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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 42 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.64% 2.84% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 3.06% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 4
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,700 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
385 457 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.45% 92.70% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 342 379 299
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 8 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) Dollar Universe
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) Nagios
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) SCCM
6 5 (18.52%) Office 365
6 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) CSS3
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (14.81%) JMS
7 4 (14.81%) HPUX
7 4 (14.81%) Solaris
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
7 4 (14.81%) UNIX
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) Java

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) ISDN
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) J2EE
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) JMS
1 4 (14.81%) CSS3
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) HPUX
2 4 (14.81%) Solaris
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.41%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) ERP
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Nagios
1 8 (29.63%) Dollar Universe
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) HP