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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 203 198 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 34 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 19
Average salary £22,250 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,700 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
5965 4991 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.18% 95.25% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5007 4346 4623
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 17 October 2014. 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
Dorset +6 12 £17,000 -26.08% 1
Somerset - 7 £25,500 - 1
Wiltshire +2 6 £21,500 -9.47% 3
Gloucestershire -2 6 £27,000 +14.89% 1
Bristol -7 2 £27,000 +20.00%
Devon - 1 £25,000 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 48 (77.42%) Windows
1 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.10%) Citrix
3 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
5 15 (24.19%) VMware
6 14 (22.58%) DNS
7 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.35%) DHCP
8 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
9 11 (17.74%) LAN
9 11 (17.74%) Firewall
10 10 (16.13%) ITIL
11 9 (14.52%) VPN
11 9 (14.52%) Change Management
11 9 (14.52%) SAN
12 8 (12.90%) WAN
12 8 (12.90%) SQL
12 8 (12.90%) MS Office
13 7 (11.29%) Juniper
13 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
14 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (8.06%) VoIP
14 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
14 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
15 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
15 4 (6.45%) MCITP
15 4 (6.45%) PDA

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.74%) LAN
3 11 (17.74%) Firewall
4 9 (14.52%) SAN
4 9 (14.52%) VPN
5 8 (12.90%) WAN
6 5 (8.06%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.23%) FTP
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) 3G
7 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.23%) Back Office
1 2 (3.23%) Advertising
1 2 (3.23%) Retail
1 2 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) PDA
2 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Change Management
3 3 (4.84%) ERP
3 3 (4.84%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.23%) Service Management
4 2 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (1.61%) ITSM
5 1 (1.61%) Migration
5 1 (1.61%) Information Security
5 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.61%) Change Control
5 1 (1.61%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) MCITP
3 3 (4.84%) MCP
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) Citrix
3 15 (24.19%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.29%) Juniper
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) NetApp
6 2 (3.23%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Avaya
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee
Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago