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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 95 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3029 2220 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.88% 2.21% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.35% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 1926 2283
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 1 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 1 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 +31 1077 £30,000 -7.69% 98
London +51 925 £35,000 - 105
East of England +20 282 £32,500 +8.33% 38
South West +68 239 £27,000 -1.81% 32
Yorkshire +15 143 £27,263 +1.91% 23
North West -9 142 £31,500 +10.52% 21
West Midlands -39 123 £27,000 -18.18% 21
East Midlands -4 85 £26,500 -3.63% 12
North East -3 20 £25,500 +8.51% 4
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 3890 (67.81%) Windows
2 2375 (41.40%) Microsoft
3 2168 (37.79%) Active Directory
4 1777 (30.97%) VMware
5 1515 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1466 (25.55%) MS Exchange
7 1411 (24.59%) MS Excel
8 1210 (21.09%) SQL
9 1172 (20.43%) Linux
10 1138 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1133 (19.75%) Firewall
12 1060 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1058 (18.44%) Cisco
14 1028 (17.92%) MS Office
15 1001 (17.45%) TCP/IP
16 994 (17.33%) Citrix
17 947 (16.51%) ITIL
18 926 (16.14%) Windows 7
19 893 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
20 870 (15.16%) DNS
21 853 (14.87%) SQL Server
22 768 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
23 703 (12.25%) Windows XP
24 668 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2010
25 648 (11.30%) SAN
26 640 (11.16%) Finance
27 621 (10.82%) DHCP
28 598 (10.42%) LAN
29 582 (10.14%) Degree
30 559 (9.74%) WAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1466 (25.55%) MS Exchange
2 668 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 421 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 390 (6.80%) IIS
5 356 (6.21%) SharePoint
6 331 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 322 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 220 (3.83%) Apache
9 206 (3.59%) Lync
10 162 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 131 (2.28%) Tomcat
12 53 (0.92%) IBM Notes
13 49 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 49 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
14 44 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 35 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
15 35 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 34 (0.59%) Live Communications Server
17 27 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
18 26 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1411 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 1028 (17.92%) MS Office
3 60 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 12 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.16%) InDesign
9 8 (0.14%) FastStats
10 6 (0.10%) MS Project
10 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.087%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.070%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.052%) Windchill
14 2 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.035%) Maya
14 2 (0.035%) Revit
15 1 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 33 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.21%) Retail-J
4 7 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 7 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
5 6 (0.10%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.10%) FileNet Content Manager
6 5 (0.087%) RMDS
6 5 (0.087%) Sage 1000
7 4 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.052%) Eikon
8 3 (0.052%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.052%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.052%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 177 (3.09%) Office 365
2 98 (1.71%) SaaS
3 81 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (0.52%) IaaS
5 28 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 24 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.31%) PaaS
9 13 (0.23%) Joyent
10 4 (0.070%) Route 53
11 3 (0.052%) Jelastic
11 3 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.017%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1133 (19.75%) Firewall
2 1001 (17.45%) TCP/IP
3 870 (15.16%) DNS
4 648 (11.30%) SAN
5 621 (10.82%) DHCP
6 598 (10.42%) LAN
7 559 (9.74%) WAN
8 492 (8.58%) VPN
9 375 (6.54%) Internet
10 308 (5.37%) VoIP
11 246 (4.29%) Wireless
12 176 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
13 156 (2.72%) NAS
14 131 (2.28%) VLAN
15 108 (1.88%) MPLS
16 98 (1.71%) SSL
17 97 (1.69%) iSCSI
18 82 (1.43%) Network Security
19 79 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
20 74 (1.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 303 (5.28%) MySQL
3 166 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 144 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 96 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 85 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 74 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 56 (0.98%) DB2
9 54 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 36 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 32 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 24 (0.42%) EDRMS
13 24 (0.42%) Big Data
14 23 (0.40%) MS Access
15 21 (0.37%) IDOL
15 21 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (0.89%) JIRA
2 34 (0.59%) Subversion
3 26 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 24 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 15 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.16%) Firebug
9 8 (0.14%) MSI
10 7 (0.12%) Ant
11 3 (0.052%) Hudson
11 3 (0.052%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.052%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.052%) JUnit
11 3 (0.052%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.035%) Maven
12 2 (0.035%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (0.035%) Toad
12 2 (0.035%) AdminStudio
General
1 640 (11.16%) Finance
2 386 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 161 (2.81%) Retail
4 120 (2.09%) Banking
5 105 (1.83%) French Language
6 93 (1.62%) German Language
7 80 (1.39%) Marketing
8 77 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 67 (1.17%) Back Office
10 52 (0.91%) Advertising
11 48 (0.84%) Legal
12 41 (0.71%) Electronics
13 37 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 32 (0.56%) Law
15 29 (0.51%) Publishing
15 29 (0.51%) Billing
15 29 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 28 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (3.61%) .NET
2 187 (3.26%) HTML
3 143 (2.49%) XML
4 119 (2.07%) Web Services
5 77 (1.34%) CSS
6 74 (1.29%) ASP.NET
7 59 (1.03%) J2EE
8 57 (0.99%) LAMP
9 29 (0.51%) Ajax
10 27 (0.47%) Middleware
11 26 (0.45%) .NET Framework
12 19 (0.33%) SOAP
13 17 (0.30%) Java EE
14 15 (0.26%) XHTML
14 15 (0.26%) XSL
14 15 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
15 14 (0.24%) Classic ASP
16 12 (0.21%) Flash
16 12 (0.21%) JSP
16 12 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 372 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 319 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 188 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 162 (2.82%) Clustering
5 98 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 85 (1.48%) Replication
7 81 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 71 (1.24%) iPhone
9 70 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 70 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 68 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 68 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 63 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 56 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 50 (0.87%) iPad
14 38 (0.66%) Statistics
15 30 (0.52%) EqualLogic
16 29 (0.51%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.51%) Smartphone
16 29 (0.51%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3890 (67.81%) Windows
2 1515 (26.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1172 (20.43%) Linux
4 1060 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 926 (16.14%) Windows 7
6 768 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 703 (12.25%) Windows XP
8 510 (8.89%) UNIX
9 459 (8.00%) Windows 8
10 186 (3.24%) Windows Vista
11 131 (2.28%) Solaris
12 130 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 125 (2.18%) Mac OS X
14 107 (1.87%) Android
15 101 (1.76%) CentOS
16 95 (1.66%) Windows 2000
16 95 (1.66%) Ubuntu
17 87 (1.52%) Mac OS
18 75 (1.31%) Apple iOS
19 61 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (16.51%) ITIL
2 234 (4.08%) Change Management
3 231 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 201 (3.50%) Incident Management
5 199 (3.47%) Service Delivery
6 183 (3.19%) Problem Management
6 183 (3.19%) Mentoring
7 166 (2.89%) Service Management
8 155 (2.70%) CRM
9 141 (2.46%) Migration
10 138 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 129 (2.25%) Time Management
12 109 (1.90%) Project Management
13 104 (1.81%) Change Control
14 89 (1.55%) Configuration Management
15 85 (1.48%) Software Distribution
16 79 (1.38%) Business Intelligence
17 75 (1.31%) Release Management
18 73 (1.27%) ERP
19 72 (1.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1210 (21.09%) SQL
2 391 (6.82%) Java
3 200 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 196 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 163 (2.84%) Python
6 159 (2.77%) PHP
7 146 (2.54%) Perl
8 130 (2.27%) C#
9 127 (2.21%) C
10 100 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 92 (1.60%) VB
12 88 (1.53%) C++
13 77 (1.34%) VBScript
14 69 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 53 (0.92%) Ruby
16 47 (0.82%) T-SQL
17 34 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 30 (0.52%) VBA
19 27 (0.47%) PL/SQL
20 22 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 893 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 582 (10.14%) Degree
3 544 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
4 540 (9.41%) MCSE
5 428 (7.46%) CCNA
6 401 (6.99%) Security Cleared
7 371 (6.47%) MCP
8 344 (6.00%) MCITP
9 325 (5.66%) MCSA
10 291 (5.07%) SC Cleared
11 199 (3.47%) CCNP
12 196 (3.42%) MCTS
13 190 (3.31%) DV Cleared
14 138 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 130 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
16 119 (2.07%) CCA
17 87 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
18 58 (1.01%) A+ Certification
19 40 (0.70%) HND
20 35 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (8.35%) SLA
2 49 (0.85%) QA
3 38 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.12%) GPG13
8 2 (0.035%) HL7
9 1 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 2168 (37.79%) Active Directory
2 1138 (19.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 539 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 329 (5.73%) XenApp
5 289 (5.04%) vSphere
6 183 (3.19%) VMware ESX
7 161 (2.81%) XenDesktop
8 113 (1.97%) XenServer
9 111 (1.93%) Terminal Services
10 95 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
11 51 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 47 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 40 (0.70%) vCloud
13 40 (0.70%) ISA Server
14 35 (0.61%) VMware Server
15 30 (0.52%) Terminal Server
16 29 (0.51%) Firmware
16 29 (0.51%) Squid
17 28 (0.49%) UAG
18 25 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 338 (5.89%) SCCM
2 241 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 168 (2.93%) SCOM
4 138 (2.41%) WSUS
5 117 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 81 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 80 (1.39%) Nagios
8 61 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 56 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
10 35 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 35 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 29 (0.51%) Puppet
12 27 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 27 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
13 21 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
13 21 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 20 (0.35%) Tivoli
14 20 (0.35%) Plesk
15 18 (0.31%) SCVMM
16 16 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2375 (41.40%) Microsoft
2 1777 (30.97%) VMware
3 1058 (18.44%) Cisco
4 994 (17.33%) Citrix
5 494 (8.61%) HP
6 386 (6.73%) Oracle
7 315 (5.49%) Symantec
8 264 (4.60%) Juniper
9 260 (4.53%) Apple
10 187 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 182 (3.17%) EMC
12 159 (2.77%) NetApp
13 154 (2.68%) Dell
14 142 (2.48%) CheckPoint
14 142 (2.48%) Veeam
15 137 (2.39%) IBM
16 115 (2.00%) McAfee
17 113 (1.97%) SolarWinds
18 100 (1.74%) Avaya
19 93 (1.62%) Fujitsu
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Profit Share + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum £32-37k plus bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum + On Call allowance + bonus + benefi
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
WEX Europe Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago