The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 55 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.92% 1.23% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.28% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 18
Average salary £29,250 £35,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.60% +42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,650 £22,111
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £38,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.84% -0.16%
Support Engineer
Leicestershire

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
421 548 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.34% 95.97% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 365 483 329
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,212 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

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 26 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Google
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell