The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 125 102 138
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2380 2923 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.34% 2.71% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.87% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2117 2487 1837
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
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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
London -2 868 £32,500 -7.14% 106
South East -23 746 £30,000 - 87
East of England -18 202 £30,000 -3.22% 26
South West -21 184 £26,500 -1.85% 29
North West -14 131 £25,500 -19.68% 39
West Midlands +4 112 £29,000 +5.45% 20
Yorkshire -33 69 £26,500 -1.94% 20
East Midlands -12 59 £28,500 +4.58% 13
North East -8 11 £24,000 -5.88% 2
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3591 (70.01%) Windows
2 2301 (44.86%) Microsoft
3 2098 (40.90%) Active Directory
4 1610 (31.39%) VMware
5 1374 (26.79%) MS Exchange
6 1355 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1170 (22.81%) MS Excel
8 1117 (21.78%) Linux
9 1109 (21.62%) MS Office
10 1101 (21.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1069 (20.84%) Cisco
12 1068 (20.82%) Firewall
13 977 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 948 (18.48%) TCP/IP
15 945 (18.42%) ITIL
16 920 (17.94%) Windows 7
17 901 (17.57%) SQL
18 878 (17.12%) DNS
19 802 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 797 (15.54%) Citrix
21 748 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
22 708 (13.80%) SQL Server
23 692 (13.49%) LAN
24 645 (12.58%) DHCP
25 619 (12.07%) Hyper-V
25 619 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
26 600 (11.70%) Windows 8
26 600 (11.70%) Finance
27 597 (11.64%) WAN
28 539 (10.51%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1374 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 619 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 459 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 347 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 322 (6.28%) IIS
6 308 (6.01%) SharePoint
7 258 (5.03%) Lync
8 207 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 184 (3.59%) Tomcat
10 181 (3.53%) Apache
11 143 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 66 (1.29%) JBoss
13 56 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 42 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
15 36 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 29 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (0.53%) IBM Notes
18 26 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
19 25 (0.49%) CMS
20 23 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1170 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 1109 (21.62%) MS Office
3 45 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.14%) Revit
9 6 (0.12%) MicroStation
9 6 (0.12%) Solid Edge
9 6 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (0.12%) Siemens NX
9 6 (0.12%) PTC Creo
10 4 (0.078%) InDesign
10 4 (0.078%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.078%) MS Project
11 2 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.019%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.23%) RMDS
4 11 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.058%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.058%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.039%) assyst
7 2 (0.039%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.039%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.019%) Magento
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.019%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.019%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.019%) Line 500
8 1 (0.019%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.019%) Agresso
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 416 (8.11%) Office 365
2 96 (1.87%) SaaS
3 82 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (0.80%) IaaS
6 37 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.55%) Google Apps
8 17 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.078%) PaaS
11 4 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.058%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.058%) Yammer
13 1 (0.019%) Route 53
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.019%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.019%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1068 (20.82%) Firewall
2 948 (18.48%) TCP/IP
3 878 (17.12%) DNS
4 692 (13.49%) LAN
5 645 (12.58%) DHCP
6 597 (11.64%) WAN
7 500 (9.75%) VPN
8 485 (9.46%) SAN
9 362 (7.06%) VoIP
10 267 (5.21%) Internet
11 238 (4.64%) Wireless
12 163 (3.18%) NAS
13 145 (2.83%) VLAN
14 125 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
15 105 (2.05%) MPLS
16 101 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 100 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
18 88 (1.72%) SSL
19 79 (1.54%) iSCSI
20 78 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 708 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 158 (3.08%) MySQL
3 115 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 80 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 79 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 19 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.31%) Redis
14 14 (0.27%) Big Data
14 14 (0.27%) DB2
15 13 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 59 (1.15%) JIRA
2 34 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 28 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 28 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (0.45%) Subversion
5 19 (0.37%) Maven
6 17 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.29%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.18%) NUnit
8 9 (0.18%) SoapUI
8 9 (0.18%) FitNesse
8 9 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.14%) Ant
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.12%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.12%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.097%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (0.097%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.097%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.078%) MSI
General
1 600 (11.70%) Finance
2 246 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 111 (2.16%) Banking
4 97 (1.89%) Marketing
5 93 (1.81%) Retail
6 90 (1.75%) Back Office
7 70 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 66 (1.29%) Advertising
9 62 (1.21%) Legal
9 62 (1.21%) French Language
10 61 (1.19%) German Language
11 56 (1.09%) Front Office
12 46 (0.90%) Electronics
13 43 (0.84%) Publishing
14 42 (0.82%) Games
15 40 (0.78%) Law
16 28 (0.55%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 22 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.41%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (4.58%) .NET
2 113 (2.20%) HTML
2 113 (2.20%) Web Services
3 97 (1.89%) XML
4 76 (1.48%) CSS
5 72 (1.40%) J2EE
6 61 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 33 (0.64%) Application Packaging
8 28 (0.55%) SOAP
9 23 (0.45%) Software Packaging
10 19 (0.37%) COM
10 19 (0.37%) Middleware
11 17 (0.33%) MSMQ
11 17 (0.33%) JSP
12 15 (0.29%) JMS
12 15 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (0.27%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (0.27%) WCF
13 14 (0.27%) jQuery
13 14 (0.27%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 402 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 366 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 353 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 186 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 100 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 99 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
7 89 (1.74%) Clustering
8 83 (1.62%) iPhone
9 75 (1.46%) Replication
10 73 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 58 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 56 (1.09%) iPad
13 51 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 41 (0.80%) Fat Client
14 41 (0.80%) Thin Client
15 40 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 29 (0.57%) EqualLogic
17 28 (0.55%) Statistics
18 24 (0.47%) Handset
19 22 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3591 (70.01%) Windows
2 1355 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 1117 (21.78%) Linux
4 1101 (21.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 920 (17.94%) Windows 7
6 748 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 600 (11.70%) Windows 8
8 490 (9.55%) Windows XP
9 408 (7.95%) UNIX
10 270 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 184 (3.59%) Android
12 177 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 148 (2.89%) Windows Vista
14 118 (2.30%) Apple iOS
15 104 (2.03%) CentOS
16 96 (1.87%) Mac OS
17 70 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
18 68 (1.33%) Solaris
19 58 (1.13%) Ubuntu
20 51 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (18.42%) ITIL
2 281 (5.48%) Service Delivery
3 177 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 160 (3.12%) Mentoring
5 152 (2.96%) Problem Management
6 130 (2.53%) CRM
6 130 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 128 (2.50%) Migration
8 126 (2.46%) Change Management
9 125 (2.44%) Service Management
10 123 (2.40%) Project Management
11 117 (2.28%) Time Management
12 110 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 91 (1.77%) Network Management
14 87 (1.70%) Load Balancing
15 83 (1.62%) E-Commerce
16 82 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
17 79 (1.54%) Configuration Management
18 66 (1.29%) DevOps
19 65 (1.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 901 (17.57%) SQL
2 304 (5.93%) Java
3 238 (4.64%) PowerShell
4 178 (3.47%) Perl
5 176 (3.43%) C
6 159 (3.10%) Python
7 151 (2.94%) C#
8 136 (2.65%) JavaScript
9 89 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 84 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 75 (1.46%) PHP
12 68 (1.33%) C++
12 68 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 60 (1.17%) VB
14 51 (0.99%) VBScript
15 46 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 37 (0.72%) Ruby
17 24 (0.47%) Korn
18 16 (0.31%) R
19 14 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 802 (15.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 515 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
3 514 (10.02%) Degree
4 469 (9.14%) MCSE
5 449 (8.75%) CCNA
6 307 (5.99%) MCP
7 292 (5.69%) MCITP
8 267 (5.21%) MCSA
9 227 (4.43%) Security Cleared
10 146 (2.85%) CCNP
11 144 (2.81%) SC Cleared
12 114 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 111 (2.16%) MCTS
14 110 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 90 (1.75%) A+ Certification
16 72 (1.40%) DV Cleared
17 42 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
18 37 (0.72%) CCA
18 37 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 33 (0.64%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (10.51%) SLA
2 71 (1.38%) QA
3 37 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.058%) HL7
6 3 (0.058%) DICOM
7 2 (0.039%) GPG13
7 2 (0.039%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.039%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.019%) GMP
8 1 (0.019%) COBIT
8 1 (0.019%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2098 (40.90%) Active Directory
2 977 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 619 (12.07%) Hyper-V
4 244 (4.76%) vSphere
5 205 (4.00%) XenApp
6 130 (2.53%) Terminal Services
7 112 (2.18%) VMware ESX
7 112 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
8 83 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 56 (1.09%) Terminal Server
10 51 (0.99%) XenServer
11 43 (0.84%) vCloud
12 33 (0.64%) Xen
13 32 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
13 32 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 31 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
15 21 (0.41%) VMware Server
16 20 (0.39%) Squid
16 20 (0.39%) Firmware
17 18 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 357 (6.96%) SCCM
2 133 (2.59%) SCOM
3 130 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 104 (2.03%) WSUS
5 80 (1.56%) Nagios
6 57 (1.11%) Puppet
7 28 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 28 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
8 27 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 24 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 23 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 21 (0.41%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.41%) Cacti
11 21 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (0.37%) Graphite
13 18 (0.35%) HP SIM
14 17 (0.33%) logstash
15 16 (0.31%) Casper Suite
15 16 (0.31%) FortiGate
15 16 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2301 (44.86%) Microsoft
2 1610 (31.39%) VMware
3 1069 (20.84%) Cisco
4 797 (15.54%) Citrix
5 427 (8.33%) HP
6 378 (7.37%) Oracle
7 296 (5.77%) Apple
8 235 (4.58%) Juniper
9 197 (3.84%) Dell
10 191 (3.72%) Red Hat
11 144 (2.81%) Symantec
12 142 (2.77%) Avaya
13 125 (2.44%) NetApp
14 107 (2.09%) F5
15 106 (2.07%) CheckPoint
16 87 (1.70%) IBM
16 87 (1.70%) Veeam
17 83 (1.62%) EMC
18 71 (1.38%) Bloomberg
19 66 (1.29%) Sun
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