The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 50 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1067 741 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.91% 3.50% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 3.69% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 842 606 875
Average salary £30,000 £31,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £44,550 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
20534 20105 21775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.05% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16099 16613 18648
Average salary £41,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

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 Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Berkshire +11 420 £32,500 -7.14% 34
Surrey +40 231 £31,750 -2.30% 18
Hampshire +15 161 £26,250 +7.14% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 75 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Oxfordshire +13 62 £27,000 -6.89% 9
West Sussex +17 47 £36,250 +20.83% 3
East Sussex +12 46 £28,000 -17.64% 3
Kent -3 27 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Middlesex +2 8 £45,000 +143.24%
Thames Valley +3 2 £43,500 -13.00%
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 1341 (68.77%) Windows
2 802 (41.13%) Microsoft
3 682 (34.97%) Active Directory
4 579 (29.69%) VMware
5 510 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 481 (24.67%) MS Excel
7 473 (24.26%) SQL
8 468 (24.00%) Linux
9 466 (23.90%) MS Exchange
10 376 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 367 (18.82%) Firewall
12 336 (17.23%) TCP/IP
12 336 (17.23%) Cisco
13 331 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 313 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 311 (15.95%) Windows 7
16 299 (15.33%) ITIL
17 284 (14.56%) DNS
18 277 (14.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 263 (13.49%) Citrix
20 256 (13.13%) MS Office
20 256 (13.13%) Security Cleared
21 254 (13.03%) SQL Server
22 223 (11.44%) HP
23 222 (11.38%) SAN
24 221 (11.33%) Hyper-V
25 213 (10.92%) Windows XP
26 208 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
27 197 (10.10%) SC Cleared
28 192 (9.85%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 466 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 208 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 135 (6.92%) IIS
5 112 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 106 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 100 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 79 (4.05%) Lync
9 64 (3.28%) Apache
10 41 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 38 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 32 (1.64%) Live Communications Server
13 32 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
14 28 (1.44%) Tomcat
15 25 (1.28%) IBM Notes
16 22 (1.13%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
19 10 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 481 (24.67%) MS Excel
2 256 (13.13%) MS Office
3 12 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.56%) Retail-J
3 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.31%) FileNet Content Manager
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.051%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.051%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.051%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.69%) SaaS
2 33 (1.69%) Office 365
3 20 (1.03%) IaaS
4 7 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.36%) PaaS
5 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.051%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 367 (18.82%) Firewall
2 336 (17.23%) TCP/IP
3 284 (14.56%) DNS
4 222 (11.38%) SAN
5 172 (8.82%) DHCP
6 165 (8.46%) VPN
7 162 (8.31%) LAN
8 161 (8.26%) WAN
9 127 (6.51%) VoIP
10 120 (6.15%) Internet
11 83 (4.26%) Wireless
12 59 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (2.62%) SSL
14 42 (2.15%) MPLS
15 39 (2.00%) VLAN
16 33 (1.69%) NAS
17 29 (1.49%) Network Security
18 27 (1.38%) HTTP
19 25 (1.28%) Ethernet
19 25 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 104 (5.33%) MySQL
3 99 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 55 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 43 (2.21%) DB2
6 23 (1.18%) EDRMS
7 18 (0.92%) IDOL
7 18 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 17 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (0.72%) MS Access
11 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.46%) Informix
13 6 (0.31%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.26%) Big Data
14 5 (0.26%) SAP BW
14 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (0.72%) JIRA
3 12 (0.62%) Subversion
4 6 (0.31%) MSI
4 6 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.15%) SilkTest
6 3 (0.15%) WATIR
6 3 (0.15%) Selenium
6 3 (0.15%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.051%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.051%) Ant
8 1 (0.051%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.051%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.051%) WiX
General
1 154 (7.90%) Telecoms
2 123 (6.31%) Finance
3 86 (4.41%) Retail
4 80 (4.10%) French Language
5 75 (3.85%) German Language
6 35 (1.79%) Back Office
7 33 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.38%) Spanish Language
9 25 (1.28%) Marketing
10 20 (1.03%) Russian Language
11 11 (0.56%) Electronics
12 9 (0.46%) Front Office
13 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.41%) Billing
14 6 (0.31%) Advertising
14 6 (0.31%) Military
14 6 (0.31%) Banking
15 5 (0.26%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.36%) HTML
2 34 (1.74%) .NET
3 30 (1.54%) LAMP
4 26 (1.33%) CSS
5 24 (1.23%) Web Services
6 23 (1.18%) J2EE
7 21 (1.08%) XML
8 15 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 9 (0.46%) Flash
9 9 (0.46%) Ajax
10 8 (0.41%) XHTML
10 8 (0.41%) Servlets
11 5 (0.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.26%) Middleware
12 4 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.15%) WCF
13 3 (0.15%) Java EE
13 3 (0.15%) DCOM
13 3 (0.15%) RSS
14 2 (0.10%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.26%) Clustering
3 71 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 54 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 31 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 27 (1.38%) Statistics
8 23 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 21 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (0.97%) CMDB
12 15 (0.77%) Mathematics
13 14 (0.72%) Replication
14 13 (0.67%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.51%) PDA
16 8 (0.41%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.41%) EqualLogic
17 7 (0.36%) Social Media
17 7 (0.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1341 (68.77%) Windows
2 510 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 468 (24.00%) Linux
4 331 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 311 (15.95%) Windows 7
6 277 (14.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 213 (10.92%) Windows XP
8 192 (9.85%) UNIX
9 153 (7.85%) Windows 8
10 65 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (2.72%) Solaris
12 52 (2.67%) CentOS
13 46 (2.36%) Ubuntu
14 43 (2.21%) Windows 2000
15 34 (1.74%) Windows Vista
16 28 (1.44%) AIX
16 28 (1.44%) Mac OS X
17 25 (1.28%) SUSE
18 21 (1.08%) Debian
19 19 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (15.33%) ITIL
2 106 (5.44%) Incident Management
3 101 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 81 (4.15%) CRM
5 76 (3.90%) Mentoring
6 71 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 69 (3.54%) Problem Management
8 65 (3.33%) Time Management
9 48 (2.46%) Software Distribution
9 48 (2.46%) Service Management
10 45 (2.31%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (2.26%) Change Management
12 38 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
13 36 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
14 34 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
15 33 (1.69%) Configuration Management
15 33 (1.69%) Project Management
16 30 (1.54%) Workflow
16 30 (1.54%) Coaching
17 29 (1.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 473 (24.26%) SQL
2 96 (4.92%) Java
3 71 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 53 (2.72%) PHP
5 43 (2.21%) C++
6 39 (2.00%) C
7 38 (1.95%) JavaScript
7 38 (1.95%) Python
7 38 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 34 (1.74%) Perl
9 33 (1.69%) C#
10 29 (1.49%) VBScript
11 25 (1.28%) VB
12 15 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.72%) Ruby
14 10 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.36%) Korn
16 5 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.15%) Google Apps Script
18 2 (0.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 313 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 256 (13.13%) Security Cleared
3 197 (10.10%) SC Cleared
4 192 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
5 189 (9.69%) MCSE
6 163 (8.36%) DV Cleared
7 151 (7.74%) CCNA
8 139 (7.13%) MCSA
9 136 (6.97%) MCITP
10 113 (5.79%) Degree
11 112 (5.74%) MCP
12 103 (5.28%) MCTS
13 63 (3.23%) CCNP
14 40 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (1.59%) CISSP
16 25 (1.28%) A+ Certification
17 20 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (1.03%) HND
18 19 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (0.97%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (7.69%) SLA
2 18 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.77%) QA
4 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 1 (0.051%) JSP 440
System Software
1 682 (34.97%) Active Directory
2 376 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 90 (4.62%) XenApp
5 66 (3.38%) vSphere
6 40 (2.05%) XenDesktop
7 35 (1.79%) Terminal Services
8 33 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (1.44%) VMware ESX
10 24 (1.23%) XenServer
11 23 (1.18%) vCloud
11 23 (1.18%) ISA Server
12 22 (1.13%) UAG
13 18 (0.92%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (0.72%) VMware Server
16 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
18 11 (0.56%) Postfix
19 10 (0.51%) NDS
Systems Management
1 106 (5.44%) SCCM
2 71 (3.64%) SCOM
2 71 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 52 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 50 (2.56%) WSUS
5 42 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 37 (1.90%) NetBackup
7 30 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 26 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.62%) Plesk
10 11 (0.56%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.46%) Nagios
12 8 (0.41%) Puppet
12 8 (0.41%) Zenoss
12 8 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.41%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 802 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 579 (29.69%) VMware
3 336 (17.23%) Cisco
4 263 (13.49%) Citrix
5 223 (11.44%) HP
6 171 (8.77%) Oracle
7 123 (6.31%) Juniper
8 94 (4.82%) EMC
9 90 (4.62%) Symantec
10 78 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 72 (3.69%) Apple
12 71 (3.64%) Fujitsu
13 56 (2.87%) Veeam
14 52 (2.67%) SolarWinds
15 48 (2.46%) IBM
16 47 (2.41%) Dell
17 43 (2.21%) Veritas
18 40 (2.05%) F5
19 38 (1.95%) McAfee
20 37 (1.90%) CheckPoint
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