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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 99 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2804 2174 2186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.85% 2.25% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.38% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1860 1856
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +64 1010 £34,500 +4.54% 145
South East +26 956 £32,500 - 117
North West +13 176 £30,750 +11.81% 33
South West +16 175 £25,500 +2.00% 46
East of England -27 169 £30,000 +9.09% 31
West Midlands +31 145 £29,000 +16.00% 14
Yorkshire +2 104 £28,500 +14.00% 11
East Midlands +13 63 £30,000 +5.26% 10
North East +4 25 £23,400 -6.40% 1
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3972 (66.64%) Windows
2 2530 (42.45%) Microsoft
3 2491 (41.80%) Active Directory
4 1983 (33.27%) VMware
5 1559 (26.16%) MS Exchange
6 1510 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1397 (23.44%) MS Excel
8 1291 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1267 (21.26%) Cisco
10 1241 (20.82%) Firewall
11 1180 (19.80%) SQL
12 1132 (18.99%) MS Office
13 1077 (18.07%) Citrix
14 1059 (17.77%) Linux
15 1058 (17.75%) TCP/IP
16 1046 (17.55%) Windows 7
17 1036 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 1030 (17.28%) ITIL
19 997 (16.73%) DNS
20 907 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 864 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 862 (14.46%) SQL Server
23 756 (12.68%) LAN
24 745 (12.50%) WAN
25 725 (12.16%) Finance
26 709 (11.90%) Windows XP
27 683 (11.46%) SAN
28 660 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
29 656 (11.01%) DHCP
30 654 (10.97%) Windows 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1559 (26.16%) MS Exchange
2 660 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 432 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 368 (6.17%) IIS
5 364 (6.11%) SharePoint
6 350 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 332 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 253 (4.24%) Lync
9 195 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 184 (3.09%) Apache
11 98 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 86 (1.44%) IBM Notes
13 64 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
15 45 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
16 42 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
17 37 (0.62%) JBoss
18 33 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
19 30 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
19 30 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1397 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 1132 (18.99%) MS Office
3 93 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 10 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.067%) MS Project
8 4 (0.067%) Revit
9 3 (0.050%) InDesign
9 3 (0.050%) Windchill
9 3 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.034%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.017%) Maya
11 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 7 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
6 6 (0.10%) Retail-J
6 6 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.10%) FileNet Content Manager
7 5 (0.084%) BASE24
7 5 (0.084%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.067%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.067%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.067%) Eikon
9 3 (0.050%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.050%) CODA-Financials
9 3 (0.050%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.034%) 3000 Xtra
10 2 (0.034%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.034%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 232 (3.89%) Office 365
2 82 (1.38%) SaaS
3 52 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.52%) IaaS
5 29 (0.49%) Google Apps
5 29 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.12%) PaaS
10 4 (0.067%) Joyent
11 2 (0.034%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1241 (20.82%) Firewall
2 1058 (17.75%) TCP/IP
3 997 (16.73%) DNS
4 756 (12.68%) LAN
5 745 (12.50%) WAN
6 683 (11.46%) SAN
7 656 (11.01%) DHCP
8 586 (9.83%) VPN
9 380 (6.38%) Internet
10 365 (6.12%) VoIP
11 300 (5.03%) Wireless
12 195 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
13 166 (2.79%) VLAN
13 166 (2.79%) MPLS
14 149 (2.50%) NAS
15 136 (2.28%) SSL
16 132 (2.21%) BGP
17 100 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
18 95 (1.59%) iSCSI
19 89 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 225 (3.78%) MySQL
3 179 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 113 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 87 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 71 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 71 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 68 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (0.69%) MS Access
9 39 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 31 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 31 (0.52%) DB2
11 31 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 30 (0.50%) IDOL
13 28 (0.47%) EDRMS
14 24 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 37 (0.62%) JIRA
3 31 (0.52%) Subversion
4 23 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.13%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.10%) MSI
11 3 (0.050%) Maven
11 3 (0.050%) JUnit
11 3 (0.050%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.050%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.050%) ProC
12 2 (0.034%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (0.034%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.034%) Hudson
General
1 725 (12.16%) Finance
2 371 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 151 (2.53%) Retail
4 120 (2.01%) Banking
5 86 (1.44%) French Language
6 79 (1.33%) Back Office
7 71 (1.19%) Marketing
8 64 (1.07%) Legal
9 63 (1.06%) Law
10 61 (1.02%) Advertising
11 60 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 55 (0.92%) German Language
13 41 (0.69%) Electronics
14 37 (0.62%) Spanish Language
15 36 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (0.50%) Games
18 25 (0.42%) Publishing
18 25 (0.42%) Front Office
19 22 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (4.51%) .NET
2 150 (2.52%) HTML
3 129 (2.16%) Web Services
4 116 (1.95%) XML
5 97 (1.63%) ASP.NET
6 69 (1.16%) CSS
7 32 (0.54%) .NET Framework
8 28 (0.47%) J2EE
9 21 (0.35%) LAMP
10 18 (0.30%) Middleware
10 18 (0.30%) COM
11 17 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (0.27%) Application Packaging
12 16 (0.27%) JSP
12 16 (0.27%) SOAP
13 15 (0.25%) Classic ASP
14 14 (0.23%) Ajax
15 13 (0.22%) JSON
15 13 (0.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 463 (7.77%) Blackberry
2 415 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 188 (3.15%) Clustering
4 177 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 142 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 105 (1.76%) Replication
7 104 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 96 (1.61%) iPhone
9 77 (1.29%) Fat Client
9 77 (1.29%) Thin Client
10 68 (1.14%) Hedge funds
10 68 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 52 (0.87%) iPad
12 47 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 46 (0.77%) Statistics
14 42 (0.70%) Mathematics
15 40 (0.67%) Open Source
16 26 (0.44%) CMDB
17 25 (0.42%) PDA
18 24 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3972 (66.64%) Windows
2 1510 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 1059 (17.77%) Linux
4 1046 (17.55%) Windows 7
5 1036 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 864 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 709 (11.90%) Windows XP
8 654 (10.97%) Windows 8
9 478 (8.02%) UNIX
10 188 (3.15%) Mac OS X
10 188 (3.15%) Windows Vista
11 138 (2.32%) Android
12 128 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 124 (2.08%) Apple iOS
14 106 (1.78%) Solaris
15 94 (1.58%) Mac OS
16 86 (1.44%) CentOS
17 80 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
17 80 (1.34%) Windows 2000
18 65 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1030 (17.28%) ITIL
2 332 (5.57%) Service Delivery
3 224 (3.76%) Incident Management
4 201 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 187 (3.14%) Change Management
6 155 (2.60%) Service Management
7 152 (2.55%) Mentoring
8 149 (2.50%) Problem Management
9 145 (2.43%) Time Management
10 139 (2.33%) CRM
11 125 (2.10%) Project Management
12 124 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 122 (2.05%) Release Management
14 119 (2.00%) Migration
15 97 (1.63%) Configuration Management
15 97 (1.63%) Software Distribution
16 92 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
17 88 (1.48%) E-Commerce
18 87 (1.46%) Load Balancing
19 83 (1.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1180 (19.80%) SQL
2 263 (4.41%) Java
3 237 (3.98%) PowerShell
4 184 (3.09%) Perl
5 169 (2.84%) C#
6 166 (2.79%) Python
7 145 (2.43%) C
8 122 (2.05%) JavaScript
9 109 (1.83%) PHP
10 96 (1.61%) C++
11 95 (1.59%) VB
12 79 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 74 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 55 (0.92%) VBScript
15 48 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 43 (0.72%) Ruby
17 39 (0.65%) PL/SQL
18 34 (0.57%) VBA
19 32 (0.54%) VB.NET
20 23 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 907 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 593 (9.95%) MCSE
3 581 (9.75%) Cisco Certification
4 525 (8.81%) Degree
5 473 (7.94%) CCNA
6 447 (7.50%) MCP
7 358 (6.01%) Security Cleared
8 334 (5.60%) MCSA
9 289 (4.85%) MCITP
10 238 (3.99%) SC Cleared
11 205 (3.44%) CCNP
12 196 (3.29%) DV Cleared
13 167 (2.80%) MCTS
14 144 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 101 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
16 95 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
17 88 (1.48%) CCA
18 79 (1.33%) A+ Certification
19 45 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 41 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 596 (10.00%) SLA
2 40 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 38 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (0.59%) QA
5 23 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.23%) GPG13
8 5 (0.084%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.034%) HL7
9 2 (0.034%) DICOM
System Software
1 2491 (41.80%) Active Directory
2 1291 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 566 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 371 (6.22%) XenApp
5 339 (5.69%) vSphere
6 195 (3.27%) VMware ESX
7 150 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 118 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 100 (1.68%) Terminal Services
10 87 (1.46%) XenServer
11 47 (0.79%) VMware Server
12 46 (0.77%) ISA Server
13 44 (0.74%) vCloud
14 43 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 40 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
16 39 (0.65%) Terminal Server
17 28 (0.47%) Xen
18 26 (0.44%) Firmware
19 19 (0.32%) Squid
19 19 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 339 (5.69%) SCCM
2 194 (3.26%) SCOM
3 171 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 130 (2.18%) WSUS
5 105 (1.76%) NetBackup
6 91 (1.53%) Nagios
7 80 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 68 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 67 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 40 (0.67%) Puppet
11 36 (0.60%) FortiGate
11 36 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
12 31 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
13 25 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
13 25 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (0.40%) SCVMM
14 24 (0.40%) cPanel
15 23 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 23 (0.39%) Plesk
16 20 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2530 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 1983 (33.27%) VMware
3 1267 (21.26%) Cisco
4 1077 (18.07%) Citrix
5 535 (8.98%) HP
6 343 (5.76%) Oracle
7 279 (4.68%) Apple
8 255 (4.28%) Juniper
9 250 (4.19%) Symantec
10 194 (3.26%) NetApp
11 175 (2.94%) Dell
12 169 (2.84%) EMC
13 168 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 157 (2.63%) CheckPoint
15 155 (2.60%) Avaya
16 122 (2.05%) McAfee
17 120 (2.01%) IBM
18 114 (1.91%) Fujitsu
19 110 (1.85%) SolarWinds
20 92 (1.54%) F5
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