The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.41% 2.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Support Engineer
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
131 79 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 92.25% 100.00% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 118 72 85
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Gatwick

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) MCSA
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Terminal Server
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) MCP
3 7 (58.33%) MCITP
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCITP
1 7 (58.33%) MCP
1 7 (58.33%) MCSA
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Terminal Server
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (8.33%) SAP