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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 41 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.48% 1.13% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.13% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Average salary £36,250 £30,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.85% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £25,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £34,400 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
320 443 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.07% 99.77% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 255 377 480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) MCSA
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) XenApp
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
6 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Junos
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) MCP
6 4 (28.57%) Broadband
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Broadband
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Junos
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCSA
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) XenApp
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago