The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 46 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.04% 2.15% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.24% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £31,250 £20,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.43% -28.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £20,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Support Engineer
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
383 313 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.70% 96.31% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 308 224 251
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Ipswich

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Legal
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.69%) ADSL
9 1 (7.69%) ISDN
9 1 (7.69%) LAN
9 1 (7.69%) WAN
9 1 (7.69%) DHCP
9 1 (7.69%) SNMP
9 1 (7.69%) VPN
9 1 (7.69%) DNS
9 1 (7.69%) MS Access
9 1 (7.69%) J2EE
9 1 (7.69%) MySQL
9 1 (7.69%) ODBC
9 1 (7.69%) Firewall
9 1 (7.69%) MPLS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) ADSL
2 1 (7.69%) ISDN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) IPv4
2 1 (7.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
3 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR