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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 46 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.20% 2.03% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.09% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +43.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £29,950 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £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
399 382 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.32% 96.95% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 350 351 322
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 23 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (38.46%) Aerospace
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) XenApp
8 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) DHCP
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco
10 3 (11.54%) FTP
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.54%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) WAN
10 3 (11.54%) UNIX
10 3 (11.54%) Python
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (11.54%) Wireless
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
3 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.69%) GSM
3 2 (7.69%) UMTS
4 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
1 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) XenApp
1 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) HP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago