The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 27 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.54% 7.78% 17.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 8.13% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 35
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £44,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
260 160 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 95.94% 95.81% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 215 153 155
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Farnborough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) UNIX
7 9 (24.32%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) CRM
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) C
10 6 (16.22%) C++
10 6 (16.22%) Java
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco
10 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
10 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) Ruby
11 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 4 (10.81%) MCSE
12 4 (10.81%) MCSA
12 4 (10.81%) AIX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) IPsec
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) RSS
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) UNIX
4 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) AIX
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) CRM
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C
2 6 (16.22%) C++
2 6 (16.22%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) MCSE
5 4 (10.81%) MCSA
5 4 (10.81%) MCP
5 4 (10.81%) MCITP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 2 (5.41%) Polycom
4 2 (5.41%) Tandberg
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