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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 59 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.31% 4.31% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 4.60% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 7
Average salary £22,000 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
589 718 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.19% 93.86% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 485 621 439
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Bath -1 10 £22,000 -18.51% 3
Clevedon - 2 £22,000 -
Yeovil -13 1 £19,500 -2.50%
Street - 1 £47,500 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
5 12 (32.43%) VMware
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
7 10 (27.03%) Windows 2000
8 9 (24.32%) Linux
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.62%) SAN
9 8 (21.62%) SLA
10 7 (18.92%) Cisco
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) IIS
11 6 (16.22%) MS Office
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (13.51%) Line Management
12 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
12 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
12 5 (13.51%) Release Management
12 5 (13.51%) Process Management
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
5 3 (8.11%) IPsec
5 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.41%) QSIG
6 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.41%) SMTP
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) FTP
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 2000
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.11%) CentOS
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (13.51%) Release Management
2 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Process Management
2 5 (13.51%) Line Management
3 4 (10.81%) CAD
4 2 (5.41%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) HNC
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) vCloud
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) StorNext
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Siemens
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Sage
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