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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 839 847 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.12% 3.70% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 3.90% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 678 650 878
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -4 269 £33,000 -8.33% 39
Surrey +33 227 £37,500 +28.20% 23
Hampshire +9 121 £35,000 +20.68% 28
Kent +29 56 £30,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +13 52 £28,500 +7.54% 14
Buckinghamshire -15 46 £27,500 +14.58% 14
West Sussex -13 31 £26,500 -3.63% 1
East Sussex +17 28 £25,000 -23.07% 8
Middlesex +8 9 £26,000 +11.82%
Sussex - 3 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1170 (65.33%) Windows
2 790 (44.11%) Microsoft
3 641 (35.79%) Active Directory
4 547 (30.54%) VMware
5 536 (29.93%) Linux
6 444 (24.79%) MS Excel
7 413 (23.06%) MS Exchange
8 404 (22.56%) Cisco
9 399 (22.28%) Firewall
10 388 (21.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 369 (20.60%) SQL
12 365 (20.38%) TCP/IP
13 355 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 325 (18.15%) MS Office
15 301 (16.81%) Windows 7
16 292 (16.30%) ITIL
17 290 (16.19%) DNS
18 288 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 273 (15.24%) SQL Server
20 250 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
21 246 (13.74%) Windows Server 2003
22 231 (12.90%) LAN
23 221 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
24 218 (12.17%) Citrix
25 203 (11.33%) HP
26 201 (11.22%) WAN
27 200 (11.17%) Windows XP
27 200 (11.17%) SLA
28 199 (11.11%) Security Cleared
29 197 (11.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 413 (23.06%) MS Exchange
2 158 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (7.48%) IIS
4 113 (6.31%) SharePoint
5 101 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 96 (5.36%) Lync
7 94 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 93 (5.19%) Apache
9 71 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 68 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 50 (2.79%) Tomcat
12 34 (1.90%) JBoss
12 34 (1.90%) Lotus Domino
13 27 (1.51%) CMS
13 27 (1.51%) WebSphere
14 25 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2000
15 19 (1.06%) Live Communications Server
16 15 (0.84%) nginx
17 13 (0.73%) IBM Notes
18 11 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 444 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 325 (18.15%) MS Office
3 43 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.17%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.39%) BASE24
2 6 (0.34%) assyst
3 5 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.17%) Tridion
5 3 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.056%) Nortel Periphonics
7 1 (0.056%) Maximo
7 1 (0.056%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.056%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 102 (5.70%) Office 365
2 39 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.45%) SaaS
4 22 (1.23%) IaaS
5 12 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.056%) PaaS
8 1 (0.056%) Yammer
8 1 (0.056%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 399 (22.28%) Firewall
2 365 (20.38%) TCP/IP
3 290 (16.19%) DNS
4 231 (12.90%) LAN
5 201 (11.22%) WAN
6 197 (11.00%) SAN
7 180 (10.05%) DHCP
8 146 (8.15%) VPN
9 117 (6.53%) VoIP
10 90 (5.03%) Internet
11 78 (4.36%) Wireless
12 67 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (3.74%) VLAN
13 66 (3.69%) NAS
14 56 (3.13%) SSL
15 48 (2.68%) MPLS
16 43 (2.40%) IPsec
17 40 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (2.12%) BGP
19 36 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.30%) MySQL
3 39 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (1.17%) Redis
6 19 (1.06%) MS Access
7 17 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 15 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.78%) DB2
10 12 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.45%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.28%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.28%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (0.22%) Subversion
5 3 (0.17%) MSI
5 3 (0.17%) MSTest
5 3 (0.17%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.056%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.056%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.056%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.056%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.056%) WATIR
7 1 (0.056%) Selenium
7 1 (0.056%) JIRA
7 1 (0.056%) Gerrit
General
1 138 (7.71%) Finance
2 121 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 45 (2.51%) Retail
4 41 (2.29%) Marketing
5 40 (2.23%) French Language
6 38 (2.12%) German Language
7 24 (1.34%) Spanish Language
7 24 (1.34%) Back Office
8 21 (1.17%) Electronics
9 18 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.61%) Legal
10 11 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 9 (0.50%) Advertising
12 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.39%) Games
13 7 (0.39%) Publishing
13 7 (0.39%) Arabic Language
14 6 (0.34%) Banking
14 6 (0.34%) Billing
15 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (3.46%) .NET
2 45 (2.51%) Web Services
2 45 (2.51%) HTML
3 26 (1.45%) XML
4 19 (1.06%) CSS
5 17 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 15 (0.84%) MAPI
7 10 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.45%) Esper
8 8 (0.45%) LAMP
9 7 (0.39%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.34%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.28%) COM
12 4 (0.22%) jQuery
12 4 (0.22%) Servlets
12 4 (0.22%) ODBC
12 4 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (0.17%) Flash
13 3 (0.17%) J2EE
13 3 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 168 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (8.88%) Data Centre
3 153 (8.54%) Blackberry
4 90 (5.03%) Clustering
5 82 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 70 (3.91%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.68%) Replication
8 35 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (1.68%) iPhone
10 22 (1.23%) Statistics
11 18 (1.01%) e-Health
12 17 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 16 (0.89%) Thin Client
14 15 (0.84%) PDA
14 15 (0.84%) iPad
15 14 (0.78%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.78%) User Experience
15 14 (0.78%) IVR
16 13 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1170 (65.33%) Windows
2 536 (29.93%) Linux
3 388 (21.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 301 (16.81%) Windows 7
5 250 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 246 (13.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 200 (11.17%) Windows XP
8 196 (10.94%) UNIX
9 188 (10.50%) Windows 8
10 133 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 100 (5.58%) Mac OS X
12 84 (4.69%) CentOS
13 56 (3.13%) Windows Vista
14 53 (2.96%) Android
15 44 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
16 43 (2.40%) Mac OS
16 43 (2.40%) Apple iOS
17 41 (2.29%) Ubuntu
18 28 (1.56%) Debian
19 24 (1.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (16.30%) ITIL
2 95 (5.30%) Service Delivery
3 81 (4.52%) Problem Management
4 80 (4.47%) Incident Management
5 69 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 67 (3.74%) Load Balancing
7 57 (3.18%) Mentoring
8 55 (3.07%) CRM
9 53 (2.96%) Time Management
10 49 (2.74%) Configuration Management
10 49 (2.74%) Service Management
11 48 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (2.57%) Performance Monitoring
13 42 (2.35%) Change Management
14 41 (2.29%) Project Management
15 33 (1.84%) Information Security
15 33 (1.84%) Project Planning
16 31 (1.73%) Capacity Management
16 31 (1.73%) Line Management
17 30 (1.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 369 (20.60%) SQL
2 82 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 72 (4.02%) Perl
4 71 (3.96%) Java
5 58 (3.24%) C
5 58 (3.24%) Python
6 37 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 35 (1.95%) C++
8 32 (1.79%) PHP
8 32 (1.79%) VB
9 30 (1.68%) Ruby
10 25 (1.40%) VBScript
11 24 (1.34%) C#
12 19 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 14 (0.78%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.28%) AWK
16 5 (0.28%) Korn
16 5 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 288 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 221 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
3 199 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 189 (10.55%) MCSE
5 186 (10.39%) MCP
6 180 (10.05%) Degree
7 168 (9.38%) CCNA
8 122 (6.81%) SC Cleared
9 118 (6.59%) MCITP
10 111 (6.20%) DV Cleared
11 81 (4.52%) CCNP
12 64 (3.57%) MCSA
13 58 (3.24%) A+ Certification
14 49 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 40 (2.23%) MCTS
16 31 (1.73%) CISSP
16 31 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (1.56%) CEH
18 22 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 20 (1.12%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (11.17%) SLA
2 35 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.73%) QA
5 12 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.56%) GPG13
8 7 (0.39%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.17%) HL7
9 3 (0.17%) DICOM
10 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 641 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 355 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (9.49%) Hyper-V
4 125 (6.98%) vSphere
5 97 (5.42%) XenApp
6 56 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 45 (2.51%) VMware ESX
9 35 (1.95%) vCloud
10 32 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 30 (1.68%) Terminal Services
12 23 (1.28%) Terminal Server
13 18 (1.01%) XenServer
14 13 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (0.73%) VMware Server
14 13 (0.73%) KVM
15 12 (0.67%) Squid
16 10 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.45%) Firmware
18 7 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 133 (7.43%) SCCM
2 64 (3.57%) SCOM
3 58 (3.24%) WSUS
4 46 (2.57%) Backup Exec
5 45 (2.51%) Nagios
6 43 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 22 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 20 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 19 (1.06%) HP SIM
9 19 (1.06%) cPanel
9 19 (1.06%) Plesk
10 17 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 17 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (0.78%) logstash
12 11 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
12 11 (0.61%) EdgeSight
12 11 (0.61%) Webmin
13 10 (0.56%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 790 (44.11%) Microsoft
2 547 (30.54%) VMware
3 404 (22.56%) Cisco
4 218 (12.17%) Citrix
5 203 (11.33%) HP
6 165 (9.21%) Oracle
7 135 (7.54%) Red Hat
8 107 (5.97%) Apple
9 88 (4.91%) Juniper
10 73 (4.08%) Symantec
11 58 (3.24%) CheckPoint
12 56 (3.13%) Avaya
13 51 (2.85%) F5
14 42 (2.35%) Dell
14 42 (2.35%) EMC
15 40 (2.23%) McAfee
16 36 (2.01%) IBM
17 33 (1.84%) Fujitsu
18 32 (1.79%) Lumension
19 30 (1.68%) Sun
Lewes, East Sussex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £44,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £34,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday