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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 56 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 663 824 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.56% 4.30% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 4.44% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 621 735 782
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -3 194 £35,000 -9.09% 11
Surrey +8 130 £29,000 -10.76% 16
Hampshire -10 111 £32,500 +3.17% 17
East Sussex +60 69 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +23 56 £31,500 -3.07% 13
Buckinghamshire +2 36 £24,000 -12.72% 6
West Sussex +30 35 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Kent -1 27 £22,500 -39.18% 1
Middlesex 0 4 £42,500 +63.46%
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 885 (62.24%) Windows
2 609 (42.83%) Active Directory
3 484 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 475 (33.40%) Windows Server
5 459 (32.28%) VMware
6 358 (25.18%) Linux
6 358 (25.18%) Firewall
7 332 (23.35%) Cisco
8 278 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 276 (19.41%) MS Exchange
10 256 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
11 251 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 250 (17.58%) TCP/IP
13 248 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 233 (16.39%) CCNA
15 228 (16.03%) SQL
15 228 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 221 (15.54%) Windows 7
17 215 (15.12%) Office 365
18 180 (12.66%) ITIL
19 166 (11.67%) Hyper-V
20 165 (11.60%) SQL Server
21 163 (11.46%) MS Office
22 158 (11.11%) DNS
23 156 (10.97%) WAN
23 156 (10.97%) LAN
24 154 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
25 142 (9.99%) Windows 8
26 141 (9.92%) VoIP
27 138 (9.70%) SLA

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
1 276 (19.41%) MS Exchange
2 90 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (4.29%) IIS
5 56 (3.94%) Tomcat
6 47 (3.31%) WebSphere
7 46 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 45 (3.16%) Apache
9 38 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 37 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (2.25%) JBoss
11 32 (2.25%) WebLogic
12 27 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.13%) IBM Notes
14 15 (1.05%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.70%) Skype for Business
18 9 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 251 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 163 (11.46%) MS Office
3 19 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.14%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.070%) MS Project
7 1 (0.070%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
1 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.14%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.070%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.070%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 215 (15.12%) Office 365
2 78 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.41%) SaaS
5 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.35%) IaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.21%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.070%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.070%) G Suite
9 1 (0.070%) iTunes
9 1 (0.070%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 358 (25.18%) Firewall
2 250 (17.58%) TCP/IP
3 158 (11.11%) DNS
4 156 (10.97%) LAN
4 156 (10.97%) WAN
5 141 (9.92%) VoIP
6 120 (8.44%) VPN
7 118 (8.30%) SAN
8 95 (6.68%) DHCP
9 90 (6.33%) Wireless
10 79 (5.56%) VLAN
11 69 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (4.36%) BGP
12 62 (4.36%) Internet
12 62 (4.36%) Network Security
13 60 (4.22%) OSPF
14 56 (3.94%) MPLS
15 44 (3.09%) HTTP
16 35 (2.46%) NAS
17 34 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.08%) MySQL
3 30 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.20%) Big Data
6 15 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.91%) InfluxDB
7 13 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.42%) DB2
11 4 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.21%) FileMaker
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.070%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.070%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.070%) UniData
Development Applications
1 19 (1.34%) JIRA
2 10 (0.70%) Maven
3 9 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 9 (0.63%) IntelliJ
3 9 (0.63%) NetBeans
4 8 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.35%) MSI
6 5 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.21%) Firebug
8 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.070%) Ant
9 1 (0.070%) Subversion
9 1 (0.070%) Toad
General
1 101 (7.10%) Finance
2 74 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 36 (2.53%) French Language
4 30 (2.11%) German Language
4 30 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 26 (1.83%) Retail
6 24 (1.69%) Games
7 21 (1.48%) Spanish Language
8 18 (1.27%) Billing
9 16 (1.13%) Italian Language
10 15 (1.05%) Banking
11 14 (0.98%) Legal
12 13 (0.91%) Electronics
12 13 (0.91%) Marketing
13 10 (0.70%) Back Office
13 10 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
14 5 (0.35%) Advertising
15 4 (0.28%) Law
15 4 (0.28%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.38%) Web Services
2 31 (2.18%) HTML
3 25 (1.76%) .NET
4 18 (1.27%) LAMP
5 16 (1.13%) Middleware
5 16 (1.13%) Software Packaging
5 16 (1.13%) XML
6 15 (1.05%) REST
7 14 (0.98%) SOAP
8 13 (0.91%) Regular Expression
8 13 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (0.84%) ZeroMQ
10 10 (0.70%) CSS
10 10 (0.70%) Spring
11 9 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.63%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.63%) Java EE
11 9 (0.63%) Java SE
11 9 (0.63%) JMS
12 8 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 126 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 70 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.50%) Driving Licence
4 42 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.46%) Clustering
6 32 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 22 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.34%) Replication
10 16 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 15 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.98%) EMC VNX
13 10 (0.70%) PKI
14 8 (0.56%) iPhone
15 7 (0.49%) e-Health
15 7 (0.49%) Fintech
15 7 (0.49%) IVR
15 7 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 885 (62.24%) Windows
2 475 (33.40%) Windows Server
3 358 (25.18%) Linux
4 278 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 248 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 221 (15.54%) Windows 7
7 142 (9.99%) Windows 8
8 132 (9.28%) Windows 10
9 99 (6.96%) Unix
10 72 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (3.80%) Windows XP
12 44 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (2.39%) Mac OS X
14 29 (2.04%) CentOS
14 29 (2.04%) Mac OS
15 23 (1.62%) Android
16 22 (1.55%) Solaris
16 22 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (1.27%) Apple iOS
18 16 (1.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (12.66%) ITIL
2 55 (3.87%) DevOps
3 46 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 44 (3.09%) Service Delivery
5 42 (2.95%) Mentoring
5 42 (2.95%) Network Design
6 35 (2.46%) Migration
7 31 (2.18%) Presales
8 29 (2.04%) Change Management
9 28 (1.97%) E-Commerce
10 26 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 26 (1.83%) Time Management
11 25 (1.76%) Incident Management
12 24 (1.69%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
13 23 (1.62%) Analytics
13 23 (1.62%) Software Engineering
14 22 (1.55%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (1.55%) Open Source
14 22 (1.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (16.03%) SQL
2 75 (5.27%) Java
3 59 (4.15%) Python
4 50 (3.52%) PowerShell
5 43 (3.02%) Bash Shell
6 41 (2.88%) Perl
7 30 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.83%) C#
9 25 (1.76%) C
10 24 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.41%) Ruby
12 15 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.77%) C++
14 9 (0.63%) PHP
15 8 (0.56%) VB
16 5 (0.35%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.28%) Delphi
18 3 (0.21%) Tcl
18 3 (0.21%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 256 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (16.39%) CCNA
3 154 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (8.72%) CCNP
5 117 (8.23%) MCSE
6 96 (6.75%) Security Cleared
7 89 (6.26%) Degree
8 67 (4.71%) MCP
9 59 (4.15%) SC Cleared
10 58 (4.08%) CCSA
11 51 (3.59%) JNCIA
12 48 (3.38%) MCSA
13 47 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 43 (3.02%) CISSP
15 36 (2.53%) CCNP Voice
16 33 (2.32%) CEH
17 32 (2.25%) CCIE
18 30 (2.11%) MCITP
19 24 (1.69%) CCSE
20 23 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (9.70%) SLA
2 7 (0.49%) QA
3 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 609 (42.83%) Active Directory
2 228 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 78 (5.49%) vSphere
5 41 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.20%) Terminal Services
6 17 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.77%) Samba
9 11 (0.77%) XenApp
10 9 (0.63%) Firmware
10 9 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.56%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.42%) vCloud
13 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (3.52%) Puppet
1 50 (3.52%) SCCM
2 46 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 35 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (1.27%) Nagios
6 15 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.91%) WSUS
8 11 (0.77%) Ansible
9 10 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (0.70%) Grafana
10 9 (0.63%) Nessus
11 8 (0.56%) OpenAM
12 7 (0.49%) Graphite
12 7 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.49%) SCOM
13 6 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.35%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 484 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 459 (32.28%) VMware
3 332 (23.35%) Cisco
4 124 (8.72%) Citrix
5 106 (7.45%) Juniper
6 90 (6.33%) CheckPoint
7 72 (5.06%) HP
8 67 (4.71%) NetApp
8 67 (4.71%) Oracle
9 59 (4.15%) Palo Alto
10 56 (3.94%) Red Hat
11 55 (3.87%) Dell
12 51 (3.59%) Veeam
13 48 (3.38%) Apple
14 42 (2.95%) IBM
15 29 (2.04%) EMC
16 26 (1.83%) F5
16 26 (1.83%) Nimble Storage
16 26 (1.83%) Symantec
17 25 (1.76%) Sun
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Healthcare + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Award Winning Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Loadbalancer.org Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago