The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 39 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.35% 1.48% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.58% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 20
Average salary £45,000 £18,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+143.24% -41.26%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 316 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.60% 93.49% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 226 204 386
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Middlesex region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Middlesex

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 4 (22.22%) Back Office
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) German Language
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) Flash
6 2 (11.11%) MCP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Games
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
2 3 (16.67%) German Language
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CCTV
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerHouse
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Genesys
4 1 (5.56%) Siemens