The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 404 442 427
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 31 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 25
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,900 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £29,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
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
17039 20118 20961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.59% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14264 16865 16385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 17 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Surrey +23 11 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Hampshire +1 1 £47,500 +20.25%
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (51.72%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
3 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
5 18 (31.03%) Linux
6 16 (27.59%) Java
7 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
8 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
8 13 (22.41%) MySQL
9 12 (20.69%) Oracle
9 12 (20.69%) Python
9 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 12 (20.69%) Finance
10 11 (18.97%) C#
10 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.24%) Firewall
12 9 (15.52%) Ruby
12 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.52%) C
12 9 (15.52%) Degree
13 8 (13.79%) OpenStack
13 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (13.79%) HTML
13 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.79%) .NET
13 8 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (12.07%) C++
14 7 (12.07%) VB

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) 3G
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) LDAP
3 3 (5.17%) NAS
3 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
3 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 13 (22.41%) MySQL
4 5 (8.62%) Big Data
5 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Games
2 5 (8.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
1 8 (13.79%) HTML
1 8 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.62%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) jQuery
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) Java EE
4 3 (5.17%) LAMP
4 3 (5.17%) Middleware
4 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
1 6 (10.34%) Physics
2 5 (8.62%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (6.90%) Chemistry
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.17%) iPad
4 3 (5.17%) iPhone
5 2 (3.45%) AS400
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) CentOS
7 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) Unix
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.07%) Presales
3 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.62%) Analytics
3 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.62%) Scrum
3 5 (8.62%) SIEM
4 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
4 4 (6.90%) Time Management
5 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.17%) Web Operations
6 2 (3.45%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (3.45%) CAD
6 2 (3.45%) CRM
6 2 (3.45%) Information Security
6 2 (3.45%) SDLC
6 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Content Management
7 1 (1.72%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) SQL
2 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) Java
4 12 (20.69%) Python
5 11 (18.97%) C#
6 9 (15.52%) C
6 9 (15.52%) Ruby
7 7 (12.07%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) VB
8 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
10 4 (6.90%) VB6
11 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
11 3 (5.17%) Perl
11 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.72%) VBA
13 1 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) OpenAM
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Apple
3 5 (8.62%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Intel Security
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.17%) Sophos
4 3 (5.17%) Sun
5 2 (3.45%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.72%) Sage
6 1 (1.72%) Veeam
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
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