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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 69 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 274 215 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.51% 3.07% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 3.20% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 236 190 211
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
7441 6715 8931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.40% 95.75% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6049 5669 7619
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 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +5 103 £31,500 +8.62% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 80 £31,000 -3.12% 11
Bedfordshire +18 52 £35,000 +19.65% 2
Essex -9 27 £36,250 +13.28%
Suffolk +12 17 £25,000 -5.66% 3
Norfolk +12 6 £21,750 +6.09% 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 307 (56.85%) Windows
2 196 (36.30%) Microsoft
3 192 (35.56%) Active Directory
4 132 (24.44%) VMware
5 123 (22.78%) MS Exchange
6 120 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 118 (21.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (18.52%) SQL
9 99 (18.33%) Firewall
10 94 (17.41%) Degree
11 93 (17.22%) Linux
11 93 (17.22%) TCP/IP
12 91 (16.85%) Cisco
13 84 (15.56%) Windows 7
14 72 (13.33%) DNS
15 71 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 71 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 70 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
17 69 (12.78%) SQL Server
17 69 (12.78%) MS Office
18 68 (12.59%) Citrix
18 68 (12.59%) LAN
18 68 (12.59%) WAN
19 67 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 66 (12.22%) Java
21 57 (10.56%) UNIX
22 56 (10.37%) Oracle
22 56 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
23 55 (10.19%) SAN
24 47 (8.70%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 123 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 47 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 47 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (2.41%) Lync
6 13 (2.41%) IIS
7 9 (1.67%) JBoss
8 8 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.11%) Apache
9 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 120 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 69 (12.78%) MS Office
3 8 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.33%) Office 365
2 9 (1.67%) SaaS
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (18.33%) Firewall
2 93 (17.22%) TCP/IP
3 72 (13.33%) DNS
4 68 (12.59%) LAN
4 68 (12.59%) WAN
5 55 (10.19%) SAN
6 42 (7.78%) DHCP
7 33 (6.11%) Internet
8 29 (5.37%) VPN
9 26 (4.81%) VoIP
10 18 (3.33%) LTE
11 14 (2.59%) Network Security
12 13 (2.41%) SS7
12 13 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (2.41%) 3GPP
13 12 (2.22%) MPLS
13 12 (2.22%) VLAN
14 11 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.85%) Wireless
15 10 (1.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.63%) MySQL
3 19 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.52%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.11%) DB2
7 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.74%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.56%) MS Access
10 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.19%) Big Data
11 1 (0.19%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.56%) Subversion
4 2 (0.37%) JUnit
4 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
4 2 (0.37%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 45 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 42 (7.78%) Finance
3 15 (2.78%) Retail
4 13 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.85%) Marketing
5 10 (1.85%) Billing
6 7 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.30%) Electronics
7 5 (0.93%) Banking
8 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.56%) Danish Language
9 3 (0.56%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Military
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.67%) XML
2 35 (6.48%) .NET
3 31 (5.74%) HTML
4 20 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.48%) Web Services
5 8 (1.48%) J2EE
5 8 (1.48%) Classic ASP
6 6 (1.11%) XHTML
7 5 (0.93%) JSP
7 5 (0.93%) CSS
8 4 (0.74%) ADO.NET
8 4 (0.74%) XSD
8 4 (0.74%) LAMP
8 4 (0.74%) JCE
8 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.56%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.37%) XSL
10 2 (0.37%) XSLT
10 2 (0.37%) ODBC
10 2 (0.37%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 17 (3.15%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.04%) Physics
6 10 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.67%) Wiki
8 8 (1.48%) SecurID
9 6 (1.11%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.11%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.93%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.93%) CLARiiON
10 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.74%) EPoS
11 4 (0.74%) EFT
11 4 (0.74%) DTV
11 4 (0.74%) iPad
11 4 (0.74%) iPhone
11 4 (0.74%) PKI
12 3 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 307 (56.85%) Windows
2 118 (21.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (17.22%) Linux
4 84 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 71 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (10.56%) UNIX
8 34 (6.30%) Windows XP
9 28 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 25 (4.63%) Solaris
11 16 (2.96%) Windows Vista
12 11 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.85%) AIX
13 10 (1.85%) Android
14 9 (1.67%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.48%) VMS
15 8 (1.48%) Windows Phone 8
16 6 (1.11%) CentOS
16 6 (1.11%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (7.96%) ITIL
2 25 (4.63%) Project Management
3 23 (4.26%) Software Engineering
4 22 (4.07%) Service Delivery
5 20 (3.70%) Service Management
6 18 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 18 (3.33%) OO
6 18 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 15 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 14 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (2.04%) Performance Management
9 11 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (2.04%) CRM
10 10 (1.85%) B2B
10 10 (1.85%) Time Management
10 10 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (1.85%) Capacity Management
11 9 (1.67%) Coaching
11 9 (1.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.52%) SQL
2 66 (12.22%) Java
3 44 (8.15%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.81%) C#
5 17 (3.15%) C
6 14 (2.59%) PHP
7 13 (2.41%) Perl
8 11 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.04%) Python
9 9 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.30%) C++
11 6 (1.11%) VBA
11 6 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.74%) VB
12 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.74%) Korn
13 2 (0.37%) ABAP
13 2 (0.37%) VBScript
14 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (17.41%) Degree
2 71 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (8.52%) CCNA
5 40 (7.41%) MCSE
6 35 (6.48%) MCITP
7 25 (4.63%) MCP
8 21 (3.89%) MCSA
9 15 (2.78%) CCNP
10 13 (2.41%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.22%) CCA
12 11 (2.04%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.85%) MCTS
14 8 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.93%) VCP5
15 5 (0.93%) NCDA
15 5 (0.93%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.74%) MOS
17 3 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.70%) SLA
2 11 (2.04%) QA
3 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 192 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 67 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.85%) XenApp
4 32 (5.93%) Hyper-V
5 30 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 25 (4.63%) vSphere
7 21 (3.89%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.56%) XenServer
11 3 (0.56%) Firmware
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.37%) Xen
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.15%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.85%) SCCM
3 9 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.11%) WSUS
5 6 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.93%) Nagios
7 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.74%) SCOM
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.56%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.56%) Cacti
8 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.37%) Puppet
9 2 (0.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 196 (36.30%) Microsoft
2 132 (24.44%) VMware
3 91 (16.85%) Cisco
4 68 (12.59%) Citrix
5 56 (10.37%) Oracle
6 25 (4.63%) Symantec
7 20 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.15%) HP
9 16 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.78%) NetApp
10 15 (2.78%) Apple
11 14 (2.59%) SAP
11 14 (2.59%) McAfee
12 11 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.85%) Juniper
14 9 (1.67%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.67%) Clearswift
14 9 (1.67%) Remedy
15 8 (1.48%) Dell
15 8 (1.48%) EMC
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