The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 54 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.05% 3.25% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 3.41% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 18
Average salary £25,500 £26,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
969 850 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.66% 95.40% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 795 769 741
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +19 17 £25,500 +4.08%
Cheltenham +3 16 £25,000 +8.69% 3
Tewkesbury -10 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) VMware
3 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (34.25%) Cisco
4 25 (34.25%) Linux
5 21 (28.77%) ITIL
5 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
5 21 (28.77%) Juniper
6 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 19 (26.03%) DNS
8 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (23.29%) Citrix
8 17 (23.29%) Firewall
9 15 (20.55%) VPN
9 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (20.55%) MPLS
9 15 (20.55%) SLA
10 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
10 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
11 13 (17.81%) CCNA
11 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (15.07%) SQL
13 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
14 9 (12.33%) MySQL
14 9 (12.33%) Oracle
15 8 (10.96%) Quality Management
15 8 (10.96%) Advertising

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) DNS
2 17 (23.29%) Firewall
3 15 (20.55%) VPN
3 15 (20.55%) MPLS
4 5 (6.85%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) OSPF
6 1 (1.37%) BGP
6 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.37%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.37%) SMTP
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) PBX
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.37%) FTP
6 1 (1.37%) SNMP
6 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) MySQL
3 8 (10.96%) DB2
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.96%) Advertising
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
4 1 (1.37%) WPF
4 1 (1.37%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (10.96%) UNIX
7 8 (10.96%) AIX
8 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.96%) Quality Management
3 8 (10.96%) Time Management
4 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.74%) UML
4 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.37%) Information Security
5 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.37%) Network Design
5 1 (1.37%) OOP
5 1 (1.37%) OO
5 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) Service Management
5 1 (1.37%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.37%) ITSM
5 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.37%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) C#
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) CCNA
1 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) VCP4
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) VMware
2 25 (34.25%) Cisco
3 21 (28.77%) Juniper
4 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.29%) Citrix
6 9 (12.33%) Oracle
7 8 (10.96%) F5
7 8 (10.96%) IBM
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) Avaya
9 1 (1.37%) Saba
9 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
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