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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 56 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1008 750 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.47% 3.53% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 3.71% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 800 626 823
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,550 £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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +9 366 £32,500 -7.14% 27
Surrey +36 225 £30,000 -7.69% 15
Hampshire -8 152 £26,500 +6.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -5 78 £29,500 -7.08% 8
Oxfordshire +11 70 £27,000 -11.47% 13
West Sussex +18 47 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East Sussex +2 40 £28,000 -17.64% 2
Kent -9 34 £28,500 +4.58% 6
Middlesex +2 8 £45,000 +143.24%
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Thames Valley -2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1276 (69.20%) Windows
2 758 (41.11%) Microsoft
3 646 (35.03%) Active Directory
4 515 (27.93%) VMware
5 475 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 469 (25.43%) SQL
7 456 (24.73%) Linux
8 452 (24.51%) MS Excel
9 435 (23.59%) MS Exchange
10 340 (18.44%) TCP/IP
10 340 (18.44%) Firewall
11 327 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 305 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 301 (16.32%) Cisco
14 300 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 284 (15.40%) ITIL
16 279 (15.13%) Windows 7
17 270 (14.64%) DNS
18 253 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
19 240 (13.02%) Citrix
20 232 (12.58%) Security Cleared
21 229 (12.42%) SQL Server
22 228 (12.36%) MS Office
23 203 (11.01%) SAN
24 202 (10.95%) Hyper-V
25 200 (10.85%) HP
26 196 (10.63%) Windows XP
27 194 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
28 186 (10.09%) UNIX
29 184 (9.98%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 435 (23.59%) MS Exchange
2 194 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (8.13%) SharePoint
4 124 (6.72%) IIS
5 100 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 94 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 84 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 75 (4.07%) Lync
9 58 (3.15%) Apache
10 38 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 37 (2.01%) Lotus Domino
11 37 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 32 (1.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 29 (1.57%) Tomcat
14 27 (1.46%) Live Communications Server
15 24 (1.30%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.98%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
18 10 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
19 9 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 452 (24.51%) MS Excel
2 228 (12.36%) MS Office
3 12 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.054%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.54%) Retail-J
3 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.27%) SalesLogix
5 4 (0.22%) FileNet Content Manager
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.054%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.054%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.68%) SaaS
3 27 (1.46%) Office 365
4 18 (0.98%) IaaS
5 7 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.38%) PaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.054%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 340 (18.44%) TCP/IP
1 340 (18.44%) Firewall
2 270 (14.64%) DNS
3 203 (11.01%) SAN
4 165 (8.95%) VPN
5 159 (8.62%) DHCP
6 135 (7.32%) Internet
7 131 (7.10%) WAN
8 130 (7.05%) LAN
9 115 (6.24%) VoIP
10 83 (4.50%) Wireless
11 58 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
12 53 (2.87%) SSL
13 39 (2.11%) VLAN
14 35 (1.90%) MPLS
15 32 (1.74%) NAS
16 30 (1.63%) Network Security
17 28 (1.52%) NetScreen
17 28 (1.52%) HTTP
18 25 (1.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.31%) MySQL
2 98 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 53 (2.87%) RDBMS
4 39 (2.11%) DB2
5 19 (1.03%) EDRMS
6 18 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.76%) IDOL
10 10 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.49%) MS Access
12 8 (0.43%) Informix
13 6 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.27%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (0.65%) JIRA
3 11 (0.60%) Subversion
4 6 (0.33%) MSI
5 5 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.22%) SilkTest
6 4 (0.22%) WATIR
6 4 (0.22%) Selenium
6 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.054%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.054%) Ant
9 1 (0.054%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.054%) CruiseControl
General
1 143 (7.75%) Telecoms
2 109 (5.91%) Finance
3 87 (4.72%) French Language
4 81 (4.39%) German Language
5 77 (4.18%) Retail
6 30 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.63%) Back Office
7 29 (1.57%) Spanish Language
8 25 (1.36%) Marketing
9 22 (1.19%) Russian Language
10 11 (0.60%) Billing
11 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.38%) Electronics
13 6 (0.33%) Advertising
14 5 (0.27%) Military
14 5 (0.27%) Front Office
14 5 (0.27%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.22%) Automotive
15 4 (0.22%) Games
15 4 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.44%) HTML
2 37 (2.01%) .NET
3 30 (1.63%) LAMP
4 27 (1.46%) Web Services
5 22 (1.19%) J2EE
6 21 (1.14%) XML
7 20 (1.08%) CSS
8 13 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.65%) Flash
10 8 (0.43%) Servlets
10 8 (0.43%) Ajax
11 7 (0.38%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.38%) XHTML
12 5 (0.27%) Middleware
13 4 (0.22%) Spring
13 4 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.16%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.16%) Java EE
14 3 (0.16%) DCOM
15 2 (0.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (4.45%) Clustering
2 62 (3.36%) Blackberry
3 49 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.25%) Fat Client
5 23 (1.25%) Statistics
5 23 (1.25%) Thin Client
6 22 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 21 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 18 (0.98%) CMDB
9 15 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (0.60%) Replication
11 10 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.54%) PKI
11 10 (0.54%) Social Media
12 9 (0.49%) PDA
13 8 (0.43%) Cryptography
13 8 (0.43%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1276 (69.20%) Windows
2 475 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 456 (24.73%) Linux
4 305 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 279 (15.13%) Windows 7
6 253 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 196 (10.63%) Windows XP
8 186 (10.09%) UNIX
9 134 (7.27%) Windows 8
10 62 (3.36%) Solaris
11 58 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (2.60%) CentOS
13 45 (2.44%) Windows 2000
14 42 (2.28%) Ubuntu
15 29 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 29 (1.57%) Windows Vista
16 28 (1.52%) AIX
17 20 (1.08%) SUSE
18 19 (1.03%) HPUX
18 19 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (15.40%) ITIL
2 100 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 85 (4.61%) Incident Management
4 82 (4.45%) CRM
5 65 (3.52%) Problem Management
6 63 (3.42%) Service Delivery
7 57 (3.09%) Time Management
8 45 (2.44%) Service Management
8 45 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (2.33%) Software Distribution
10 40 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
11 37 (2.01%) Change Management
12 36 (1.95%) Performance Monitoring
13 34 (1.84%) Project Management
14 31 (1.68%) Validation
15 30 (1.63%) Migration
16 28 (1.52%) Configuration Management
16 28 (1.52%) ERP
16 28 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
17 27 (1.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 469 (25.43%) SQL
2 98 (5.31%) Java
3 62 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 53 (2.87%) PHP
5 48 (2.60%) C++
6 41 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 38 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 37 (2.01%) Python
9 36 (1.95%) C
9 36 (1.95%) C#
10 35 (1.90%) Perl
11 27 (1.46%) VBScript
12 25 (1.36%) VB
13 16 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 15 (0.81%) Ruby
15 9 (0.49%) Korn
16 8 (0.43%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.27%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.16%) Google Apps Script
19 2 (0.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 300 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 232 (12.58%) Security Cleared
3 184 (9.98%) MCSE
4 181 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
5 176 (9.54%) SC Cleared
6 148 (8.03%) DV Cleared
7 142 (7.70%) CCNA
8 133 (7.21%) MCSA
9 125 (6.78%) MCITP
10 113 (6.13%) Degree
11 105 (5.69%) MCP
12 97 (5.26%) MCTS
13 57 (3.09%) CCNP
14 41 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 27 (1.46%) CISSP
16 26 (1.41%) A+ Certification
17 17 (0.92%) HND
17 17 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (0.87%) CCA
18 16 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (7.70%) SLA
2 15 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.76%) QA
4 13 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.054%) JSP 440
System Software
1 646 (35.03%) Active Directory
2 327 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (10.95%) Hyper-V
4 82 (4.45%) XenApp
5 56 (3.04%) vSphere
6 39 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 32 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.63%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.41%) VMware ESX
10 24 (1.30%) UAG
11 22 (1.19%) XenServer
12 21 (1.14%) vCloud
13 19 (1.03%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (0.76%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
17 11 (0.60%) Postfix
18 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 9 (0.49%) NDS
Systems Management
1 94 (5.10%) SCCM
2 60 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 55 (2.98%) SCOM
4 46 (2.49%) WSUS
5 43 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 41 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 30 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 25 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 21 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 11 (0.60%) Plesk
10 11 (0.60%) HP SIM
11 10 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.43%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.43%) Puppet
12 8 (0.43%) Zenoss
12 8 (0.43%) Nagios
13 6 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
14 5 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 758 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 515 (27.93%) VMware
3 301 (16.32%) Cisco
4 240 (13.02%) Citrix
5 200 (10.85%) HP
6 165 (8.95%) Oracle
7 106 (5.75%) Juniper
8 87 (4.72%) EMC
9 82 (4.45%) Symantec
10 71 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 67 (3.63%) Apple
12 61 (3.31%) Fujitsu
13 50 (2.71%) Veeam
14 48 (2.60%) Dell
15 45 (2.44%) IBM
15 45 (2.44%) SolarWinds
16 37 (2.01%) F5
17 36 (1.95%) Veritas
17 36 (1.95%) CheckPoint
18 33 (1.79%) Sun
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ClickSoftware Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive salary and package
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20 - £30 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, life ass, health
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago