The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 156 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.34% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 42
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Support Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 40 (67.80%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
4 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.90%) VMware
5 18 (30.51%) ITIL
5 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
6 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
7 15 (25.42%) Cisco
7 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
7 15 (25.42%) Firewall
8 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
9 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (20.34%) Linux
11 11 (18.64%) SQL
12 10 (16.95%) Citrix
12 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (15.25%) Lync
13 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
13 9 (15.25%) DNS
14 8 (13.56%) DHCP
14 8 (13.56%) HP
14 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (11.86%) Office 365
15 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
15 7 (11.86%) NetApp

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Lync
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.47%) IIS
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.08%) Apache
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
2 15 (25.42%) Firewall
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
4 8 (13.56%) DHCP
5 7 (11.86%) VPN
6 5 (8.47%) SAN
7 4 (6.78%) VLAN
8 3 (5.08%) ADSL
8 3 (5.08%) Internet
8 3 (5.08%) LAN
9 2 (3.39%) SNMP
9 2 (3.39%) WAN
9 2 (3.39%) Wireless
10 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
10 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Gradle
1 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.08%) Maven
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.08%) Back Office
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (6.78%) Replication
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.39%) Telematics
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.34%) Linux
5 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.47%) Unix
8 3 (5.08%) Solaris
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.47%) Ticket Management
5 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.08%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.08%) Presales
6 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Network Management
7 2 (3.39%) Process Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
8 1 (1.69%) Line Management
8 1 (1.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
2 7 (11.86%) Perl
3 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.78%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) VB
6 2 (3.39%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.17%) CCNA
4 4 (6.78%) CCNP
4 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.08%) Docker
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (5.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) AirWatch
2 4 (6.78%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) WSUS
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) VMware
3 15 (25.42%) Cisco
4 10 (16.95%) Citrix
5 8 (13.56%) HP
6 7 (11.86%) NetApp
7 4 (6.78%) MobileIron
7 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.08%) Remedy
8 3 (5.08%) Veeam
9 2 (3.39%) Apple
9 2 (3.39%) Avaya
9 2 (3.39%) BMC
9 2 (3.39%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Meraki
9 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.39%) Sun
9 2 (3.39%) Symantec
10 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
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