The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 421 413 422
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 32 51 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +57.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Software Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the South East region.

Software Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Oxfordshire -2 11 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire -7 7 £22,500 -65.38%
Surrey -1 6 £32,500 -9.72%
West Sussex - 5 - -
Hampshire +12 3 £32,000 +28.00%
Software Support Engineer
England

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Degree
3 17 (32.69%) C#
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (25.00%) IIS
6 13 (25.00%) Linux
7 12 (23.08%) Java
8 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
8 11 (21.15%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) C++
9 9 (17.31%) VBA
9 9 (17.31%) .NET
9 9 (17.31%) Driving Licence
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle
10 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (11.54%) Analytics
11 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
11 5 (9.62%) Syncsort
11 5 (9.62%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
11 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
11 5 (9.62%) Migration
11 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) 2G
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) 4G
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.85%) French Language
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.31%) Driving Licence
4 5 (9.62%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 13 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) zOS
6 4 (7.69%) Unix
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) HPUX
8 2 (3.85%) IRIX
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (11.54%) Analytics
3 5 (9.62%) Business Continuity
3 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Presales
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 1 (1.92%) Business Analytics
6 1 (1.92%) OO
6 1 (1.92%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.92%) Use Case
6 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) C#
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 11 (21.15%) C++
5 9 (17.31%) VBA
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) IBM
2 5 (9.62%) Syncsort
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) ThinPrint
5 2 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Hours
Posted: 22 hours ago