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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 99 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3008 2178 2535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.81% 2.18% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 2.32% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2546 1887 2213
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
South East +27 1086 £30,000 -6.25% 102
London +40 918 £35,000 +1.44% 95
East of England +14 267 £30,500 +1.66% 37
South West +55 252 £27,000 -1.81% 43
Yorkshire +18 139 £27,025 +0.09% 12
North West -4 139 £32,000 +12.28% 23
West Midlands -41 117 £27,500 -16.03% 13
East Midlands +24 82 £26,500 -3.63% 11
North East 0 17 £27,000 +14.89% 8
Midlands +14 1 £45,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3883 (67.50%) Windows
2 2414 (41.96%) Microsoft
3 2148 (37.34%) Active Directory
4 1745 (30.33%) VMware
5 1515 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1467 (25.50%) MS Exchange
7 1434 (24.93%) MS Excel
8 1219 (21.19%) SQL
9 1209 (21.02%) Linux
10 1113 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1103 (19.17%) Firewall
12 1076 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 1044 (18.15%) MS Office
14 1032 (17.94%) Cisco
15 1000 (17.38%) TCP/IP
16 989 (17.19%) Citrix
17 951 (16.53%) ITIL
18 920 (15.99%) Windows 7
19 892 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 870 (15.12%) DNS
21 852 (14.81%) SQL Server
22 748 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 701 (12.18%) Windows XP
24 680 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
25 627 (10.90%) SAN
26 625 (10.86%) DHCP
27 622 (10.81%) Finance
28 602 (10.46%) Degree
29 597 (10.38%) LAN
30 560 (9.73%) WAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1467 (25.50%) MS Exchange
2 680 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 417 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 389 (6.76%) IIS
5 352 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 327 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 317 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 227 (3.95%) Apache
9 203 (3.53%) Lync
10 164 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 132 (2.29%) Tomcat
12 53 (0.92%) IBM Notes
13 51 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 50 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
15 41 (0.71%) WebSphere
16 35 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
17 34 (0.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 32 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
19 28 (0.49%) WebLogic
20 26 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1434 (24.93%) MS Excel
2 1044 (18.15%) MS Office
3 61 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 13 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.17%) FastStats
8 9 (0.16%) InDesign
9 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.087%) MS Project
10 5 (0.087%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.035%) Maya
12 2 (0.035%) Windchill
12 2 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.017%) Revit
13 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 36 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.21%) Retail-J
5 8 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.12%) Sage 1000
6 7 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 7 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
7 6 (0.10%) FileNet Content Manager
7 6 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.070%) RMDS
9 4 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.052%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.052%) Cognos Controller
10 3 (0.052%) Eikon
10 3 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.035%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 169 (2.94%) Office 365
2 98 (1.70%) SaaS
3 81 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.54%) IaaS
5 29 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.45%) Google Apps
8 19 (0.33%) PaaS
9 13 (0.23%) Joyent
10 3 (0.052%) Route 53
10 3 (0.052%) Jelastic
11 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.017%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1103 (19.17%) Firewall
2 1000 (17.38%) TCP/IP
3 870 (15.12%) DNS
4 627 (10.90%) SAN
5 625 (10.86%) DHCP
6 597 (10.38%) LAN
7 560 (9.73%) WAN
8 474 (8.24%) VPN
9 380 (6.61%) Internet
10 310 (5.39%) VoIP
11 245 (4.26%) Wireless
12 163 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
13 158 (2.75%) NAS
14 125 (2.17%) VLAN
15 109 (1.89%) MPLS
16 92 (1.60%) iSCSI
17 90 (1.56%) SSL
18 81 (1.41%) Network Security
19 74 (1.29%) Ethernet
19 74 (1.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 305 (5.30%) MySQL
3 178 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 133 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 88 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 78 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 60 (1.04%) DB2
9 53 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 47 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 30 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 25 (0.43%) Big Data
14 24 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (0.42%) EDRMS
15 23 (0.40%) MS Access
16 20 (0.35%) IDOL
17 16 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (0.83%) JIRA
2 32 (0.56%) Subversion
3 26 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 13 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.17%) Ant
8 9 (0.16%) Firebug
9 8 (0.14%) MSI
10 7 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.052%) Hudson
11 3 (0.052%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.052%) JUnit
12 2 (0.035%) Toad
12 2 (0.035%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.035%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.035%) AdminStudio
12 2 (0.035%) Bugzilla
General
1 622 (10.81%) Finance
2 390 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 163 (2.83%) Retail
4 115 (2.00%) Banking
5 113 (1.96%) French Language
6 97 (1.69%) German Language
7 80 (1.39%) Marketing
8 79 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.22%) Back Office
10 50 (0.87%) Advertising
11 46 (0.80%) Legal
12 43 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 41 (0.71%) Electronics
14 31 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.52%) Billing
16 28 (0.49%) Law
16 28 (0.49%) Publishing
17 27 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 25 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (3.79%) .NET
2 191 (3.32%) HTML
3 146 (2.54%) XML
4 124 (2.16%) Web Services
5 80 (1.39%) CSS
6 67 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 64 (1.11%) J2EE
8 55 (0.96%) LAMP
9 32 (0.56%) Ajax
10 29 (0.50%) Middleware
11 22 (0.38%) .NET Framework
12 20 (0.35%) SOAP
13 17 (0.30%) XHTML
13 17 (0.30%) Java EE
14 16 (0.28%) COM
15 15 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (0.24%) XSL
17 13 (0.23%) Classic ASP
18 11 (0.19%) JSP
18 11 (0.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 371 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (5.65%) Blackberry
3 190 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 161 (2.80%) Clustering
5 103 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 77 (1.34%) Replication
6 77 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 72 (1.25%) iPhone
8 70 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 65 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 63 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 61 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 61 (1.06%) Thin Client
12 57 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 54 (0.94%) iPad
14 37 (0.64%) Statistics
15 30 (0.52%) Data Integration
16 29 (0.50%) Firmware
17 28 (0.49%) CMDB
17 28 (0.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3883 (67.50%) Windows
2 1515 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1209 (21.02%) Linux
4 1076 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 920 (15.99%) Windows 7
6 748 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 701 (12.18%) Windows XP
8 536 (9.32%) UNIX
9 450 (7.82%) Windows 8
10 180 (3.13%) Windows Vista
11 142 (2.47%) Solaris
12 136 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 130 (2.26%) Mac OS X
14 107 (1.86%) Android
15 99 (1.72%) CentOS
15 99 (1.72%) Ubuntu
16 95 (1.65%) Windows 2000
17 89 (1.55%) Mac OS
18 75 (1.30%) Apple iOS
19 59 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 951 (16.53%) ITIL
2 244 (4.24%) Change Management
3 231 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 201 (3.49%) Incident Management
5 193 (3.35%) Service Delivery
6 186 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 182 (3.16%) Mentoring
8 178 (3.09%) Service Management
9 158 (2.75%) CRM
10 140 (2.43%) Migration
11 137 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
12 128 (2.22%) Time Management
13 115 (2.00%) Project Management
14 102 (1.77%) Change Control
15 84 (1.46%) Business Intelligence
16 79 (1.37%) Software Distribution
17 78 (1.36%) Configuration Management
17 78 (1.36%) Release Management
18 76 (1.32%) ERP
19 72 (1.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1219 (21.19%) SQL
2 400 (6.95%) Java
3 202 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 200 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 164 (2.85%) Python
6 162 (2.82%) PHP
7 152 (2.64%) Perl
8 133 (2.31%) C#
9 129 (2.24%) C
10 98 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 97 (1.69%) VB
12 90 (1.56%) C++
13 76 (1.32%) VBScript
14 75 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 55 (0.96%) Ruby
16 47 (0.82%) T-SQL
17 41 (0.71%) VB.NET
18 34 (0.59%) VBA
19 25 (0.43%) PL/SQL
20 24 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 892 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 602 (10.46%) Degree
3 536 (9.32%) MCSE
4 533 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
5 418 (7.27%) CCNA
6 389 (6.76%) Security Cleared
7 369 (6.41%) MCP
8 341 (5.93%) MCITP
9 318 (5.53%) MCSA
10 281 (4.88%) SC Cleared
11 192 (3.34%) CCNP
12 189 (3.29%) MCTS
13 178 (3.09%) DV Cleared
14 135 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 127 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
16 112 (1.95%) CCA
17 84 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
18 58 (1.01%) A+ Certification
19 41 (0.71%) HND
20 38 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (8.29%) SLA
2 48 (0.83%) QA
3 39 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.10%) GPG13
8 5 (0.087%) BS7799
9 4 (0.070%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.017%) COBIT
10 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2148 (37.34%) Active Directory
2 1113 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 549 (9.54%) Hyper-V
4 326 (5.67%) XenApp
5 276 (4.80%) vSphere
6 183 (3.18%) VMware ESX
7 166 (2.89%) XenDesktop
8 116 (2.02%) XenServer
9 113 (1.96%) Terminal Services
10 85 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
11 51 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 45 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 41 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 35 (0.61%) vCloud
15 31 (0.54%) Terminal Server
16 30 (0.52%) UAG
17 29 (0.50%) VMware Server
18 28 (0.49%) Squid
19 26 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
20 23 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 341 (5.93%) SCCM
2 238 (4.14%) Backup Exec
3 174 (3.02%) SCOM
4 142 (2.47%) WSUS
5 112 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 81 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 80 (1.39%) Nagios
8 55 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 55 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 33 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
10 31 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 29 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 26 (0.45%) Puppet
12 26 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
13 22 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
14 21 (0.37%) Plesk
14 21 (0.37%) Tivoli
14 21 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 18 (0.31%) SCVMM
16 17 (0.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2414 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 1745 (30.33%) VMware
3 1032 (17.94%) Cisco
4 989 (17.19%) Citrix
5 482 (8.38%) HP
6 408 (7.09%) Oracle
7 310 (5.39%) Symantec
8 249 (4.33%) Juniper
9 245 (4.26%) Apple
10 195 (3.39%) Red Hat
11 182 (3.16%) EMC
12 155 (2.69%) NetApp
13 146 (2.54%) CheckPoint
13 146 (2.54%) Dell
14 138 (2.40%) IBM
15 127 (2.21%) Veeam
16 112 (1.95%) SolarWinds
17 106 (1.84%) McAfee
18 102 (1.77%) Avaya
19 85 (1.48%) Fujitsu
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