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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 93 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3162 2334 2550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.96% 2.30% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.43% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2669 2024 2242
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £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 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +21 1120 £30,000 -7.69% 114
London +45 961 £35,000 - 86
East of England +16 272 £31,500 +5.00% 22
South West +57 245 £27,000 -1.81% 46
Yorkshire +18 163 £29,000 +23.40% 24
North West -5 145 £29,500 +3.50% 31
West Midlands -22 141 £27,000 -22.85% 29
East Midlands +4 94 £27,000 -5.26% 10
North East -7 31 £21,000 -17.64% 8
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3979 (67.41%) Windows
2 2447 (41.45%) Microsoft
3 2299 (38.95%) Active Directory
4 1833 (31.05%) VMware
5 1537 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1491 (25.26%) MS Exchange
7 1413 (23.94%) MS Excel
8 1253 (21.23%) SQL
9 1184 (20.06%) Firewall
9 1184 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1177 (19.94%) Linux
11 1119 (18.96%) Cisco
12 1067 (18.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 1067 (18.08%) MS Office
13 1031 (17.47%) TCP/IP
14 1027 (17.40%) Citrix
15 988 (16.74%) ITIL
16 943 (15.97%) Windows 7
17 900 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 899 (15.23%) DNS
19 868 (14.70%) SQL Server
20 785 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
21 733 (12.42%) Windows XP
22 672 (11.38%) SAN
23 667 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
24 647 (10.96%) LAN
25 643 (10.89%) Finance
26 613 (10.38%) DHCP
27 610 (10.33%) WAN
28 568 (9.62%) Degree

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1491 (25.26%) MS Exchange
2 667 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 422 (7.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 402 (6.81%) IIS
5 347 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 347 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 322 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 223 (3.78%) Apache
8 204 (3.46%) Lync
9 152 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 128 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 64 (1.08%) IBM Notes
12 51 (0.86%) JBoss
13 47 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 46 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
15 44 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
16 38 (0.64%) Live Communications Server
17 36 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 30 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
19 28 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1413 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 1067 (18.08%) MS Office
3 64 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.17%) PowerPivot
5 10 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.12%) MS Project
7 7 (0.12%) InDesign
7 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.085%) FastStats
8 5 (0.085%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.068%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.051%) Windchill
10 3 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.034%) Revit
11 2 (0.034%) Maya
12 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 26 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.20%) Retail-J
5 7 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 7 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
6 6 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.10%) FileNet Content Manager
7 5 (0.085%) RMDS
8 4 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.068%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.051%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.051%) CODA-Financials
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.051%) Eikon
10 2 (0.034%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.034%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.034%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 167 (2.83%) Office 365
2 97 (1.64%) SaaS
3 76 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.49%) IaaS
5 26 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.42%) Google Apps
7 16 (0.27%) PaaS
8 13 (0.22%) Joyent
9 5 (0.085%) Route 53
10 4 (0.068%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.051%) Jelastic
12 2 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1184 (20.06%) Firewall
2 1031 (17.47%) TCP/IP
3 899 (15.23%) DNS
4 672 (11.38%) SAN
5 647 (10.96%) LAN
6 613 (10.38%) DHCP
7 610 (10.33%) WAN
8 534 (9.05%) VPN
9 381 (6.45%) Internet
10 320 (5.42%) VoIP
11 257 (4.35%) Wireless
12 196 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
13 163 (2.76%) NAS
14 135 (2.29%) VLAN
15 118 (2.00%) MPLS
16 113 (1.91%) SSL
17 105 (1.78%) iSCSI
18 89 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
19 84 (1.42%) Network Security
19 84 (1.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 868 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 298 (5.05%) MySQL
3 157 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 154 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 95 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 78 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 73 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 56 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 53 (0.90%) DB2
11 51 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
13 33 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
14 28 (0.47%) MS Access
15 25 (0.42%) EDRMS
16 24 (0.41%) Big Data
17 22 (0.37%) IDOL
18 16 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
19 14 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 12 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 53 (0.90%) JIRA
2 35 (0.59%) Subversion
3 33 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.15%) Firebug
9 8 (0.14%) MSI
10 4 (0.068%) Ant
10 4 (0.068%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.068%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.051%) JUnit
11 3 (0.051%) ProC
11 3 (0.051%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.051%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.034%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (0.034%) Hudson
12 2 (0.034%) Mercurial
General
1 643 (10.89%) Finance
2 386 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 171 (2.90%) Retail
4 116 (1.97%) Banking
5 106 (1.80%) French Language
6 96 (1.63%) German Language
7 85 (1.44%) Marketing
8 79 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 74 (1.25%) Back Office
10 57 (0.97%) Advertising
11 55 (0.93%) Legal
12 44 (0.75%) Electronics
13 38 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 30 (0.51%) Law
15 29 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.46%) Front Office
16 27 (0.46%) Publishing
17 25 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 23 (0.39%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (3.83%) .NET
2 184 (3.12%) HTML
3 144 (2.44%) XML
4 129 (2.19%) Web Services
5 90 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 77 (1.30%) CSS
7 60 (1.02%) LAMP
8 53 (0.90%) J2EE
9 29 (0.49%) .NET Framework
10 27 (0.46%) Ajax
11 24 (0.41%) Middleware
12 19 (0.32%) SOAP
13 17 (0.29%) Classic ASP
13 17 (0.29%) Java EE
14 15 (0.25%) XSL
15 14 (0.24%) Flash
15 14 (0.24%) XHTML
15 14 (0.24%) JSP
15 14 (0.24%) JSON
15 14 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 400 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 327 (5.54%) Blackberry
3 186 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 163 (2.76%) Clustering
5 92 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 91 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 86 (1.46%) Replication
8 80 (1.36%) iPhone
9 72 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 71 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 71 (1.20%) Thin Client
11 64 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 60 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 59 (1.00%) iPad
14 46 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 40 (0.68%) Statistics
16 34 (0.58%) Open Source
17 32 (0.54%) Smartphone
18 31 (0.53%) EqualLogic
19 28 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3979 (67.41%) Windows
2 1537 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1177 (19.94%) Linux
4 1067 (18.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 943 (15.97%) Windows 7
6 785 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 733 (12.42%) Windows XP
8 494 (8.37%) UNIX
9 481 (8.15%) Windows 8
10 197 (3.34%) Windows Vista
11 127 (2.15%) Mac OS X
12 126 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 122 (2.07%) Solaris
14 120 (2.03%) Android
15 98 (1.66%) CentOS
15 98 (1.66%) Windows 2000
16 85 (1.44%) Ubuntu
16 85 (1.44%) Mac OS
17 82 (1.39%) Apple iOS
18 74 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (16.74%) ITIL
2 233 (3.95%) Change Management
3 227 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 222 (3.76%) Service Delivery
5 189 (3.20%) Incident Management
6 187 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 179 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 169 (2.86%) Service Management
9 158 (2.68%) CRM
10 136 (2.30%) Migration
11 135 (2.29%) Time Management
12 132 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 107 (1.81%) Project Management
14 106 (1.80%) Change Control
15 98 (1.66%) Software Distribution
16 93 (1.58%) Configuration Management
17 90 (1.52%) Release Management
18 75 (1.27%) E-Commerce
18 75 (1.27%) ERP
18 75 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1253 (21.23%) SQL
2 361 (6.12%) Java
3 192 (3.25%) PowerShell
4 190 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 164 (2.78%) Python
6 158 (2.68%) PHP
7 154 (2.61%) Perl
8 147 (2.49%) C#
9 132 (2.24%) C
10 102 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 95 (1.61%) VB
12 91 (1.54%) C++
13 76 (1.29%) VBScript
14 66 (1.12%) Shell Script
15 53 (0.90%) Ruby
15 53 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 33 (0.56%) VB.NET
17 32 (0.54%) VBA
17 32 (0.54%) PL/SQL
18 21 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 900 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 568 (9.62%) Degree
3 566 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 546 (9.25%) MCSE
5 450 (7.62%) CCNA
6 424 (7.18%) Security Cleared
7 389 (6.59%) MCP
8 359 (6.08%) MCITP
9 336 (5.69%) MCSA
10 309 (5.23%) SC Cleared
11 206 (3.49%) MCTS
12 205 (3.47%) CCNP
13 202 (3.42%) DV Cleared
14 149 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 135 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
16 121 (2.05%) CCA
17 90 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
18 63 (1.07%) A+ Certification
19 40 (0.68%) HND
20 36 (0.61%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 490 (8.30%) SLA
2 45 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (0.76%) QA
3 27 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.15%) GPG13
5 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.034%) HL7
7 1 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 2299 (38.95%) Active Directory
2 1184 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 545 (9.23%) Hyper-V
4 339 (5.74%) XenApp
5 294 (4.98%) vSphere
6 200 (3.39%) VMware ESX
7 151 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 113 (1.91%) XenServer
9 110 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 104 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
11 50 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 47 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 45 (0.76%) vCloud
14 39 (0.66%) ISA Server
14 39 (0.66%) VMware Server
15 33 (0.56%) Firmware
16 29 (0.49%) Terminal Server
17 27 (0.46%) Squid
18 26 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 335 (5.68%) SCCM
2 226 (3.83%) Backup Exec
3 183 (3.10%) SCOM
4 133 (2.25%) WSUS
5 119 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 79 (1.34%) NetBackup
7 73 (1.24%) Nagios
8 72 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 48 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 48 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
10 30 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
11 26 (0.44%) Puppet
12 25 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
13 22 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 22 (0.37%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.34%) Plesk
15 19 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
15 19 (0.32%) FortiGate
16 17 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2447 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 1833 (31.05%) VMware
3 1119 (18.96%) Cisco
4 1027 (17.40%) Citrix
5 509 (8.62%) HP
6 360 (6.10%) Oracle
7 298 (5.05%) Symantec
8 280 (4.74%) Juniper
9 256 (4.34%) Apple
10 177 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 177 (3.00%) EMC
11 167 (2.83%) Dell
12 163 (2.76%) NetApp
13 159 (2.69%) CheckPoint
14 144 (2.44%) Veeam
15 138 (2.34%) IBM
16 126 (2.13%) McAfee
17 109 (1.85%) SolarWinds
18 105 (1.78%) Fujitsu
19 101 (1.71%) Avaya
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 Per Annum
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Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
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