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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 98 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2960 2573 2454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.87% 2.38% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.52% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2476 2149 2109
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.66%
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
97873 102079 98901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81046 83378 83612
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 £27,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 +65 1140 £33,500 - 123
South East +13 935 £30,250 +0.83% 86
South West +21 228 £26,000 +7.21% 47
East of England -5 213 £30,000 -7.69% 28
West Midlands +26 144 £27,500 +10.00% 13
North West -18 144 £26,500 -13.82% 34
Yorkshire -45 77 £27,500 +10.00% 8
East Midlands +24 73 £27,500 -8.33% 14
North East -22 14 £22,950 -4.37% 2
Midlands +2 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3958 (68.07%) Windows
2 2528 (43.47%) Microsoft
3 2420 (41.62%) Active Directory
4 1903 (32.73%) VMware
5 1530 (26.31%) MS Exchange
6 1493 (25.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1369 (23.54%) MS Excel
8 1251 (21.51%) Cisco
9 1225 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1207 (20.76%) Firewall
11 1155 (19.86%) MS Office
12 1107 (19.04%) Linux
13 1087 (18.69%) SQL
14 1049 (18.04%) Citrix
15 1044 (17.95%) Windows 7
16 1007 (17.32%) TCP/IP
17 990 (17.02%) DNS
18 985 (16.94%) ITIL
19 947 (16.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 946 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
21 848 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
22 839 (14.43%) SQL Server
23 746 (12.83%) LAN
24 707 (12.16%) WAN
25 706 (12.14%) Finance
26 668 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
27 665 (11.44%) Windows 8
28 640 (11.01%) DHCP
29 630 (10.83%) SAN
30 613 (10.54%) Windows XP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1530 (26.31%) MS Exchange
2 668 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 410 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 367 (6.31%) SharePoint
5 362 (6.23%) IIS
6 328 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 304 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 276 (4.75%) Lync
9 219 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 178 (3.06%) Apache
11 125 (2.15%) Tomcat
12 68 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 65 (1.12%) IBM Notes
14 52 (0.89%) JBoss
15 46 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
15 46 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
16 34 (0.58%) CMS
17 33 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 30 (0.52%) Live Communications Server
19 25 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1369 (23.54%) MS Excel
2 1155 (19.86%) MS Office
3 94 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.12%) MS Project
9 6 (0.10%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.052%) Abaqus
10 3 (0.052%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.034%) Revit
11 2 (0.034%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.034%) SPSS
11 2 (0.034%) HipChat
12 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.017%) InDesign
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 29 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 14 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.12%) BASE24
6 7 (0.12%) RMDS
7 6 (0.10%) assyst
7 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.086%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.086%) Retail-J
8 5 (0.086%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.069%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.052%) Eikon
10 3 (0.052%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.052%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.052%) Tridion
11 2 (0.034%) Maximo
11 2 (0.034%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 296 (5.09%) Office 365
2 83 (1.43%) SaaS
3 45 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (0.77%) IaaS
4 38 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (0.53%) Google Apps
6 20 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.10%) PaaS
11 4 (0.069%) Yammer
12 2 (0.034%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.017%) Route 53
13 1 (0.017%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.017%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.017%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.017%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1207 (20.76%) Firewall
2 1007 (17.32%) TCP/IP
3 990 (17.02%) DNS
4 746 (12.83%) LAN
5 707 (12.16%) WAN
6 640 (11.01%) DHCP
7 630 (10.83%) SAN
8 575 (9.89%) VPN
9 359 (6.17%) Internet
10 347 (5.97%) VoIP
11 313 (5.38%) Wireless
12 183 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
13 174 (2.99%) VLAN
14 166 (2.85%) MPLS
15 150 (2.58%) NAS
16 134 (2.30%) BGP
17 118 (2.03%) SSL
18 98 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
19 94 (1.62%) Ethernet
19 94 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 839 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 202 (3.47%) MySQL
3 184 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 119 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 74 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 57 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (0.96%) Relational Database
9 55 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (0.58%) MS Access
11 32 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 29 (0.50%) DB2
13 26 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (0.41%) Big Data
15 23 (0.40%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 40 (0.69%) JIRA
3 28 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 25 (0.43%) Subversion
6 16 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.15%) Maven
10 8 (0.14%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.14%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.10%) MSI
12 5 (0.086%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.052%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.052%) MSTest
13 3 (0.052%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.034%) WinDbg
14 2 (0.034%) Hudson
14 2 (0.034%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.034%) ProC
General
1 706 (12.14%) Finance
2 334 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 131 (2.25%) Retail
4 119 (2.05%) Banking
5 86 (1.48%) Advertising
6 84 (1.44%) Back Office
7 83 (1.43%) Marketing
8 79 (1.36%) French Language
9 70 (1.20%) Legal
10 58 (1.00%) Law
11 56 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 53 (0.91%) German Language
13 47 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 42 (0.72%) Publishing
15 40 (0.69%) Spanish Language
16 38 (0.65%) Games
17 34 (0.58%) Electronics
18 25 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.34%) Front Office
19 20 (0.34%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (4.64%) .NET
2 136 (2.34%) Web Services
3 134 (2.30%) HTML
4 123 (2.12%) XML
5 82 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 65 (1.12%) CSS
7 35 (0.60%) J2EE
8 28 (0.48%) .NET Framework
9 23 (0.40%) COM
10 20 (0.34%) Application Packaging
11 18 (0.31%) REST
12 17 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
12 17 (0.29%) JSP
13 15 (0.26%) Classic ASP
13 15 (0.26%) LAMP
13 15 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
14 13 (0.22%) MAPI
15 12 (0.21%) Middleware
15 12 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (0.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 504 (8.67%) Blackberry
2 380 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 181 (3.11%) Clustering
5 151 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 119 (2.05%) iPhone
7 118 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 118 (2.03%) Replication
8 76 (1.31%) iPad
8 76 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 66 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 66 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 50 (0.86%) Open Source
12 48 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 35 (0.60%) Statistics
14 34 (0.58%) Mathematics
15 30 (0.52%) Mobile App
16 27 (0.46%) PDA
17 26 (0.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3958 (68.07%) Windows
2 1493 (25.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1107 (19.04%) Linux
4 1044 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 947 (16.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 946 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 665 (11.44%) Windows 8
8 613 (10.54%) Windows XP
9 499 (8.58%) UNIX
10 253 (4.35%) Mac OS X
11 182 (3.13%) Android
12 177 (3.04%) Windows Vista
13 173 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 170 (2.92%) Apple iOS
15 117 (2.01%) Solaris
16 107 (1.84%) CentOS
17 97 (1.67%) Mac OS
18 73 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
19 63 (1.08%) Windows 2000
20 56 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 985 (16.94%) ITIL
2 373 (6.41%) Service Delivery
3 229 (3.94%) Incident Management
4 164 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 153 (2.63%) Change Management
6 152 (2.61%) Service Management
7 150 (2.58%) Problem Management
8 145 (2.49%) CRM
9 142 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 130 (2.24%) Time Management
11 112 (1.93%) Load Balancing
12 111 (1.91%) Project Management
13 110 (1.89%) Migration
14 109 (1.87%) Network Management
15 105 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
16 102 (1.75%) Release Management
17 92 (1.58%) Configuration Management
18 81 (1.39%) E-Commerce
19 73 (1.26%) Kalman Filter
20 70 (1.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1087 (18.69%) SQL
2 260 (4.47%) Java
3 231 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 224 (3.85%) Perl
5 172 (2.96%) Python
6 163 (2.80%) C
7 132 (2.27%) C#
8 114 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 109 (1.87%) PHP
10 91 (1.56%) VB
11 83 (1.43%) C++
12 79 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 74 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 74 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 56 (0.96%) Ruby
15 45 (0.77%) VBScript
16 36 (0.62%) PL/SQL
17 26 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 24 (0.41%) VBA
19 15 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 848 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 551 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
3 546 (9.39%) MCSE
4 529 (9.10%) Degree
5 454 (7.81%) CCNA
6 450 (7.74%) MCP
7 321 (5.52%) Security Cleared
8 301 (5.18%) MCSA
9 249 (4.28%) MCITP
10 200 (3.44%) SC Cleared
11 197 (3.39%) CCNP
12 163 (2.80%) DV Cleared
13 153 (2.63%) MCTS
14 132 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 100 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
16 82 (1.41%) A+ Certification
17 72 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
18 62 (1.07%) CCA
19 57 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 35 (0.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 594 (10.21%) SLA
2 55 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 49 (0.84%) QA
4 34 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.34%) GPG13
7 7 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.086%) HL7
8 5 (0.086%) DICOM
9 1 (0.017%) COBIT
9 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.017%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2420 (41.62%) Active Directory
2 1225 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 597 (10.27%) Hyper-V
4 346 (5.95%) XenApp
5 328 (5.64%) vSphere
6 157 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 153 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 103 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
9 92 (1.58%) Terminal Services
10 70 (1.20%) XenServer
11 49 (0.84%) Terminal Server
12 42 (0.72%) vCloud
13 41 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 36 (0.62%) VMware Server
15 33 (0.57%) Xen
16 32 (0.55%) ISA Server
17 25 (0.43%) Squid
18 23 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
18 23 (0.40%) Firmware
19 22 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 353 (6.07%) SCCM
2 164 (2.82%) SCOM
3 121 (2.08%) WSUS
4 118 (2.03%) Backup Exec
5 109 (1.87%) Nagios
6 87 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 52 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 51 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 48 (0.83%) Puppet
10 41 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 39 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 39 (0.67%) FortiGate
12 37 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
13 34 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
14 21 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (0.31%) Opsview
16 17 (0.29%) HP SIM
16 17 (0.29%) Plesk
16 17 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
17 16 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2528 (43.47%) Microsoft
2 1903 (32.73%) VMware
3 1251 (21.51%) Cisco
4 1049 (18.04%) Citrix
5 534 (9.18%) HP
6 371 (6.38%) Oracle
7 342 (5.88%) Apple
8 224 (3.85%) Juniper
9 214 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 209 (3.59%) Symantec
11 199 (3.42%) Dell
12 183 (3.15%) NetApp
13 173 (2.98%) Avaya
14 154 (2.65%) EMC
15 139 (2.39%) CheckPoint
16 134 (2.30%) IBM
17 125 (2.15%) McAfee
18 106 (1.82%) SolarWinds
19 100 (1.72%) F5
20 82 (1.41%) Mitel
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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