The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 60 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 662 795 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.44% 4.06% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 4.20% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 623 700 777
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 209 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Hampshire +3 133 £31,500 -3.07% 16
Surrey -3 125 £26,000 -19.37% 10
East Sussex +56 60 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Oxfordshire +28 44 £31,500 -3.07% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 36 £26,500 -3.63% 6
West Sussex +16 34 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Kent -21 13 £27,250 -9.16% 2
Middlesex - 4 £42,500 -
Sussex +4 3 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 916 (63.39%) Windows
2 596 (41.25%) Active Directory
3 487 (33.70%) Windows Server
4 465 (32.18%) VMware
5 456 (31.56%) Microsoft
6 401 (27.75%) Linux
7 386 (26.71%) Firewall
8 369 (25.54%) Cisco
9 297 (20.55%) MS Exchange
10 274 (18.96%) TCP/IP
11 270 (18.69%) Cisco Certification
12 269 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 266 (18.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 242 (16.75%) Windows 7
15 235 (16.26%) CCNA
16 234 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 230 (15.92%) MS Excel
18 214 (14.81%) ITIL
19 210 (14.53%) SQL
20 194 (13.43%) SQL Server
21 185 (12.80%) WAN
22 184 (12.73%) Office 365
23 182 (12.60%) DNS
24 175 (12.11%) LAN
25 166 (11.49%) Windows 8
25 166 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
26 165 (11.42%) Hyper-V
27 162 (11.21%) MS Office
28 150 (10.38%) VoIP
29 146 (10.10%) Windows 10

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 297 (20.55%) MS Exchange
2 99 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (5.61%) IIS
4 66 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 57 (3.94%) Apache
6 55 (3.81%) Tomcat
7 49 (3.39%) WebSphere
8 42 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 38 (2.63%) SharePoint
10 37 (2.56%) WebLogic
11 32 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
12 29 (2.01%) JBoss
13 28 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 15 (1.04%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.97%) Skype for Business
17 12 (0.83%) IBM Notes
18 9 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 230 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 162 (11.21%) MS Office
3 17 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
5 2 (0.14%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.28%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.14%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.069%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.069%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 184 (12.73%) Office 365
2 83 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.80%) SaaS
5 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.28%) IaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.21%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.069%) G Suite
9 1 (0.069%) GitHub
9 1 (0.069%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.069%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 386 (26.71%) Firewall
2 274 (18.96%) TCP/IP
3 185 (12.80%) WAN
4 182 (12.60%) DNS
5 175 (12.11%) LAN
6 150 (10.38%) VoIP
7 112 (7.75%) VPN
8 110 (7.61%) DHCP
9 108 (7.47%) SAN
10 76 (5.26%) VLAN
11 75 (5.19%) Wireless
12 73 (5.05%) Network Security
13 60 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
13 60 (4.15%) OSPF
14 58 (4.01%) BGP
14 58 (4.01%) MPLS
15 57 (3.94%) Internet
16 42 (2.91%) HTTP
17 40 (2.77%) NAS
18 32 (2.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.91%) MySQL
3 33 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 21 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 17 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (0.90%) InfluxDB
8 11 (0.76%) Big Data
9 9 (0.62%) DB2
9 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.21%) FileMaker
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.069%) GIS
13 1 (0.069%) UniData
Development Applications
1 15 (1.04%) JIRA
2 7 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.28%) MSI
4 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.21%) Maven
4 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.14%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.14%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.14%) Subversion
5 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.069%) Ant
General
1 96 (6.64%) Finance
2 92 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 26 (1.80%) French Language
4 24 (1.66%) Games
5 23 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.52%) German Language
7 18 (1.25%) Electronics
8 16 (1.11%) Italian Language
8 16 (1.11%) Legal
8 16 (1.11%) Retail
9 15 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 14 (0.97%) Banking
10 14 (0.97%) Billing
10 14 (0.97%) Marketing
11 7 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.28%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.28%) Law
14 3 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.32%) Web Services
2 32 (2.21%) HTML
3 23 (1.59%) .NET
4 20 (1.38%) LAMP
4 20 (1.38%) Middleware
4 20 (1.38%) Software Packaging
5 15 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (0.83%) Regular Expression
7 10 (0.69%) CSS
7 10 (0.69%) J2EE
8 9 (0.62%) COM
8 9 (0.62%) jQuery
8 9 (0.62%) ZeroMQ
9 8 (0.55%) XML
10 7 (0.48%) REST
10 7 (0.48%) SOAP
11 5 (0.35%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.35%) Java EE
12 4 (0.28%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 70 (4.84%) Driving Licence
3 56 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.94%) Clustering
7 27 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 22 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
10 19 (1.31%) Fat Client
10 19 (1.31%) Replication
10 19 (1.31%) Thin Client
11 18 (1.25%) Statistics
12 11 (0.76%) EMC VNX
12 11 (0.76%) iPhone
13 9 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.62%) iPad
14 7 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.48%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 916 (63.39%) Windows
2 487 (33.70%) Windows Server
3 401 (27.75%) Linux
4 269 (18.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 266 (18.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 242 (16.75%) Windows 7
7 166 (11.49%) Windows 8
8 146 (10.10%) Windows 10
9 107 (7.40%) Unix
10 88 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 63 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 59 (4.08%) Windows XP
13 38 (2.63%) Mac OS X
14 33 (2.28%) Android
15 30 (2.08%) CentOS
16 28 (1.94%) Apple iOS
17 24 (1.66%) Mac OS
18 20 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
19 19 (1.31%) Solaris
20 17 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (14.81%) ITIL
2 58 (4.01%) DevOps
3 52 (3.60%) Mentoring
4 48 (3.32%) Service Delivery
5 42 (2.91%) Data Protection
6 40 (2.77%) Network Design
7 34 (2.35%) Change Management
8 31 (2.15%) Problem Management
8 31 (2.15%) Software Engineering
8 31 (2.15%) Time Management
9 30 (2.08%) Incident Management
9 30 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 29 (2.01%) Change Control
10 29 (2.01%) Migration
10 29 (2.01%) Service Management
11 26 (1.80%) E-Commerce
11 26 (1.80%) Presales
11 26 (1.80%) SIEM
12 25 (1.73%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (1.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 210 (14.53%) SQL
2 68 (4.71%) Java
3 62 (4.29%) Python
4 59 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 54 (3.74%) Perl
6 47 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 35 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 31 (2.15%) Ruby
8 31 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 29 (2.01%) C
10 26 (1.80%) C#
11 12 (0.83%) C++
12 8 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.42%) PHP
13 6 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.42%) VB
14 5 (0.35%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.21%) Tcl
16 2 (0.14%) X++
17 1 (0.069%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 270 (18.69%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (16.26%) CCNA
3 166 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 139 (9.62%) CCNP
5 125 (8.65%) MCSE
6 100 (6.92%) Security Cleared
7 89 (6.16%) Degree
8 81 (5.61%) MCP
9 72 (4.98%) MCSA
10 55 (3.81%) SC Cleared
11 49 (3.39%) CCSA
12 46 (3.18%) CISSP
13 45 (3.11%) JNCIA
14 43 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 41 (2.84%) MCITP
16 35 (2.42%) CCSE
17 32 (2.21%) CEH
18 29 (2.01%) CCNP Voice
18 29 (2.01%) Check Point Certification
19 23 (1.59%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (9.13%) SLA
2 14 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.14%) QA
6 1 (0.069%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.069%) JTAG
System Software
1 596 (41.25%) Active Directory
2 234 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 77 (5.33%) vSphere
5 31 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (1.87%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (1.18%) Firmware
9 14 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.76%) XenApp
12 10 (0.69%) Samba
12 10 (0.69%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.48%) vCloud
14 7 (0.48%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.42%) ProxySG
16 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 69 (4.78%) Puppet
2 54 (3.74%) SCCM
3 41 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 31 (2.15%) Nagios
5 19 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.97%) WSUS
8 13 (0.90%) Nessus
8 13 (0.90%) OpenAM
9 9 (0.62%) Ansible
9 9 (0.62%) Nmap
10 8 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.55%) SCOM
11 7 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (0.48%) Grafana
11 7 (0.48%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.42%) Graphite
13 5 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.35%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 465 (32.18%) VMware
2 456 (31.56%) Microsoft
3 369 (25.54%) Cisco
4 139 (9.62%) Citrix
5 101 (6.99%) CheckPoint
6 91 (6.30%) Juniper
7 84 (5.81%) HP
8 83 (5.74%) Oracle
9 76 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 65 (4.50%) NetApp
11 59 (4.08%) Dell
12 52 (3.60%) Apple
13 47 (3.25%) Palo Alto
14 43 (2.98%) Veeam
15 37 (2.56%) EMC
15 37 (2.56%) F5
15 37 (2.56%) IBM
16 29 (2.01%) Extreme Networks
17 28 (1.94%) Sun
18 19 (1.31%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus excellent benefit package and holiday all
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £34k - 37k per year + Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000 - £24200.00 per annum + Paid for certs, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago