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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 217 205 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 34 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.73% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 26
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% -2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,700 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,500 £24,875
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -1.50%
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
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -1 8 £25,500 +4.08%
Wiltshire -9 7 £24,750 +7.60%
Cornwall - 7 £20,500 - 1
Bristol - 6 £25,250 - 1
Devon +6 3 £35,000 +8.52%
Somerset -3 2 £23,750 -8.65% 1
Dorset +4 1 £23,500 +17.50% 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 67 (72.04%) Windows
2 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
3 58 (62.37%) Active Directory
4 31 (33.33%) VMware
5 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (27.96%) Windows Server
8 20 (21.51%) Office 365
8 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
9 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (19.35%) MS Office
11 17 (18.28%) MS Exchange
11 17 (18.28%) Citrix
12 16 (17.20%) VPN
12 16 (17.20%) Firewall
12 16 (17.20%) Degree
12 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
13 15 (16.13%) Advertising
13 15 (16.13%) Linux
13 15 (16.13%) SAN
14 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
14 13 (13.98%) ITIL
15 12 (12.90%) SQL
15 12 (12.90%) VoIP
15 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (11.83%) Windows 10
16 11 (11.83%) Android
16 11 (11.83%) Windows 8
16 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.30%) Apache
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) Confluence
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.35%) MS Office
3 9 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Office 365
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) Firewall
1 16 (17.20%) VPN
2 15 (16.13%) SAN
3 12 (12.90%) VoIP
4 11 (11.83%) LAN
5 10 (10.75%) DNS
5 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.68%) DHCP
7 8 (8.60%) WAN
8 7 (7.53%) PBX
8 7 (7.53%) Skype
9 5 (5.38%) Unified Communications
9 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.38%) Wireless
10 4 (4.30%) Internet
11 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.08%) Intranet
12 1 (1.08%) VLAN
12 1 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.08%) MySQL
1 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
1 1 (1.08%) Maven
1 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 15 (16.13%) Advertising
2 5 (5.38%) Billing
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
1 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
2 7 (7.53%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.04%) Windows
2 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.96%) Windows Server
5 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
7 15 (16.13%) Linux
8 11 (11.83%) Android
8 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
8 11 (11.83%) Windows 10
8 11 (11.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) ITIL
2 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.60%) CRM
5 7 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.53%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.45%) Change Management
6 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.38%) Service Management
8 4 (4.30%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.08%) Change Control
11 1 (1.08%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.08%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.08%) Open Source
11 1 (1.08%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.08%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (1.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) Java
2 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.60%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) MCP
4 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) MCSA
7 3 (3.23%) CCNA
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 58 (62.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.60%) XenApp
5 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) HP SIM
2 5 (5.38%) Nagios
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
3 3 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (18.28%) Citrix
4 11 (11.83%) Apple
5 7 (7.53%) Cisco
5 7 (7.53%) WatchGuard
6 6 (6.45%) HP
7 5 (5.38%) FrontRange
7 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.15%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) NetApp
9 1 (1.08%) Acronis
9 1 (1.08%) Aruba
9 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.08%) BT
9 1 (1.08%) Google
9 1 (1.08%) Lotus
9 1 (1.08%) Meraki
9 1 (1.08%) Meru Networks
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