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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 25 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.77% 2.45% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 2.55% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 2
Average salary £21,000 £23,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
277 196 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 93.58% 96.08% 93.14%
Number of salaries quoted 233 156 175
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) VMware
4 21 (50.00%) Juniper
4 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
6 17 (40.48%) ITIL
7 16 (38.10%) DNS
7 16 (38.10%) MPLS
7 16 (38.10%) Firewall
7 16 (38.10%) Incident Management
7 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
8 14 (33.33%) VPN
9 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
10 11 (26.19%) SCCM
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
13 8 (19.05%) SAN
14 7 (16.67%) F5
14 7 (16.67%) SLA
15 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 6 (14.29%) CCNA
15 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) DNS
1 16 (38.10%) MPLS
1 16 (38.10%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) VPN
3 8 (19.05%) SAN
4 5 (11.90%) 3G
4 5 (11.90%) SS7
4 5 (11.90%) GPRS
4 5 (11.90%) GSM
4 5 (11.90%) PSTN
4 5 (11.90%) LTE
5 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 2 (4.76%) SMTP
5 2 (4.76%) SNMP
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.76%) CentOS
9 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 16 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PHP
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 21 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (16.67%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) HP
5 5 (11.90%) Dell
5 5 (11.90%) EMC
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago