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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 28 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.20% 1.68% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 1.78% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 9
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
228 281 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.80% 94.61% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 179 259 483
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 18 (50.00%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (16.67%) Java
8 6 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (11.11%) Dollar Universe
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (11.11%) Nagios
9 4 (11.11%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) Linux
9 4 (11.11%) JBoss
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (8.33%) Lumesse
10 3 (8.33%) Office 365
10 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.33%) SCCM
10 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Danish Language
1 2 (5.56%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
1 18 (50.00%) XML
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
3 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) Classic ASP
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) XHTML
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Dollar Universe
1 4 (11.11%) Nagios
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) Lumesse
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) i-GRasp