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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 54 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 49 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.08% 5.59% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 5.77% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 6
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
758 849 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.18% 96.92% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 589 753 572
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Leicester +10 14 £45,000 +18.42%
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Lutterworth - 3 £26,500 -
Loughborough +2 1 £31,500 +59.49%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) VMware
4 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (28.57%) SAN
6 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.43%) vSphere
8 12 (21.43%) NetApp
9 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (17.86%) Degree
11 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.29%) UNIX
11 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
12 7 (12.50%) Firewall
12 7 (12.50%) DNS
12 7 (12.50%) Citrix
12 7 (12.50%) Cisco
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (10.71%) SLA
13 6 (10.71%) DHCP
13 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
14 5 (8.93%) NAS
14 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Lync
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) SAN
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
2 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (10.71%) DHCP
4 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) NAS
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) Wireless
6 3 (5.36%) NetScreen
7 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) DSL
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) DB2
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Billing
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Replication
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Life Science
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) UNIX
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.79%) Line Management
6 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) SEO
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.79%) CRM
6 1 (1.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.14%) Korn
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) MCTS
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCSP
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) CCIP
6 1 (1.79%) CCDA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) vSphere
3 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) vCloud
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) VMware
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) NetApp
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco
4 7 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Google
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Open-E
7 1 (1.79%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos
7 1 (1.79%) BT