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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 67 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 872 901 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.16% 3.93% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 4.14% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 735 704 805
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
19955 21746 21098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.94% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16310 17614 17489
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -3 272 £33,000 -9.58% 26
Surrey +19 224 £34,000 +13.33% 20
Hampshire +18 144 £28,250 -5.04% 18
Kent +34 70 £30,000 +9.09% 9
Oxfordshire +3 55 £34,000 +11.47% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 48 £27,500 +5.76% 3
West Sussex -35 28 £27,500 - 4
East Sussex +19 21 £25,000 -18.69% 5
Middlesex +15 8 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1172 (64.40%) Windows
2 817 (44.89%) Microsoft
3 679 (37.31%) Active Directory
4 560 (30.77%) VMware
5 548 (30.11%) Linux
6 441 (24.23%) MS Exchange
7 436 (23.96%) Firewall
8 419 (23.02%) MS Excel
9 416 (22.86%) Cisco
10 389 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 371 (20.38%) TCP/IP
12 353 (19.40%) SQL
13 345 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 329 (18.08%) MS Office
15 321 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 307 (16.87%) ITIL
17 300 (16.48%) DNS
18 298 (16.37%) Windows 7
19 265 (14.56%) SQL Server
20 261 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
21 251 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
22 237 (13.02%) Windows Server 2003
22 237 (13.02%) LAN
23 221 (12.14%) SLA
24 213 (11.70%) Citrix
25 208 (11.43%) HP
26 206 (11.32%) CCNA
27 202 (11.10%) SAN
28 200 (10.99%) WAN
29 196 (10.77%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 441 (24.23%) MS Exchange
2 180 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (7.03%) IIS
4 114 (6.26%) SharePoint
5 112 (6.15%) Lync
6 102 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 88 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 85 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 83 (4.56%) Apache
10 68 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 57 (3.13%) Tomcat
12 37 (2.03%) JBoss
13 31 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2000
14 23 (1.26%) CMS
15 20 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
16 17 (0.93%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.77%) nginx
18 13 (0.71%) WebLogic
19 12 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
19 12 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 419 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 329 (18.08%) MS Office
3 36 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) Abaqus
5 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.055%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.33%) assyst
2 5 (0.27%) BASE24
3 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.16%) Tridion
5 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.055%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.98%) Office 365
2 33 (1.81%) SaaS
3 31 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.93%) IaaS
5 8 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.055%) PaaS
8 1 (0.055%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.055%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 436 (23.96%) Firewall
2 371 (20.38%) TCP/IP
3 300 (16.48%) DNS
4 237 (13.02%) LAN
5 202 (11.10%) SAN
6 200 (10.99%) WAN
7 190 (10.44%) DHCP
8 156 (8.57%) VPN
9 126 (6.92%) VoIP
10 97 (5.33%) Internet
11 74 (4.07%) VLAN
12 72 (3.96%) Wireless
13 67 (3.68%) NAS
14 64 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (2.97%) SSL
16 44 (2.42%) MPLS
17 43 (2.36%) IPsec
18 39 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
19 37 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
20 31 (1.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.78%) MySQL
3 37 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (1.26%) Redis
6 17 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 14 (0.77%) MS Access
8 13 (0.71%) DB2
9 11 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.27%) HP UFT
3 5 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (0.22%) Subversion
4 4 (0.22%) JIRA
5 3 (0.16%) MSI
5 3 (0.16%) MSTest
6 2 (0.11%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.055%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.055%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.055%) Gerrit
General
1 134 (7.36%) Finance
2 110 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.75%) German Language
4 38 (2.09%) Marketing
5 36 (1.98%) French Language
6 34 (1.87%) Retail
7 23 (1.26%) Back Office
7 23 (1.26%) Electronics
8 21 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 14 (0.77%) Legal
11 9 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 8 (0.44%) Advertising
12 8 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.38%) Arabic Language
14 6 (0.33%) Banking
14 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.22%) Publishing
15 4 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.30%) .NET
2 46 (2.53%) HTML
3 41 (2.25%) Web Services
4 25 (1.37%) XML
5 21 (1.15%) CSS
6 13 (0.71%) Application Packaging
7 12 (0.66%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.55%) MAPI
9 9 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (0.44%) LAMP
10 8 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.44%) MCollective
11 7 (0.38%) COM
12 6 (0.33%) Regular Expression
12 6 (0.33%) Esper
13 5 (0.27%) Software Packaging
14 4 (0.22%) jQuery
14 4 (0.22%) Servlets
14 4 (0.22%) ODBC
15 3 (0.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 177 (9.73%) Data Centre
2 148 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (7.91%) Blackberry
4 84 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 77 (4.23%) Clustering
6 64 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.42%) Replication
8 31 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 26 (1.43%) iPhone
10 19 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 18 (0.99%) e-Health
12 17 (0.93%) Statistics
12 17 (0.93%) iPad
13 16 (0.88%) EqualLogic
14 15 (0.82%) Fat Client
14 15 (0.82%) Thin Client
15 14 (0.77%) IVR
15 14 (0.77%) User Experience
15 14 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
16 13 (0.71%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1172 (64.40%) Windows
2 548 (30.11%) Linux
3 389 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 298 (16.37%) Windows 7
5 261 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 237 (13.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 192 (10.55%) UNIX
7 192 (10.55%) Windows 8
8 175 (9.62%) Windows XP
9 134 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 110 (6.04%) Mac OS X
11 87 (4.78%) CentOS
12 58 (3.19%) Android
13 52 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 46 (2.53%) Windows Vista
15 45 (2.47%) Ubuntu
16 44 (2.42%) Mac OS
17 41 (2.25%) Apple iOS
18 29 (1.59%) Debian
19 22 (1.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (16.87%) ITIL
2 94 (5.16%) Problem Management
3 86 (4.73%) Service Delivery
4 75 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 74 (4.07%) Incident Management
6 61 (3.35%) Mentoring
7 60 (3.30%) Configuration Management
8 58 (3.19%) Load Balancing
9 55 (3.02%) CRM
10 50 (2.75%) Time Management
11 49 (2.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 46 (2.53%) Service Management
13 44 (2.42%) Change Management
14 42 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 42 (2.31%) Project Management
15 41 (2.25%) Capacity Management
16 36 (1.98%) Vulnerability Management
17 35 (1.92%) Migration
18 33 (1.81%) Information Security
19 31 (1.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 353 (19.40%) SQL
2 75 (4.12%) PowerShell
3 72 (3.96%) Perl
4 64 (3.52%) Java
5 57 (3.13%) C
5 57 (3.13%) Python
6 34 (1.87%) PHP
7 32 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 31 (1.70%) Ruby
9 30 (1.65%) C++
10 29 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.43%) C#
12 24 (1.32%) VBScript
13 19 (1.04%) VB
13 19 (1.04%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.71%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.66%) Korn
16 5 (0.27%) sed
16 5 (0.27%) AWK
16 5 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 321 (17.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 251 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 206 (11.32%) CCNA
4 196 (10.77%) MCSE
5 174 (9.56%) Security Cleared
6 173 (9.51%) MCP
7 172 (9.45%) Degree
8 134 (7.36%) MCITP
9 108 (5.93%) SC Cleared
10 87 (4.78%) DV Cleared
11 81 (4.45%) CCNP
12 78 (4.29%) MCSA
13 58 (3.19%) A+ Certification
14 57 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 43 (2.36%) MCTS
16 39 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (1.87%) CISSP
18 33 (1.81%) CEH
19 23 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
20 22 (1.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (12.14%) SLA
2 31 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.15%) QA
4 19 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.55%) GPG13
5 10 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.27%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.22%) HL7
8 4 (0.22%) DICOM
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 679 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 345 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 129 (7.09%) vSphere
5 85 (4.67%) XenApp
6 46 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 41 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 37 (2.03%) Terminal Services
9 35 (1.92%) vCloud
10 25 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 18 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.99%) Squid
11 18 (0.99%) Terminal Server
12 14 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 14 (0.77%) XenServer
13 12 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (0.66%) Firmware
14 9 (0.49%) KVM
15 8 (0.44%) qmail
Systems Management
1 149 (8.19%) SCCM
2 82 (4.51%) SCOM
3 51 (2.80%) WSUS
4 47 (2.58%) Nagios
5 44 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 41 (2.25%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.15%) HP SIM
8 18 (0.99%) SCVMM
9 16 (0.88%) logstash
10 15 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (0.77%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.71%) Plesk
12 13 (0.71%) cPanel
13 12 (0.66%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.60%) Puppet
15 10 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.55%) EdgeSight
15 10 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
16 9 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 817 (44.89%) Microsoft
2 560 (30.77%) VMware
3 416 (22.86%) Cisco
4 213 (11.70%) Citrix
5 208 (11.43%) HP
6 146 (8.02%) Oracle
7 139 (7.64%) Red Hat
8 111 (6.10%) Apple
9 100 (5.49%) Juniper
10 60 (3.30%) Avaya
10 60 (3.30%) Symantec
11 58 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 47 (2.58%) Dell
13 43 (2.36%) F5
14 40 (2.20%) EMC
15 35 (1.92%) McAfee
16 34 (1.87%) Sun
17 31 (1.70%) SolarWinds
18 28 (1.54%) NetApp
18 28 (1.54%) Brocade
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24500 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £13500 - £14000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on call + 10% bonus + 5% pension +
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum plus great benefits and culture
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £32k, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago