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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 403 444 456
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 28 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 23
Median salary £33,750 £28,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.53% -8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £35,000 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.69%
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
17609 20683 22587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.12% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14995 16855 18247
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +24 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Surrey +35 6 £30,250 +8.03% 3
Buckinghamshire +40 5 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire +7 2 £22,750 -9.00%
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
5 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
6 12 (26.67%) Degree
7 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
7 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) IIS
8 9 (20.00%) C#
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.78%) C
9 8 (17.78%) VB
9 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 7 (15.56%) C++
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 6 (13.33%) Firewall
12 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 5 (11.11%) Python
12 5 (11.11%) MySQL
12 5 (11.11%) SLA

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 9 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (6.67%) LDAP
4 2 (4.44%) 3G
4 2 (4.44%) NAS
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) 2G
5 1 (2.22%) 4G
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Games
2 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) LAMP
5 2 (4.44%) Middleware
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.44%) XSLT
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Chemistry
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (8.89%) Physics
3 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) CentOS
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Unix
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.11%) Analytics
3 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.89%) Presales
3 4 (8.89%) SIEM
3 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.44%) SDLC
4 2 (4.44%) Software Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) Use Case
4 2 (4.44%) Web Operations
5 1 (2.22%) Business Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) CRM
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL
5 1 (2.22%) OO
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) C
3 8 (17.78%) VB
4 7 (15.56%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.89%) VB6
7 3 (6.67%) VBA
8 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) OpenAM
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Apple
3 4 (8.89%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.22%) Sage
5 1 (2.22%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) Syncsort
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago