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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 36 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.49% 1.13% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 1.19% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 7
Average salary £38,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.07% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £47,500
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
389 335 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 97.01% 94.90% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 287 295 344
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 23 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 23 (56.10%) HTML
4 22 (53.66%) XML
5 17 (41.46%) .NET
6 15 (36.59%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) SLA
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
11 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
11 9 (21.95%) SaaS
12 8 (19.51%) Oracle
12 8 (19.51%) Classic ASP
13 7 (17.07%) C#
14 5 (12.20%) JBoss
14 5 (12.20%) Windows
15 4 (9.76%) CSS
15 4 (9.76%) PHP
15 4 (9.76%) MySQL
15 4 (9.76%) ColdFusion
15 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
15 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
15 4 (9.76%) LAMP
15 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
16 3 (7.32%) SCCM
16 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
16 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (7.32%) Danish Language

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (9.76%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
1 2 (4.88%) DHCP
1 2 (4.88%) VPN
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) MPLS
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.32%) Danish Language
1 3 (7.32%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) HTML
2 22 (53.66%) XML
3 17 (41.46%) .NET
4 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
5 8 (19.51%) Classic ASP
6 4 (9.76%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) LAMP
7 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) XHTML
8 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) JSP
8 1 (2.44%) Servlets
8 1 (2.44%) XSL
8 1 (2.44%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.88%) CRM
3 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Release Management
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CCSA
2 1 (2.44%) CCSE
2 1 (2.44%) MCTS
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) CCDA
2 1 (2.44%) CCA
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Lumesse
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Wyse
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
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