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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 51 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.05% 3.27% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.27% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 11
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £38,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
379 397 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.21% 100.00% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 333 332 438
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) MCSA
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) Junos
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Broadband
6 4 (25.00%) MCP
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) Unix
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Broadband
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) Junos
2 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) MCSA
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) HND
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCTS
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware