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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 52 72 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.65% 0.87% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.90% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 28
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,100 £22,383
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
417 554 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.12% 96.01% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 350 459 383
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Google
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
10 2 (10.00%) Application Performance Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) Google
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat