The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 21 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 7.41% 1.37% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 1.45% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £25,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.63% -36.56%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
200 276 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.59% 94.20% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 180 256 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Luton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 21 (53.85%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) XML
5 18 (46.15%) .NET
6 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 8 (20.51%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.95%) SLA
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) Classic ASP
11 5 (12.82%) Windows
11 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (12.82%) SaaS
11 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) C#
12 4 (10.26%) Oracle
12 4 (10.26%) Linux
12 4 (10.26%) JBoss
12 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.26%) VPN
12 4 (10.26%) SCCM
12 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (10.26%) JBoss
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Danish Language
1 2 (5.13%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) XML
3 18 (46.15%) .NET
4 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) Classic ASP
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) XHTML
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 3 (7.69%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) Lumesse
4 1 (2.56%) CommVault
4 1 (2.56%) Wyse
4 1 (2.56%) i-GRasp
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco