The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 74 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 200 236 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.90% 4.05% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 4.18% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 189 200 216
Median salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
4979 5648 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.21% 96.89% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4793 5327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 4 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +33 45 £31,250 +78.57% 4
Gloucestershire -10 44 £33,500 +22.93% 3
Wiltshire +23 38 £26,500 -18.46% 3
Bristol -15 34 £26,000 -20.00% 6
Cornwall +2 15 £24,500 +25.64%
Devon -13 14 £33,250 +44.56% 2
Somerset -31 8 £24,250 -25.38% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 348 (73.73%) Windows
2 251 (53.18%) Microsoft
3 224 (47.46%) VMware
4 189 (40.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 185 (39.19%) Active Directory
6 181 (38.35%) MS Exchange
7 175 (37.08%) Windows Server
8 142 (30.08%) ITIL
9 141 (29.87%) MS Excel
10 126 (26.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 117 (24.79%) Security Cleared
12 113 (23.94%) Firewall
13 103 (21.82%) Linux
14 98 (20.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 92 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 92 (19.49%) Office 365
16 87 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 83 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2007
18 79 (16.74%) Cisco
19 76 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 75 (15.89%) SC Cleared
21 73 (15.47%) WAN
22 72 (15.25%) LAN
23 67 (14.19%) MS Office
24 65 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2013
25 64 (13.56%) SQL Server
25 64 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
26 61 (12.92%) TCP/IP
27 57 (12.08%) SAN
28 56 (11.86%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 181 (38.35%) MS Exchange
2 126 (26.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 83 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 65 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.45%) IIS
6 16 (3.39%) Apache
7 9 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.85%) Jetty
9 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.42%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 67 (14.19%) MS Office
3 13 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) Simulink
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (19.49%) Office 365
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) G Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 113 (23.94%) Firewall
2 73 (15.47%) WAN
3 72 (15.25%) LAN
4 61 (12.92%) TCP/IP
5 57 (12.08%) SAN
6 42 (8.90%) VoIP
7 39 (8.26%) DNS
8 34 (7.20%) VPN
9 29 (6.14%) DHCP
10 28 (5.93%) SMTP
11 20 (4.24%) ADSL
12 15 (3.18%) Network Security
12 15 (3.18%) NNTP
12 15 (3.18%) X.400
12 15 (3.18%) X.500
13 13 (2.75%) VLAN
14 10 (2.12%) Wireless
15 9 (1.91%) HTTP
15 9 (1.91%) ICMP
15 9 (1.91%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.85%) MySQL
6 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.42%) Ingres
7 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Ant
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Maven
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) PROIV
3 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (5.72%) Finance
2 18 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.27%) Advertising
5 4 (0.85%) Billing
5 4 (0.85%) Electronics
5 4 (0.85%) Marketing
6 3 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.45%) XML
2 16 (3.39%) .NET
3 8 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.06%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.06%) Spring
5 4 (0.85%) SAML
5 4 (0.85%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.85%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.64%) HTML
6 3 (0.64%) JSON
6 3 (0.64%) Web Services
7 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.42%) LAMP
7 2 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.42%) SOAP
8 1 (0.21%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.86%) Driving Licence
2 29 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 11 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 9 (1.91%) Statistics
6 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.06%) CESG
7 5 (1.06%) Replication
7 5 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.42%) Clustering
10 2 (0.42%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.42%) IPTV
10 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 348 (73.73%) Windows
2 189 (40.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 175 (37.08%) Windows Server
4 103 (21.82%) Linux
5 98 (20.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (8.05%) Unix
8 32 (6.78%) Windows 8
9 31 (6.57%) Windows 7
10 20 (4.24%) Windows 10
11 16 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.18%) Windows Vista
13 14 (2.97%) Android
14 12 (2.54%) Apple iOS
15 10 (2.12%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.91%) CentOS
17 7 (1.48%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.85%) Solaris
20 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.08%) ITIL
2 35 (7.42%) Service Delivery
3 27 (5.72%) Project Management
4 21 (4.45%) Infrastructure Management
5 19 (4.03%) Service Management
6 18 (3.81%) Problem Management
7 16 (3.39%) Change Management
7 16 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 15 (3.18%) Incident Management
8 15 (3.18%) ITSM
9 14 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (2.75%) Migration
11 12 (2.54%) Line Management
12 11 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (2.33%) ITIL V3
12 11 (2.33%) Security Patching
13 10 (2.12%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.12%) Data Protection
13 10 (2.12%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.86%) SQL
2 27 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.66%) Java
4 16 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.33%) C#
6 9 (1.91%) PHP
7 8 (1.69%) C++
8 6 (1.27%) C
9 4 (0.85%) VB
10 3 (0.64%) Perl
10 3 (0.64%) Python
10 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.42%) VBScript
12 1 (0.21%) Ada
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 76 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (15.89%) SC Cleared
4 64 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (11.23%) CCNA
6 45 (9.53%) MCSE
7 36 (7.63%) MCSA
8 32 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (6.14%) Degree
10 26 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (5.30%) DV Cleared
12 22 (4.66%) MCP
13 20 (4.24%) CCNP
14 10 (2.12%) MCTS
15 9 (1.91%) DBS Check
15 9 (1.91%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (1.69%) A+ Certification
17 5 (1.06%) CCDA
17 5 (1.06%) HNC
18 3 (0.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) DICOM
2 1 (0.21%) HL7
2 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 185 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 92 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 39 (8.26%) XenApp
5 37 (7.84%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.54%) vSphere
8 8 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.06%) Firmware
11 5 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.21%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (2.97%) SCCM
2 11 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.12%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.06%) WSUS
7 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.64%) Nagios
9 2 (0.42%) Cacti
9 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.21%) OpenView
10 1 (0.21%) PaperCut
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 251 (53.18%) Microsoft
2 224 (47.46%) VMware
3 79 (16.74%) Cisco
4 54 (11.44%) Citrix
5 22 (4.66%) HP
6 20 (4.24%) Apple
6 20 (4.24%) Veeam
7 17 (3.60%) Juniper
8 16 (3.39%) Symantec
9 15 (3.18%) WatchGuard
10 13 (2.75%) Intel
11 12 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.33%) IBM
13 10 (2.12%) EMC
13 10 (2.12%) Oracle
14 9 (1.91%) Brocade
14 9 (1.91%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (1.27%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.27%) Mitel
16 5 (1.06%) Veritas
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