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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 56 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.32% 2.13% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.21% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 20
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +43.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,356 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
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
796 679 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.91% 96.59% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 687 618 618
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +12 11 £36,250 +36.79% 2
Lutterworth - 4 £26,750 -
Loughborough - 2 £30,750 - 1
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 19 (33.93%) SQL
5 17 (30.36%) VMware
6 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
7 14 (25.00%) SAN
8 13 (23.21%) Firewall
9 12 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (21.43%) Degree
10 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
11 10 (17.86%) DHCP
11 10 (17.86%) DNS
11 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (17.86%) vSphere
12 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (16.07%) Aerospace
12 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
12 9 (16.07%) IIS
13 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 8 (14.29%) SLA
13 8 (14.29%) NetApp
13 8 (14.29%) Wireless
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 7 (12.50%) UNIX
15 6 (10.71%) Smartcard
15 6 (10.71%) HP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (16.07%) IIS
2 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.14%) Lync
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 13 (23.21%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) DHCP
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
4 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
5 8 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (8.93%) NAS
6 5 (8.93%) NetScreen
7 4 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (5.36%) FTP
8 3 (5.36%) LAN
8 3 (5.36%) WAN
9 2 (3.57%) GSM
9 2 (3.57%) UMTS
9 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.57%) LTE
10 1 (1.79%) MPLS
10 1 (1.79%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (16.07%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Smartcard
2 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.50%) UNIX
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Vista
5 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.71%) Software Deployment
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.57%) Coaching
7 2 (3.57%) UML
7 2 (3.57%) OO
7 2 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (1.79%) ERP
8 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C#
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.14%) Korn
4 2 (3.57%) C
4 2 (3.57%) C++
4 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) MCTS
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) DV 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 8 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) vSphere
3 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.93%) XenApp
5 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) NetApp
4 6 (10.71%) HP
4 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
5 4 (7.14%) Open-E
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos
7 1 (1.79%) BT
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
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