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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 64 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 55 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.62% 3.12% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.20% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 50
Average salary £27,500 £29,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
1441 1719 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.74% 97.56% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1465 1804
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +6 27 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Abingdon -9 6 £33,000 +20.00%
Thame +14 5 £22,000 -41.33%
Witney - 4 £29,000 - 1
Bicester -2 3 £27,500 +5.76%
Banbury - 3 £20,000 -
Henley-on-Thames -4 1 £21,500 -30.64%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 93 (78.15%) Windows
2 65 (54.62%) VMware
3 53 (44.54%) DNS
4 49 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 48 (40.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (31.09%) SAN
9 33 (27.73%) DHCP
10 31 (26.05%) MS Excel
10 31 (26.05%) Hyper-V
11 27 (22.69%) Cisco
11 27 (22.69%) HP
11 27 (22.69%) Wireless
11 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (21.85%) MCSE
13 25 (21.01%) Citrix
13 25 (21.01%) Juniper
14 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
14 24 (20.17%) MCSA
15 23 (19.33%) MCTS
15 23 (19.33%) MCITP
15 23 (19.33%) Apple
16 22 (18.49%) EMC
16 22 (18.49%) Veeam
16 22 (18.49%) Meru Networks
16 22 (18.49%) SQL
16 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (15.97%) Linux
18 17 (14.29%) Symantec

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.76%) IIS
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 6 (5.04%) Lync
7 4 (3.36%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.52%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (26.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (44.54%) DNS
2 37 (31.09%) SAN
3 33 (27.73%) DHCP
4 27 (22.69%) Wireless
5 15 (12.61%) HTTP
5 15 (12.61%) SMTP
5 15 (12.61%) SSL
6 9 (7.56%) VLAN
7 8 (6.72%) Firewall
7 8 (6.72%) VPN
8 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 6 (5.04%) NAS
9 6 (5.04%) Intranet
9 6 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.20%) IPv4
11 4 (3.36%) SNMP
11 4 (3.36%) MPLS
11 4 (3.36%) FTP
11 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.52%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.68%) Ant
General
1 7 (5.88%) Retail
2 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.52%) Billing
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) .NET
2 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.36%) Clustering
3 3 (2.52%) EPoS
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) PMI
5 1 (0.84%) Social Network
5 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (78.15%) Windows
2 48 (40.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (15.97%) Linux
5 9 (7.56%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.36%) CentOS
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.68%) Android
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.84%) Solaris
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
2 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
3 9 (7.56%) ITIL
4 8 (6.72%) Problem Management
4 8 (6.72%) Time Management
5 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.04%) Service Management
7 4 (3.36%) Project Management
7 4 (3.36%) Analytics
7 4 (3.36%) Web Development
7 4 (3.36%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (1.68%) Network Management
8 2 (1.68%) Network Design
8 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.84%) Identity Management
9 1 (0.84%) Workflow
9 1 (0.84%) Migration
9 1 (0.84%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.49%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) Java
3 7 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.36%) VBScript
4 4 (3.36%) VB
4 4 (3.36%) Python
4 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (21.85%) MCSE
3 24 (20.17%) MCSA
4 23 (19.33%) MCTS
4 23 (19.33%) MCITP
5 17 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (13.45%) CCNA
7 7 (5.88%) MCP
8 4 (3.36%) Degree
9 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 49 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (26.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.36%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.84%) Firmware
7 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Backup Exec
2 11 (9.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.36%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.68%) SCOM
6 1 (0.84%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 65 (54.62%) VMware
2 27 (22.69%) HP
2 27 (22.69%) Cisco
3 25 (21.01%) Citrix
3 25 (21.01%) Juniper
4 24 (20.17%) Microsoft
5 23 (19.33%) Apple
6 22 (18.49%) EMC
6 22 (18.49%) Veeam
6 22 (18.49%) Meru Networks
7 17 (14.29%) Symantec
8 16 (13.45%) Fortinet
9 7 (5.88%) IBM
9 7 (5.88%) JDA
10 4 (3.36%) Lotus
10 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.68%) Sophos
11 2 (1.68%) Sonus
12 1 (0.84%) F5
12 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
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