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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 77 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 207 151 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.45% 2.86% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.00% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 193 141 115
Average salary £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +25 51 £27,250 -13.49% 15
Bristol -10 46 £24,500 +2.08% 11
Wiltshire +22 40 £26,000 -16.80% 11
Dorset -14 23 £20,000 -20.00% 6
Devon 0 20 £29,000 +35.51% 4
Somerset -4 15 £32,500 +41.30% 5
Cornwall 0 11 £21,000 +16.66% 4
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 291 (73.30%) Windows
2 170 (42.82%) Active Directory
3 146 (36.78%) VMware
4 142 (35.77%) Microsoft
5 117 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 95 (23.93%) Citrix
7 94 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 89 (22.42%) Firewall
9 87 (21.91%) ITIL
10 86 (21.66%) MS Exchange
11 85 (21.41%) Linux
12 79 (19.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 75 (18.89%) TCP/IP
13 75 (18.89%) SQL Server
14 73 (18.39%) Cisco
15 68 (17.13%) MS Office
16 65 (16.37%) SQL
16 65 (16.37%) MS Excel
17 56 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 51 (12.85%) LAN
19 48 (12.09%) DNS
20 47 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (11.08%) SLA
21 44 (11.08%) WAN
21 44 (11.08%) Windows 7
22 43 (10.83%) VPN
23 40 (10.08%) Oracle
24 37 (9.32%) .NET
25 34 (8.56%) Hyper-V
26 32 (8.06%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 86 (21.66%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.80%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.79%) IIS
5 21 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (4.28%) Apache
7 17 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (4.03%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.77%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.76%) nginx
10 7 (1.76%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.01%) Lync
11 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.76%) JBoss
12 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (17.13%) MS Office
2 65 (16.37%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.53%) Office 365
2 4 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 89 (22.42%) Firewall
2 75 (18.89%) TCP/IP
3 51 (12.85%) LAN
4 48 (12.09%) DNS
5 44 (11.08%) WAN
6 43 (10.83%) VPN
7 30 (7.56%) DHCP
7 30 (7.56%) SAN
8 25 (6.30%) Internet
8 25 (6.30%) VoIP
9 24 (6.05%) MPLS
10 19 (4.79%) SSL
11 12 (3.02%) PBX
11 12 (3.02%) ADSL
12 11 (2.77%) HTTP
13 10 (2.52%) IPv4
14 8 (2.02%) VLAN
14 8 (2.02%) NAS
15 7 (1.76%) IPsec
15 7 (1.76%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.05%) MySQL
3 18 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.52%) DB2
6 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.76%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.76%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.76%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Subversion
1 8 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.76%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.25%) PEAR
5 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 21 (5.29%) Back Office
2 18 (4.53%) Finance
2 18 (4.53%) Advertising
3 16 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.53%) Retail
5 4 (1.01%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (1.01%) Banking
5 4 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.32%) .NET
2 25 (6.30%) CSS
3 24 (6.05%) XML
4 21 (5.29%) HTML
5 15 (3.78%) ASP.NET
6 12 (3.02%) Web Services
7 11 (2.77%) JSP
8 7 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.50%) COM
9 2 (0.50%) J2EE
10 1 (0.25%) WCF
10 1 (0.25%) WPF
10 1 (0.25%) jQuery
10 1 (0.25%) Ajax
10 1 (0.25%) JMS
10 1 (0.25%) LAMP
10 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.53%) Replication
4 10 (2.52%) Clustering
5 8 (2.02%) Open Source
6 7 (1.76%) Derivative
6 7 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.76%) Wiki
7 3 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) iSeries
8 2 (0.50%) AS400
8 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.50%) EPoS
8 2 (0.50%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.25%) CMDB
9 1 (0.25%) PDA
9 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 291 (73.30%) Windows
2 117 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (21.41%) Linux
4 79 (19.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (11.08%) Windows 7
7 31 (7.81%) UNIX
8 27 (6.80%) Windows XP
9 23 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (5.04%) Windows Vista
11 17 (4.28%) CentOS
12 13 (3.27%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.52%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.52%) AIX
14 7 (1.76%) Debian
14 7 (1.76%) Fedora
14 7 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (1.51%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.91%) ITIL
2 25 (6.30%) Incident Management
3 20 (5.04%) Change Management
4 17 (4.28%) Time Management
5 14 (3.53%) Process Management
6 12 (3.02%) Workflow
6 12 (3.02%) Network Management
6 12 (3.02%) Problem Management
7 11 (2.77%) Content Management
7 11 (2.77%) Service Management
7 11 (2.77%) E-Commerce
8 10 (2.52%) Service Delivery
8 10 (2.52%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (2.02%) Load Balancing
10 8 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (2.02%) Quality Management
10 8 (2.02%) Migration
10 8 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (1.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.37%) SQL
2 24 (6.05%) Java
3 18 (4.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.27%) Perl
5 12 (3.02%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.77%) PHP
7 10 (2.52%) C#
7 10 (2.52%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.27%) Python
8 9 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.02%) VB
10 7 (1.76%) Ruby
11 6 (1.51%) C
12 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.26%) C++
12 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.76%) VBScript
14 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.50%) RPG
14 2 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (7.81%) Degree
4 25 (6.30%) CCNA
5 20 (5.04%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.53%) MCSA
7 15 (3.78%) MCP
8 14 (3.53%) MCSE
8 14 (3.53%) A+ Certification
8 14 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.77%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (2.52%) MCITP
10 10 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (2.27%) CCNP
12 7 (1.76%) MCTS
13 6 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.25%) MCDST
16 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.08%) SLA
2 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (42.82%) Active Directory
2 94 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.53%) vSphere
5 12 (3.02%) VMware ESX
6 10 (2.52%) vCloud
7 9 (2.27%) XenApp
7 9 (2.27%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.76%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.76%) Varnish
9 4 (1.01%) XenServer
9 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.50%) Firmware
11 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (5.29%) SCCM
2 16 (4.03%) Nagios
2 16 (4.03%) Puppet
3 15 (3.78%) SCOM
4 8 (2.02%) WSUS
5 7 (1.76%) ZABBIX
5 7 (1.76%) Munin
5 7 (1.76%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.76%) HP SIM
5 7 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.76%) HAProxy
5 7 (1.76%) Ansible
5 7 (1.76%) Icinga
6 5 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.01%) OpenView
8 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 146 (36.78%) VMware
2 142 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 95 (23.93%) Citrix
4 73 (18.39%) Cisco
5 40 (10.08%) Oracle
6 27 (6.80%) Juniper
7 17 (4.28%) Red Hat
8 15 (3.78%) HP
9 12 (3.02%) Siemens
10 10 (2.52%) F5
11 9 (2.27%) IBM
12 8 (2.02%) Nortel
13 7 (1.76%) Percona
14 6 (1.51%) Dell
15 5 (1.26%) ServiceNow
16 4 (1.01%) Metastorm
16 4 (1.01%) Avaya
17 3 (0.76%) Lotus
17 3 (0.76%) Zend
17 3 (0.76%) Splunk
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18-23k + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Bristow Holland
Salary: £18k - 21.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago