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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 70 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.88% 4.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 4.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 0
Average salary £25,750 £23,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
395 409 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.95% 93.17% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 303 367 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
11 2 (10.53%) Linux
11 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
12 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (5.26%) Lync

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) HP
Portsmouth
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago