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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 41 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.16% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.29% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.33%
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
258 388 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.81% 94.63% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 342 187
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) XenApp
5 7 (43.75%) XenServer
5 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 3 (18.75%) MCSE
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
1 2 (12.50%) Change Control
1 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) CCA
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) XenApp
3 7 (43.75%) XenServer
3 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) EdgeSight
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (6.25%) Kaseya
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