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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 43 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.18% 1.35% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 1.39% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 9
Average salary £27,000 £31,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,500 £25,000
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
722 504 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.26% 96.92% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 626 426 556
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 20 £27,000 - 7
Frome - 3 £25,500 - 2
Minehead - 3 £25,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 2 £21,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £20,000 - 1
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (87.93%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) VMware
3 34 (58.62%) SQL Server
4 30 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (41.38%) ITIL
6 20 (34.48%) SQL
6 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
7 18 (31.03%) Linux
8 17 (29.31%) IIS
9 16 (27.59%) Apache
9 16 (27.59%) MySQL
9 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
9 16 (27.59%) SCCM
9 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (25.86%) Degree
10 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
11 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (24.14%) WSUS
11 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (18.97%) Client/Server
12 11 (18.97%) LAN
12 11 (18.97%) Mathematics
13 9 (15.52%) WAN
13 9 (15.52%) SAN
14 8 (13.79%) DNS
15 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
16 5 (8.62%) Firewall
16 5 (8.62%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (29.31%) IIS
3 16 (27.59%) Apache
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) LAN
2 9 (15.52%) WAN
2 9 (15.52%) SAN
3 8 (13.79%) DNS
4 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 5 (8.62%) VPN
5 4 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (6.90%) DHCP
6 3 (5.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.45%) 3G
8 1 (1.72%) DASS2
8 1 (1.72%) DPNSS
8 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.72%) PBX
8 1 (1.72%) VoIP
8 1 (1.72%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.59%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) PEAR
1 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.45%) Military
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.45%) LAMP
2 2 (3.45%) Ajax
2 2 (3.45%) jQuery
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Client/Server
1 11 (18.97%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (87.93%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.90%) Change Management
4 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.17%) Web Development
5 2 (3.45%) Communications Security
5 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Web Application Development
5 2 (3.45%) Information Management
5 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.45%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) C++
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) MCITP
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) SCCM
2 14 (24.14%) WSUS
3 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 2 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) VMware
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Juniper
3 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Siemens
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.72%) Trapeze
4 1 (1.72%) Dell
4 1 (1.72%) Nortel
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
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