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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 84 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.09% 0.97% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.00% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 39
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,100 £22,111
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,300 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.66%
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
720 902 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.69% 96.99% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 602 766 614
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
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 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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 +20 7 £35,000 +12.90%
Loughborough - 1 £32,500 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) DNS
5 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) Google
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) Clustering
8 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.54%) SAN
9 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 3 (11.54%) Degree

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) FTP
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) SEO
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) Citrix
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Open-E
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya