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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 45 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.22% 3.02% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 3.09% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
395 453 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.29% 97.63% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Publishing
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC