The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 67 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.98% 3.15% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 3.28% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 23
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,150 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 732 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.75% 96.19% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 557 608 759
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 7 (25.93%) VPN
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) DHCP
7 4 (14.81%) CCNP
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) MCSE
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Office 365

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) VPN
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) VoIP
5 3 (11.11%) ADSL
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) DSLAM
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Presales
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
1 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Office Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCDST
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Sophos
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Aruba
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Meru Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Spiceworks