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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 55 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 935 857 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.37% 3.72% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 3.93% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 739 664 828
Average salary £30,250 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.66%
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
20342 21801 21273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.07% 94.74% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16462 17296 17743
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +6 323 £36,000 +9.09% 29
Surrey +40 273 £37,500 +18.11% 14
Hampshire -8 130 £27,500 +1.85% 11
Kent +37 55 £26,750 -17.69% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 43 £26,500 +8.16% 6
Oxfordshire -7 40 £26,000 -5.45% 8
West Sussex +8 39 £26,000 -5.45% 5
East Sussex -28 20 £18,500 -49.31% 7
Middlesex +2 7 £26,000 -32.90% 2
Sussex +6 6 £26,000 +8.33%
Thames Valley - 2 £29,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1234 (63.94%) Windows
2 788 (40.83%) Microsoft
3 663 (34.35%) Active Directory
4 556 (28.81%) VMware
5 513 (26.58%) Linux
6 443 (22.95%) MS Excel
7 426 (22.07%) SQL
8 420 (21.76%) MS Exchange
9 415 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 403 (20.88%) Cisco
11 379 (19.64%) Firewall
12 362 (18.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 347 (17.98%) MS Office
14 337 (17.46%) TCP/IP
15 304 (15.75%) Windows 7
16 299 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 290 (15.03%) ITIL
18 282 (14.61%) DNS
19 248 (12.85%) LAN
19 248 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 242 (12.54%) SQL Server
21 236 (12.23%) Security Cleared
22 234 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
23 232 (12.02%) Citrix
24 225 (11.66%) WAN
25 218 (11.30%) UNIX
26 203 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
27 201 (10.41%) HP
28 199 (10.31%) Windows XP
29 194 (10.05%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 420 (21.76%) MS Exchange
2 178 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (7.20%) IIS
4 119 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 112 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 105 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 85 (4.40%) Apache
7 85 (4.40%) Lync
8 66 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 61 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 45 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
11 39 (2.02%) Tomcat
12 34 (1.76%) WebSphere
13 29 (1.50%) Live Communications Server
14 26 (1.35%) IBM Notes
15 23 (1.19%) CMS
16 22 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
18 19 (0.98%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 443 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 347 (17.98%) MS Office
3 43 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.16%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.10%) SPSS
7 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) BASE24
3 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.31%) assyst
4 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.26%) Retail-J
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.16%) Tridion
6 1 (0.052%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.052%) Maximo
6 1 (0.052%) Nortel Periphonics
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 87 (4.51%) Office 365
2 27 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.04%) IaaS
4 16 (0.83%) SaaS
5 13 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.16%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.052%) Route 53
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.052%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.052%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 379 (19.64%) Firewall
2 337 (17.46%) TCP/IP
3 282 (14.61%) DNS
4 248 (12.85%) LAN
5 225 (11.66%) WAN
6 187 (9.69%) SAN
7 156 (8.08%) DHCP
8 141 (7.31%) VPN
9 119 (6.17%) VoIP
10 90 (4.66%) Wireless
11 89 (4.61%) Internet
12 82 (4.25%) Cisco ASA
13 65 (3.37%) SSL
14 57 (2.95%) VLAN
15 56 (2.90%) Ethernet
16 50 (2.59%) NAS
17 46 (2.38%) MPLS
18 45 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
19 39 (2.02%) BGP
20 34 (1.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 100 (5.18%) MySQL
3 42 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 22 (1.14%) MS Access
8 20 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (0.93%) EDRMS
10 17 (0.88%) IDOL
11 16 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 16 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.67%) DB2
12 13 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (0.62%) Redis
13 12 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (0.41%) JIRA
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.21%) MSI
7 3 (0.16%) Subversion
7 3 (0.16%) MSTest
7 3 (0.16%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.10%) ProC
8 2 (0.10%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.052%) Ant
9 1 (0.052%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.052%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.052%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.052%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.052%) WATIR
9 1 (0.052%) Selenium
General
1 159 (8.24%) Telecoms
2 153 (7.93%) Finance
3 80 (4.15%) Retail
4 42 (2.18%) French Language
5 36 (1.87%) Marketing
6 35 (1.81%) German Language
7 23 (1.19%) Spanish Language
7 23 (1.19%) Back Office
8 21 (1.09%) Electronics
9 18 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.67%) Games
11 12 (0.62%) Legal
12 10 (0.52%) Advertising
12 10 (0.52%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.47%) Billing
14 7 (0.36%) Banking
15 6 (0.31%) Military
15 6 (0.31%) Publishing
15 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.26%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (3.42%) .NET
2 46 (2.38%) Web Services
3 34 (1.76%) HTML
4 29 (1.50%) XML
5 17 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 15 (0.78%) CSS
7 13 (0.67%) MAPI
8 12 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 10 (0.52%) LAMP
10 8 (0.41%) Esper
11 6 (0.31%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.26%) J2EE
13 4 (0.21%) COM
13 4 (0.21%) ODBC
13 4 (0.21%) Spring
13 4 (0.21%) JSON
14 3 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (0.16%) SOAP
15 2 (0.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (7.36%) Blackberry
3 104 (5.39%) Clustering
4 69 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 66 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.44%) Replication
7 34 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 30 (1.55%) Statistics
9 27 (1.40%) iPhone
10 21 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.98%) Open Source
12 17 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 17 (0.88%) Thin Client
12 17 (0.88%) e-Health
12 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
14 14 (0.73%) IVR
15 13 (0.67%) PDA
15 13 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1234 (63.94%) Windows
2 513 (26.58%) Linux
3 415 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 304 (15.75%) Windows 7
5 299 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 234 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 218 (11.30%) UNIX
8 199 (10.31%) Windows XP
9 180 (9.33%) Windows 8
10 92 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (4.40%) Mac OS X
12 60 (3.11%) CentOS
13 58 (3.01%) Windows 2000 Server
14 50 (2.59%) Windows Vista
15 44 (2.28%) Solaris
15 44 (2.28%) Apple iOS
16 42 (2.18%) Android
17 37 (1.92%) Mac OS
18 27 (1.40%) Ubuntu
19 24 (1.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (15.03%) ITIL
2 92 (4.77%) Incident Management
3 90 (4.66%) Service Delivery
4 79 (4.09%) CRM
5 71 (3.68%) Problem Management
6 61 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 58 (3.01%) Change Management
8 55 (2.85%) Mentoring
9 54 (2.80%) Release Management
10 53 (2.75%) Load Balancing
11 50 (2.59%) Time Management
11 50 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 42 (2.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 41 (2.12%) Configuration Management
14 39 (2.02%) Service Management
14 39 (2.02%) Software Distribution
15 37 (1.92%) Coaching
16 28 (1.45%) Line Management
16 28 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (1.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 426 (22.07%) SQL
2 80 (4.15%) PowerShell
3 71 (3.68%) C
3 71 (3.68%) Java
4 69 (3.58%) Perl
5 57 (2.95%) Python
6 42 (2.18%) C++
7 33 (1.71%) C#
7 33 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 31 (1.61%) Ruby
9 30 (1.55%) PHP
10 29 (1.50%) VB
11 26 (1.35%) VBScript
12 17 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.36%) JavaScript
16 6 (0.31%) sed
16 6 (0.31%) AWK
17 4 (0.21%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 248 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 236 (12.23%) Security Cleared
3 203 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (9.74%) Degree
5 185 (9.59%) MCP
6 166 (8.60%) MCSE
7 153 (7.93%) SC Cleared
8 152 (7.88%) DV Cleared
9 145 (7.51%) CCNA
10 95 (4.92%) MCITP
11 81 (4.20%) CCNP
12 72 (3.73%) MCSA
13 44 (2.28%) A+ Certification
13 44 (2.28%) MCTS
14 31 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (1.61%) CISSP
15 28 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.35%) CEH
17 23 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (1.04%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (10.05%) SLA
2 38 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.52%) GPG13
7 7 (0.36%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.36%) QA
8 4 (0.21%) HL7
8 4 (0.21%) DICOM
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 663 (34.35%) Active Directory
2 362 (18.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 120 (6.22%) vSphere
5 110 (5.70%) XenApp
6 58 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 52 (2.69%) XenDesktop
7 52 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (1.76%) Terminal Services
9 29 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 27 (1.40%) vCloud
11 19 (0.98%) Terminal Server
12 18 (0.93%) VMware Server
12 18 (0.93%) XenServer
13 17 (0.88%) ISA Server
14 13 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.57%) KVM
16 10 (0.52%) Squid
17 9 (0.47%) Firmware
18 8 (0.41%) NDS
Systems Management
1 129 (6.68%) SCCM
2 79 (4.09%) SCOM
3 60 (3.11%) WSUS
4 50 (2.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 48 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 40 (2.07%) NetBackup
7 39 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 33 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
9 32 (1.66%) Nagios
10 20 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
11 16 (0.83%) Plesk
11 16 (0.83%) cPanel
12 14 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
13 13 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (0.62%) EdgeSight
14 12 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
14 12 (0.62%) logstash
15 11 (0.57%) Webmin
16 10 (0.52%) SCVMM
17 9 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 788 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 556 (28.81%) VMware
3 403 (20.88%) Cisco
4 232 (12.02%) Citrix
5 201 (10.41%) HP
6 168 (8.70%) Oracle
7 93 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 88 (4.56%) Apple
9 79 (4.09%) McAfee
10 74 (3.83%) Juniper
11 72 (3.73%) Fujitsu
12 71 (3.68%) CheckPoint
13 63 (3.26%) F5
14 60 (3.11%) Symantec
15 58 (3.01%) Avaya
16 48 (2.49%) IBM
17 44 (2.28%) Veritas
18 43 (2.23%) Sun
19 38 (1.97%) Dell
19 38 (1.97%) EMC
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary !!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sparsholt College Hampshire
Salary: From £23,187 to £26,939 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + 21 days holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + 21 days holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: Yesterday