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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 59 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 788 810 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.51% 3.84% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 3.98% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 718 730 918
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £28,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -1.72%
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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +17 247 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Hampshire +46 179 £29,500 -1.66% 16
Surrey -8 145 £30,000 -10.44% 17
Kent +3 62 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire +4 48 £28,500 +29.54% 12
Buckinghamshire +20 45 £23,000 -16.36% 4
East Sussex +32 39 £45,000 +95.65% 3
West Sussex -21 21 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Middlesex +12 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Sussex +11 2 £25,000 -24.24%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1009 (62.91%) Windows
2 645 (40.21%) Active Directory
3 567 (35.35%) Microsoft
4 556 (34.66%) Windows Server
5 544 (33.92%) VMware
6 518 (32.29%) Linux
7 428 (26.68%) Cisco
8 371 (23.13%) Firewall
9 342 (21.32%) MS Exchange
10 324 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 304 (18.95%) ITIL
12 294 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 290 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 284 (17.71%) SQL
15 282 (17.58%) MS Excel
16 281 (17.52%) TCP/IP
17 267 (16.65%) SQL Server
18 260 (16.21%) DNS
18 260 (16.21%) Cisco Certification
19 232 (14.46%) Windows 7
20 217 (13.53%) Citrix
21 215 (13.40%) WAN
22 207 (12.91%) CCNA
23 203 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
24 195 (12.16%) LAN
25 178 (11.10%) Windows 8
26 171 (10.66%) Hyper-V
26 171 (10.66%) DHCP
26 171 (10.66%) MS Office
27 158 (9.85%) 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
1 342 (21.32%) MS Exchange
2 126 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (6.36%) IIS
4 97 (6.05%) Apache
5 95 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 80 (4.99%) Tomcat
7 70 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 63 (3.93%) JBoss
9 55 (3.43%) WebLogic
10 52 (3.24%) WebSphere
11 42 (2.62%) SharePoint
12 38 (2.37%) Skype for Business
13 35 (2.18%) nginx
14 27 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 23 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 22 (1.37%) OpenStack
17 18 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
18 12 (0.75%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 282 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 171 (10.66%) MS Office
3 8 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 6 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.31%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.25%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.062%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 152 (9.48%) Office 365
2 93 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.24%) SaaS
4 34 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.12%) IaaS
8 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.062%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 371 (23.13%) Firewall
2 281 (17.52%) TCP/IP
3 260 (16.21%) DNS
4 215 (13.40%) WAN
5 195 (12.16%) LAN
6 171 (10.66%) DHCP
7 134 (8.35%) SAN
8 124 (7.73%) VPN
9 108 (6.73%) VoIP
10 79 (4.93%) Internet
11 69 (4.30%) Wireless
12 68 (4.24%) HTTP
13 65 (4.05%) Network Security
14 63 (3.93%) MPLS
15 53 (3.30%) NAS
16 51 (3.18%) SMTP
16 51 (3.18%) VLAN
17 50 (3.12%) OSPF
18 49 (3.05%) IP Telephony
19 48 (2.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (16.65%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.98%) MySQL
3 38 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 24 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (0.81%) Big Data
8 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.69%) DB2
10 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.37%) InfluxDB
12 4 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.062%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.062%) OLAP
15 1 (0.062%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (1.00%) JIRA
2 10 (0.62%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.31%) Subversion
5 4 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.062%) Ant
7 1 (0.062%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.062%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.062%) Maven
7 1 (0.062%) Selenium
7 1 (0.062%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.062%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.062%) WATIR
General
1 104 (6.48%) Finance
2 89 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 27 (1.68%) Banking
5 23 (1.43%) Games
6 20 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.06%) Electronics
8 15 (0.94%) Retail
9 14 (0.87%) German Language
9 14 (0.87%) Legal
9 14 (0.87%) Marketing
10 11 (0.69%) French Language
11 10 (0.62%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.44%) Advertising
12 7 (0.44%) Back Office
13 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (4.24%) Web Services
2 43 (2.68%) .NET
3 37 (2.31%) HTML
4 34 (2.12%) LAMP
5 24 (1.50%) XML
6 23 (1.43%) Middleware
7 17 (1.06%) Software Packaging
8 16 (1.00%) COM
9 13 (0.81%) CSS
10 11 (0.69%) ZeroMQ
11 9 (0.56%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
12 8 (0.50%) MCollective
13 6 (0.37%) 802.1X
13 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.37%) J2EE
13 6 (0.37%) jQuery
14 5 (0.31%) JSON
14 5 (0.31%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.92%) Driving Licence
2 94 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 71 (4.43%) Clustering
4 65 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 35 (2.18%) Replication
9 30 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.43%) Fat Client
10 23 (1.43%) Thin Client
11 21 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
12 20 (1.25%) iPhone
13 15 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.94%) Statistics
14 14 (0.87%) IVR
15 13 (0.81%) iPad
16 12 (0.75%) Physics
16 12 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1009 (62.91%) Windows
2 556 (34.66%) Windows Server
3 518 (32.29%) Linux
4 324 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 294 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 232 (14.46%) Windows 7
7 178 (11.10%) Windows 8
8 144 (8.98%) Windows 10
9 137 (8.54%) Unix
10 129 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 95 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 61 (3.80%) Windows XP
13 45 (2.81%) Mac OS X
14 44 (2.74%) CentOS
15 38 (2.37%) Android
16 32 (2.00%) Apple iOS
17 27 (1.68%) Solaris
18 25 (1.56%) Ubuntu
19 23 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
20 22 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (18.95%) ITIL
2 76 (4.74%) Incident Management
3 69 (4.30%) Mentoring
4 59 (3.68%) Change Management
5 52 (3.24%) E-Commerce
5 52 (3.24%) Service Delivery
6 49 (3.05%) Problem Management
7 47 (2.93%) Network Design
8 44 (2.74%) DevOps
9 39 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 38 (2.37%) Analytics
11 36 (2.24%) Change Control
11 36 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 35 (2.18%) ITSM
13 32 (2.00%) Coaching
14 31 (1.93%) Presales
15 30 (1.87%) Service Management
16 29 (1.81%) Software Engineering
17 28 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
18 27 (1.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (17.71%) SQL
2 96 (5.99%) PowerShell
3 72 (4.49%) Java
3 72 (4.49%) Perl
4 70 (4.36%) Python
5 55 (3.43%) Bash Shell
6 43 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 34 (2.12%) C#
8 31 (1.93%) C
9 28 (1.75%) C++
10 24 (1.50%) Ruby
11 23 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 14 (0.87%) VB
13 13 (0.81%) PHP
14 9 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.44%) VC++
17 3 (0.19%) VB6
18 2 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 260 (16.21%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (12.91%) CCNA
3 203 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 128 (7.98%) CCNP
5 123 (7.67%) MCSE
6 120 (7.48%) Degree
6 120 (7.48%) Security Cleared
7 109 (6.80%) MCSA
8 80 (4.99%) SC Cleared
9 78 (4.86%) MCP
10 66 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 54 (3.37%) MCITP
12 34 (2.12%) MCTS
13 33 (2.06%) CCSE
14 32 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 31 (1.93%) CISSP
16 25 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
17 24 (1.50%) CEH
18 21 (1.31%) A+ Certification
18 21 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (9.85%) SLA
2 23 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.25%) DICOM
4 4 (0.25%) HL7
4 4 (0.25%) QA
5 3 (0.19%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.062%) COBIT
7 1 (0.062%) GAMP
7 1 (0.062%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.062%) JTAG
System Software
1 645 (40.21%) Active Directory
2 290 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 72 (4.49%) vSphere
5 56 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (2.56%) Firmware
7 35 (2.18%) XenApp
8 32 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 25 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
10 20 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 18 (1.12%) Terminal Server
13 13 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.81%) XenServer
14 11 (0.69%) Squid
15 9 (0.56%) Docker
15 9 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.50%) qmail
17 7 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 86 (5.36%) Puppet
2 84 (5.24%) SCCM
3 57 (3.55%) Nagios
4 55 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 34 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 25 (1.56%) SCOM
8 22 (1.37%) OpenAM
8 22 (1.37%) Tivoli
9 20 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 18 (1.12%) SCVMM
11 15 (0.94%) WSUS
12 14 (0.87%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.81%) Nessus
14 12 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
14 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
14 12 (0.75%) SCSM
15 11 (0.69%) DatAdvantage
15 11 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 10 (0.62%) Nmap
Vendors
1 567 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 544 (33.92%) VMware
3 428 (26.68%) Cisco
4 217 (13.53%) Citrix
5 126 (7.86%) HP
5 126 (7.86%) Red Hat
6 120 (7.48%) Oracle
7 93 (5.80%) CheckPoint
8 72 (4.49%) F5
9 66 (4.11%) Juniper
10 61 (3.80%) Veeam
11 59 (3.68%) Apple
12 54 (3.37%) EMC
13 51 (3.18%) Symantec
14 46 (2.87%) Extreme Networks
14 46 (2.87%) NetApp
15 39 (2.43%) IBM
15 39 (2.43%) Sun
16 31 (1.93%) Avaya
16 31 (1.93%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 19 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits.
Posted: 40 minutes ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £300 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Shift allowance, Pension, Healthcare....
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + parking, cycle to work 25 hols
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago