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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 97 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2909 2108 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.68% 2.12% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.25% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 1825 2120
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,316 £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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +19 1008 £30,000 -4.76% 86
London +50 946 £35,000 - 68
East of England +10 265 £31,500 +5.00% 41
South West +44 215 £27,000 -1.81% 41
North West +40 153 £32,500 +14.03% 22
Yorkshire -10 119 £27,025 +0.09% 10
West Midlands -26 115 £27,500 -12.00% 10
East Midlands +11 86 £27,000 +8.00% 10
North East -1 14 £25,500 +8.51% 4
Midlands +13 1 £45,000 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3764 (68.05%) Windows
2 2370 (42.85%) Microsoft
3 2054 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 1621 (29.31%) VMware
5 1470 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1407 (25.44%) MS Exchange
7 1379 (24.93%) MS Excel
8 1209 (21.86%) Linux
9 1201 (21.71%) SQL
10 1048 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 1047 (18.93%) Firewall
12 1038 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1006 (18.19%) MS Office
14 970 (17.54%) TCP/IP
15 969 (17.52%) Cisco
16 957 (17.30%) Citrix
17 884 (15.98%) ITIL
18 870 (15.73%) Windows 7
19 845 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 841 (15.21%) DNS
21 831 (15.02%) SQL Server
22 706 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
23 671 (12.13%) Windows XP
24 662 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
25 604 (10.92%) Degree
26 599 (10.83%) DHCP
27 598 (10.81%) Finance
28 573 (10.36%) SAN
29 561 (10.14%) LAN
30 534 (9.65%) UNIX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1407 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 662 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 396 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 373 (6.74%) IIS
5 367 (6.64%) SharePoint
6 318 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 285 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 220 (3.98%) Apache
9 193 (3.49%) Lync
10 153 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 135 (2.44%) Tomcat
12 56 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
13 55 (0.99%) IBM Notes
14 53 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 39 (0.71%) WebSphere
16 34 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
17 32 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 31 (0.56%) WebLogic
19 29 (0.52%) CMS
20 27 (0.49%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 1379 (24.93%) MS Excel
2 1006 (18.19%) MS Office
3 58 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.20%) FastStats
8 8 (0.14%) InDesign
9 7 (0.13%) MS Project
10 5 (0.090%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.036%) Maya
13 2 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.036%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 43 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 10 (0.18%) Retail-J
6 8 (0.14%) Sage 1000
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 7 (0.13%) Advent Moxy
8 6 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.11%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.072%) RMDS
9 4 (0.072%) FileNet Content Manager
9 4 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.072%) Eikon
10 3 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.054%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.054%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 163 (2.95%) Office 365
2 88 (1.59%) SaaS
3 80 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.52%) IaaS
7 25 (0.45%) Google Apps
8 18 (0.33%) PaaS
9 13 (0.24%) Joyent
10 4 (0.072%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.054%) Jelastic
11 3 (0.054%) Route 53
12 2 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.018%) GitHub
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1047 (18.93%) Firewall
2 970 (17.54%) TCP/IP
3 841 (15.21%) DNS
4 599 (10.83%) DHCP
5 573 (10.36%) SAN
6 561 (10.14%) LAN
7 522 (9.44%) WAN
8 466 (8.43%) VPN
9 406 (7.34%) Internet
10 288 (5.21%) VoIP
11 251 (4.54%) Wireless
12 158 (2.86%) NAS
13 152 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
14 122 (2.21%) VLAN
15 100 (1.81%) MPLS
16 98 (1.77%) SSL
17 87 (1.57%) Network Security
18 85 (1.54%) iSCSI
19 79 (1.43%) HTTP
20 73 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 309 (5.59%) MySQL
3 181 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 130 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 84 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 77 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 56 (1.01%) DB2
9 54 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
11 41 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 27 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (0.45%) Big Data
15 20 (0.36%) MS Access
16 19 (0.34%) EDRMS
17 16 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (0.25%) IDOL
19 11 (0.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 45 (0.81%) JIRA
2 30 (0.54%) Subversion
3 26 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (0.24%) Ant
6 13 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.16%) MSI
8 9 (0.16%) Firebug
9 5 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.072%) WATIR
10 4 (0.072%) Selenium
10 4 (0.072%) Hudson
10 4 (0.072%) SilkTest
10 4 (0.072%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.072%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.054%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.054%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.054%) Gerrit
General
1 598 (10.81%) Finance
2 373 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 146 (2.64%) Retail
4 123 (2.22%) French Language
5 116 (2.10%) Banking
6 107 (1.93%) German Language
7 80 (1.45%) Marketing
8 78 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.08%) Back Office
10 50 (0.90%) Advertising
10 50 (0.90%) Legal
10 50 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 41 (0.74%) Electronics
12 34 (0.61%) Billing
13 32 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 30 (0.54%) Publishing
15 29 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.47%) Law
17 25 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.43%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (3.83%) .NET
2 187 (3.38%) HTML
3 142 (2.57%) XML
4 128 (2.31%) Web Services
5 74 (1.34%) CSS
6 64 (1.16%) J2EE
7 63 (1.14%) LAMP
8 60 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 30 (0.54%) Ajax
10 25 (0.45%) Middleware
11 17 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 17 (0.31%) Java EE
12 15 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (0.27%) COM
12 15 (0.27%) SOAP
13 14 (0.25%) XHTML
13 14 (0.25%) XSL
13 14 (0.25%) Flash
14 13 (0.24%) Classic ASP
15 11 (0.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 298 (5.39%) Blackberry
2 194 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 157 (2.84%) Clustering
4 100 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 78 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 72 (1.30%) Replication
7 68 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 65 (1.18%) iPhone
9 62 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 57 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 55 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 48 (0.87%) Fat Client
12 48 (0.87%) Thin Client
13 46 (0.83%) iPad
14 36 (0.65%) Statistics
15 29 (0.52%) Data Integration
16 28 (0.51%) Firmware
16 28 (0.51%) Mobile App
17 25 (0.45%) CMDB
18 24 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3764 (68.05%) Windows
2 1470 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 1209 (21.86%) Linux
4 1048 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 870 (15.73%) Windows 7
6 706 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 671 (12.13%) Windows XP
8 534 (9.65%) UNIX
9 418 (7.56%) Windows 8
10 172 (3.11%) Windows Vista
11 152 (2.75%) Solaris
12 131 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 128 (2.31%) Mac OS X
14 102 (1.84%) CentOS
15 101 (1.83%) Android
16 97 (1.75%) Windows 2000
17 96 (1.74%) Ubuntu
18 92 (1.66%) Mac OS
19 76 (1.37%) Apple iOS
20 53 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (15.98%) ITIL
2 236 (4.27%) Change Management
3 222 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 183 (3.31%) Service Delivery
5 177 (3.20%) Incident Management
6 176 (3.18%) Problem Management
7 172 (3.11%) Service Management
8 161 (2.91%) CRM
9 138 (2.50%) Migration
10 126 (2.28%) Time Management
11 119 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 118 (2.13%) Project Management
13 110 (1.99%) Change Control
14 88 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
15 79 (1.43%) Kalman Filter
16 77 (1.39%) Release Management
17 76 (1.37%) Software Engineering
18 72 (1.30%) ERP
19 70 (1.27%) Software Distribution
20 68 (1.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1201 (21.71%) SQL
2 396 (7.16%) Java
3 201 (3.63%) JavaScript
4 198 (3.58%) PowerShell
5 172 (3.11%) PHP
6 161 (2.91%) Python
7 154 (2.78%) Perl
8 134 (2.42%) C#
9 126 (2.28%) C
10 102 (1.84%) Bash Shell
11 101 (1.83%) VB
12 94 (1.70%) C++
13 79 (1.43%) VBScript
14 76 (1.37%) Shell Script
15 55 (0.99%) Ruby
16 46 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 40 (0.72%) VB.NET
18 35 (0.63%) VBA
19 27 (0.49%) Korn
20 24 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 845 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 604 (10.92%) Degree
3 512 (9.26%) MCSE
4 504 (9.11%) Cisco Certification
5 394 (7.12%) CCNA
6 361 (6.53%) Security Cleared
7 351 (6.35%) MCP
8 316 (5.71%) MCITP
9 292 (5.28%) MCSA
10 252 (4.56%) SC Cleared
11 179 (3.24%) MCTS
12 178 (3.22%) CCNP
13 159 (2.87%) DV Cleared
14 129 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 120 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
16 104 (1.88%) CCA
17 79 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
18 54 (0.98%) A+ Certification
19 35 (0.63%) HND
20 33 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (8.46%) SLA
2 50 (0.90%) QA
3 32 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.090%) BS7799
8 4 (0.072%) HL7
8 4 (0.072%) GPG13
9 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.018%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
System Software
1 2054 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 1038 (18.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 522 (9.44%) Hyper-V
4 315 (5.70%) XenApp
5 269 (4.86%) vSphere
6 179 (3.24%) VMware ESX
7 173 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 113 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 104 (1.88%) XenServer
10 85 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 44 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 41 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 33 (0.60%) UAG
15 30 (0.54%) Terminal Server
16 29 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
17 28 (0.51%) vCloud
17 28 (0.51%) Squid
18 26 (0.47%) NFS
19 22 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 326 (5.89%) SCCM
2 233 (4.21%) Backup Exec
3 161 (2.91%) SCOM
4 141 (2.55%) WSUS
5 102 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 76 (1.37%) Nagios
7 68 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 52 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
9 47 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 32 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
11 30 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 29 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
13 25 (0.45%) Puppet
14 23 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
14 23 (0.42%) Plesk
14 23 (0.42%) Tivoli
15 21 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 16 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 16 (0.29%) ZABBIX
16 16 (0.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2370 (42.85%) Microsoft
2 1621 (29.31%) VMware
3 969 (17.52%) Cisco
4 957 (17.30%) Citrix
5 463 (8.37%) HP
6 401 (7.25%) Oracle
7 296 (5.35%) Symantec
8 234 (4.23%) Apple
9 225 (4.07%) Juniper
10 193 (3.49%) Red Hat
11 173 (3.13%) EMC
12 152 (2.75%) NetApp
13 144 (2.60%) Dell
14 138 (2.50%) IBM
15 135 (2.44%) CheckPoint
16 119 (2.15%) Veeam
17 105 (1.90%) SolarWinds
18 92 (1.66%) Avaya
19 91 (1.65%) McAfee
20 72 (1.30%) Fujitsu
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