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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 34 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.66% 0.57% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 0.60% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 10
Average salary £38,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £25,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
391 334 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.83% 95.70% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 313 292 358
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,557 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) HTML
4 20 (46.51%) XML
5 17 (39.53%) SLA
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 16 (37.21%) Java
7 14 (32.56%) .NET
7 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
8 13 (30.23%) Linux
9 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
10 10 (23.26%) Windows
11 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.93%) Oracle
12 8 (18.60%) Classic ASP
12 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
13 7 (16.28%) C#
13 7 (16.28%) SaaS
14 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
14 6 (13.95%) ColdFusion
14 6 (13.95%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) PHP
14 6 (13.95%) DHCP
15 5 (11.63%) Cisco
16 4 (9.30%) VPN
16 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
16 4 (9.30%) Apache
16 4 (9.30%) JBoss
16 4 (9.30%) Perl

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (13.95%) ColdFusion
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.33%) Lync
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DHCP
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) MPLS
3 3 (6.98%) FTP
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.98%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Danish Language
2 2 (4.65%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) HTML
2 20 (46.51%) XML
3 14 (32.56%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) Classic ASP
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) LAMP
6 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) JSP
6 1 (2.33%) Servlets
6 1 (2.33%) XSL
6 1 (2.33%) XHTML
6 1 (2.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.98%) Database Security
2 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.33%) Release Management
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) C#
5 6 (13.95%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (6.98%) CCSA
2 3 (6.98%) CCSE
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
2 3 (6.98%) CCDA
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) JBoss
5 3 (6.98%) Juniper
5 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.33%) Wyse
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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