The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Support Engineer
Rank 65 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 236 272 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.17% 4.40% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 4.51% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 206 250 165
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

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 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
Wiltshire +1 70 £26,500 -8.62% 2
Gloucestershire -23 39 £29,000 +7.40% 4
Bristol -11 37 £27,250 +13.54% 3
Dorset +24 35 £30,250 +47.56% 2
Cornwall -5 25 £22,000 +4.76% 2
Somerset -10 17 £23,500 -27.69% 7
Devon +1 13 £28,000 - 1
Support Engineer
England

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 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 326 (67.36%) Windows
2 263 (54.34%) Microsoft
3 226 (46.69%) VMware
4 184 (38.02%) Active Directory
5 178 (36.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 165 (34.09%) Windows Server
7 164 (33.88%) MS Exchange
8 124 (25.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (24.17%) Firewall
10 113 (23.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 111 (22.93%) MS Excel
12 103 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 103 (21.28%) Linux
12 103 (21.28%) Cisco
13 96 (19.83%) Office 365
14 94 (19.42%) Security Cleared
15 89 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
16 87 (17.98%) SC Cleared
17 81 (16.74%) ITIL
18 77 (15.91%) VoIP
18 77 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 72 (14.88%) Windows 7
20 66 (13.64%) SQL
20 66 (13.64%) Citrix
21 64 (13.22%) SQL Server
22 59 (12.19%) Hyper-V
23 56 (11.57%) SAN
23 56 (11.57%) TCP/IP
24 54 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
25 50 (10.33%) VPN

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 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 164 (33.88%) MS Exchange
2 103 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (4.13%) Apache
5 20 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.65%) IIS
7 8 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.83%) CMS
10 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.41%) JBoss
11 2 (0.41%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.21%) Confluence
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 111 (22.93%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.44%) MS Office
3 9 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.83%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 96 (19.83%) Office 365
2 16 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.03%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 117 (24.17%) Firewall
2 77 (15.91%) VoIP
3 56 (11.57%) SAN
3 56 (11.57%) TCP/IP
4 50 (10.33%) VPN
5 49 (10.12%) DNS
6 40 (8.26%) LAN
7 37 (7.64%) WAN
8 32 (6.61%) DHCP
9 29 (5.99%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (3.10%) Internet
11 15 (3.10%) Unified Communications
12 13 (2.69%) IP Telephony
12 13 (2.69%) SSL
13 12 (2.48%) ADSL
13 12 (2.48%) Wireless
14 11 (2.27%) PBX
15 10 (2.07%) MPLS
15 10 (2.07%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.65%) MySQL
4 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.83%) Big Data
6 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Maven
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (6.40%) Finance
2 23 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.72%) Advertising
4 13 (2.69%) Retail
5 12 (2.48%) Marketing
6 10 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.65%) Law
8 7 (1.45%) Billing
8 7 (1.45%) Electronics
9 6 (1.24%) Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.96%) .NET
2 20 (4.13%) XML
3 12 (2.48%) HTML
4 9 (1.86%) CSS
5 8 (1.65%) Tapestry
5 8 (1.65%) Web Services
6 7 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.24%) J2EE
8 4 (0.83%) XSLT
9 3 (0.62%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.62%) JSON
9 3 (0.62%) Spring
10 2 (0.41%) LAMP
10 2 (0.41%) WPF
11 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.79%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.10%) Replication
5 13 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.27%) EPoS
7 10 (2.07%) PKI
8 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.65%) LIMS
9 6 (1.24%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.03%) iPhone
11 4 (0.83%) iPad
12 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.41%) EqualLogic
14 1 (0.21%) EMC VNX
14 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 326 (67.36%) Windows
2 178 (36.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 165 (34.09%) Windows Server
4 124 (25.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 103 (21.28%) Linux
6 77 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (14.88%) Windows 7
8 36 (7.44%) Windows 8
9 33 (6.82%) Unix
9 33 (6.82%) Windows 10
10 16 (3.31%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.69%) Android
12 12 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.27%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.65%) AIX
15 3 (0.62%) CentOS
15 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.74%) ITIL
2 25 (5.17%) Service Delivery
2 25 (5.17%) Service Management
3 18 (3.72%) Project Management
4 17 (3.51%) Incident Management
4 17 (3.51%) Load Balancing
5 16 (3.31%) Problem Management
6 14 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (2.89%) Data Protection
6 14 (2.89%) Software Engineering
6 14 (2.89%) Time Management
7 13 (2.69%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (2.48%) Change Management
8 12 (2.48%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (2.48%) DevOps
8 12 (2.48%) Open Source
8 12 (2.48%) PRINCE2
9 11 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (2.27%) Fault Analysis
9 11 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.64%) SQL
2 28 (5.79%) Java
3 22 (4.55%) C#
4 14 (2.89%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.45%) Perl
7 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.24%) C++
9 5 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.83%) Python
10 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 87 (17.98%) SC Cleared
3 54 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (7.23%) MCSA
6 32 (6.61%) CCNA
7 28 (5.79%) MCSE
8 27 (5.58%) A+ Certification
9 26 (5.37%) Degree
9 26 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (4.96%) Network+ Certification
11 22 (4.55%) CCNP
12 17 (3.51%) MCP
13 15 (3.10%) CCENT
14 13 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (2.07%) CCNP Voice
16 8 (1.65%) MCITP
17 5 (1.03%) MCTS
18 4 (0.83%) DBS Check
18 4 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.20%) SLA
2 8 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 184 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 113 (23.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.19%) Hyper-V
4 43 (8.88%) XenApp
5 35 (7.23%) XenDesktop
6 30 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.51%) vSphere
8 7 (1.45%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.83%) vCloud
10 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.62%) XenServer
11 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.21%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 29 (5.99%) SCCM
2 17 (3.51%) SCOM
3 10 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.07%) Cisco IPCC
3 10 (2.07%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (2.07%) HP SIM
3 10 (2.07%) Nagios
4 9 (1.86%) WSUS
5 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.41%) Ansible
8 1 (0.21%) cPanel
8 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Plesk
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 263 (54.34%) Microsoft
2 226 (46.69%) VMware
3 103 (21.28%) Cisco
4 66 (13.64%) Citrix
5 34 (7.02%) Juniper
6 29 (5.99%) Oracle
7 25 (5.17%) HP
8 24 (4.96%) WatchGuard
9 17 (3.51%) Apple
10 14 (2.89%) EMC
11 10 (2.07%) FrontRange
11 10 (2.07%) SolarWinds
12 9 (1.86%) NetApp
13 8 (1.65%) F5
13 8 (1.65%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.45%) Blue Coat
15 6 (1.24%) SAP
16 5 (1.03%) LANDesk
16 5 (1.03%) Meraki
16 5 (1.03%) Symantec
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