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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 62 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.71% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.41% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 8
Average salary £29,750 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,100 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
547 640 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.66% 93.98% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 485 544 576
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 5 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Street - 3 £24,500 -
Taunton +5 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) VMware
3 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (60.71%) ITIL
5 23 (41.07%) SQL
6 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 20 (35.71%) Linux
6 20 (35.71%) DNS
7 18 (32.14%) SCCM
8 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
9 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (21.43%) Apache
11 11 (19.64%) MySQL
11 11 (19.64%) IIS
11 11 (19.64%) DHCP
11 11 (19.64%) WSUS
12 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
12 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.29%) Client/Server
14 8 (14.29%) SAN
14 8 (14.29%) Nagios
14 8 (14.29%) Firewall
14 8 (14.29%) Degree
14 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
14 8 (14.29%) SCOM
14 8 (14.29%) Windows 7

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Apache
3 11 (19.64%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) DHCP
3 8 (14.29%) SAN
3 8 (14.29%) Firewall
4 7 (12.50%) LAN
4 7 (12.50%) WAN
4 7 (12.50%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) ITIL
2 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (8.93%) Build Automation
5 1 (1.79%) DevOps
5 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) Web Development
5 1 (1.79%) Release Management
5 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.93%) VB
3 5 (8.93%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) C
4 4 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) SCCM
2 11 (19.64%) WSUS
3 8 (14.29%) Nagios
3 8 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (12.50%) Juniper
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
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