The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 795 851 863
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 85 80 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.079% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.082% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 79 75 67
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £29,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Software Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86621 97333 101655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.27% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 73029 81887 82956
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +38 31 £35,000 +11.11% 2
London +52 26 £35,000 +55.55% 2
East Midlands +16 10 £25,000 +14.94%
East of England +12 8 £37,500 +16.27% 4
South West -1 6 £20,500 -18.00%
North West +8 2 £37,500 +36.36%
West Midlands -20 2 £20,000 -23.80% 3
Software Support Engineer
UK

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (51.53%) SQL
2 75 (46.01%) Windows
3 57 (34.97%) SQL Server
4 53 (32.52%) Linux
5 38 (23.31%) Java
6 36 (22.09%) Microsoft
7 34 (20.86%) JavaScript
8 32 (19.63%) MS Excel
8 32 (19.63%) Software Engineering
9 27 (16.56%) .NET
10 26 (15.95%) Finance
11 24 (14.72%) C#
11 24 (14.72%) Windows Server
12 23 (14.11%) HTML
12 23 (14.11%) Oracle
12 23 (14.11%) Degree
13 22 (13.50%) MySQL
14 21 (12.88%) XML
15 19 (11.66%) IIS
16 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
17 17 (10.43%) SaaS
17 17 (10.43%) C
18 16 (9.82%) Firewall
18 16 (9.82%) Presales
18 16 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
19 15 (9.20%) CRM
20 14 (8.59%) Python
20 14 (8.59%) MS Office
20 14 (8.59%) ITIL
20 14 (8.59%) Active Directory

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (11.66%) IIS
2 10 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.91%) Apache
3 8 (4.91%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.29%) JBoss
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.07%) nginx
6 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) PrestaShop
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.61%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.61%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.61%) Revit
3 1 (0.61%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
3 1 (0.61%) Solid Edge
3 1 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Line 500
3 1 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.43%) SaaS
2 9 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.82%) Firewall
3 10 (6.13%) SAN
4 8 (4.91%) LDAP
4 8 (4.91%) NAS
5 7 (4.29%) HTTP
5 7 (4.29%) Internet
6 4 (2.45%) 3G
6 4 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.84%) DHCP
7 3 (1.84%) DNS
7 3 (1.84%) LAN
7 3 (1.84%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
8 1 (0.61%) IPsec
8 1 (0.61%) VPN
8 1 (0.61%) Wireless
8 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.50%) MySQL
3 14 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.91%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.07%) Big Data
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) MS Access
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.07%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Games
3 5 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.45%) German Language
4 4 (2.45%) Legal
5 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.84%) French Language
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.56%) .NET
2 23 (14.11%) HTML
3 21 (12.88%) XML
4 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.91%) LAMP
5 8 (4.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (4.29%) Web Services
7 6 (3.68%) Middleware
8 5 (3.07%) CSS
8 5 (3.07%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (2.45%) jQuery
10 3 (1.84%) Java EE
11 2 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (1.23%) JSON
12 1 (0.61%) Ajax
12 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.13%) Mathematics
2 10 (6.13%) Physics
3 8 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.45%) Chemistry
6 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.45%) iPad
6 4 (2.45%) iPhone
7 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.23%) AS400
8 2 (1.23%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (46.01%) Windows
2 53 (32.52%) Linux
3 24 (14.72%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.98%) Unix
5 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.29%) CentOS
7 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.07%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.07%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.84%) Solaris
10 3 (1.84%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Debian
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.63%) Software Engineering
2 16 (9.82%) Presales
3 15 (9.20%) CRM
4 14 (8.59%) ITIL
5 13 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.52%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (5.52%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.29%) Investment Management
7 7 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.29%) Web Operations
8 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.68%) Regression Testing
9 5 (3.07%) Analytics
9 5 (3.07%) DevOps
9 5 (3.07%) Scrum
9 5 (3.07%) SIEM
10 4 (2.45%) OO
10 4 (2.45%) Software Delivery
10 4 (2.45%) Time Management
11 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.53%) SQL
2 38 (23.31%) Java
3 34 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.72%) C#
5 17 (10.43%) C
6 14 (8.59%) Python
7 13 (7.98%) C++
8 11 (6.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.13%) Ruby
10 9 (5.52%) Perl
10 9 (5.52%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.91%) VB
12 6 (3.68%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.68%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.45%) VB6
14 3 (1.84%) PHP
14 3 (1.84%) VBA
15 1 (0.61%) VBScript
15 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.68%) MCP
3 6 (3.68%) MCTS
4 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) Postfix
5 1 (0.61%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) Puppet
2 7 (4.29%) OpenAM
3 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.84%) PaperCut
4 2 (1.23%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.11%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.52%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.91%) Citrix
5 7 (4.29%) Sun
5 7 (4.29%) VMware
6 6 (3.68%) Google
7 5 (3.07%) Apple
8 4 (2.45%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.45%) Sophos
9 3 (1.84%) Equitrac
9 3 (1.84%) Retek
9 3 (1.84%) Sage
9 3 (1.84%) Veritas
10 2 (1.23%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.23%) Fiserv
10 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.23%) Veeam
11 1 (0.61%) QNAP
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