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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 99 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3054 2401 2378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.91% 2.35% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.48% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2551 2062 2051
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 December 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 +26 1068 £31,500 -3.07% 80
London +54 982 £35,000 - 97
East of England -5 228 £30,000 +5.26% 31
North West +21 196 £31,000 +12.72% 20
South West +21 188 £26,000 -3.70% 36
West Midlands +5 146 £27,850 +5.09% 18
Yorkshire +24 144 £29,000 +20.83% 7
East Midlands -2 82 £27,500 -3.50% 8
North East +5 39 £21,000 -17.64% 3
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4067 (67.09%) Windows
2 2566 (42.33%) Microsoft
3 2468 (40.71%) Active Directory
4 1990 (32.83%) VMware
5 1581 (26.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1553 (25.62%) MS Exchange
7 1454 (23.99%) MS Excel
8 1309 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1265 (20.87%) Firewall
10 1241 (20.47%) SQL
11 1218 (20.09%) Cisco
12 1121 (18.49%) Linux
13 1106 (18.24%) MS Office
14 1083 (17.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 1071 (17.67%) Citrix
16 1060 (17.49%) TCP/IP
17 1026 (16.93%) ITIL
18 1008 (16.63%) Windows 7
19 983 (16.22%) DNS
20 923 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
21 875 (14.43%) SQL Server
22 866 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
23 739 (12.19%) Windows XP
24 733 (12.09%) LAN
25 720 (11.88%) WAN
26 711 (11.73%) SAN
27 697 (11.50%) Finance
28 665 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2010
29 655 (10.81%) DHCP
30 600 (9.90%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1553 (25.62%) MS Exchange
2 665 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 431 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 387 (6.38%) IIS
5 371 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 356 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 325 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 228 (3.76%) Lync
9 209 (3.45%) Apache
10 169 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 112 (1.85%) Tomcat
12 73 (1.20%) IBM Notes
13 59 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 49 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
15 46 (0.76%) Live Communications Server
16 45 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
17 39 (0.64%) JBoss
18 31 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
18 31 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
19 26 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 1454 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 1106 (18.24%) MS Office
3 80 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.082%) MS Project
10 4 (0.066%) Revit
11 3 (0.049%) InDesign
11 3 (0.049%) Windchill
12 2 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.033%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.033%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.016%) Mingle
13 1 (0.016%) Maya
13 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 26 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.12%) Retail-J
3 7 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 7 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
4 6 (0.099%) Eikon
4 6 (0.099%) FileNet Content Manager
5 5 (0.082%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.066%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.049%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.049%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.049%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.033%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.033%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.033%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 204 (3.37%) Office 365
2 90 (1.48%) SaaS
3 59 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 30 (0.49%) IaaS
6 24 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (0.23%) PaaS
8 12 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.13%) Joyent
10 7 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.082%) Route 53
11 5 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.049%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.049%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 1265 (20.87%) Firewall
2 1060 (17.49%) TCP/IP
3 983 (16.22%) DNS
4 733 (12.09%) LAN
5 720 (11.88%) WAN
6 711 (11.73%) SAN
7 655 (10.81%) DHCP
8 575 (9.49%) VPN
9 397 (6.55%) Internet
10 367 (6.05%) VoIP
11 279 (4.60%) Wireless
12 209 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
13 173 (2.85%) VLAN
14 162 (2.67%) NAS
15 145 (2.39%) MPLS
16 126 (2.08%) SSL
17 117 (1.93%) iSCSI
18 103 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
19 102 (1.68%) BGP
20 93 (1.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 875 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 249 (4.11%) MySQL
3 166 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 113 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 107 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 79 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 77 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 63 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (0.78%) DB2
9 47 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 39 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 38 (0.63%) MS Access
12 31 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
13 29 (0.48%) EDRMS
13 29 (0.48%) IDOL
14 25 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.23%) Big Data
16 14 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (0.78%) JIRA
2 45 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 37 (0.61%) Subversion
4 27 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 10 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.15%) MSI
10 8 (0.13%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.066%) Firebug
11 4 (0.066%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.066%) Ant
12 3 (0.049%) JUnit
12 3 (0.049%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.049%) ProC
12 3 (0.049%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.033%) Rational Application Developer
13 2 (0.033%) Hudson
General
1 697 (11.50%) Finance
2 372 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.54%) Retail
4 120 (1.98%) Banking
5 105 (1.73%) French Language
6 85 (1.40%) Marketing
7 76 (1.25%) German Language
8 75 (1.24%) Back Office
9 65 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 58 (0.96%) Advertising
11 52 (0.86%) Legal
12 49 (0.81%) Law
13 47 (0.78%) Spanish Language
14 40 (0.66%) Electronics
15 34 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.41%) Publishing
17 25 (0.41%) Investment Banking
18 24 (0.40%) Front Office
19 19 (0.31%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (3.96%) .NET
2 158 (2.61%) HTML
3 134 (2.21%) XML
4 131 (2.16%) Web Services
5 88 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 66 (1.09%) CSS
7 39 (0.64%) J2EE
8 35 (0.58%) LAMP
9 34 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.38%) Middleware
11 20 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
12 18 (0.30%) Ajax
13 17 (0.28%) SOAP
14 16 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (0.25%) Classic ASP
16 14 (0.23%) JSP
17 13 (0.21%) COM
17 13 (0.21%) REST
18 12 (0.20%) JSON
19 10 (0.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 434 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 394 (6.50%) Blackberry
3 181 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 177 (2.92%) Clustering
5 130 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 96 (1.58%) Replication
7 91 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 85 (1.40%) iPhone
9 83 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 74 (1.22%) Fat Client
10 74 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 55 (0.91%) Hedge funds
12 53 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 51 (0.84%) Mathematics
14 50 (0.82%) Statistics
15 44 (0.73%) iPad
16 43 (0.71%) Open Source
17 29 (0.48%) CMDB
17 29 (0.48%) Smartphone
18 25 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4067 (67.09%) Windows
2 1581 (26.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1121 (18.49%) Linux
4 1083 (17.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 1008 (16.63%) Windows 7
6 866 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 739 (12.19%) Windows XP
8 598 (9.86%) Windows 8
9 495 (8.17%) UNIX
10 200 (3.30%) Windows Vista
11 164 (2.71%) Mac OS X
12 125 (2.06%) Solaris
13 122 (2.01%) Android
14 121 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 98 (1.62%) Windows 2000
16 91 (1.50%) Apple iOS
17 87 (1.44%) Mac OS
18 82 (1.35%) CentOS
19 73 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
19 73 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1026 (16.93%) ITIL
2 300 (4.95%) Service Delivery
3 219 (3.61%) Change Management
4 212 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 206 (3.40%) Incident Management
6 171 (2.82%) Problem Management
7 158 (2.61%) Mentoring
8 154 (2.54%) Service Management
9 151 (2.49%) Time Management
10 140 (2.31%) CRM
11 132 (2.18%) Migration
12 126 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 123 (2.03%) Project Management
14 122 (2.01%) Release Management
15 114 (1.88%) Change Control
16 104 (1.72%) Software Distribution
17 102 (1.68%) Configuration Management
18 91 (1.50%) Kalman Filter
19 88 (1.45%) E-Commerce
20 75 (1.24%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1241 (20.47%) SQL
2 298 (4.92%) Java
3 231 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 162 (2.67%) C#
5 155 (2.56%) Perl
6 145 (2.39%) Python
7 143 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 137 (2.26%) C
9 119 (1.96%) PHP
10 106 (1.75%) VB
11 97 (1.60%) C++
12 96 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 71 (1.17%) VBScript
14 67 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 58 (0.96%) T-SQL
16 45 (0.74%) Ruby
17 37 (0.61%) VBA
18 35 (0.58%) PL/SQL
19 30 (0.49%) VB.NET
20 21 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 923 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 600 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
3 578 (9.53%) MCSE
4 570 (9.40%) Degree
5 487 (8.03%) CCNA
6 428 (7.06%) MCP
7 392 (6.47%) Security Cleared
8 346 (5.71%) MCSA
9 323 (5.33%) MCITP
10 266 (4.39%) SC Cleared
11 214 (3.53%) CCNP
12 209 (3.45%) DV Cleared
13 193 (3.18%) MCTS
14 158 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 125 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
16 112 (1.85%) CCA
17 98 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
18 73 (1.20%) A+ Certification
19 43 (0.71%) CISSP
19 43 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 555 (9.16%) SLA
2 44 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (0.61%) QA
4 24 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.12%) GPG13
8 3 (0.049%) HL7
9 2 (0.033%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.016%) COBIT
10 1 (0.016%) DICOM
System Software
1 2468 (40.71%) Active Directory
2 1309 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 559 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 344 (5.67%) vSphere
5 340 (5.61%) XenApp
6 218 (3.60%) VMware ESX
7 137 (2.26%) XenDesktop
8 117 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 100 (1.65%) Terminal Services
10 90 (1.48%) XenServer
11 52 (0.86%) vCloud
12 47 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 47 (0.78%) ISA Server
13 45 (0.74%) VMware Server
14 38 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
15 37 (0.61%) Terminal Server
16 31 (0.51%) Firmware
17 23 (0.38%) Xen
18 22 (0.36%) NFS
19 20 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 323 (5.33%) SCCM
2 195 (3.22%) SCOM
3 190 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 124 (2.05%) WSUS
5 98 (1.62%) NetBackup
5 98 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 89 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 82 (1.35%) Nagios
8 68 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 39 (0.64%) Puppet
10 35 (0.58%) FortiGate
11 32 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 29 (0.48%) cPanel
13 28 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
14 24 (0.40%) Plesk
15 23 (0.38%) SCVMM
16 22 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 21 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
17 21 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2566 (42.33%) Microsoft
2 1990 (32.83%) VMware
3 1218 (20.09%) Cisco
4 1071 (17.67%) Citrix
5 550 (9.07%) HP
6 362 (5.97%) Oracle
7 266 (4.39%) Symantec
8 265 (4.37%) Juniper
9 251 (4.14%) Apple
10 197 (3.25%) NetApp
11 179 (2.95%) EMC
12 163 (2.69%) Dell
13 159 (2.62%) CheckPoint
14 156 (2.57%) Red Hat
15 133 (2.19%) IBM
16 130 (2.14%) McAfee
17 125 (2.06%) Avaya
18 112 (1.85%) Veeam
19 111 (1.83%) Fujitsu
20 95 (1.57%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30 (DOE) + Private Health Insurance + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
England
Map Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago