The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 68 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.27% 3.43% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.67% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £26,500 £23,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -11.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £19,250 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,000 £30,900
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Support Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 327 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.75% 93.43% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 274 293 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (90.48%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) SLA
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) Internet
10 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) DNS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix