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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 109 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2594 2708 2382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.55% 2.42% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.56% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2276 2312 2051
Average salary £31,000 £30,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
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 £27,000 £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 2 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 2 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 +20 887 £35,000 - 102
South East +3 866 £32,500 +8.33% 103
South West +8 234 £27,000 - 27
East of England -25 206 £30,000 -7.69% 32
North West -27 131 £26,000 -6.30% 27
West Midlands +9 117 £26,500 -11.66% 17
Yorkshire -16 88 £27,750 -3.47% 11
East Midlands -19 52 £30,000 - 6
North East -11 16 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 3849 (68.79%) Windows
2 2428 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 2200 (39.32%) Active Directory
4 1729 (30.90%) VMware
5 1444 (25.81%) MS Exchange
6 1417 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1321 (23.61%) MS Excel
8 1211 (21.64%) Linux
9 1206 (21.55%) Cisco
10 1173 (20.97%) Firewall
11 1151 (20.57%) MS Office
12 1063 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 1047 (18.71%) TCP/IP
13 1047 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 992 (17.73%) SQL
15 977 (17.46%) Windows 7
16 961 (17.18%) ITIL
17 958 (17.12%) Citrix
18 901 (16.10%) DNS
19 857 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
20 831 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
21 808 (14.44%) SQL Server
22 750 (13.40%) LAN
23 705 (12.60%) Finance
24 657 (11.74%) WAN
25 645 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
26 628 (11.22%) Windows 8
27 627 (11.21%) Hyper-V
28 623 (11.13%) DHCP
29 609 (10.88%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 1444 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 645 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 412 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 388 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 357 (6.38%) IIS
6 327 (5.84%) SharePoint
7 285 (5.09%) Lync
8 240 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 190 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 183 (3.27%) Tomcat
11 170 (3.04%) Apache
12 81 (1.45%) JBoss
13 60 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 38 (0.68%) IBM Notes
16 36 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 36 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
17 35 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
18 29 (0.52%) CMS
19 26 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1321 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 1151 (20.57%) MS Office
3 69 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.13%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) Revit
9 6 (0.11%) Siemens NX
9 6 (0.11%) PTC Creo
9 6 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (0.11%) MicroStation
9 6 (0.11%) Solid Edge
10 5 (0.089%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.054%) InDesign
11 3 (0.054%) Abaqus
12 2 (0.036%) HipChat
12 2 (0.036%) SPSS
12 2 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 41 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
2 14 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.23%) RMDS
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.11%) assyst
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.11%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.089%) Remedy AR System
5 5 (0.089%) BASE24
6 4 (0.071%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.054%) Tridion
8 2 (0.036%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.036%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.036%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.036%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.018%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.018%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.018%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 355 (6.34%) Office 365
2 95 (1.70%) SaaS
3 83 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (0.88%) IaaS
5 43 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 18 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 16 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.11%) Yammer
10 6 (0.11%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.089%) PaaS
12 3 (0.054%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.036%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.036%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1173 (20.97%) Firewall
2 1047 (18.71%) TCP/IP
3 901 (16.10%) DNS
4 750 (13.40%) LAN
5 657 (11.74%) WAN
6 623 (11.13%) DHCP
7 566 (10.12%) SAN
8 523 (9.35%) VPN
9 380 (6.79%) VoIP
10 325 (5.81%) Internet
11 283 (5.06%) Wireless
12 178 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
13 167 (2.98%) VLAN
14 163 (2.91%) NAS
15 147 (2.63%) MPLS
16 127 (2.27%) BGP
17 116 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
18 106 (1.89%) OSPF
19 97 (1.73%) SSL
20 92 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 808 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 178 (3.18%) MySQL
3 153 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 103 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 78 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 70 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 46 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 23 (0.41%) Redis
14 20 (0.36%) DB2
14 20 (0.36%) MS Access
15 18 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (0.32%) Big Data
16 17 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (1.13%) JIRA
2 37 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 35 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (0.55%) Subversion
5 30 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 24 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.36%) Maven
8 14 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.13%) NUnit
9 7 (0.13%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.13%) Ant
9 7 (0.13%) FitNesse
10 6 (0.11%) MSI
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.11%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.11%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.089%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (0.089%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.089%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.054%) Bugzilla
General
1 705 (12.60%) Finance
2 260 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 136 (2.43%) Banking
4 91 (1.63%) Back Office
5 88 (1.57%) Retail
6 77 (1.38%) Advertising
7 72 (1.29%) Marketing
8 65 (1.16%) Legal
9 60 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.07%) French Language
9 60 (1.07%) German Language
10 53 (0.95%) Publishing
11 52 (0.93%) Front Office
12 48 (0.86%) Games
13 41 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 39 (0.70%) Electronics
15 38 (0.68%) Law
16 30 (0.54%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.41%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.32%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (4.61%) .NET
2 136 (2.43%) HTML
3 132 (2.36%) Web Services
4 124 (2.22%) XML
5 80 (1.43%) CSS
6 69 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 67 (1.20%) J2EE
8 35 (0.63%) Application Packaging
9 27 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
10 25 (0.45%) SOAP
11 24 (0.43%) JSP
12 22 (0.39%) COM
13 20 (0.36%) Software Packaging
14 19 (0.34%) JMS
15 16 (0.29%) Java EE
15 16 (0.29%) .NET Framework
15 16 (0.29%) REST
16 14 (0.25%) Middleware
17 12 (0.21%) MSMQ
18 11 (0.20%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 472 (8.44%) Blackberry
2 395 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 371 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 204 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 147 (2.63%) Clustering
6 117 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 116 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 112 (2.00%) iPhone
9 106 (1.89%) Replication
10 84 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (1.34%) iPad
12 62 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 58 (1.04%) Fat Client
13 58 (1.04%) Thin Client
14 50 (0.89%) Mathematics
15 41 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 33 (0.59%) EqualLogic
17 29 (0.52%) Statistics
17 29 (0.52%) Mobile App
18 28 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3849 (68.79%) Windows
2 1417 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1211 (21.64%) Linux
4 1063 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 977 (17.46%) Windows 7
6 831 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 628 (11.22%) Windows 8
8 560 (10.01%) Windows XP
9 467 (8.35%) UNIX
10 280 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 220 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 202 (3.61%) Android
13 164 (2.93%) Windows Vista
14 159 (2.84%) Apple iOS
15 129 (2.31%) CentOS
16 96 (1.72%) Mac OS
17 73 (1.30%) Solaris
18 71 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
19 65 (1.16%) Ubuntu
20 45 (0.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (17.18%) ITIL
2 342 (6.11%) Service Delivery
3 196 (3.50%) Incident Management
4 172 (3.07%) Problem Management
5 166 (2.97%) Mentoring
6 142 (2.54%) CRM
7 137 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 136 (2.43%) Service Management
8 136 (2.43%) Migration
9 135 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 134 (2.39%) Change Management
11 127 (2.27%) Time Management
12 123 (2.20%) Network Management
13 121 (2.16%) Project Management
14 115 (2.06%) Load Balancing
15 97 (1.73%) Configuration Management
16 81 (1.45%) E-Commerce
16 81 (1.45%) Information Security
17 78 (1.39%) Line Management
18 70 (1.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 992 (17.73%) SQL
2 322 (5.76%) Java
3 225 (4.02%) PowerShell
4 224 (4.00%) Perl
5 189 (3.38%) C
6 184 (3.29%) Python
7 130 (2.32%) JavaScript
8 129 (2.31%) C#
9 104 (1.86%) PHP
10 92 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 85 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 76 (1.36%) C++
13 69 (1.23%) VB
13 69 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 52 (0.93%) Ruby
15 48 (0.86%) VBScript
16 42 (0.75%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.36%) Korn
18 17 (0.30%) VBA
19 14 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 857 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 582 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
3 554 (9.90%) Degree
4 511 (9.13%) MCSE
5 483 (8.63%) CCNA
6 387 (6.92%) MCP
7 287 (5.13%) MCITP
8 278 (4.97%) MCSA
9 263 (4.70%) Security Cleared
10 193 (3.45%) CCNP
11 159 (2.84%) SC Cleared
12 123 (2.20%) MCTS
12 123 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 117 (2.09%) DV Cleared
14 111 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
15 100 (1.79%) A+ Certification
16 49 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
17 47 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 43 (0.77%) CCA
19 35 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 609 (10.88%) SLA
2 79 (1.41%) QA
3 45 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.27%) GPG13
7 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.089%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.089%) HL7
8 5 (0.089%) DICOM
9 2 (0.036%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.018%) GMP
10 1 (0.018%) COBIT
10 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2200 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 1047 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 627 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 271 (4.84%) XenApp
5 270 (4.83%) vSphere
6 118 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 117 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 101 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
9 97 (1.73%) VMware ESX
10 59 (1.05%) XenServer
11 56 (1.00%) Terminal Server
12 48 (0.86%) vCloud
13 42 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 34 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
15 32 (0.57%) VMware Server
16 27 (0.48%) Squid
17 26 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
18 24 (0.43%) Xen
19 21 (0.38%) Firmware
20 17 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 352 (6.29%) SCCM
2 140 (2.50%) SCOM
3 126 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 116 (2.07%) WSUS
5 103 (1.84%) Nagios
6 48 (0.86%) Puppet
7 46 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 33 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 33 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 27 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
11 25 (0.45%) HP SIM
12 23 (0.41%) FortiGate
13 22 (0.39%) SCVMM
14 19 (0.34%) logstash
15 17 (0.30%) Opsview
15 17 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (0.30%) Tivoli
16 16 (0.29%) Cacti
17 15 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2428 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 1729 (30.90%) VMware
3 1206 (21.55%) Cisco
4 958 (17.12%) Citrix
5 514 (9.19%) HP
6 420 (7.51%) Oracle
7 363 (6.49%) Apple
8 251 (4.49%) Juniper
9 241 (4.31%) Red Hat
10 214 (3.82%) Dell
11 174 (3.11%) Symantec
12 159 (2.84%) Avaya
13 131 (2.34%) NetApp
13 131 (2.34%) F5
14 129 (2.31%) CheckPoint
15 114 (2.04%) IBM
16 107 (1.91%) EMC
17 85 (1.52%) SolarWinds
18 84 (1.50%) Bloomberg
19 81 (1.45%) Veeam
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Including Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £56000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum to £26k + bonus + training + benefit
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
J & C Associates
Salary: £22,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum plus great benefits and culture
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £32k, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £12 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago