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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 51 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 951 769 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.62% 3.66% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 3.87% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 745 614 751
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
19596 19875 20253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.19% 94.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 15752 17153
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 £26,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +12 349 £37,500 +13.63% 37
Surrey +46 254 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Hampshire +3 152 £27,500 +1.85% 12
Kent +31 52 £26,000 -16.80% 2
Oxfordshire -9 45 £27,500 -21.42% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 39 £26,500 - 9
West Sussex +6 37 £26,500 -5.35% 5
East Sussex -18 18 £18,500 -53.75% 5
Middlesex +2 8 £32,500 -13.33%
Sussex +5 4 £26,000 +8.33% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £29,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1338 (63.87%) Windows
2 820 (39.14%) Microsoft
3 725 (34.61%) Active Directory
4 623 (29.74%) VMware
5 527 (25.16%) Linux
6 484 (23.10%) MS Excel
6 484 (23.10%) SQL
7 458 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 452 (21.58%) MS Exchange
9 432 (20.62%) Cisco
10 403 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 399 (19.05%) Firewall
12 360 (17.18%) MS Office
13 347 (16.56%) TCP/IP
14 343 (16.37%) Windows 7
15 336 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 312 (14.89%) ITIL
17 299 (14.27%) DNS
18 282 (13.46%) LAN
19 280 (13.37%) SQL Server
20 267 (12.74%) Citrix
21 261 (12.46%) WAN
21 261 (12.46%) Security Cleared
22 259 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
23 253 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
24 235 (11.22%) UNIX
25 228 (10.88%) Windows XP
26 221 (10.55%) HP
27 206 (9.83%) SLA
28 205 (9.79%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 452 (21.58%) MS Exchange
2 191 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 153 (7.30%) IIS
4 122 (5.82%) SharePoint
5 119 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 118 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 84 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 83 (3.96%) Apache
9 75 (3.58%) Lync
10 63 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (2.10%) Lotus Domino
12 40 (1.91%) WebSphere
13 35 (1.67%) Live Communications Server
14 34 (1.62%) Tomcat
15 30 (1.43%) IBM Notes
16 28 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (1.00%) Quickr
18 21 (1.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 21 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 484 (23.10%) MS Excel
2 360 (17.18%) MS Office
3 42 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.14%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.095%) SPSS
8 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.33%) Retail-J
2 7 (0.33%) BASE24
3 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.24%) assyst
4 5 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.14%) Tridion
6 2 (0.095%) FileNet Content Manager
7 1 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.048%) Nortel Periphonics
7 1 (0.048%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.68%) Office 365
2 26 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.00%) SaaS
4 18 (0.86%) IaaS
5 13 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.095%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 399 (19.05%) Firewall
2 347 (16.56%) TCP/IP
3 299 (14.27%) DNS
4 282 (13.46%) LAN
5 261 (12.46%) WAN
6 205 (9.79%) SAN
7 172 (8.21%) DHCP
8 153 (7.30%) VPN
9 130 (6.21%) VoIP
10 95 (4.53%) Internet
11 93 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
12 87 (4.15%) Wireless
13 73 (3.48%) SSL
14 58 (2.77%) Ethernet
15 55 (2.63%) VLAN
16 52 (2.48%) MPLS
17 42 (2.00%) BGP
18 41 (1.96%) NAS
19 39 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
20 37 (1.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.63%) MySQL
3 49 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 44 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 27 (1.29%) MS Access
8 24 (1.15%) EDRMS
9 23 (1.10%) IDOL
10 22 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (0.76%) DB2
13 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.53%) Redis
16 11 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (0.76%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (0.62%) JIRA
4 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.19%) MSI
6 4 (0.19%) Subversion
7 3 (0.14%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.14%) MSTest
7 3 (0.14%) ProC
8 2 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.095%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.048%) WiX
9 1 (0.048%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.048%) WATIR
9 1 (0.048%) Selenium
9 1 (0.048%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.048%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.048%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.048%) Ant
General
1 181 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 168 (8.02%) Finance
3 90 (4.30%) Retail
4 39 (1.86%) French Language
5 37 (1.77%) German Language
6 36 (1.72%) Marketing
7 28 (1.34%) Back Office
8 24 (1.15%) Electronics
9 21 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 13 (0.62%) Games
12 12 (0.57%) Legal
13 10 (0.48%) Advertising
14 9 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.43%) Banking
14 9 (0.43%) Military
15 8 (0.38%) Front Office
15 8 (0.38%) Billing
16 6 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.91%) .NET
2 46 (2.20%) Web Services
3 41 (1.96%) HTML
4 32 (1.53%) XML
5 21 (1.00%) CSS
6 17 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 11 (0.53%) LAMP
8 11 (0.53%) MAPI
9 8 (0.38%) Esper
10 7 (0.33%) J2EE
11 6 (0.29%) Spring
11 6 (0.29%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.19%) RSS
12 4 (0.19%) COM
12 4 (0.19%) JSON
13 3 (0.14%) Ajax
13 3 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.14%) MFC
13 3 (0.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 183 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (6.63%) Blackberry
3 108 (5.16%) Clustering
4 72 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 46 (2.20%) Replication
6 42 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
7 40 (1.91%) Statistics
8 28 (1.34%) Fat Client
8 28 (1.34%) Thin Client
9 24 (1.15%) iPhone
10 22 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.81%) Open Source
13 12 (0.57%) User Experience
13 12 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.57%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.57%) CMDB
14 11 (0.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1338 (63.87%) Windows
2 527 (25.16%) Linux
3 458 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 343 (16.37%) Windows 7
5 336 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 253 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 235 (11.22%) UNIX
8 228 (10.88%) Windows XP
9 201 (9.59%) Windows 8
10 83 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (3.29%) Mac OS X
12 66 (3.15%) Windows 2000 Server
13 57 (2.72%) Windows Vista
14 55 (2.63%) CentOS
15 42 (2.00%) Solaris
16 37 (1.77%) Android
17 31 (1.48%) Apple iOS
17 31 (1.48%) Mac OS
18 30 (1.43%) Windows 2000
19 28 (1.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (14.89%) ITIL
2 108 (5.16%) Incident Management
3 94 (4.49%) Service Delivery
4 83 (3.96%) CRM
5 76 (3.63%) Problem Management
6 72 (3.44%) Release Management
7 68 (3.25%) Change Management
8 66 (3.15%) Mentoring
9 62 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 61 (2.91%) Time Management
11 59 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 53 (2.53%) Load Balancing
12 53 (2.53%) Software Distribution
13 42 (2.00%) Configuration Management
13 42 (2.00%) Service Management
14 39 (1.86%) Performance Monitoring
15 38 (1.81%) Coaching
16 35 (1.67%) Software Deployment
17 32 (1.53%) High Availability
18 30 (1.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 484 (23.10%) SQL
2 88 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 79 (3.77%) Java
4 76 (3.63%) C
5 65 (3.10%) Perl
6 56 (2.67%) Python
7 47 (2.24%) C++
8 41 (1.96%) C#
9 34 (1.62%) PHP
10 30 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 28 (1.34%) VB
12 27 (1.29%) VBScript
13 26 (1.24%) Ruby
14 20 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 18 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.67%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.33%) JavaScript
18 6 (0.29%) AWK
18 6 (0.29%) sed
19 4 (0.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 261 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 259 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 202 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
4 183 (8.74%) Degree
5 181 (8.64%) MCP
6 180 (8.59%) DV Cleared
7 178 (8.50%) MCSE
8 177 (8.45%) SC Cleared
9 152 (7.26%) CCNA
10 106 (5.06%) MCITP
11 81 (3.87%) MCSA
12 80 (3.82%) CCNP
13 51 (2.43%) MCTS
14 43 (2.05%) A+ Certification
15 41 (1.96%) VCP4
16 34 (1.62%) CISSP
17 33 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (1.34%) CEH
19 26 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (1.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (9.83%) SLA
2 36 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.38%) GPG13
7 7 (0.33%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.29%) QA
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 3 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 725 (34.61%) Active Directory
2 403 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (8.50%) Hyper-V
4 126 (6.01%) XenApp
5 124 (5.92%) vSphere
6 64 (3.05%) VMware ESX
7 57 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 44 (2.10%) Terminal Services
10 33 (1.58%) VMware Server
11 29 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 26 (1.24%) vCloud
13 23 (1.10%) ISA Server
14 19 (0.91%) Terminal Server
15 18 (0.86%) XenServer
16 13 (0.62%) KVM
17 12 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (0.53%) Firmware
19 10 (0.48%) NDS
20 8 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 135 (6.44%) SCCM
2 98 (4.68%) SCOM
3 64 (3.05%) WSUS
4 62 (2.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 60 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 59 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 50 (2.39%) NetBackup
8 31 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
9 26 (1.24%) Nagios
10 25 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (0.86%) cPanel
11 18 (0.86%) SCVMM
11 18 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
11 18 (0.86%) Plesk
12 16 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
13 14 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.62%) Webmin
15 12 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (0.53%) EdgeSight
16 11 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 820 (39.14%) Microsoft
2 623 (29.74%) VMware
3 432 (20.62%) Cisco
4 267 (12.74%) Citrix
5 221 (10.55%) HP
6 175 (8.35%) Oracle
7 93 (4.44%) Fujitsu
8 92 (4.39%) Juniper
9 88 (4.20%) McAfee
10 82 (3.91%) Red Hat
11 81 (3.87%) Apple
12 80 (3.82%) Symantec
13 71 (3.39%) F5
14 63 (3.01%) Avaya
15 59 (2.82%) CheckPoint
16 52 (2.48%) IBM
17 51 (2.43%) Veritas
18 49 (2.34%) EMC
19 43 (2.05%) Sophos
20 41 (1.96%) Sun
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallington, Surrey
@ITS
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago