The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 28 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.82% 1.17% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 1.20% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 2
Average salary £27,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,400 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
292 167 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 95.11% 97.66% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 240 158 205
Average salary £42,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucester

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco
3 23 (65.71%) Juniper
4 21 (60.00%) Linux
4 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (51.43%) Incident Management
5 18 (51.43%) MPLS
5 18 (51.43%) Firewall
5 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
5 18 (51.43%) ITIL
5 18 (51.43%) DNS
6 16 (45.71%) VPN
7 12 (34.29%) CCNA
7 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.00%) F5
10 7 (20.00%) SLA
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) SCCM
11 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
11 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (11.43%) SAN
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
13 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
1 18 (51.43%) MPLS
1 18 (51.43%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) 3G
4 3 (8.57%) SS7
4 3 (8.57%) GPRS
4 3 (8.57%) GSM
4 3 (8.57%) PSTN
4 3 (8.57%) LTE
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) SNMP
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
1 18 (51.43%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PHP
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CCNA
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) Juniper
3 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) Avaya
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