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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 118 114 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2501 2764 2257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.45% 2.53% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.68% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2190 2352 1947
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 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 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
London +8 855 £35,000 - 114
South East -9 831 £30,000 - 91
East of England -7 215 £30,000 -7.69% 30
South West -8 201 £26,750 -0.92% 36
North West -7 132 £26,000 -19.37% 33
West Midlands +5 119 £27,500 -7.56% 23
Yorkshire -30 88 £26,625 -6.57% 15
East Midlands -23 56 £30,000 +9.09% 12
North East -19 11 £24,000 -2.04% 2
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3754 (69.29%) Windows
2 2370 (43.74%) Microsoft
3 2161 (39.89%) Active Directory
4 1673 (30.88%) VMware
5 1420 (26.21%) MS Exchange
6 1398 (25.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1261 (23.27%) MS Excel
8 1197 (22.09%) Linux
9 1127 (20.80%) Cisco
10 1125 (20.76%) MS Office
11 1116 (20.60%) Firewall
12 1086 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 1010 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 982 (18.12%) TCP/IP
15 967 (17.85%) ITIL
16 962 (17.76%) SQL
17 928 (17.13%) Windows 7
18 905 (16.70%) Citrix
19 881 (16.26%) DNS
20 834 (15.39%) Microsoft Certification
21 800 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
22 778 (14.36%) SQL Server
23 724 (13.36%) LAN
24 654 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
25 639 (11.79%) Finance
26 623 (11.50%) WAN
27 619 (11.42%) DHCP
28 610 (11.26%) Hyper-V
29 586 (10.82%) Windows 8
30 577 (10.65%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1420 (26.21%) MS Exchange
2 654 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 445 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 389 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 358 (6.61%) IIS
6 320 (5.91%) SharePoint
7 279 (5.15%) Lync
8 225 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 183 (3.38%) Tomcat
10 173 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 162 (2.99%) Apache
12 80 (1.48%) JBoss
13 50 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 48 (0.89%) WebSphere
15 38 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
16 36 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
17 31 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 29 (0.54%) CMS
19 27 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
20 25 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1261 (23.27%) MS Excel
2 1125 (20.76%) MS Office
3 55 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
7 7 (0.13%) MS Project
7 7 (0.13%) Revit
8 6 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 6 (0.11%) MicroStation
8 6 (0.11%) Solid Edge
8 6 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 6 (0.11%) PTC Creo
9 5 (0.092%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.074%) InDesign
11 3 (0.055%) Abaqus
12 2 (0.037%) HipChat
13 1 (0.018%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.26%) RMDS
2 14 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.074%) assyst
7 4 (0.074%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (0.055%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.055%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.037%) BASE24
9 2 (0.037%) Tridion
10 1 (0.018%) Agresso
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.018%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.018%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.018%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.018%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 384 (7.09%) Office 365
2 101 (1.86%) SaaS
3 84 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (0.76%) IaaS
6 25 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 16 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.11%) Yammer
10 5 (0.092%) PaaS
11 4 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.074%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.037%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.037%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.037%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1116 (20.60%) Firewall
2 982 (18.12%) TCP/IP
3 881 (16.26%) DNS
4 724 (13.36%) LAN
5 623 (11.50%) WAN
6 619 (11.42%) DHCP
7 539 (9.95%) SAN
8 501 (9.25%) VPN
9 360 (6.64%) VoIP
10 306 (5.65%) Internet
11 262 (4.84%) Wireless
12 162 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
13 161 (2.97%) VLAN
14 158 (2.92%) NAS
15 124 (2.29%) MPLS
16 118 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
17 100 (1.85%) BGP
18 90 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
19 88 (1.62%) Network Security
19 88 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 778 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 173 (3.19%) MySQL
3 146 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 103 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 81 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 76 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 53 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (0.39%) DB2
13 20 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (0.37%) Big Data
14 19 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (0.31%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (0.31%) Redis
16 15 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 61 (1.13%) JIRA
2 35 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 31 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.48%) Subversion
6 21 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.31%) Maven
8 13 (0.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.17%) SoapUI
9 9 (0.17%) NUnit
9 9 (0.17%) FitNesse
10 7 (0.13%) Ant
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.11%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.11%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.092%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (0.092%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.092%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.092%) MSI
13 3 (0.055%) Hudson
General
1 639 (11.79%) Finance
2 254 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 125 (2.31%) Banking
4 100 (1.85%) Retail
5 93 (1.72%) Back Office
6 89 (1.64%) Marketing
7 77 (1.42%) Advertising
8 67 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.22%) Legal
10 63 (1.16%) French Language
10 63 (1.16%) German Language
11 55 (1.02%) Front Office
12 53 (0.98%) Publishing
13 43 (0.79%) Games
14 41 (0.76%) Electronics
15 33 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.61%) Law
16 27 (0.50%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.41%) Investment Banking
18 19 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (4.69%) .NET
2 123 (2.27%) HTML
3 119 (2.20%) Web Services
3 119 (2.20%) XML
4 70 (1.29%) CSS
5 65 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 64 (1.18%) J2EE
7 33 (0.61%) Application Packaging
8 28 (0.52%) SOAP
9 21 (0.39%) JSP
9 21 (0.39%) Software Packaging
10 20 (0.37%) COM
11 19 (0.35%) JMS
11 19 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
12 17 (0.31%) .NET Framework
13 16 (0.30%) Java EE
13 16 (0.30%) Middleware
14 15 (0.28%) MSMQ
14 15 (0.28%) REST
15 13 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 436 (8.05%) Blackberry
2 382 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 364 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 199 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 119 (2.20%) Clustering
6 113 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 111 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 99 (1.83%) Replication
9 98 (1.81%) iPhone
10 89 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 68 (1.26%) iPad
12 57 (1.05%) Fat Client
12 57 (1.05%) Thin Client
13 55 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 49 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 40 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 31 (0.57%) EqualLogic
17 30 (0.55%) Statistics
18 25 (0.46%) Mobile App
18 25 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3754 (69.29%) Windows
2 1398 (25.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 1197 (22.09%) Linux
4 1086 (20.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 928 (17.13%) Windows 7
6 800 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 586 (10.82%) Windows 8
8 531 (9.80%) Windows XP
9 433 (7.99%) UNIX
10 273 (5.04%) Mac OS X
11 213 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 191 (3.53%) Android
13 156 (2.88%) Windows Vista
14 140 (2.58%) Apple iOS
15 119 (2.20%) CentOS
16 91 (1.68%) Mac OS
17 72 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 72 (1.33%) Solaris
18 59 (1.09%) Ubuntu
19 46 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (17.85%) ITIL
2 315 (5.81%) Service Delivery
3 183 (3.38%) Incident Management
4 174 (3.21%) Problem Management
5 162 (2.99%) Mentoring
6 143 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 139 (2.57%) CRM
8 138 (2.55%) Change Management
9 130 (2.40%) Migration
10 126 (2.33%) Time Management
11 122 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 120 (2.21%) Service Management
13 118 (2.18%) Project Management
14 108 (1.99%) Network Management
15 107 (1.97%) Load Balancing
16 91 (1.68%) Configuration Management
17 84 (1.55%) E-Commerce
18 78 (1.44%) Agile Software Development
19 73 (1.35%) Information Security
19 73 (1.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 962 (17.76%) SQL
2 325 (6.00%) Java
3 226 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 196 (3.62%) Perl
5 186 (3.43%) C
6 168 (3.10%) Python
7 133 (2.45%) C#
7 133 (2.45%) JavaScript
8 95 (1.75%) PHP
9 93 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 92 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 74 (1.37%) C++
12 65 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 64 (1.18%) VB
14 49 (0.90%) VBScript
15 47 (0.87%) Ruby
16 34 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.31%) Korn
18 16 (0.30%) VBA
19 14 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 834 (15.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 551 (10.17%) Degree
3 542 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 494 (9.12%) MCSE
5 461 (8.51%) CCNA
6 354 (6.53%) MCP
7 289 (5.33%) MCITP
8 269 (4.96%) MCSA
9 253 (4.67%) Security Cleared
10 176 (3.25%) CCNP
11 156 (2.88%) SC Cleared
12 118 (2.18%) MCTS
13 117 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 106 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
15 100 (1.85%) A+ Certification
16 95 (1.75%) DV Cleared
17 46 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
18 44 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 41 (0.76%) CCA
20 38 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 577 (10.65%) SLA
2 76 (1.40%) QA
3 36 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.17%) GPG13
7 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.074%) HL7
8 4 (0.074%) DICOM
9 2 (0.037%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.018%) GMP
10 1 (0.018%) COBIT
10 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2161 (39.89%) Active Directory
2 1010 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 610 (11.26%) Hyper-V
4 267 (4.93%) vSphere
5 235 (4.34%) XenApp
6 123 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 110 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
8 100 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 95 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 58 (1.07%) XenServer
11 57 (1.05%) Terminal Server
12 48 (0.89%) vCloud
13 39 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
14 37 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 30 (0.55%) VMware Server
16 28 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
17 26 (0.48%) Xen
17 26 (0.48%) Firmware
18 23 (0.42%) Squid
19 18 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 374 (6.90%) SCCM
2 143 (2.64%) SCOM
3 132 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 105 (1.94%) WSUS
5 92 (1.70%) Nagios
6 52 (0.96%) Puppet
7 37 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
8 28 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 28 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 27 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (0.46%) SCVMM
11 23 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
11 23 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 22 (0.41%) HP SIM
13 18 (0.33%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.33%) Tivoli
14 17 (0.31%) Cacti
15 15 (0.28%) HAProxy
15 15 (0.28%) logstash
16 14 (0.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2370 (43.74%) Microsoft
2 1673 (30.88%) VMware
3 1127 (20.80%) Cisco
4 905 (16.70%) Citrix
5 475 (8.77%) HP
6 415 (7.66%) Oracle
7 321 (5.92%) Apple
8 241 (4.45%) Juniper
9 231 (4.26%) Red Hat
10 209 (3.86%) Dell
11 165 (3.05%) Symantec
12 154 (2.84%) Avaya
13 124 (2.29%) NetApp
13 124 (2.29%) F5
14 122 (2.25%) CheckPoint
15 107 (1.97%) IBM
16 92 (1.70%) EMC
17 85 (1.57%) Veeam
18 80 (1.48%) Bloomberg
19 75 (1.38%) SolarWinds
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