The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 62 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 789 840 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.31% 4.03% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 4.17% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 721 733 843
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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
17759 20122 21917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16589 17128
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 26 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +3 255 £42,000 +20.00% 17
Hampshire +24 179 £29,500 +7.27% 18
Surrey -8 139 £33,500 +3.07% 17
Kent +3 56 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +32 51 £23,000 -16.36% 2
Oxfordshire -9 46 £28,500 +3.63% 11
West Sussex -9 33 £42,500 +41.66% 2
East Sussex +9 28 £42,500 +84.78% 2
Sussex +10 3 £25,000 -24.24%
Middlesex +4 2 £31,250 -16.66%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1054 (63.57%) Windows
2 676 (40.77%) Active Directory
3 607 (36.61%) Microsoft
4 573 (34.56%) Windows Server
5 554 (33.41%) VMware
6 516 (31.12%) Linux
7 440 (26.54%) Cisco
8 394 (23.76%) Firewall
9 388 (23.40%) MS Exchange
10 345 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 325 (19.60%) MS Excel
12 320 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 319 (19.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 312 (18.82%) ITIL
15 299 (18.03%) SQL
16 288 (17.37%) DNS
17 282 (17.01%) SQL Server
18 276 (16.65%) TCP/IP
19 264 (15.92%) Windows 7
20 259 (15.62%) Cisco Certification
21 230 (13.87%) Citrix
22 226 (13.63%) WAN
23 211 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 210 (12.67%) LAN
25 206 (12.42%) Windows 8
26 202 (12.18%) CCNA
27 199 (12.00%) MS Office
28 192 (11.58%) DHCP
29 180 (10.86%) Hyper-V
30 177 (10.68%) SAN

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
1 388 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 162 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 124 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 108 (6.51%) IIS
5 103 (6.21%) Apache
6 87 (5.25%) Tomcat
7 85 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 65 (3.92%) JBoss
9 59 (3.56%) WebLogic
10 55 (3.32%) SharePoint
10 55 (3.32%) Skype for Business
10 55 (3.32%) WebSphere
11 37 (2.23%) nginx
12 26 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 24 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (1.21%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 325 (19.60%) MS Excel
2 199 (12.00%) MS Office
3 14 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.060%) CATIA
6 1 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.12%) MetaTrader
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.060%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.060%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 158 (9.53%) Office 365
2 75 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.17%) SaaS
4 22 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 394 (23.76%) Firewall
2 288 (17.37%) DNS
3 276 (16.65%) TCP/IP
4 226 (13.63%) WAN
5 210 (12.67%) LAN
6 192 (11.58%) DHCP
7 177 (10.68%) SAN
8 136 (8.20%) VPN
9 114 (6.88%) VoIP
10 86 (5.19%) Wireless
11 79 (4.76%) Internet
12 72 (4.34%) HTTP
13 68 (4.10%) MPLS
14 66 (3.98%) NAS
15 59 (3.56%) OSPF
16 55 (3.32%) LDAP
17 54 (3.26%) SMTP
18 53 (3.20%) Network Security
18 53 (3.20%) SSL
19 52 (3.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.94%) MySQL
3 37 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 31 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 26 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.66%) Big Data
9 10 (0.60%) DB2
9 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.060%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.060%) MS Access
14 1 (0.060%) OLAP
14 1 (0.060%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (0.66%) JIRA
1 11 (0.66%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.24%) Subversion
2 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.060%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.060%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.060%) Selenium
4 1 (0.060%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.060%) WATIR
General
1 111 (6.69%) Finance
2 96 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 35 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 25 (1.51%) Banking
5 20 (1.21%) Electronics
5 20 (1.21%) Games
5 20 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (0.97%) German Language
7 15 (0.90%) Retail
8 14 (0.84%) Marketing
9 12 (0.72%) Legal
10 10 (0.60%) Back Office
11 7 (0.42%) Advertising
11 7 (0.42%) French Language
12 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.18%) Local Government
14 3 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.060%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.92%) Web Services
2 43 (2.59%) .NET
3 38 (2.29%) HTML
4 36 (2.17%) LAMP
5 27 (1.63%) XML
6 17 (1.03%) Middleware
7 16 (0.97%) CSS
8 14 (0.84%) COM
9 13 (0.78%) Software Packaging
10 11 (0.66%) ZeroMQ
11 10 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
11 10 (0.60%) MCollective
12 9 (0.54%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.54%) Regular Expression
13 8 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (0.42%) jQuery
15 6 (0.36%) 802.1X
15 6 (0.36%) XSLT
16 5 (0.30%) ODBC
16 5 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (6.27%) Data Centre
2 102 (6.15%) Driving Licence
3 71 (4.28%) Clustering
4 63 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.65%) Replication
7 37 (2.23%) Blackberry
8 35 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 21 (1.27%) iPhone
11 21 (1.27%) Thin Client
12 20 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
13 18 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (0.90%) IVR
16 13 (0.78%) PKI
16 13 (0.78%) Statistics
16 13 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1054 (63.57%) Windows
2 573 (34.56%) Windows Server
3 516 (31.12%) Linux
4 345 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 319 (19.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 264 (15.92%) Windows 7
7 206 (12.42%) Windows 8
8 149 (8.99%) Windows 10
9 147 (8.87%) Unix
10 140 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 98 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 71 (4.28%) Windows XP
13 49 (2.96%) CentOS
14 48 (2.90%) Mac OS X
15 34 (2.05%) Android
16 29 (1.75%) Solaris
17 27 (1.63%) Apple iOS
17 27 (1.63%) Mac OS
18 24 (1.45%) Ubuntu
19 18 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (18.82%) ITIL
2 80 (4.83%) Incident Management
3 65 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 61 (3.68%) Mentoring
5 56 (3.38%) Change Management
6 49 (2.96%) Network Design
6 49 (2.96%) Problem Management
7 47 (2.83%) E-Commerce
8 42 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 39 (2.35%) Analytics
10 38 (2.29%) Coaching
11 36 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (2.17%) ITSM
12 32 (1.93%) DevOps
13 31 (1.87%) Change Control
13 31 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
13 31 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
14 29 (1.75%) Virtual Environments
15 28 (1.69%) Business Continuity
15 28 (1.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 299 (18.03%) SQL
2 91 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 74 (4.46%) Perl
4 69 (4.16%) Java
4 69 (4.16%) Python
5 52 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 39 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 35 (2.11%) C#
8 31 (1.87%) C
9 28 (1.69%) C++
10 21 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.15%) Ruby
12 15 (0.90%) VB
13 14 (0.84%) PHP
14 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.48%) VC++
16 5 (0.30%) VB6
17 4 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 259 (15.62%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 202 (12.18%) CCNA
4 134 (8.08%) Degree
5 128 (7.72%) CCNP
6 126 (7.60%) Security Cleared
7 118 (7.12%) MCSE
8 109 (6.57%) MCSA
9 87 (5.25%) SC Cleared
10 70 (4.22%) MCP
11 62 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 53 (3.20%) MCITP
13 36 (2.17%) MCTS
14 35 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 27 (1.63%) CCSE
16 25 (1.51%) CISSP
17 23 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
18 22 (1.33%) CCA
19 20 (1.21%) A+ Certification
19 20 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (10.62%) SLA
2 24 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.42%) QA
5 4 (0.24%) DICOM
5 4 (0.24%) HL7
6 3 (0.18%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.060%) COBIT
8 1 (0.060%) GAMP
8 1 (0.060%) GMP
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.060%) JTAG
System Software
1 676 (40.77%) Active Directory
2 320 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (10.86%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
5 64 (3.86%) vSphere
6 49 (2.96%) XenApp
7 43 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 39 (2.35%) Firmware
9 24 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (1.39%) XenDesktop
11 21 (1.27%) XenServer
12 19 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.97%) Terminal Server
14 15 (0.90%) Squid
15 11 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (0.60%) Docker
16 10 (0.60%) qmail
16 10 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.60%) VMware Server
17 9 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 82 (4.95%) SCCM
2 72 (4.34%) Puppet
3 67 (4.04%) Backup Exec
4 51 (3.08%) Nagios
5 41 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 29 (1.75%) SCOM
7 23 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (1.33%) SCVMM
9 21 (1.27%) OpenAM
10 20 (1.21%) Tivoli
11 19 (1.15%) WSUS
12 18 (1.09%) SCSM
13 17 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
14 15 (0.90%) NetBackup
15 14 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
16 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
17 12 (0.72%) DatAdvantage
17 12 (0.72%) logstash
17 12 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 12 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 607 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 554 (33.41%) VMware
3 440 (26.54%) Cisco
4 230 (13.87%) Citrix
5 133 (8.02%) HP
6 124 (7.48%) Red Hat
7 122 (7.36%) Oracle
8 93 (5.61%) CheckPoint
9 76 (4.58%) F5
10 71 (4.28%) Juniper
11 65 (3.92%) Symantec
12 64 (3.86%) Apple
13 61 (3.68%) Veeam
14 59 (3.56%) EMC
15 45 (2.71%) Sun
16 42 (2.53%) NetApp
17 40 (2.41%) Extreme Networks
18 36 (2.17%) Avaya
19 34 (2.05%) IBM
20 31 (1.87%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Car parking and further education su
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,600 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension & healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Parking,Healthcare,Pension,Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + company car + other great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: 13 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £28k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 3 days ago