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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 21 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 8.43% 2.04% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.88% 2.25% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 5
Average salary £22,250 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.53% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,430 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
169 89 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 94.94% 90.82% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 140 79 179
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Exeter

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 14 (53.85%) SCCM
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (50.00%) WSUS
4 13 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 13 (50.00%) ITIL
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (46.15%) Backup Exec
6 11 (42.31%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (42.31%) SCOM
6 11 (42.31%) SLA
6 11 (42.31%) CommVault
6 11 (42.31%) Nagios
6 11 (42.31%) Bomgar
7 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
11 6 (23.08%) MS Office
11 6 (23.08%) Avaya
11 6 (23.08%) Cisco
12 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
12 5 (19.23%) WAN
12 5 (19.23%) LAN
12 5 (19.23%) MCITP
13 4 (15.38%) Migration
13 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (15.38%) MCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Lync
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (11.54%) WLAN
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.85%) Softswitch
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (42.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) MCP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
2 13 (50.00%) WSUS
3 12 (46.15%) Backup Exec
4 11 (42.31%) SCOM
4 11 (42.31%) Nagios
5 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) CommVault
2 11 (42.31%) Bomgar
3 6 (23.08%) Avaya
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) VMware