The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank 433 413 420
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 24 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.077% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.081% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 16
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.69%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21686 21057 22161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 17379 18939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Support Engineer
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
West Sussex - 7 £35,000 -
Berkshire +11 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £26,000 -30.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £22,000 -
Hampshire -7 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Kent -11 1 £35,000 +66.66%
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Software Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) C++
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
5 11 (27.50%) C#
5 11 (27.50%) VB
6 8 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (20.00%) MS Office
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (17.50%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) C
7 7 (17.50%) SCADA
8 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.50%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) Java
9 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
11 3 (7.50%) ActiveX
11 3 (7.50%) DHCP
11 3 (7.50%) Web Services
11 3 (7.50%) DCOM

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.50%) Node.js
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.50%) Modbus
4 1 (2.50%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) ActiveX
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) DCOM
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) SCADA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) HPUX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Product Management
3 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) Content Management
4 2 (5.00%) Web Development
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.50%) UML
5 1 (2.50%) OOP
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps
5 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.50%) 3D Programming
5 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C++
3 11 (27.50%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) VB
4 7 (17.50%) C
5 5 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) Wonderware
4 1 (2.50%) VMware