The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 55 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.24% 2.00% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.02% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Median salary £25,380 £24,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -28.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,281 £24,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,450 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
400 397 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.75% 99.00% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 388 355 320
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Leicester

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) HP
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) vSphere
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (38.10%) Wireless
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 6 (28.57%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (19.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (19.05%) IaaS
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
8 4 (19.05%) CommVault
8 4 (19.05%) Motorola
8 4 (19.05%) Dell
8 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (19.05%) MPLS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Wireless
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Back Office
3 3 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) VB
1 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ACSP
3 1 (4.76%) ACTC
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) CommVault
4 4 (19.05%) Dell
4 4 (19.05%) Motorola
4 4 (19.05%) SonicWALL
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds