The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 207 203 167
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 29 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.39% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.41% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 34
Average salary £24,000 £28,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +32.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,100 £17,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,150 £28,900
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
IT 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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the South West region.

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -4 12 £24,000 -2.04% 1
Dorset - 8 £20,000 - 3
Wiltshire -4 6 £26,500 -3.63%
Somerset +13 2 £24,000 -23.80% 3
Devon - 1 £32,500 - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 52 (88.14%) Windows
2 44 (74.58%) Active Directory
3 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
3 41 (69.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (47.46%) Citrix
5 24 (40.68%) VMware
6 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (23.73%) MS Office
10 12 (20.34%) LAN
10 12 (20.34%) WAN
11 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
12 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
12 10 (16.95%) Advertising
13 8 (13.56%) Firewall
13 8 (13.56%) Cisco
13 8 (13.56%) SAN
14 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
14 7 (11.86%) Linux
14 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
15 6 (10.17%) VPN
15 6 (10.17%) HP
15 6 (10.17%) MPLS
16 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
16 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (8.47%) ITIL
16 5 (8.47%) 3PAR
16 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) LAN
1 12 (20.34%) WAN
2 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) SAN
3 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.17%) VPN
4 6 (10.17%) MPLS
5 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.78%) VoIP
6 4 (6.78%) VLAN
7 3 (5.08%) Internet
7 3 (5.08%) LDAP
8 2 (3.39%) DNS
8 2 (3.39%) DMZ
9 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.69%) 3G
9 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
9 1 (1.69%) ISDN
9 1 (1.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (16.95%) Advertising
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.39%) Replication
1 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (88.14%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.86%) Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.69%) UNIX
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
1 5 (8.47%) ITIL
2 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.39%) ERP
4 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.69%) Password Management
4 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.69%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) MCP
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (74.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) vCloud
4 3 (5.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (47.46%) Citrix
3 24 (40.68%) VMware
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco
5 6 (10.17%) HP
6 5 (8.47%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.08%) Lotus
7 3 (5.08%) Veeam
8 2 (3.39%) NetApp
8 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.69%) McAfee
9 1 (1.69%) Apple
9 1 (1.69%) Sage
9 1 (1.69%) Dell
9 1 (1.69%) Juniper
9 1 (1.69%) Meraki
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago