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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 33 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.11% 3.92% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 4.01% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
215 299 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 90.72% 97.71% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 172 217 281
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) SLA
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (31.25%) Confluence
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Perforce
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (25.00%) MySQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) Confluence
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) ADSL
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) EPoS
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Perforce
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Draytek
5 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec