The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 92 70 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.93% 2.12% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.26% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 40
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £43,000 £38,050
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1318 1063 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.21% 94.07% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 786 744
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (67.74%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Juniper
4 12 (38.71%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) CCNP
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
8 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.81%) CA
8 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
8 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
8 8 (25.81%) DSL
8 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (25.81%) Wireless
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Android
8 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.81%) Office 365
8 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
8 8 (25.81%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (25.81%) CCSA
8 8 (25.81%) e-Health

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (25.81%) Wireless
3 8 (25.81%) DSL
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) PBX
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) e-Health
1 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
2 7 (22.58%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) BBC
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
3 8 (25.81%) Android
4 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
1 7 (22.58%) Time Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cyber Security
2 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) SDLC
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.23%) Web Development
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Information Security
3 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) C++
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) Python
1 2 (6.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) CCSA
4 8 (25.81%) JNCIA
5 7 (22.58%) MCSE
6 3 (9.68%) CCNA
7 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
7 2 (6.45%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) CA Spectrum
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Opsview
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Juniper
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) CA
4 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
5 7 (22.58%) Avaya
5 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
5 7 (22.58%) Pegasus
5 7 (22.58%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam