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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.76% 4.97% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 5.14% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 1
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +46.51%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
701 836 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.82% 96.54% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 550 722 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +22 13 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Hinckley +5 2 £27,500 -5.17%
Loughborough +4 2 £25,250 +27.84% 1
Lutterworth - 2 £26,500 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) VMware
6 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.67%) SAN
7 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (22.22%) vSphere
9 9 (20.00%) NetApp
9 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (17.78%) DNS
10 8 (17.78%) Cisco
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) DHCP
12 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 5 (11.11%) Google
13 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (11.11%) SLA
13 5 (11.11%) .NET

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Lync
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
6 4 (8.89%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) NetScreen
8 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.22%) MPLS
9 1 (2.22%) DSL
9 1 (2.22%) VoIP
9 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.67%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) UNIX
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.67%) AIX
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) SEO
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.67%) Korn
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) HND
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) CCSP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCIP
5 1 (2.22%) CCDA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.22%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) NetApp
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) Google
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Open-E
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.22%) Sun
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) BT
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + £3,000 on-call allowance, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago