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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 94 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 190 213 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.68% 2.99% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.13% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 175 187 226
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
6785 6815 7698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.82% 95.72% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5588 6638
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Hertfordshire -7 58 £25,000 -23.07% 8
Cambridgeshire -33 40 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Bedfordshire +18 34 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Essex -1 31 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Norfolk +16 21 £30,000 +50.00%
Suffolk +2 16 £27,750 +18.08% 5
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 263 (62.17%) Windows
2 184 (43.50%) Microsoft
3 182 (43.03%) Active Directory
4 121 (28.61%) VMware
5 112 (26.48%) SQL
6 109 (25.77%) MS Exchange
7 95 (22.46%) MS Excel
8 90 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 85 (20.09%) Cisco
10 75 (17.73%) SQL Server
11 74 (17.49%) Firewall
12 72 (17.02%) Linux
12 72 (17.02%) DNS
13 67 (15.84%) Windows 7
14 65 (15.37%) TCP/IP
15 63 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 61 (14.42%) SAN
16 61 (14.42%) Citrix
17 59 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 57 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (13.00%) MS Office
20 54 (12.77%) ITIL
21 50 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
22 45 (10.64%) Hyper-V
22 45 (10.64%) Degree
23 42 (9.93%) Windows 8
23 42 (9.93%) Oracle
23 42 (9.93%) DHCP
23 42 (9.93%) LAN
24 41 (9.69%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 109 (25.77%) MS Exchange
2 50 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (6.86%) SharePoint
5 28 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (4.49%) IIS
7 14 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.84%) Lync
9 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.18%) JBoss
12 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 95 (22.46%) MS Excel
2 55 (13.00%) MS Office
3 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.18%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.47%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.47%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.04%) Office 365
2 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.95%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (17.49%) Firewall
2 72 (17.02%) DNS
3 65 (15.37%) TCP/IP
4 61 (14.42%) SAN
5 42 (9.93%) DHCP
5 42 (9.93%) LAN
6 41 (9.69%) WAN
7 38 (8.98%) VPN
8 23 (5.44%) VoIP
9 20 (4.73%) Wireless
10 15 (3.55%) Internet
11 14 (3.31%) VLAN
12 12 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (2.60%) LTE
13 11 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.36%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.13%) GSM
16 8 (1.89%) Broadband
17 7 (1.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.13%) MySQL
5 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.95%) FileMaker
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.71%) MS Access
8 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 19 (4.49%) Telecoms
2 14 (3.31%) Finance
3 5 (1.18%) Publishing
4 4 (0.95%) Banking
4 4 (0.95%) Retail
4 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
4 4 (0.95%) Legal
5 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.71%) Electronics
6 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.47%) Automotive
6 2 (0.47%) Law
6 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.04%) HTML
2 33 (7.80%) .NET
3 24 (5.67%) Web Services
4 23 (5.44%) XML
5 22 (5.20%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.13%) CSS
7 6 (1.42%) J2EE
8 4 (0.95%) ADO.NET
8 4 (0.95%) XSD
8 4 (0.95%) JMS
8 4 (0.95%) JCE
8 4 (0.95%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.95%) CSS3
8 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.71%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.71%) ODBC
10 2 (0.47%) XSLT
10 2 (0.47%) Classic ASP
10 2 (0.47%) JSP
10 2 (0.47%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.31%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.07%) Replication
4 12 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.89%) Physics
6 8 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.65%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.42%) iPhone
8 6 (1.42%) Open Source
8 6 (1.42%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.42%) PDA
8 6 (1.42%) CCTV
8 6 (1.42%) Wiki
9 5 (1.18%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.95%) Streaming Music
10 4 (0.95%) PKI
11 3 (0.71%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 263 (62.17%) Windows
2 90 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (17.02%) Linux
4 67 (15.84%) Windows 7
5 59 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (9.93%) Windows 8
7 40 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (6.86%) UNIX
9 23 (5.44%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.02%) Solaris
11 11 (2.60%) Android
12 9 (2.13%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.13%) HPUX
13 7 (1.65%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.42%) CentOS
15 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.18%) AIX
16 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.77%) ITIL
2 27 (6.38%) Project Management
3 21 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 16 (3.78%) Migration
6 13 (3.07%) Service Management
7 12 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (2.60%) B2B
8 11 (2.60%) OO
9 10 (2.36%) CRM
10 9 (2.13%) Change Management
10 9 (2.13%) Software Engineering
11 8 (1.89%) Configuration Management
11 8 (1.89%) ERP
11 8 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (1.89%) Time Management
12 7 (1.65%) E-Commerce
13 6 (1.42%) Network Design
13 6 (1.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (26.48%) SQL
2 41 (9.69%) Java
3 34 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.02%) C#
4 17 (4.02%) VB
5 13 (3.07%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.84%) C
7 10 (2.36%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.65%) C++
9 5 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.18%) VBA
10 4 (0.95%) PHP
10 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) RPG
11 3 (0.71%) Perl
11 3 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.47%) ABAP
12 2 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.64%) Degree
3 38 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.04%) MCSE
5 33 (7.80%) MCP
6 25 (5.91%) CCNA
7 22 (5.20%) MCSA
8 15 (3.55%) CCNP
9 14 (3.31%) VCP4
9 14 (3.31%) MCITP
10 13 (3.07%) MCTS
11 9 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.89%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.65%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.95%) VCP5
14 4 (0.95%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.95%) CCA
15 3 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.71%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.42%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 182 (43.03%) Active Directory
2 57 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.44%) vSphere
5 17 (4.02%) XenApp
6 12 (2.84%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.36%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.18%) Xen
9 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.47%) Firmware
11 2 (0.47%) XenServer
12 1 (0.24%) UAG
12 1 (0.24%) KVM
12 1 (0.24%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (3.07%) SCCM
2 12 (2.84%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.65%) SCOM
3 7 (1.65%) Nagios
3 7 (1.65%) Dollar Universe
4 6 (1.42%) Opsview
4 6 (1.42%) Cacti
5 5 (1.18%) WSUS
5 5 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.95%) ZENworks
7 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.71%) Puppet
7 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 184 (43.50%) Microsoft
2 121 (28.61%) VMware
3 85 (20.09%) Cisco
4 61 (14.42%) Citrix
5 42 (9.93%) Oracle
6 20 (4.73%) HP
7 17 (4.02%) Symantec
8 13 (3.07%) Apple
9 12 (2.84%) Dell
9 12 (2.84%) SAP
9 12 (2.84%) FalconStor
10 11 (2.60%) Veeam
10 11 (2.60%) CommVault
11 8 (1.89%) Mitel
12 7 (1.65%) Sage
12 7 (1.65%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.65%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.42%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (1.42%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.42%) Adobe
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