The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 90 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 164 141 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.79% 2.58% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.67% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 154 111 125
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,025 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Support Engineer
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +23 57 £25,000 -21.87% 5
Wiltshire -14 29 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Somerset +1 23 £24,000 -2.04% 7
Devon +6 22 £21,400 -26.83% 1
Gloucestershire +6 17 £32,000 +17.43% 4
Dorset -11 15 £27,000 +12.50% 4
Cornwall -2 1 £18,000 -35.71% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 208 (66.03%) Windows
2 157 (49.84%) Microsoft
3 102 (32.38%) MS Excel
4 81 (25.71%) Active Directory
4 81 (25.71%) MS Exchange
4 81 (25.71%) VMware
5 80 (25.40%) SQL
6 76 (24.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (20.32%) SLA
8 62 (19.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (18.73%) SQL Server
10 55 (17.46%) Linux
10 55 (17.46%) Windows 7
11 54 (17.14%) TCP/IP
12 50 (15.87%) Firewall
13 49 (15.56%) Citrix
13 49 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (15.56%) Degree
14 47 (14.92%) SCCM
14 47 (14.92%) ITIL
15 46 (14.60%) LAN
16 37 (11.75%) Oracle
17 36 (11.43%) WSUS
17 36 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (11.11%) UNIX
19 33 (10.48%) SharePoint
19 33 (10.48%) MS Office
20 31 (9.84%) Windows XP
21 30 (9.52%) DNS
22 28 (8.89%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 81 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.40%) IIS
4 16 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.76%) Apache
6 11 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.86%) CMS
9 7 (2.22%) WorkSite
10 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.59%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.95%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.63%) SAS
13 2 (0.63%) Lync
13 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 102 (32.38%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.48%) MS Office
3 9 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.95%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) SaaS
1 5 (1.59%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 50 (15.87%) Firewall
3 46 (14.60%) LAN
4 30 (9.52%) DNS
5 28 (8.89%) WAN
6 25 (7.94%) Internet
7 24 (7.62%) DHCP
7 24 (7.62%) SAN
8 15 (4.76%) VoIP
9 14 (4.44%) VPN
10 13 (4.13%) 4G
11 10 (3.17%) WLAN
12 9 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (2.86%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (1.90%) Network Security
14 6 (1.90%) LTE
14 6 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.90%) Broadband
14 6 (1.90%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.71%) MySQL
3 13 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.27%) PEAR
2 4 (1.27%) PHPUnit
3 3 (0.95%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 18 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 18 (5.71%) Finance
2 12 (3.81%) Legal
3 9 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 6 (1.90%) Advertising
5 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.95%) Back Office
5 3 (0.95%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Law
6 2 (0.63%) Billing
6 2 (0.63%) Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.62%) XML
2 19 (6.03%) .NET
3 12 (3.81%) HTML
4 6 (1.90%) LAMP
5 5 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (1.59%) XSLT
5 5 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.59%) DHTML
5 5 (1.59%) CSS
5 5 (1.59%) Web Services
6 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.27%) COM+
6 4 (1.27%) Ajax
6 4 (1.27%) jQuery
7 3 (0.95%) Middleware
7 3 (0.95%) J2EE
8 2 (0.63%) SOAP
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.30%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.49%) Clustering
4 7 (2.22%) Firmware
5 5 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.59%) EPoS
6 3 (0.95%) NHS
6 3 (0.95%) Wiki
7 2 (0.63%) PDA
7 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.63%) Xbox
7 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 208 (66.03%) Windows
2 76 (24.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (19.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (17.46%) Linux
4 55 (17.46%) Windows 7
5 35 (11.11%) UNIX
6 31 (9.84%) Windows XP
7 24 (7.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.81%) Apple iOS
10 12 (3.81%) Windows 2000
11 11 (3.49%) Android
12 10 (3.17%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.27%) Solaris
14 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.95%) CentOS
15 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.92%) ITIL
2 27 (8.57%) Problem Management
3 25 (7.94%) Service Delivery
4 12 (3.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (3.17%) Service Management
6 9 (2.86%) OO
6 9 (2.86%) Content Management
6 9 (2.86%) Document Management
6 9 (2.86%) Release Management
6 9 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (2.54%) Web Development
7 8 (2.54%) Project Management
8 7 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (2.22%) Change Management
8 7 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (1.90%) Incident Management
9 6 (1.90%) Software Deployment
9 6 (1.90%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.40%) SQL
2 28 (8.89%) Java
3 9 (2.86%) PHP
4 8 (2.54%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.54%) C
4 8 (2.54%) C#
4 8 (2.54%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.59%) Python
5 5 (1.59%) VB
6 4 (1.27%) VB6
6 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.27%) VBScript
7 3 (0.95%) C++
7 3 (0.95%) Ruby
8 2 (0.63%) Erlang
8 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) Groovy
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.56%) Degree
2 36 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (8.57%) MCSE
4 24 (7.62%) MCP
5 16 (5.08%) Security Cleared
6 14 (4.44%) MCSA
7 10 (3.17%) CCNA
7 10 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.22%) MCTS
8 7 (2.22%) CCA
8 7 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.90%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.95%) HND
11 3 (0.95%) CCNP
12 2 (0.63%) MCITP
13 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (20.32%) SLA
2 3 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 49 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.30%) vSphere
4 22 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.86%) XenApp
7 8 (2.54%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.22%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.90%) XenServer
10 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (14.92%) SCCM
2 36 (11.43%) WSUS
3 25 (7.94%) SCOM
4 23 (7.30%) Backup Exec
5 21 (6.67%) Nagios
6 4 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.63%) Cacti
7 2 (0.63%) DameWare
Vendors
1 157 (49.84%) Microsoft
2 81 (25.71%) VMware
3 49 (15.56%) Citrix
4 37 (11.75%) Oracle
5 26 (8.25%) Cisco
6 21 (6.67%) Bomgar
7 19 (6.03%) Dell
8 18 (5.71%) CommVault
9 14 (4.44%) HP
10 6 (1.90%) SAP
10 6 (1.90%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.59%) Apple
11 5 (1.59%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.59%) Juniper
12 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.95%) Metastorm
13 3 (0.95%) Zend
13 3 (0.95%) Huawei
13 3 (0.95%) Novell
14 2 (0.63%) Ericsson
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 28,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22950 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £27 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £35000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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