The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 49 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.60% 2.85% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.94% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 12
Average salary £24,000 £24,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% -7.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,850 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 646 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.80% 96.85% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 542 591 455
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Support Engineer
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 14 £24,000 +11.62% 4
Yeovil -8 1 £17,000 -35.84% 1
Taunton -18 1 £24,000 - 2
Clevedon - 1 £19,500 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
5 8 (24.24%) MySQL
5 8 (24.24%) Apache
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) IIS
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
7 6 (18.18%) SAN
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 2000
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
8 5 (15.15%) SCCM
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) UNIX
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 4 (12.12%) HTML
9 4 (12.12%) Java

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
1 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) WAN
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) PEAR
1 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) Ajax
1 4 (12.12%) LAMP
1 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (12.12%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) Web Development
2 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Process Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Trapeze
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
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