAN
9 22 (5.21%) VoIP
10 20 (4.74%) Internet
11 18 (4.27%) Wireless
12 14 (3.32%) HTTP
13 11 (2.61%) FTP
13 11 (2.61%) SSL
14 9 (2.13%) PBX
14 9 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (1.90%) Network Security
16 6 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.42%) MySQL
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (4.98%) Telecoms
2 12 (2.84%) Finance
3 8 (1.90%) Electronics
4 7 (1.66%) Back Office
4 7 (1.66%) Publishing
5 4 (0.95%) Front Office
6 2 (0.47%) Automotive
6 2 (0.47%) Legal
6 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) French Language
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.50%) .NET
2 16 (3.79%) HTML
3 13 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.61%) XML
5 10 (2.37%) Web Services
6 9 (2.13%) Application Packaging
7 7 (1.66%) CSS
8 5 (1.18%) J2EE
9 4 (0.95%) CSS3
9 4 (0.95%) JMS
10 2 (0.47%) Middleware
10 2 (0.47%) Java SE
10 2 (0.47%) Java EE
10 2 (0.47%) HTML5
10 2 (0.47%) ODBC
11 1 (0.24%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.35%) Mathematics
1 31 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.03%) Physics
4 14 (3.32%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.32%) Replication
5 13 (3.08%) Thin Client
5 13 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.66%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.66%) Handset
7 6 (1.42%) Telematics
8 5 (1.18%) PDA
8 5 (1.18%) CCTV
8 5 (1.18%) Statistics
8 5 (1.18%) Streaming Music
8 5 (1.18%) iPhone
9 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 294 (69.67%) Windows
2 104 (24.64%) Linux
3 100 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (11.85%) Windows 7
6 45 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (7.58%) Windows 8
8 25 (5.92%) Windows XP
9 24 (5.69%) UNIX
10 18 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.08%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.37%) Windows Vista
12 10 (2.37%) Android
13 6 (1.42%) CentOS
14 5 (1.18%) Debian
15 4 (0.95%) SUSE
15 4 (0.95%) HPUX
15 4 (0.95%) Solaris
16 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (14.45%) ITIL
2 22 (5.21%) Software Engineering
3 20 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (3.08%) Time Management
6 12 (2.84%) Service Delivery
7 11 (2.61%) Migration
7 11 (2.61%) Mentoring
7 11 (2.61%) Coaching
8 9 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (1.90%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (1.90%) Project Management
9 8 (1.90%) CAD
10 7 (1.66%) Information Security
10 7 (1.66%) Network Management
10 7 (1.66%) Software Deployment
10 7 (1.66%) Line Management
11 6 (1.42%) Software Licensing
11 6 (1.42%) Server Monitoring
11 6 (1.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.72%) SQL
2 39 (9.24%) C
3 31 (7.35%) Java
4 20 (4.74%) C#
5 19 (4.50%) T-SQL
6 18 (4.27%) C++
7 16 (3.79%) VB
7 16 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.08%) Python
9 12 (2.84%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.66%) Perl
11 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.95%) PHP
13 3 (0.71%) Ruby
14 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
15 1 (0.24%) RPG
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
15 1 (0.24%) Tcl
15 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (7.11%) Degree
4 27 (6.40%) CCNA
4 27 (6.40%) MCSE
5 25 (5.92%) MCP
6 12 (2.84%) CCNP
6 12 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.61%) MCSA
8 7 (1.66%) MCITP
9 6 (1.42%) RHCE
9 6 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.42%) MCTS
10 4 (0.95%) RHCA
10 4 (0.95%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.47%) ACSP
12 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.40%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 146 (34.60%) Active Directory
2 46 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (9.95%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.50%) vSphere
5 17 (4.03%) XenApp
6 14 (3.32%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.61%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.66%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.42%) Xen
10 3 (0.71%) XenServer
11 2 (0.47%) KVM
11 2 (0.47%) iptables
11 2 (0.47%) Postfix
11 2 (0.47%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (3.79%) WSUS
2 12 (2.84%) SCCM
3 9 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.90%) Nagios
4 8 (1.90%) Dollar Universe
5 7 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.42%) Cacti
7 5 (1.18%) SCOM
7 5 (1.18%) Opsview
8 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.47%) OpenView
10 2 (0.47%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 171 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 126 (29.86%) VMware
3 72 (17.06%) Citrix
4 53 (12.56%) Cisco
5 35 (8.29%) Oracle
6 28 (6.64%) HP
7 20 (4.74%) 3PAR
8 19 (4.50%) F5
8 19 (4.50%) Veeam
8 19 (4.50%) Juniper
8 19 (4.50%) CheckPoint
9 18 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.03%) Blue Coat
11 16 (3.79%) Crossbeam
11 16 (3.79%) Trend Micro
12 14 (3.32%) Symantec
13 12 (2.84%) Dell
14 10 (2.37%) Apple
15 9 (2.13%) CommVault
15 9 (2.13%) FalconStor
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