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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 48 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1077 760 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.99% 3.58% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 3.76% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 839 620 868
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,300 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
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
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +10 431 £30,250 -13.57% 35
Surrey +26 229 £32,500 - 10
Hampshire +7 155 £27,500 +10.00% 21
Buckinghamshire +2 74 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Oxfordshire +27 69 £27,000 -6.89% 5
West Sussex +20 48 £40,000 +45.45% 4
East Sussex +18 46 £28,000 -17.64% 3
Kent -2 26 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Middlesex -8 6 £45,000 +109.30%
M4 Corridor - 2 £40,000 -
Thames Valley - 2 £43,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1369 (69.04%) Windows
2 793 (39.99%) Microsoft
3 690 (34.80%) Active Directory
4 607 (30.61%) VMware
5 517 (26.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 485 (24.46%) SQL
7 478 (24.10%) MS Excel
8 469 (23.65%) MS Exchange
9 462 (23.30%) Linux
10 392 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 386 (19.47%) Firewall
12 359 (18.10%) Cisco
13 344 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 334 (16.84%) TCP/IP
15 319 (16.09%) Windows 7
16 306 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 305 (15.38%) ITIL
18 296 (14.93%) DNS
19 278 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
20 274 (13.82%) Citrix
21 270 (13.62%) SQL Server
22 266 (13.41%) Security Cleared
23 260 (13.11%) MS Office
24 237 (11.95%) HP
25 224 (11.30%) SAN
26 222 (11.20%) Hyper-V
27 216 (10.89%) Windows XP
28 208 (10.49%) SC Cleared
28 208 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
29 193 (9.73%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 469 (23.65%) MS Exchange
2 208 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (7.31%) SharePoint
4 142 (7.16%) IIS
5 114 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 108 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 101 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 72 (3.63%) Lync
9 63 (3.18%) Apache
10 46 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 38 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (1.77%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 34 (1.71%) Live Communications Server
14 31 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
15 27 (1.36%) IBM Notes
15 27 (1.36%) Tomcat
16 24 (1.21%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
19 11 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 478 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 260 (13.11%) MS Office
3 13 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 12 (0.61%) Retail-J
2 6 (0.30%) FileNet Content Manager
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.87%) Office 365
3 35 (1.77%) SaaS
4 20 (1.01%) IaaS
5 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.30%) PaaS
7 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.10%) Route 53
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 386 (19.47%) Firewall
2 334 (16.84%) TCP/IP
3 296 (14.93%) DNS
4 224 (11.30%) SAN
5 182 (9.18%) DHCP
6 170 (8.57%) LAN
7 168 (8.47%) WAN
8 167 (8.42%) VPN
9 129 (6.51%) VoIP
10 116 (5.85%) Internet
11 81 (4.08%) Wireless
12 67 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
13 60 (3.03%) SSL
14 42 (2.12%) MPLS
15 39 (1.97%) VLAN
16 32 (1.61%) Network Security
17 31 (1.56%) NAS
18 26 (1.31%) DSL
18 26 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (1.26%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 109 (5.50%) MySQL
3 94 (4.74%) Relational Database
4 54 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 41 (2.07%) DB2
6 24 (1.21%) EDRMS
6 24 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (0.96%) IDOL
9 16 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (0.76%) MS Access
11 9 (0.45%) Informix
11 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Power View
13 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.30%) DB2 UDB
15 5 (0.25%) Big Data
15 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (0.81%) JIRA
2 15 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (0.66%) Subversion
4 9 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.30%) MSI
6 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.050%) WiX
8 1 (0.050%) WATIR
8 1 (0.050%) Selenium
8 1 (0.050%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.050%) ProC
8 1 (0.050%) Ant
8 1 (0.050%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.050%) SilkTest
General
1 161 (8.12%) Telecoms
2 134 (6.76%) Finance
3 93 (4.69%) Retail
4 71 (3.58%) German Language
5 70 (3.53%) French Language
6 34 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 34 (1.71%) Back Office
7 26 (1.31%) Spanish Language
8 25 (1.26%) Marketing
9 17 (0.86%) Russian Language
10 14 (0.71%) Electronics
11 12 (0.61%) Front Office
12 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.35%) Billing
13 7 (0.35%) Banking
13 7 (0.35%) Military
14 5 (0.25%) Advertising
15 4 (0.20%) Legal
15 4 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.12%) HTML
2 32 (1.61%) LAMP
3 30 (1.51%) .NET
4 25 (1.26%) CSS
4 25 (1.26%) J2EE
5 21 (1.06%) Web Services
6 16 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 16 (0.81%) XML
7 8 (0.40%) Flash
7 8 (0.40%) Servlets
8 7 (0.35%) Ajax
9 6 (0.30%) XHTML
10 5 (0.25%) Middleware
11 4 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.15%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.15%) Java EE
12 3 (0.15%) WCF
12 3 (0.15%) DCOM
12 3 (0.15%) RSS
13 2 (0.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 126 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.14%) Clustering
3 75 (3.78%) Blackberry
4 55 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (1.77%) Fat Client
6 35 (1.77%) Thin Client
7 29 (1.46%) Statistics
8 24 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 19 (0.96%) CMDB
11 17 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 17 (0.86%) Replication
12 14 (0.71%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.66%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.61%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.50%) PDA
16 8 (0.40%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.40%) Social Media
17 7 (0.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1369 (69.04%) Windows
2 517 (26.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 462 (23.30%) Linux
4 344 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 319 (16.09%) Windows 7
6 278 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 216 (10.89%) Windows XP
8 184 (9.28%) UNIX
9 158 (7.97%) Windows 8
10 64 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (2.67%) CentOS
12 47 (2.37%) Solaris
13 46 (2.32%) Windows 2000
14 44 (2.22%) Ubuntu
15 34 (1.71%) Windows Vista
16 30 (1.51%) Mac OS X
17 27 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (1.36%) AIX
18 26 (1.31%) SUSE
19 23 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (15.38%) ITIL
2 108 (5.45%) Incident Management
3 96 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 79 (3.98%) CRM
5 77 (3.88%) Mentoring
6 75 (3.78%) Service Delivery
7 70 (3.53%) Time Management
8 69 (3.48%) Problem Management
9 56 (2.82%) Software Distribution
10 49 (2.47%) Change Management
11 47 (2.37%) Service Management
12 43 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (1.97%) Kalman Filter
14 37 (1.87%) Configuration Management
14 37 (1.87%) Release Management
15 36 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
16 35 (1.77%) Performance Monitoring
17 33 (1.66%) Workflow
18 31 (1.56%) Coaching
18 31 (1.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 485 (24.46%) SQL
2 95 (4.79%) Java
3 71 (3.58%) PowerShell
4 53 (2.67%) PHP
5 44 (2.22%) C
6 41 (2.07%) C++
7 38 (1.92%) Python
8 37 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 32 (1.61%) C#
9 32 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 30 (1.51%) VBScript
11 29 (1.46%) Perl
12 27 (1.36%) VB
13 13 (0.66%) Ruby
14 12 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.55%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.30%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.25%) Korn
18 3 (0.15%) Google Apps Script
19 2 (0.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 306 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 266 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 208 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 193 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
5 186 (9.38%) MCSE
6 177 (8.93%) DV Cleared
7 151 (7.61%) CCNA
8 136 (6.86%) MCSA
8 136 (6.86%) MCITP
9 111 (5.60%) Degree
10 106 (5.35%) MCP
11 105 (5.30%) MCTS
12 65 (3.28%) CCNP
13 38 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 30 (1.51%) CISSP
15 22 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.11%) A+ Certification
15 22 (1.11%) HND
16 20 (1.01%) CEH
17 19 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.26%) SLA
2 21 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.81%) QA
4 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 690 (34.80%) Active Directory
2 392 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 222 (11.20%) Hyper-V
4 96 (4.84%) XenApp
5 72 (3.63%) vSphere
6 41 (2.07%) Terminal Services
7 38 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 31 (1.56%) VMware ESX
9 25 (1.26%) vCloud
10 24 (1.21%) ISA Server
10 24 (1.21%) XenServer
11 22 (1.11%) UAG
12 21 (1.06%) VMware Server
13 18 (0.91%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.61%) Postfix
17 11 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
17 11 (0.55%) NDS
Systems Management
1 111 (5.60%) SCCM
2 78 (3.93%) SCOM
3 77 (3.88%) Backup Exec
4 56 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 53 (2.67%) WSUS
6 40 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 38 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 38 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 33 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 14 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.66%) Plesk
11 10 (0.50%) HP SIM
11 10 (0.50%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.40%) Nagios
12 8 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.35%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (0.35%) Puppet
13 7 (0.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 793 (39.99%) Microsoft
2 607 (30.61%) VMware
3 359 (18.10%) Cisco
4 274 (13.82%) Citrix
5 237 (11.95%) HP
6 164 (8.27%) Oracle
7 137 (6.91%) Juniper
8 95 (4.79%) Symantec
8 95 (4.79%) EMC
9 80 (4.03%) Apple
9 80 (4.03%) Fujitsu
10 73 (3.68%) Red Hat
11 62 (3.13%) Veeam
12 53 (2.67%) SolarWinds
13 50 (2.52%) IBM
14 48 (2.42%) Dell
15 47 (2.37%) McAfee
16 43 (2.17%) Veritas
17 42 (2.12%) F5
18 41 (2.07%) Meru Networks
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 22 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000-£27,000 per annum basic + Up to 15% Bonus, Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Negotiable DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Netogo Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday