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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 62 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 267 163 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.35% 2.82% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 2.96% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 245 153 115
Average salary £27,000 £26,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £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
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +38 76 £27,000 -15.62% 10
Wiltshire +33 62 £30,000 -7.69% 16
Bristol -11 46 £24,000 -12.72% 9
Somerset +12 27 £32,500 +35.41% 6
Dorset -12 24 £20,750 -23.85% 4
Cornwall +2 16 £21,000 +3.70% 1
Devon -14 15 £28,500 +26.80% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 331 (75.06%) Windows
2 178 (40.36%) Active Directory
3 158 (35.83%) VMware
4 152 (34.47%) Microsoft
4 152 (34.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 100 (22.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (22.22%) Citrix
8 95 (21.54%) MS Exchange
8 95 (21.54%) Firewall
9 91 (20.63%) TCP/IP
10 90 (20.41%) SQL Server
11 86 (19.50%) Linux
12 81 (18.37%) ITIL
13 80 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (16.78%) MS Excel
14 74 (16.78%) Cisco
15 68 (15.42%) MS Office
16 56 (12.70%) Oracle
17 54 (12.24%) .NET
17 54 (12.24%) Windows 7
18 52 (11.79%) SQL
18 52 (11.79%) LAN
19 50 (11.34%) Java
20 49 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
21 48 (10.88%) WAN
21 48 (10.88%) Degree
22 45 (10.20%) DNS
23 42 (9.52%) VPN
24 39 (8.84%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 95 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (8.39%) IIS
4 32 (7.26%) Tomcat
4 32 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (6.35%) SharePoint
6 24 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.63%) WebSphere
8 15 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (3.17%) Apache
10 8 (1.81%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.81%) JBoss
11 6 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.13%) nginx
12 5 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.68%) Lync
13 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 68 (15.42%) MS Office
3 6 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.08%) Office 365
2 11 (2.49%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (21.54%) Firewall
2 91 (20.63%) TCP/IP
3 52 (11.79%) LAN
4 48 (10.88%) WAN
5 45 (10.20%) DNS
6 42 (9.52%) VPN
7 39 (8.84%) SAN
8 28 (6.35%) MPLS
9 26 (5.90%) VoIP
10 25 (5.67%) DHCP
11 22 (4.99%) Internet
12 21 (4.76%) SSL
13 15 (3.40%) ADSL
14 13 (2.95%) HTTP
15 12 (2.72%) NAS
16 10 (2.27%) IPsec
17 9 (2.04%) VLAN
17 9 (2.04%) PBX
17 9 (2.04%) IPv4
18 7 (1.59%) DASS2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.76%) MySQL
4 20 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.13%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.91%) DB2
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Subversion
1 6 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.13%) Mercurial
3 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) JIRA
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.23%) PEAR
5 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Trac
General
1 20 (4.54%) Back Office
1 20 (4.54%) Telecoms
1 20 (4.54%) Finance
2 18 (4.08%) Advertising
3 13 (2.95%) Retail
4 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Military
7 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.24%) .NET
2 32 (7.26%) XML
3 29 (6.58%) CSS
4 25 (5.67%) HTML
5 21 (4.76%) Web Services
6 18 (4.08%) ASP.NET
7 16 (3.63%) JSP
8 14 (3.17%) J2EE
9 7 (1.59%) JMS
10 5 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (0.68%) SOAP
12 2 (0.45%) COM
13 1 (0.23%) Ajax
13 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.23%) WCF
13 1 (0.23%) WPF
13 1 (0.23%) jQuery
13 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
13 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.54%) Replication
3 15 (3.40%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.27%) Clustering
6 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.36%) Open Source
8 5 (1.13%) Derivative
9 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.45%) Wiki
10 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.45%) AS400
10 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.45%) iSeries
11 1 (0.23%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.23%) Social Media
11 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Handset
11 1 (0.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 331 (75.06%) Windows
2 152 (34.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (22.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (19.50%) Linux
5 80 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 30 (6.80%) UNIX
8 28 (6.35%) Windows XP
9 25 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (4.76%) Windows Vista
11 19 (4.31%) CentOS
12 18 (4.08%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.27%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.59%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.13%) Debian
15 5 (1.13%) Fedora
15 5 (1.13%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.37%) ITIL
2 26 (5.90%) Incident Management
3 17 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (3.85%) Change Management
4 16 (3.63%) Content Management
5 15 (3.40%) Service Delivery
6 13 (2.95%) Workflow
6 13 (2.95%) Network Management
7 12 (2.72%) Process Management
7 12 (2.72%) CRM
8 10 (2.27%) Time Management
8 10 (2.27%) Problem Management
9 9 (2.04%) Web Development
9 9 (2.04%) Service Management
9 9 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (1.81%) Migration
10 8 (1.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (1.81%) Load Balancing
11 7 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (1.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.79%) SQL
2 50 (11.34%) Java
3 22 (4.99%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.63%) C#
5 10 (2.27%) C++
5 10 (2.27%) PHP
6 9 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.81%) Perl
7 8 (1.81%) C
8 7 (1.59%) XPath
9 6 (1.36%) Python
9 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.13%) Ruby
10 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.91%) VB
12 2 (0.45%) Korn
12 2 (0.45%) RPG
12 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (10.88%) Degree
3 31 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (5.67%) CCNA
5 21 (4.76%) MCSA
6 18 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.85%) A+ Certification
8 14 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (2.72%) MCSE
9 12 (2.72%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.49%) MCP
11 10 (2.27%) MCITP
12 9 (2.04%) CCNP
13 7 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.59%) MCTS
14 6 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.91%) HNC
17 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
18 1 (0.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.16%) SLA
2 5 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (40.36%) Active Directory
2 101 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.08%) vSphere
5 13 (2.95%) vCloud
6 11 (2.49%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.49%) XenApp
7 9 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.13%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.13%) Varnish
8 5 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.68%) XenServer
10 2 (0.45%) Firmware
10 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (5.22%) SCCM
2 13 (2.95%) Puppet
3 11 (2.49%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.49%) Nagios
4 8 (1.81%) SCOM
5 6 (1.36%) WSUS
6 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.13%) HAProxy
6 5 (1.13%) Ansible
6 5 (1.13%) Icinga
6 5 (1.13%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.13%) Munin
6 5 (1.13%) Zenoss
6 5 (1.13%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) OpenView
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 158 (35.83%) VMware
2 152 (34.47%) Microsoft
3 98 (22.22%) Citrix
4 74 (16.78%) Cisco
5 56 (12.70%) Oracle
6 28 (6.35%) Juniper
7 22 (4.99%) HP
8 15 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.72%) Siemens
10 10 (2.27%) F5
11 8 (1.81%) Dell
11 8 (1.81%) Nortel
12 7 (1.59%) EMC
13 6 (1.36%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.13%) Percona
14 5 (1.13%) 3PAR
15 4 (0.91%) Lotus
15 4 (0.91%) Avaya
16 3 (0.68%) Apple
16 3 (0.68%) IBM
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Gold Group
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + On Call + Bonus - OTE £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 28,000 + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago