The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 25 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 5.22% 6.02% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 6.31% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 2
Average salary £29,500 £20,800 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.82% -28.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Support Engineer
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 206 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 93.28% 95.37% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 91 185 205
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -16.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £20,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Exeter region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Exeter

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Exeter

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) ITIL
3 12 (57.14%) SCOM
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) Back Office
7 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) MS Office
7 8 (38.10%) Internet
8 7 (33.33%) ISA Server
8 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
8 7 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (33.33%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (28.57%) HP
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (23.81%) CommVault
10 5 (23.81%) Nagios
10 5 (23.81%) Dell
10 5 (23.81%) SLA
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) WLAN
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
General
1 9 (42.86%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCOM
2 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (23.81%) Nagios
3 5 (23.81%) WSUS
3 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
3 5 (23.81%) HP SIM
4 4 (19.05%) OpenView
5 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) CommVault
5 5 (23.81%) Dell
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Bomgar
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds