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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 39 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 29 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.18% 3.34% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 3.50% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 16
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +5.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £30,750
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
522 658 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.21% 95.64% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 448 564 577
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +22 24 £35,000 +45.83% 4
Yeovil +6 2 £32,500 +91.17%
Bridgwater - 1 £27,500 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £16,750 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (30.56%) Windows 2000
3 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (30.56%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (25.00%) IIS
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 6 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) VoIP
8 5 (13.89%) MS Office
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
8 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.89%) Office 365
9 4 (11.11%) Finance
9 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.11%) Firewall
9 4 (11.11%) CentOS
9 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) Memory Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) VoIP
3 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 4 (11.11%) QSIG
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) SMTP
4 4 (11.11%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
5 3 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) PEAR
1 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Trac
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (30.56%) Windows 2000
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) CentOS
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 4 (11.11%) CAD
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Korn
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.33%) vCloud
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (11.11%) Siemens
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.56%) ATG
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Sage
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