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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 57 72 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 765 806 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.67% 3.75% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 3.86% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 708 710 929
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
15877 20873 21540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.06% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13240 17613 17168
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 254 £37,500 - 22
Hampshire +31 149 £31,750 +0.79% 17
Surrey -11 145 £30,000 -7.69% 15
East Sussex +49 51 £34,500 +50.00% 2
Oxfordshire +17 45 £32,500 +22.64% 13
West Sussex +19 43 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 42 £26,250 -4.54% 3
Kent -6 32 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Sussex +11 2 £23,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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.

1 972 (62.83%) Windows
2 630 (40.72%) Active Directory
3 542 (35.04%) Windows Server
4 511 (33.03%) Microsoft
5 484 (31.29%) VMware
6 465 (30.06%) Linux
7 409 (26.44%) Firewall
8 398 (25.73%) Cisco
9 328 (21.20%) MS Exchange
10 304 (19.65%) TCP/IP
11 301 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 277 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
13 271 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 262 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 260 (16.81%) ITIL
16 247 (15.97%) SQL
17 241 (15.58%) MS Excel
18 239 (15.45%) Windows 7
19 233 (15.06%) CCNA
20 232 (15.00%) SQL Server
21 225 (14.54%) DNS
22 207 (13.38%) WAN
23 194 (12.54%) LAN
24 179 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 172 (11.12%) Windows 8
26 166 (10.73%) Citrix
27 165 (10.67%) Office 365
28 162 (10.47%) MS Office
29 161 (10.41%) Hyper-V
30 157 (10.15%) DHCP

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
1 328 (21.20%) MS Exchange
2 107 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (6.08%) IIS
4 70 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 67 (4.33%) Apache
6 57 (3.68%) Tomcat
7 53 (3.43%) WebSphere
8 51 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 43 (2.78%) WebLogic
10 39 (2.52%) SharePoint
11 34 (2.20%) JBoss
12 31 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
13 26 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 17 (1.10%) OpenStack
16 17 (1.10%) Skype for Business
17 14 (0.90%) nginx
18 13 (0.84%) IBM Notes
19 8 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 241 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 162 (10.47%) MS Office
3 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.26%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.065%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.065%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 165 (10.67%) Office 365
2 94 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.00%) SaaS
5 10 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.26%) IaaS
6 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.065%) G Suite
9 1 (0.065%) GitHub
9 1 (0.065%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 409 (26.44%) Firewall
2 304 (19.65%) TCP/IP
3 225 (14.54%) DNS
4 207 (13.38%) WAN
5 194 (12.54%) LAN
6 157 (10.15%) DHCP
7 141 (9.11%) VoIP
8 114 (7.37%) VPN
9 112 (7.24%) SAN
10 78 (5.04%) Network Security
11 73 (4.72%) VLAN
12 65 (4.20%) MPLS
13 64 (4.14%) Wireless
14 62 (4.01%) Internet
15 56 (3.62%) OSPF
16 54 (3.49%) IP Telephony
17 50 (3.23%) BGP
18 43 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (2.78%) HTTP
19 41 (2.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.75%) MySQL
3 34 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 24 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.29%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.10%) Big Data
8 16 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (0.71%) DB2
9 11 (0.71%) InfluxDB
9 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.065%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.065%) GIS
13 1 (0.065%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.065%) OLAP
13 1 (0.065%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (1.10%) JIRA
2 5 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.13%) Subversion
3 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.065%) Ant
4 1 (0.065%) Maven
4 1 (0.065%) MSI
4 1 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (7.18%) Finance
2 99 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 29 (1.87%) Games
4 26 (1.68%) Banking
5 24 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.29%) Electronics
7 19 (1.23%) French Language
7 19 (1.23%) German Language
8 18 (1.16%) Legal
9 16 (1.03%) Italian Language
10 15 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.90%) Marketing
12 13 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 12 (0.78%) Billing
14 10 (0.65%) Retail
15 8 (0.52%) Back Office
16 7 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
17 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.94%) Web Services
2 29 (1.87%) .NET
3 28 (1.81%) HTML
4 26 (1.68%) Middleware
5 25 (1.62%) LAMP
6 23 (1.49%) Software Packaging
7 16 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (0.90%) ZeroMQ
9 13 (0.84%) Regular Expression
9 13 (0.84%) XML
10 11 (0.71%) COM
11 9 (0.58%) J2EE
11 9 (0.58%) jQuery
12 6 (0.39%) 802.1X
12 6 (0.39%) SOAP
13 5 (0.32%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.32%) CSS
13 5 (0.32%) ODBC
13 5 (0.32%) REST
14 4 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 83 (5.37%) Driving Licence
3 71 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (3.10%) Clustering
5 44 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.94%) Blackberry
8 27 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
9 26 (1.68%) Replication
10 21 (1.36%) Statistics
11 20 (1.29%) Fat Client
11 20 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.29%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.78%) iPad
13 12 (0.78%) iPhone
14 9 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.58%) Xbox
15 8 (0.52%) IVR
15 8 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 972 (62.83%) Windows
2 542 (35.04%) Windows Server
3 465 (30.06%) Linux
4 301 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 271 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 239 (15.45%) Windows 7
7 172 (11.12%) Windows 8
8 154 (9.95%) Windows 10
9 125 (8.08%) Unix
10 99 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 74 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 58 (3.75%) Windows XP
13 43 (2.78%) CentOS
14 41 (2.65%) Mac OS X
15 33 (2.13%) Android
16 30 (1.94%) Apple iOS
17 24 (1.55%) Mac OS
18 23 (1.49%) Solaris
19 20 (1.29%) AIX
19 20 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (16.81%) ITIL
2 64 (4.14%) Mentoring
3 54 (3.49%) Service Delivery
4 53 (3.43%) DevOps
5 46 (2.97%) Change Management
6 44 (2.84%) E-Commerce
7 41 (2.65%) Problem Management
8 39 (2.52%) Data Protection
9 38 (2.46%) Network Design
10 37 (2.39%) Analytics
10 37 (2.39%) Change Control
10 37 (2.39%) Incident Management
11 35 (2.26%) Software Engineering
12 32 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 31 (2.00%) Presales
13 31 (2.00%) SIEM
14 30 (1.94%) Service Management
15 29 (1.87%) Migration
15 29 (1.87%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.97%) SQL
2 84 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 82 (5.30%) Java
4 74 (4.78%) Python
5 64 (4.14%) Perl
6 61 (3.94%) Bash Shell
7 41 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 37 (2.39%) Shell Script
9 32 (2.07%) C
9 32 (2.07%) C#
9 32 (2.07%) Ruby
10 14 (0.90%) C++
11 9 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.45%) PHP
12 7 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.45%) VB
13 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.19%) Tcl
15 2 (0.13%) X++
16 1 (0.065%) VBA
Qualifications
1 277 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
2 233 (15.06%) CCNA
3 179 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 141 (9.11%) CCNP
5 127 (8.21%) MCSE
6 126 (8.14%) Security Cleared
7 93 (6.01%) Degree
8 89 (5.75%) MCSA
9 83 (5.37%) MCP
10 76 (4.91%) SC Cleared
11 43 (2.78%) MCITP
12 41 (2.65%) CCSE
12 41 (2.65%) CISSP
13 40 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 33 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
15 31 (2.00%) JNCIA
16 28 (1.81%) CCSA
16 28 (1.81%) CEH
17 19 (1.23%) MCTS
18 18 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.40%) SLA
2 18 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.32%) QA
5 3 (0.19%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) DICOM
7 1 (0.065%) HL7
7 1 (0.065%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.065%) JTAG
System Software
1 630 (40.72%) Active Directory
2 262 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (10.41%) Hyper-V
4 82 (5.30%) vSphere
5 43 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (2.13%) Firmware
7 31 (2.00%) VMware ESX
8 22 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (1.03%) XenApp
11 15 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.90%) XenDesktop
13 13 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.71%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.65%) Samba
15 10 (0.65%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.65%) XenServer
16 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 72 (4.65%) SCCM
2 71 (4.59%) Puppet
3 37 (2.39%) Nagios
3 37 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 20 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (1.23%) SCOM
7 18 (1.16%) OpenAM
7 18 (1.16%) Tivoli
8 17 (1.10%) WSUS
9 16 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.84%) Nessus
10 13 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.71%) SCVMM
12 9 (0.58%) Nmap
13 8 (0.52%) SCSM
14 7 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
14 7 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 511 (33.03%) Microsoft
2 484 (31.29%) VMware
3 398 (25.73%) Cisco
4 166 (10.73%) Citrix
5 100 (6.46%) CheckPoint
5 100 (6.46%) Oracle
6 98 (6.33%) HP
7 97 (6.27%) Red Hat
8 77 (4.98%) Juniper
9 58 (3.75%) F5
10 56 (3.62%) Apple
11 54 (3.49%) Dell
12 52 (3.36%) NetApp
13 45 (2.91%) Extreme Networks
13 45 (2.91%) IBM
14 43 (2.78%) Veeam
15 42 (2.71%) EMC
16 37 (2.39%) Sun
17 35 (2.26%) Palo Alto
18 25 (1.62%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Healthcare, Pension + More
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago