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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 195 193 207
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 32 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 10
Average salary £23,000 £22,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,800 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%
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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 +5 13 £19,500 +5.40% 1
Wiltshire -6 7 £26,500 +39.47% 2
Somerset - 6 £25,250 - 4
Gloucestershire -3 3 £27,000 +25.58%
Bristol -11 2 £25,500 +13.33%
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 29 August 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 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (27.78%) Citrix
6 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 12 (22.22%) VMware
8 11 (20.37%) DNS
9 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.52%) MS Office
10 9 (16.67%) SQL
10 9 (16.67%) DHCP
10 9 (16.67%) Firewall
10 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.96%) VPN
11 7 (12.96%) LAN
12 6 (11.11%) ITIL
12 6 (11.11%) SAN
13 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.26%) VoIP
13 5 (9.26%) WAN
13 5 (9.26%) Cisco
13 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
14 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
14 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
14 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
14 4 (7.41%) PDA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) Firewall
4 7 (12.96%) LAN
4 7 (12.96%) VPN
5 6 (11.11%) SAN
6 5 (9.26%) VoIP
6 5 (9.26%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) FTP
7 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) 3G
7 2 (3.70%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) PDA
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) Social Media
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.85%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 2 (3.70%) ERP
4 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) MCP
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) MCSA
3 3 (5.56%) MCITP
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) MCTS
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 40 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Citrix
3 12 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Novell
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee
7 1 (1.85%) BT
7 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.85%) Trapeze
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago