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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 78 57 78
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 775 1010 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.67% 4.48% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 4.73% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 688 802 626
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,550
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
19999 21359 20410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16641 16800 16826
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -13 247 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Surrey -13 189 £31,000 +3.33% 26
Hampshire -7 120 £27,250 +2.83% 12
Kent +32 80 £30,000 +2.56% 11
West Sussex -7 46 £28,500 -18.57% 12
Oxfordshire -20 40 £27,500 +1.85% 5
Buckinghamshire -40 38 £27,500 -6.77% 2
East Sussex -17 11 £23,000 -17.85% 4
Middlesex -1 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Sussex - 1 £33,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1069 (65.74%) Windows
2 765 (47.05%) Microsoft
3 650 (39.98%) Active Directory
4 525 (32.29%) VMware
5 484 (29.77%) Linux
6 442 (27.18%) MS Exchange
7 418 (25.71%) Firewall
8 388 (23.86%) Cisco
9 383 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 360 (22.14%) MS Excel
11 329 (20.23%) TCP/IP
12 308 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 307 (18.88%) ITIL
14 299 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 291 (17.90%) MS Office
16 288 (17.71%) SQL
17 287 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 274 (16.85%) DNS
19 249 (15.31%) Windows 7
20 232 (14.27%) SQL Server
21 228 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
22 221 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
23 215 (13.22%) LAN
24 205 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
25 201 (12.36%) Hyper-V
26 199 (12.24%) CCNA
27 194 (11.93%) WAN
28 193 (11.87%) Windows 8
29 187 (11.50%) Citrix
30 177 (10.89%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 442 (27.18%) MS Exchange
2 205 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 108 (6.64%) IIS
4 96 (5.90%) SharePoint
5 94 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 87 (5.35%) Lync
7 71 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 68 (4.18%) Apache
9 67 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 58 (3.57%) Tomcat
11 39 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2000
12 37 (2.28%) JBoss
13 22 (1.35%) WebLogic
14 17 (1.05%) nginx
15 14 (0.86%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
15 14 (0.86%) CMS
16 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 360 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 291 (17.90%) MS Office
3 18 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.12%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.062%) assyst
4 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 133 (8.18%) Office 365
2 35 (2.15%) SaaS
3 18 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.62%) IaaS
5 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.31%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.31%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.062%) PaaS
7 1 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.062%) Yammer
7 1 (0.062%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 418 (25.71%) Firewall
2 329 (20.23%) TCP/IP
3 274 (16.85%) DNS
4 215 (13.22%) LAN
5 194 (11.93%) WAN
6 171 (10.52%) DHCP
7 165 (10.15%) SAN
8 159 (9.78%) VPN
9 106 (6.52%) VoIP
10 86 (5.29%) Internet
11 66 (4.06%) VLAN
12 58 (3.57%) Wireless
12 58 (3.57%) NAS
13 50 (3.08%) SSL
14 39 (2.40%) IPsec
15 38 (2.34%) MPLS
16 36 (2.21%) iSCSI
17 34 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (14.27%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.18%) MySQL
3 25 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 16 (0.98%) Redis
6 12 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.37%) DB2
11 6 (0.37%) MS Access
12 5 (0.31%) Informix
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.18%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.062%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.31%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (0.31%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.18%) Subversion
3 3 (0.18%) JIRA
3 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.062%) Toad
4 1 (0.062%) MSI
4 1 (0.062%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.062%) LabVIEW
General
1 108 (6.64%) Finance
2 81 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 48 (2.95%) German Language
4 38 (2.34%) Marketing
5 36 (2.21%) French Language
6 34 (2.09%) Retail
7 29 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.35%) Electronics
9 20 (1.23%) Back Office
10 17 (1.05%) Spanish Language
11 12 (0.74%) Italian Language
12 10 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.49%) Advertising
13 8 (0.49%) Banking
14 7 (0.43%) Legal
15 5 (0.31%) Arabic Language
16 3 (0.18%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) Russian Language
17 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.89%) HTML
2 43 (2.64%) .NET
3 27 (1.66%) Web Services
4 24 (1.48%) CSS
5 18 (1.11%) XML
6 14 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (0.86%) Application Packaging
7 13 (0.80%) MCollective
8 9 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.43%) Servlets
9 7 (0.43%) MAPI
10 6 (0.37%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.37%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.37%) jQuery
10 6 (0.37%) COM
11 5 (0.31%) J2EE
11 5 (0.31%) Middleware
12 4 (0.25%) LAMP
12 4 (0.25%) XSLT
12 4 (0.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 177 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 131 (8.06%) Blackberry
3 110 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.89%) Clustering
6 29 (1.78%) Replication
7 28 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (1.35%) iPhone
9 21 (1.29%) FlexPod
10 18 (1.11%) EqualLogic
10 18 (1.11%) iPad
11 16 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
12 15 (0.92%) e-Health
13 14 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (0.80%) Statistics
14 13 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.74%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.74%) Thin Client
16 11 (0.68%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1069 (65.74%) Windows
2 484 (29.77%) Linux
3 383 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 308 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 249 (15.31%) Windows 7
6 221 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 193 (11.87%) Windows 8
8 159 (9.78%) UNIX
9 134 (8.24%) Windows XP
10 106 (6.52%) Mac OS X
11 91 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 66 (4.06%) CentOS
13 54 (3.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 52 (3.20%) Android
15 40 (2.46%) Mac OS
16 39 (2.40%) Ubuntu
17 38 (2.34%) Windows Vista
18 24 (1.48%) Apple iOS
19 23 (1.41%) Debian
20 22 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (18.88%) ITIL
2 74 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 73 (4.49%) Service Delivery
4 54 (3.32%) Configuration Management
4 54 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 53 (3.26%) Incident Management
6 52 (3.20%) Mentoring
7 47 (2.89%) Project Management
8 44 (2.71%) Service Management
9 43 (2.64%) CRM
10 41 (2.52%) Change Management
10 41 (2.52%) Time Management
11 36 (2.21%) Capacity Management
12 35 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 35 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (2.09%) Vulnerability Management
14 33 (2.03%) Mobile Device Management
14 33 (2.03%) Migration
14 33 (2.03%) Load Balancing
15 28 (1.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 288 (17.71%) SQL
2 68 (4.18%) Perl
3 63 (3.87%) PowerShell
4 60 (3.69%) Java
5 54 (3.32%) Python
6 41 (2.52%) C
7 35 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 34 (2.09%) JavaScript
9 26 (1.60%) Ruby
10 24 (1.48%) PHP
11 21 (1.29%) C#
11 21 (1.29%) C++
11 21 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.11%) VBScript
12 18 (1.11%) VB
13 17 (1.05%) Korn
14 13 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.18%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.18%) Groovy
15 3 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 287 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 228 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
3 199 (12.24%) CCNA
4 176 (10.82%) MCSE
5 143 (8.79%) Degree
6 137 (8.43%) Security Cleared
7 132 (8.12%) MCITP
8 117 (7.20%) MCP
9 90 (5.54%) SC Cleared
10 65 (4.00%) MCSA
11 53 (3.26%) CCNP
11 53 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 52 (3.20%) A+ Certification
13 45 (2.77%) DV Cleared
14 37 (2.28%) MCTS
15 31 (1.91%) CISSP
16 30 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (1.85%) CEH
17 24 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
18 22 (1.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (10.82%) SLA
2 20 (1.23%) QA
3 14 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) HL7
4 2 (0.12%) DICOM
5 1 (0.062%) GPG13
5 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 650 (39.98%) Active Directory
2 299 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 132 (8.12%) vSphere
5 69 (4.24%) XenApp
6 55 (3.38%) VMware ESX
7 45 (2.77%) Terminal Services
8 41 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (1.85%) vCloud
10 26 (1.60%) XenDesktop
11 25 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.98%) Squid
13 15 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 15 (0.92%) qmail
14 14 (0.86%) Terminal Server
15 13 (0.80%) XenServer
16 11 (0.68%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
18 7 (0.43%) UAG
19 6 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 137 (8.43%) SCCM
2 81 (4.98%) SCOM
3 41 (2.52%) Backup Exec
4 35 (2.15%) Nagios
5 32 (1.97%) WSUS
6 28 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
7 21 (1.29%) SCVMM
8 16 (0.98%) HP SIM
9 15 (0.92%) Puppet
10 14 (0.86%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.86%) HAProxy
10 14 (0.86%) logstash
11 13 (0.80%) collectd
11 13 (0.80%) Graphite
11 13 (0.80%) Cacti
11 13 (0.80%) Ganglia
12 10 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (0.55%) EdgeSight
13 9 (0.55%) Nmap
14 8 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 765 (47.05%) Microsoft
2 525 (32.29%) VMware
3 388 (23.86%) Cisco
4 187 (11.50%) Citrix
5 154 (9.47%) HP
6 106 (6.52%) Juniper
7 103 (6.33%) Oracle
8 95 (5.84%) Red Hat
9 92 (5.66%) Apple
10 67 (4.12%) Avaya
11 54 (3.32%) Symantec
12 42 (2.58%) CheckPoint
13 41 (2.52%) Dell
14 38 (2.34%) NetApp
15 32 (1.97%) F5
16 29 (1.78%) EMC
17 26 (1.60%) Sun
18 25 (1.54%) SolarWinds
19 20 (1.23%) Brocade
20 17 (1.05%) IBM
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Posted: 12 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £25,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago