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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 56 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 925 947 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.77% 4.41% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 4.55% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 819 751 708
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +3 277 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Surrey -8 225 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Hampshire +45 193 £26,500 -4.50% 17
Buckinghamshire +29 58 £26,250 -4.54% 4
Oxfordshire -3 55 £29,250 +14.70% 6
Kent -10 53 £32,500 +8.33% 2
West Sussex -13 35 £31,000 +16.98% 5
East Sussex +13 20 £30,000 +20.00%
Middlesex -8 2 £24,500 -34.66%
Isle of Wight - 1 £23,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1103 (64.02%) Windows
2 687 (39.87%) Microsoft
3 679 (39.41%) Active Directory
4 635 (36.85%) Windows Server
5 581 (33.72%) VMware
6 449 (26.06%) Linux
7 446 (25.89%) MS Exchange
8 428 (24.84%) Firewall
9 422 (24.49%) Cisco
10 392 (22.75%) MS Excel
11 390 (22.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 364 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 303 (17.59%) SQL
14 301 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 278 (16.13%) ITIL
16 275 (15.96%) TCP/IP
17 264 (15.32%) DNS
18 263 (15.26%) WAN
19 260 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
19 260 (15.09%) SLA
20 242 (14.05%) Windows 7
20 242 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2010
21 225 (13.06%) MS Office
22 222 (12.88%) LAN
23 221 (12.83%) SQL Server
24 208 (12.07%) Citrix
25 207 (12.01%) Windows 8
25 207 (12.01%) Hyper-V
26 200 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
27 183 (10.62%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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
1 446 (25.89%) MS Exchange
2 242 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 183 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 100 (5.80%) IIS
5 87 (5.05%) Tomcat
6 83 (4.82%) Apache
7 82 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 80 (4.64%) SharePoint
9 65 (3.77%) Skype for Business
10 56 (3.25%) JBoss
11 54 (3.13%) WebLogic
12 46 (2.67%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 29 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
15 25 (1.45%) nginx
16 22 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (1.04%) OpenStack
18 17 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
19 14 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
20 10 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 392 (22.75%) MS Excel
2 225 (13.06%) MS Office
3 18 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.058%) CATIA
6 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.058%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.058%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 159 (9.23%) Office 365
2 43 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.92%) SaaS
4 21 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.17%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 428 (24.84%) Firewall
2 275 (15.96%) TCP/IP
3 264 (15.32%) DNS
4 263 (15.26%) WAN
5 222 (12.88%) LAN
6 181 (10.50%) SAN
7 162 (9.40%) DHCP
8 120 (6.96%) VPN
9 104 (6.04%) Wireless
10 98 (5.69%) VoIP
11 78 (4.53%) OSPF
12 74 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
13 67 (3.89%) Internet
14 64 (3.71%) BGP
14 64 (3.71%) MPLS
15 55 (3.19%) NAS
16 52 (3.02%) LDAP
17 50 (2.90%) SMTP
17 50 (2.90%) Wireshark
18 48 (2.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.92%) MySQL
3 31 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 13 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (0.75%) DB2
7 13 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.41%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 12 (0.70%) JIRA
3 9 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.17%) Moq
7 3 (0.17%) ReSharper
7 3 (0.17%) Subversion
8 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.058%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.058%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.058%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.058%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.058%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.058%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.058%) WATIR
General
1 130 (7.54%) Finance
2 105 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 32 (1.86%) German Language
4 26 (1.51%) Manufacturing
5 24 (1.39%) Retail
6 19 (1.10%) Electronics
6 19 (1.10%) French Language
7 18 (1.04%) Banking
7 18 (1.04%) Marketing
8 10 (0.58%) Legal
8 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.46%) Games
11 6 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.29%) Local Government
13 3 (0.17%) Advertising
13 3 (0.17%) Billing
13 3 (0.17%) Law
13 3 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.058%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.25%) .NET
2 55 (3.19%) Web Services
3 52 (3.02%) HTML
4 33 (1.92%) CSS
5 31 (1.80%) LAMP
6 27 (1.57%) XML
7 21 (1.22%) ASP.NET
8 18 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (0.75%) MCollective
10 8 (0.46%) J2EE
10 8 (0.46%) jQuery
11 6 (0.35%) Ajax
11 6 (0.35%) COM
11 6 (0.35%) JSON
12 5 (0.29%) EDI
12 5 (0.29%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.29%) SAML
12 5 (0.29%) XMPP
12 5 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 110 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (5.69%) Driving Licence
4 87 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 53 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 50 (2.90%) Replication
7 29 (1.68%) Clustering
8 23 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 18 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (0.99%) iPhone
11 15 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 14 (0.81%) NHS
13 12 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.70%) PKI
14 11 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.64%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.58%) IVR
16 9 (0.52%) EMC VNX
16 9 (0.52%) FlexPod
16 9 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1103 (64.02%) Windows
2 635 (36.85%) Windows Server
3 449 (26.06%) Linux
4 390 (22.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 364 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 242 (14.05%) Windows 7
7 207 (12.01%) Windows 8
8 177 (10.27%) Unix
9 143 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 95 (5.51%) Windows 10
11 91 (5.28%) Windows XP
12 63 (3.66%) Mac OS X
13 54 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (2.67%) Android
15 39 (2.26%) CentOS
16 38 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (1.57%) Apple iOS
17 27 (1.57%) Ubuntu
18 24 (1.39%) Mac OS
18 24 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (16.13%) ITIL
2 74 (4.29%) Incident Management
3 73 (4.24%) Service Delivery
4 71 (4.12%) Mentoring
5 51 (2.96%) Problem Management
6 50 (2.90%) Change Management
7 49 (2.84%) Load Balancing
8 45 (2.61%) Network Management
8 45 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 43 (2.50%) ITSM
9 43 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
10 41 (2.38%) Coaching
11 37 (2.15%) CRM
11 37 (2.15%) Network Design
12 34 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (1.80%) Service Management
14 29 (1.68%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (1.57%) High Availability
15 27 (1.57%) Migration
16 25 (1.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 303 (17.59%) SQL
2 105 (6.09%) Perl
3 84 (4.88%) Python
4 82 (4.76%) Java
5 62 (3.60%) C#
6 59 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 47 (2.73%) JavaScript
8 42 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 39 (2.26%) C++
10 35 (2.03%) C
11 32 (1.86%) Ruby
12 27 (1.57%) PHP
13 15 (0.87%) Korn
14 13 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.70%) VB
16 10 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.52%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.46%) VBA
18 8 (0.46%) VC++
19 5 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 260 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 200 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 183 (10.62%) CCNA
4 168 (9.75%) Degree
5 116 (6.73%) CCNP
5 116 (6.73%) Security Cleared
6 112 (6.50%) MCSE
7 95 (5.51%) SC Cleared
8 73 (4.24%) MCITP
9 63 (3.66%) MCSA
10 50 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (2.61%) MCP
12 37 (2.15%) MCTS
13 34 (1.97%) CCIE
14 23 (1.33%) CISSP
15 21 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (1.16%) CCA
16 20 (1.16%) CEH
17 17 (0.99%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (15.09%) SLA
2 13 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (0.75%) QA
3 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.23%) DICOM
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.17%) HL7
6 2 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.058%) COBIT
7 1 (0.058%) GMP
7 1 (0.058%) RMADS
System Software
1 679 (39.41%) Active Directory
2 301 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (12.01%) Hyper-V
4 115 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (3.89%) VMware ESX
6 53 (3.08%) vSphere
7 38 (2.21%) XenApp
8 22 (1.28%) VMware Server
9 21 (1.22%) Terminal Services
10 19 (1.10%) XenDesktop
10 19 (1.10%) XenServer
11 18 (1.04%) Squid
12 13 (0.75%) qmail
13 11 (0.64%) Firmware
14 9 (0.52%) Docker
14 9 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.41%) vCloud
15 7 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 86 (4.99%) SCCM
2 54 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 53 (3.08%) SCOM
4 40 (2.32%) Nagios
5 37 (2.15%) Puppet
6 30 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (1.10%) WSUS
8 18 (1.04%) logstash
8 18 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 16 (0.93%) SCVMM
10 15 (0.87%) SCSM
11 13 (0.75%) Cacti
11 13 (0.75%) collectd
11 13 (0.75%) Ganglia
11 13 (0.75%) Graphite
12 12 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.64%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.64%) OpenAM
13 11 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 687 (39.87%) Microsoft
2 581 (33.72%) VMware
3 422 (24.49%) Cisco
4 208 (12.07%) Citrix
5 129 (7.49%) Oracle
6 126 (7.31%) Juniper
7 110 (6.38%) HP
8 92 (5.34%) Red Hat
9 80 (4.64%) CheckPoint
10 78 (4.53%) F5
11 69 (4.00%) Avaya
12 63 (3.66%) Apple
13 59 (3.42%) Symantec
14 56 (3.25%) EMC
15 43 (2.50%) NetApp
15 43 (2.50%) SolarWinds
16 39 (2.26%) Veeam
17 34 (1.97%) Dell
18 33 (1.92%) Blue Coat
19 28 (1.63%) Sun
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Impressive Bens Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Create IT
Salary: Healthcare scheme after 12 months, holiday increases with service
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago