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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 51 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 957 711 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.61% 3.53% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 3.73% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 720 585 656
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +18 396 £35,000 - 35
Surrey +38 210 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Hampshire +14 164 £30,000 +6.66% 26
Buckinghamshire -17 45 £26,500 +1.92% 9
Kent +17 44 £26,000 -13.33% 7
Oxfordshire -17 41 £28,500 -18.57% 2
West Sussex +6 40 £30,000 +9.09% 8
East Sussex +2 19 £18,500 -53.75% 1
Middlesex +14 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Thames Valley - 3 £55,000 -
Home Counties +4 2 £47,500 -
Sussex +2 2 £26,000 -45.26%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1317 (63.41%) Windows
2 815 (39.24%) Microsoft
3 735 (35.39%) Active Directory
4 639 (30.77%) VMware
5 508 (24.46%) Linux
6 482 (23.21%) SQL
6 482 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 475 (22.87%) MS Excel
8 460 (22.15%) MS Exchange
9 409 (19.69%) Cisco
10 407 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 379 (18.25%) Firewall
12 365 (17.57%) TCP/IP
13 358 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 346 (16.66%) Windows 7
15 344 (16.56%) MS Office
16 311 (14.97%) DNS
17 308 (14.83%) ITIL
18 281 (13.53%) Citrix
19 276 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
20 270 (13.00%) LAN
21 263 (12.66%) Security Cleared
22 262 (12.61%) SQL Server
22 262 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
23 257 (12.37%) WAN
24 237 (11.41%) Windows XP
25 223 (10.74%) UNIX
26 217 (10.45%) HP
27 207 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2010
28 205 (9.87%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 460 (22.15%) MS Exchange
2 207 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 148 (7.13%) IIS
4 129 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 128 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 118 (5.68%) SharePoint
7 103 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 83 (4.00%) Apache
9 69 (3.32%) Lync
10 63 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (2.12%) Lotus Domino
12 42 (2.02%) WebSphere
12 42 (2.02%) Live Communications Server
13 38 (1.83%) IBM Notes
14 29 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (1.30%) Tomcat
16 27 (1.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 21 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
17 21 (1.01%) Quickr
Applications
1 475 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 344 (16.56%) MS Office
3 33 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.048%) SPSS
6 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.29%) FileNet Content Manager
2 6 (0.29%) Retail-J
3 5 (0.24%) BASE24
4 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.048%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.048%) Maximo
5 1 (0.048%) Nortel Periphonics
5 1 (0.048%) assyst
5 1 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.99%) Office 365
2 21 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.01%) SaaS
3 17 (0.82%) IaaS
4 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.096%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 379 (18.25%) Firewall
2 365 (17.57%) TCP/IP
3 311 (14.97%) DNS
4 270 (13.00%) LAN
5 257 (12.37%) WAN
6 196 (9.44%) SAN
7 174 (8.38%) DHCP
8 160 (7.70%) VPN
9 136 (6.55%) VoIP
10 90 (4.33%) Internet
11 86 (4.14%) Wireless
12 80 (3.85%) SSL
13 74 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (2.55%) MPLS
15 52 (2.50%) Ethernet
16 47 (2.26%) VLAN
17 41 (1.97%) HTTP
18 35 (1.69%) BGP
19 34 (1.64%) IPsec
19 34 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 109 (5.25%) MySQL
3 50 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 37 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (1.35%) EDRMS
6 28 (1.35%) IDOL
7 27 (1.30%) MS Access
8 26 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.87%) DB2
11 17 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.48%) Redis
17 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 13 (0.63%) JIRA
3 6 (0.29%) Subversion
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.19%) MSI
6 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.14%) ProC
6 3 (0.14%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.096%) Ant
7 2 (0.096%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.096%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.048%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.048%) WiX
8 1 (0.048%) WATIR
8 1 (0.048%) Selenium
8 1 (0.048%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.048%) SilkTest
General
1 181 (8.71%) Telecoms
2 173 (8.33%) Finance
3 95 (4.57%) Retail
4 37 (1.78%) French Language
5 36 (1.73%) German Language
6 34 (1.64%) Back Office
7 33 (1.59%) Marketing
8 26 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.11%) Electronics
10 22 (1.06%) Spanish Language
11 14 (0.67%) Games
12 10 (0.48%) Banking
13 9 (0.43%) Military
13 9 (0.43%) Front Office
13 9 (0.43%) Advertising
14 8 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.39%) Billing
15 7 (0.34%) Legal
16 6 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.29%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.02%) .NET
2 41 (1.97%) Web Services
3 39 (1.88%) HTML
4 24 (1.16%) XML
5 23 (1.11%) CSS
6 17 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.43%) J2EE
8 9 (0.43%) MAPI
9 8 (0.39%) LAMP
10 6 (0.29%) Spring
11 5 (0.24%) COM
11 5 (0.24%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.24%) Esper
12 4 (0.19%) JSON
12 4 (0.19%) Ajax
12 4 (0.19%) RSS
13 3 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.14%) MFC
14 2 (0.096%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (5.97%) Blackberry
3 102 (4.91%) Clustering
4 63 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.17%) Statistics
6 45 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 40 (1.93%) Replication
8 34 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 34 (1.64%) Fat Client
9 31 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.91%) iPhone
12 14 (0.67%) Open Source
13 13 (0.63%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.53%) PDA
14 11 (0.53%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.53%) CMDB
15 9 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1317 (63.41%) Windows
2 508 (24.46%) Linux
3 482 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 358 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 346 (16.66%) Windows 7
6 276 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 237 (11.41%) Windows XP
8 223 (10.74%) UNIX
9 205 (9.87%) Windows 8
10 61 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 52 (2.50%) Windows Vista
13 51 (2.46%) CentOS
14 43 (2.07%) Solaris
15 42 (2.02%) Mac OS X
16 37 (1.78%) Windows 2000
17 33 (1.59%) Ubuntu
18 32 (1.54%) Android
19 27 (1.30%) Mac OS
20 25 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (14.83%) ITIL
2 112 (5.39%) Incident Management
3 103 (4.96%) Service Delivery
4 80 (3.85%) CRM
5 77 (3.71%) Release Management
6 73 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 67 (3.23%) Time Management
7 67 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 65 (3.13%) Software Distribution
9 62 (2.99%) Problem Management
10 61 (2.94%) Change Management
11 51 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
12 41 (1.97%) Software Deployment
13 40 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
14 38 (1.83%) Coaching
14 38 (1.83%) Service Management
15 37 (1.78%) High Availability
16 36 (1.73%) Configuration Management
17 35 (1.69%) Project Management
17 35 (1.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 482 (23.21%) SQL
2 89 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 79 (3.80%) Java
4 60 (2.89%) C
5 59 (2.84%) Python
6 56 (2.70%) Perl
7 44 (2.12%) C++
8 40 (1.93%) C#
9 31 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 30 (1.44%) PHP
11 29 (1.40%) VBScript
12 26 (1.25%) VB
12 26 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.96%) Ruby
14 16 (0.77%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.43%) JavaScript
17 3 (0.14%) AWK
17 3 (0.14%) VB6
17 3 (0.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 263 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 262 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 204 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
4 184 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 184 (8.86%) DV Cleared
5 178 (8.57%) MCSE
6 167 (8.04%) Degree
7 152 (7.32%) CCNA
8 151 (7.27%) MCP
9 104 (5.01%) MCITP
10 96 (4.62%) MCSA
11 72 (3.47%) CCNP
12 60 (2.89%) MCTS
13 39 (1.88%) CISSP
14 35 (1.69%) A+ Certification
15 33 (1.59%) CEH
16 30 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (1.01%) CCIE
19 18 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (8.67%) SLA
2 28 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.43%) QA
6 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.19%) GPG13
9 2 (0.096%) HL7
9 2 (0.096%) DICOM
System Software
1 735 (35.39%) Active Directory
2 407 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 125 (6.02%) XenApp
5 111 (5.34%) vSphere
6 62 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 48 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 48 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 29 (1.40%) VMware Server
9 29 (1.40%) ISA Server
10 26 (1.25%) vCloud
11 23 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 19 (0.91%) Terminal Server
13 17 (0.82%) XenServer
14 13 (0.63%) KVM
15 12 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.58%) NDS
16 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 118 (5.68%) SCCM
2 97 (4.67%) SCOM
3 65 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 61 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 61 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 56 (2.70%) WSUS
6 52 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 32 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 24 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 20 (0.96%) Plesk
9 20 (0.96%) cPanel
10 19 (0.91%) SCVMM
10 19 (0.91%) Nagios
11 15 (0.72%) Webmin
11 15 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 10 (0.48%) Netcool
13 10 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
13 10 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 815 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 639 (30.77%) VMware
3 409 (19.69%) Cisco
4 281 (13.53%) Citrix
5 217 (10.45%) HP
6 159 (7.66%) Oracle
7 106 (5.10%) Fujitsu
8 97 (4.67%) Juniper
9 80 (3.85%) McAfee
10 78 (3.76%) Symantec
11 66 (3.18%) F5
12 60 (2.89%) Red Hat
12 60 (2.89%) Apple
12 60 (2.89%) Avaya
13 55 (2.65%) CheckPoint
14 53 (2.55%) EMC
15 51 (2.46%) Veritas
16 48 (2.31%) IBM
17 43 (2.07%) Sophos
18 38 (1.83%) Meridio
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible depending on experience + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
IT Support Desk Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago