The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 77 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.56% 4.48% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 4.65% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 56
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £33,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1421 1462 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.30% 96.25% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1255 1456
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -9 13 £34,000 +38.77% 2
Abingdon -4 6 £25,500 -22.72% 1
Banbury -13 4 £20,250 -25.00%
Bicester - 4 £19,000 -
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Henley-on-Thames +3 1 £35,000 +34.61%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 53 (58.24%) Windows
2 37 (40.66%) Linux
3 30 (32.97%) Active Directory
4 28 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
6 22 (24.18%) MCITP
7 15 (16.48%) CCNA
7 15 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (15.38%) SQL
9 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 12 (13.19%) Java
11 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
12 10 (10.99%) VMware
12 10 (10.99%) SLA
13 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
13 9 (9.89%) Cisco
13 9 (9.89%) MS Office
13 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
13 9 (9.89%) UNIX
14 8 (8.79%) DHCP
14 8 (8.79%) Internet
14 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
14 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (8.79%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
15 7 (7.69%) Citrix
15 7 (7.69%) DNS
15 7 (7.69%) VB

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.49%) IIS
3 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) DHCP
1 8 (8.79%) Internet
2 7 (7.69%) DNS
3 6 (6.59%) Firewall
3 6 (6.59%) WAN
4 5 (5.49%) SAN
5 4 (4.40%) VPN
5 4 (4.40%) LAN
5 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.30%) Intranet
6 3 (3.30%) Wireless
6 3 (3.30%) VLAN
7 2 (2.20%) VoIP
7 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.10%) CTI
8 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.10%) DWDM
8 1 (1.10%) SMTP
8 1 (1.10%) FTP
8 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.24%) Windows
2 37 (40.66%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) UNIX
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.40%) NetWare
8 4 (4.40%) CentOS
8 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.40%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.10%) Android
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (5.49%) Migration
2 5 (5.49%) Time Management
2 5 (5.49%) Analytics
3 4 (4.40%) ITIL
3 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
3 4 (4.40%) Line Management
4 3 (3.30%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.30%) Scrum
4 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.20%) Service Management
5 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.10%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.10%) Information Security
6 1 (1.10%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.69%) VB
5 5 (5.49%) C#
6 4 (4.40%) C++
6 4 (4.40%) PHP
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
6 4 (4.40%) Korn
6 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (24.18%) MCITP
3 15 (16.48%) CCNA
3 15 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.40%) MCSA
4 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) MCP
6 2 (2.20%) CCNP
6 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCTS
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.10%) HNC
7 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) VMware
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
4 7 (7.69%) Citrix
5 6 (6.59%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.40%) Apple
6 4 (4.40%) IBM
6 4 (4.40%) IPFX
7 3 (3.30%) Juniper
7 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.20%) Symantec
8 2 (2.20%) NetApp
9 1 (1.10%) Novell
9 1 (1.10%) Sony
9 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.10%) Fujitsu
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum plus on-call Allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 days ago