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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 428 424 425
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 10 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.079% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.083% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 18
Average salary £26,250 £30,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.22% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,050 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +43.75%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 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
Hampshire +4 5 £25,000 +92.30%
Berkshire +3 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Surrey +20 1 £30,500 -16.43%
Oxfordshire +15 1 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) Java
7 8 (24.24%) UNIX
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
8 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.15%) Derivative
10 5 (15.15%) PHP
10 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) IIS
11 4 (12.12%) Delphi
11 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
12 3 (9.09%) Billing
12 3 (9.09%) Python
12 3 (9.09%) C++
12 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
12 3 (9.09%) Oracle
12 3 (9.09%) C
12 3 (9.09%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
4 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) French Language
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
5 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Derivative
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) DevOps
1 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
2 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) ERP
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL
2 1 (3.03%) Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
2 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
2 1 (3.03%) Network Management
2 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) Delphi
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) HP
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