The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 208 207 206
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 23 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 8
Average salary £26,500 £36,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.38% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.14% -8.00%
Senior 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
5767 4871 5461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.12% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4837 4205 4840
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Senior Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Senior Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol 0 8 £35,000 -16.66%
Somerset - 7 £25,500 - 1
Wiltshire -4 5 £26,500 -23.18% 2
Cornwall - 2 £25,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 15 (45.45%) ITIL
5 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (39.39%) Juniper
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) DHCP
7 11 (33.33%) VPN
7 11 (33.33%) DNS
8 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 9 (27.27%) LAN
9 9 (27.27%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) PBX
10 8 (24.24%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (24.24%) IVR
11 7 (21.21%) SAN
11 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
11 7 (21.21%) Change Management
12 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco
12 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 5 (15.15%) C#
13 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
13 5 (15.15%) Degree
14 4 (12.12%) Banking
14 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
14 4 (12.12%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) DHCP
2 11 (33.33%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) LAN
3 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) PBX
4 8 (24.24%) Asterisk PBX
5 7 (21.21%) SAN
6 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.12%) MRTG
7 4 (12.12%) Softphone
7 4 (12.12%) LDAP
7 4 (12.12%) HTTP
7 4 (12.12%) VoIP
7 4 (12.12%) SMTP
8 2 (6.06%) ADSL
9 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) IVR
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Fedora
3 2 (6.06%) Debian
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Line Management
4 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
1 4 (12.12%) Check_MK
1 4 (12.12%) MOM
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
3 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Huawei
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) HP
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