The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 53 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.68% 2.29% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.31% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 19
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
681 694 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.05% 99.28% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 587 551 709
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Leicestershire region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lutterworth +2 12 £35,000 +32.07%
Leicester -8 5 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) Degree
5 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (39.39%) Firewall
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (36.36%) Software Deployment
7 12 (36.36%) Smartcard
7 12 (36.36%) IIS
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) MS Office
8 9 (27.27%) MCSA
8 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) LAN
10 5 (15.15%) WAN
10 5 (15.15%) DHCP
10 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
11 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) Broadband
4 4 (12.12%) Internet
4 4 (12.12%) Junos
4 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (12.12%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2005
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Smartcard
2 2 (6.06%) HP Storage
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Handset
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Software Deployment
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.03%) Security Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) MCSA
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Veeam
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL