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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 41 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.10% 0.50% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 0.52% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 3 7
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,200 £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
733 574 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.49% 95.35% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 618 499 534
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Bath - 23 £27,000 - 3
Frome - 7 £25,500 -
Taunton - 6 £31,000 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 48 (65.75%) VMware
3 46 (63.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (56.16%) ITIL
5 34 (46.58%) SQL Server
6 30 (41.10%) SQL
7 25 (34.25%) Linux
8 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
8 24 (32.88%) SCCM
9 22 (30.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (24.66%) DNS
11 17 (23.29%) Apache
11 17 (23.29%) MySQL
11 17 (23.29%) IIS
11 17 (23.29%) WSUS
11 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (21.92%) Degree
12 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
13 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (19.18%) Mathematics
14 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (19.18%) Client/Server
15 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
16 10 (13.70%) LAN
17 9 (12.33%) VPN
17 9 (12.33%) Firewall
17 9 (12.33%) SAN
18 8 (10.96%) Nagios
18 8 (10.96%) WAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 24 (32.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.29%) IIS
2 17 (23.29%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) DNS
2 10 (13.70%) LAN
3 9 (12.33%) SAN
3 9 (12.33%) Firewall
3 9 (12.33%) VPN
4 8 (10.96%) WAN
4 8 (10.96%) DHCP
5 4 (5.48%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (4.11%) SSL
7 2 (2.74%) 3G
8 1 (1.37%) DASS2
8 1 (1.37%) DPNSS
8 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.37%) PBX
8 1 (1.37%) VoIP
8 1 (1.37%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (46.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.29%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (9.59%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.74%) Military
2 2 (2.74%) Electronics
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Client/Server
1 14 (19.18%) Mathematics
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Linux
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) ITIL
2 22 (30.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.59%) Change Management
4 5 (6.85%) Build Automation
5 2 (2.74%) Communications Security
5 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.74%) Information Management
5 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.85%) VB
3 5 (6.85%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) C
3 5 (6.85%) C++
3 5 (6.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) MCITP
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (63.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) SCCM
2 17 (23.29%) WSUS
3 8 (10.96%) Nagios
3 8 (10.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) VMware
2 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
2 7 (9.59%) Juniper
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Nortel
5 1 (1.37%) Siemens
Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: generous benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago