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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 63 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 878 862 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.15% 3.71% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 3.91% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 701 671 855
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -5 286 £35,000 - 27
Surrey +29 265 £38,000 +33.33% 22
Hampshire -8 108 £34,000 +23.63% 14
Kent +40 59 £30,000 -12.68% 1
Oxfordshire +3 48 £28,000 +3.70% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 43 £27,500 +14.58% 10
West Sussex 0 32 £26,500 -3.63% 4
East Sussex -7 26 £25,000 -13.79% 6
Middlesex +12 9 £26,000 -28.27%
Sussex +3 5 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1176 (64.37%) Windows
2 788 (43.13%) Microsoft
3 615 (33.66%) Active Directory
4 539 (29.50%) VMware
5 530 (29.01%) Linux
6 446 (24.41%) MS Excel
7 400 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 395 (21.62%) Cisco
9 392 (21.46%) MS Exchange
10 385 (21.07%) SQL
11 371 (20.31%) Firewall
12 359 (19.65%) TCP/IP
13 348 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 332 (18.17%) MS Office
15 312 (17.08%) Windows 7
16 298 (16.31%) ITIL
17 290 (15.87%) DNS
18 265 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 262 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 260 (14.23%) SQL Server
21 238 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
22 230 (12.59%) Citrix
23 229 (12.53%) LAN
24 224 (12.26%) HP
25 218 (11.93%) Security Cleared
26 211 (11.55%) UNIX
27 204 (11.17%) WAN
28 202 (11.06%) SLA
29 200 (10.95%) Windows XP
30 199 (10.89%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 392 (21.46%) MS Exchange
2 154 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 130 (7.12%) IIS
4 109 (5.97%) SharePoint
5 104 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 101 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 92 (5.04%) Apache
8 88 (4.82%) Lync
9 66 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 61 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 45 (2.46%) Tomcat
12 41 (2.24%) Lotus Domino
13 32 (1.75%) WebSphere
14 27 (1.48%) JBoss
14 27 (1.48%) CMS
15 23 (1.26%) Live Communications Server
16 22 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
17 21 (1.15%) IBM Notes
18 15 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 446 (24.41%) MS Excel
2 332 (18.17%) MS Office
3 50 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.16%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.055%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.38%) BASE24
2 7 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.33%) assyst
4 5 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.16%) Tridion
6 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.055%) Maximo
7 1 (0.055%) Nortel Periphonics
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.055%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 93 (5.09%) Office 365
2 38 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.37%) IaaS
4 17 (0.93%) SaaS
5 12 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.055%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 371 (20.31%) Firewall
2 359 (19.65%) TCP/IP
3 290 (15.87%) DNS
4 229 (12.53%) LAN
5 204 (11.17%) WAN
6 196 (10.73%) SAN
7 175 (9.58%) DHCP
8 130 (7.12%) VPN
9 116 (6.35%) VoIP
10 82 (4.49%) Internet
11 80 (4.38%) Wireless
12 70 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
13 69 (3.78%) VLAN
14 63 (3.45%) SSL
15 62 (3.39%) NAS
16 47 (2.57%) MPLS
17 42 (2.30%) BGP
18 40 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
19 38 (2.08%) Ethernet
20 37 (2.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 96 (5.25%) MySQL
3 37 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.09%) MS Access
6 19 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 19 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (0.88%) Redis
8 15 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.71%) DB2
10 12 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (0.60%) EDRMS
12 10 (0.55%) IDOL
13 9 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.44%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (0.22%) Subversion
6 3 (0.16%) MSI
6 3 (0.16%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.16%) MSTest
6 3 (0.16%) JIRA
7 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.055%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.055%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.055%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.055%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.055%) WATIR
8 1 (0.055%) Selenium
8 1 (0.055%) Gerrit
General
1 144 (7.88%) Finance
2 133 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 56 (3.07%) Retail
4 41 (2.24%) French Language
5 39 (2.13%) Marketing
6 34 (1.86%) German Language
7 25 (1.37%) Spanish Language
8 23 (1.26%) Back Office
9 20 (1.09%) Electronics
10 17 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.66%) Legal
12 11 (0.60%) Advertising
13 10 (0.55%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.44%) Billing
14 8 (0.44%) Publishing
15 7 (0.38%) Games
15 7 (0.38%) Arabic Language
16 6 (0.33%) Banking
16 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.50%) .NET
2 43 (2.35%) Web Services
3 39 (2.13%) HTML
4 30 (1.64%) XML
5 18 (0.99%) CSS
5 18 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 17 (0.93%) MAPI
7 10 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.44%) LAMP
8 8 (0.44%) Regular Expression
8 8 (0.44%) Esper
9 6 (0.33%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.27%) J2EE
11 4 (0.22%) Servlets
11 4 (0.22%) ODBC
11 4 (0.22%) jQuery
12 3 (0.16%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.16%) Ajax
12 3 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 187 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (8.43%) Blackberry
3 92 (5.04%) Clustering
4 77 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 71 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.63%) Replication
7 36 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 31 (1.70%) iPhone
9 29 (1.59%) Statistics
10 18 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 18 (0.99%) e-Health
10 18 (0.99%) Thin Client
10 18 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (0.93%) PDA
12 15 (0.82%) User Experience
13 14 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 14 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.77%) IVR
14 12 (0.66%) Open Source
14 12 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1176 (64.37%) Windows
2 530 (29.01%) Linux
3 400 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 312 (17.08%) Windows 7
5 265 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 238 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 211 (11.55%) UNIX
8 200 (10.95%) Windows XP
9 177 (9.69%) Windows 8
10 119 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 93 (5.09%) Mac OS X
12 76 (4.16%) CentOS
13 52 (2.85%) Windows Vista
14 49 (2.68%) Android
15 46 (2.52%) Mac OS
16 45 (2.46%) Apple iOS
17 43 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
18 36 (1.97%) Ubuntu
19 33 (1.81%) Solaris
20 25 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (16.31%) ITIL
2 97 (5.31%) Service Delivery
3 86 (4.71%) Incident Management
4 75 (4.11%) Problem Management
5 71 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 59 (3.23%) CRM
7 56 (3.07%) Load Balancing
8 53 (2.90%) Time Management
8 53 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 49 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 49 (2.68%) Service Management
9 49 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (2.57%) Performance Monitoring
11 43 (2.35%) Change Management
12 40 (2.19%) Project Management
13 34 (1.86%) Information Security
14 33 (1.81%) Project Planning
15 32 (1.75%) Line Management
16 31 (1.70%) Coaching
16 31 (1.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (21.07%) SQL
2 78 (4.27%) PowerShell
3 71 (3.89%) Java
4 70 (3.83%) Perl
5 61 (3.34%) C
6 55 (3.01%) Python
7 41 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 38 (2.08%) C++
9 31 (1.70%) VB
9 31 (1.70%) Ruby
10 29 (1.59%) PHP
11 25 (1.37%) C#
12 23 (1.26%) VBScript
13 14 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.38%) sed
16 7 (0.38%) AWK
17 5 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 262 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 218 (11.93%) Security Cleared
3 199 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
4 195 (10.67%) Degree
5 192 (10.51%) MCP
6 174 (9.52%) MCSE
7 143 (7.83%) CCNA
8 140 (7.66%) SC Cleared
9 134 (7.33%) DV Cleared
10 100 (5.47%) MCITP
11 77 (4.21%) CCNP
12 59 (3.23%) A+ Certification
13 58 (3.17%) MCSA
14 39 (2.13%) MCTS
15 36 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 33 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (1.48%) CISSP
18 24 (1.31%) CEH
19 22 (1.20%) CCA
19 22 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (11.06%) SLA
2 37 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.66%) QA
6 11 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.55%) GPG13
8 7 (0.38%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.16%) HL7
9 3 (0.16%) DICOM
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 615 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 348 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (8.87%) Hyper-V
4 124 (6.79%) vSphere
5 110 (6.02%) XenApp
6 63 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 50 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (2.24%) VMware ESX
9 38 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 34 (1.86%) vCloud
11 32 (1.75%) Terminal Services
12 22 (1.20%) Terminal Server
13 20 (1.09%) XenServer
14 14 (0.77%) VMware Server
14 14 (0.77%) KVM
14 14 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.60%) Squid
16 10 (0.55%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.44%) Firmware
18 7 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 134 (7.33%) SCCM
2 70 (3.83%) SCOM
3 56 (3.07%) WSUS
4 43 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 41 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 40 (2.19%) Nagios
7 33 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 32 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 30 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 19 (1.04%) Plesk
10 19 (1.04%) cPanel
11 18 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (0.82%) HP SIM
13 14 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (0.71%) logstash
14 13 (0.71%) EdgeSight
15 12 (0.66%) Webmin
15 12 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
16 9 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 8 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 788 (43.13%) Microsoft
2 539 (29.50%) VMware
3 395 (21.62%) Cisco
4 230 (12.59%) Citrix
5 224 (12.26%) HP
6 178 (9.74%) Oracle
7 120 (6.57%) Red Hat
8 101 (5.53%) Apple
9 76 (4.16%) Juniper
10 71 (3.89%) Symantec
11 59 (3.23%) Avaya
12 57 (3.12%) CheckPoint
12 57 (3.12%) F5
13 55 (3.01%) McAfee
14 46 (2.52%) Fujitsu
15 44 (2.41%) IBM
16 43 (2.35%) EMC
17 41 (2.24%) Dell
18 35 (1.92%) Sun
19 34 (1.86%) Veritas
Farnborough, Hampshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £18 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday