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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 831 980 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.01% 4.33% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.55% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 716 762 746
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £62,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 273 £34,500 -1.42% 24
Surrey -1 197 £32,500 +8.33% 19
Hampshire +10 140 £26,000 -5.45% 10
Kent +31 68 £30,000 +9.09% 11
Oxfordshire -9 47 £33,000 +8.19% 9
Buckinghamshire -22 46 £27,500 +5.76% 6
West Sussex -28 32 £29,500 -0.84% 5
East Sussex +18 19 £23,000 -20.68% 6
Middlesex +6 5 £26,500 -37.64%
Sussex - 1 £33,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1133 (65.34%) Windows
2 788 (45.44%) Microsoft
3 664 (38.29%) Active Directory
4 539 (31.08%) VMware
5 524 (30.22%) Linux
6 443 (25.55%) MS Exchange
7 428 (24.68%) Firewall
8 402 (23.18%) Cisco
9 392 (22.61%) MS Excel
10 390 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 339 (19.55%) TCP/IP
12 338 (19.49%) SQL
13 330 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 319 (18.40%) ITIL
15 313 (18.05%) MS Office
16 302 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 285 (16.44%) DNS
18 275 (15.86%) Windows 7
19 273 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 259 (14.94%) SQL Server
21 234 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
21 234 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
22 225 (12.98%) LAN
23 212 (12.23%) SLA
24 200 (11.53%) CCNA
25 196 (11.30%) Citrix
26 195 (11.25%) WAN
26 195 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
27 187 (10.78%) Hyper-V
28 185 (10.67%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 443 (25.55%) MS Exchange
2 195 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 129 (7.44%) IIS
4 105 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 104 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 96 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 95 (5.48%) Lync
8 79 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 70 (4.04%) Apache
10 66 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 56 (3.23%) Tomcat
12 36 (2.08%) JBoss
13 34 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
14 21 (1.21%) CMS
15 18 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
16 13 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.69%) nginx
17 12 (0.69%) WebLogic
18 11 (0.63%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 392 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 313 (18.05%) MS Office
3 24 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.23%) assyst
3 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.12%) BASE24
4 2 (0.12%) Tridion
4 2 (0.12%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.058%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 131 (7.55%) Office 365
2 37 (2.13%) SaaS
3 22 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.81%) IaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.058%) PaaS
8 1 (0.058%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 428 (24.68%) Firewall
2 339 (19.55%) TCP/IP
3 285 (16.44%) DNS
4 225 (12.98%) LAN
5 195 (11.25%) WAN
6 185 (10.67%) SAN
7 170 (9.80%) DHCP
8 158 (9.11%) VPN
9 115 (6.63%) VoIP
10 96 (5.54%) Internet
11 73 (4.21%) VLAN
12 63 (3.63%) NAS
13 61 (3.52%) Wireless
14 56 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (2.54%) SSL
16 40 (2.31%) MPLS
16 40 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 39 (2.25%) IPsec
18 35 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.61%) MySQL
3 35 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 17 (0.98%) Redis
7 13 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.63%) DB2
10 10 (0.58%) MS Access
10 10 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.29%) HP UFT
3 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (0.23%) Subversion
4 4 (0.23%) JIRA
5 2 (0.12%) MSI
5 2 (0.12%) MSTest
6 1 (0.058%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.058%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.058%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.058%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.058%) Toad
General
1 120 (6.92%) Finance
2 97 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.06%) German Language
4 39 (2.25%) Marketing
5 38 (2.19%) French Language
6 35 (2.02%) Retail
7 27 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.33%) Electronics
9 20 (1.15%) Back Office
10 17 (0.98%) Spanish Language
11 12 (0.69%) Legal
12 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.40%) Advertising
15 7 (0.40%) Arabic Language
15 7 (0.40%) Banking
16 4 (0.23%) Publishing
17 3 (0.17%) Billing
18 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.52%) .NET
2 44 (2.54%) HTML
3 30 (1.73%) Web Services
4 24 (1.38%) XML
5 19 (1.10%) CSS
6 14 (0.81%) Application Packaging
7 11 (0.63%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (0.58%) LAMP
9 9 (0.52%) MAPI
9 9 (0.52%) MCollective
10 8 (0.46%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.40%) Servlets
12 6 (0.35%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.35%) jQuery
13 5 (0.29%) Regular Expression
13 5 (0.29%) COM
14 4 (0.23%) XSLT
14 4 (0.23%) ODBC
15 3 (0.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 182 (10.50%) Data Centre
2 135 (7.79%) Blackberry
3 130 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 61 (3.52%) Clustering
6 56 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 39 (2.25%) Replication
8 31 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.33%) iPhone
10 19 (1.10%) FlexPod
11 17 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (0.98%) EqualLogic
11 17 (0.98%) e-Health
12 16 (0.92%) Thin Client
12 16 (0.92%) Fat Client
12 16 (0.92%) iPad
12 16 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
13 15 (0.87%) Statistics
14 13 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1133 (65.34%) Windows
2 524 (30.22%) Linux
3 390 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 275 (15.86%) Windows 7
5 273 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 234 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 185 (10.67%) Windows 8
8 174 (10.03%) UNIX
9 159 (9.17%) Windows XP
10 115 (6.63%) Mac OS X
11 114 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 77 (4.44%) CentOS
13 53 (3.06%) Android
14 52 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 41 (2.36%) Windows Vista
16 40 (2.31%) Mac OS
16 40 (2.31%) Ubuntu
17 34 (1.96%) Apple iOS
18 25 (1.44%) Debian
19 19 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (18.40%) ITIL
2 88 (5.07%) Problem Management
3 75 (4.33%) Service Delivery
4 69 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 61 (3.52%) Incident Management
6 58 (3.34%) Configuration Management
7 53 (3.06%) Load Balancing
7 53 (3.06%) Mentoring
8 51 (2.94%) Time Management
9 49 (2.83%) CRM
10 46 (2.65%) Change Management
11 42 (2.42%) Service Management
11 42 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 40 (2.31%) Capacity Management
12 40 (2.31%) Project Management
13 36 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
14 35 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (1.90%) Migration
16 29 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
17 26 (1.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 338 (19.49%) SQL
2 69 (3.98%) Java
3 66 (3.81%) PowerShell
4 64 (3.69%) Perl
5 55 (3.17%) Python
6 49 (2.83%) C
7 32 (1.85%) PHP
7 32 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 28 (1.61%) Ruby
8 28 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 27 (1.56%) C++
10 25 (1.44%) JavaScript
11 23 (1.33%) C#
12 20 (1.15%) VBScript
13 17 (0.98%) VB
14 16 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.75%) Korn
16 5 (0.29%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.23%) AWK
17 4 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 302 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 234 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
3 200 (11.53%) CCNA
4 182 (10.50%) MCSE
5 165 (9.52%) Degree
6 162 (9.34%) Security Cleared
7 148 (8.54%) MCP
8 131 (7.55%) MCITP
9 103 (5.94%) SC Cleared
10 70 (4.04%) DV Cleared
11 68 (3.92%) MCSA
12 67 (3.86%) CCNP
13 56 (3.23%) A+ Certification
14 55 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 40 (2.31%) MCTS
16 37 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
17 33 (1.90%) CISSP
18 32 (1.85%) CEH
19 23 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
20 22 (1.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (12.23%) SLA
2 21 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.15%) QA
4 18 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.35%) GPG13
5 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
6 3 (0.17%) DICOM
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 664 (38.29%) Active Directory
2 330 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (10.78%) Hyper-V
4 134 (7.73%) vSphere
5 75 (4.33%) XenApp
6 48 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.71%) VMware ESX
8 43 (2.48%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.85%) vCloud
10 30 (1.73%) XenDesktop
11 21 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (1.04%) Terminal Server
13 16 (0.92%) VMware Server
13 16 (0.92%) Squid
14 13 (0.75%) Firmware
14 13 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.75%) XenServer
15 10 (0.58%) qmail
16 7 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 148 (8.54%) SCCM
2 85 (4.90%) SCOM
3 45 (2.60%) Backup Exec
4 40 (2.31%) WSUS
5 37 (2.13%) Nagios
5 37 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 20 (1.15%) HP SIM
7 18 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 14 (0.81%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.69%) Puppet
10 11 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (0.63%) logstash
11 10 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (0.52%) collectd
12 9 (0.52%) EdgeSight
12 9 (0.52%) cPanel
12 9 (0.52%) Graphite
12 9 (0.52%) Plesk
12 9 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 788 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 539 (31.08%) VMware
3 402 (23.18%) Cisco
4 196 (11.30%) Citrix
5 181 (10.44%) HP
6 129 (7.44%) Oracle
7 124 (7.15%) Red Hat
8 103 (5.94%) Apple
8 103 (5.94%) Juniper
9 67 (3.86%) Avaya
10 61 (3.52%) Symantec
11 50 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 45 (2.60%) Dell
13 37 (2.13%) F5
14 34 (1.96%) EMC
15 33 (1.90%) NetApp
16 31 (1.79%) SolarWinds
17 29 (1.67%) Sun
18 28 (1.61%) McAfee
19 23 (1.33%) Brocade
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago