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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 91 69 117
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 184 217 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.08% 3.60% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 3.78% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 161 196 88
Average salary £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,250 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bristol +8 65 £27,500 - 8
Gloucestershire 0 37 £27,000 -0.91% 4
Wiltshire -26 29 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Devon -5 24 £26,750 +7.00% 3
Somerset -17 14 £22,000 -18.51% 4
Dorset -7 10 £21,500 +7.50% 5
Cornwall -9 5 £21,000 -53.33% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 319 (72.83%) Windows
2 153 (34.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (31.28%) Microsoft
4 133 (30.37%) VMware
5 127 (29.00%) Active Directory
6 109 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (23.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 105 (23.97%) SQL Server
8 99 (22.60%) MS Exchange
9 91 (20.78%) Linux
10 90 (20.55%) Firewall
11 89 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 88 (20.09%) MS Excel
13 85 (19.41%) TCP/IP
14 84 (19.18%) Java
15 82 (18.72%) Oracle
16 71 (16.21%) SQL
17 70 (15.98%) Degree
18 68 (15.53%) ITIL
19 62 (14.16%) .NET
19 62 (14.16%) Windows 7
20 55 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2010
21 53 (12.10%) Cisco
22 51 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
22 51 (11.64%) Tomcat
23 49 (11.19%) Citrix
24 47 (10.73%) DNS
24 47 (10.73%) WAN
25 46 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
25 46 (10.50%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 99 (22.60%) MS Exchange
2 55 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (11.64%) Tomcat
4 41 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (7.76%) IIS
7 22 (5.02%) SharePoint
8 20 (4.57%) Apache
9 19 (4.34%) WebSphere
10 12 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (2.28%) JBoss
11 10 (2.28%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.23%) Lync
Applications
1 88 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.34%) SaaS
2 7 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (20.55%) Firewall
2 85 (19.41%) TCP/IP
3 47 (10.73%) DNS
3 47 (10.73%) WAN
4 46 (10.50%) LAN
5 37 (8.45%) SAN
6 35 (7.99%) VPN
7 29 (6.62%) DHCP
8 24 (5.48%) MPLS
9 21 (4.79%) Internet
9 21 (4.79%) ADSL
10 20 (4.57%) VoIP
11 14 (3.20%) SSL
12 13 (2.97%) WebEx
13 10 (2.28%) HTTP
14 9 (2.05%) NAS
15 8 (1.83%) TETRA
15 8 (1.83%) IPsec
15 8 (1.83%) PBX
15 8 (1.83%) DASS2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.25%) MySQL
2 23 (5.25%) Oracle Database
3 21 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.57%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.68%) MS Access
8 3 (0.68%) DB2
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 31 (7.08%) Finance
2 23 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.11%) Back Office
4 15 (3.42%) Advertising
5 10 (2.28%) Marketing
6 9 (2.05%) Electronics
7 8 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.83%) Military
8 7 (1.60%) Law
9 6 (1.37%) Legal
9 6 (1.37%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.16%) .NET
2 37 (8.45%) XML
3 34 (7.76%) J2EE
4 25 (5.71%) Web Services
5 23 (5.25%) CSS
6 20 (4.57%) HTML
7 16 (3.65%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.97%) JSP
9 8 (1.83%) SOAP
9 8 (1.83%) JMS
10 6 (1.37%) Tapestry
11 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.23%) HTML5
12 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.65%) Replication
5 7 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.14%) Clustering
7 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.68%) EPoS
8 3 (0.68%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.68%) DTV
8 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.46%) LIMS
9 2 (0.46%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.23%) AS400
10 1 (0.23%) Handset
10 1 (0.23%) FMCG
10 1 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 319 (72.83%) Windows
2 153 (34.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (23.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 91 (20.78%) Linux
6 62 (14.16%) Windows 7
7 38 (8.68%) UNIX
8 32 (7.31%) Windows XP
9 27 (6.16%) Windows 8
10 24 (5.48%) Windows Vista
11 16 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (2.51%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.83%) CentOS
15 5 (1.14%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.91%) Android
16 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.68%) Solaris
18 1 (0.23%) Debian
18 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (15.53%) ITIL
2 34 (7.76%) Service Delivery
3 26 (5.94%) Incident Management
4 18 (4.11%) CRM
5 17 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (3.42%) BPEL
7 14 (3.20%) Workflow
8 13 (2.97%) Content Management
8 13 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (2.74%) Line Management
9 12 (2.74%) Software Engineering
10 11 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (2.28%) Logistics
11 10 (2.28%) Pattern Recognition
12 9 (2.05%) Mentoring
12 9 (2.05%) Change Management
13 8 (1.83%) Process Management
13 8 (1.83%) Server Patching
13 8 (1.83%) Network Management
13 8 (1.83%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.18%) Java
2 71 (16.21%) SQL
3 24 (5.48%) C#
4 22 (5.02%) PL/SQL
5 19 (4.34%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.88%) C
7 11 (2.51%) C++
8 8 (1.83%) XPath
9 6 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.91%) Python
10 4 (0.91%) Perl
10 4 (0.91%) R
11 3 (0.68%) PHP
11 3 (0.68%) VB
12 2 (0.46%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) VBScript
12 2 (0.46%) Korn
13 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (15.98%) Degree
2 51 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.48%) MCSA
4 21 (4.79%) A+ Certification
4 21 (4.79%) Network+ Certification
5 20 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.34%) CCNA
6 19 (4.34%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.65%) MCSE
8 14 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.83%) MCP
11 6 (1.37%) MCITP
11 6 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.14%) MCTS
13 4 (0.91%) HNC
13 4 (0.91%) CCNP
14 3 (0.68%) CCA
14 3 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.50%) SLA
2 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 127 (29.00%) Active Directory
2 89 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.97%) vSphere
5 9 (2.05%) XenApp
6 7 (1.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.37%) vCloud
7 6 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.37%) BitLocker
8 5 (1.14%) Firmware
9 4 (0.91%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.91%) XenServer
10 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.23%) StorNext
11 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (6.62%) SCCM
2 14 (3.20%) SCOM
2 14 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.05%) WSUS
3 9 (2.05%) Nagios
4 3 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 137 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 133 (30.37%) VMware
3 82 (18.72%) Oracle
4 53 (12.10%) Cisco
5 49 (11.19%) Citrix
6 20 (4.57%) HP
7 18 (4.11%) Juniper
8 10 (2.28%) Siemens
9 9 (2.05%) Dell
9 9 (2.05%) EMC
9 9 (2.05%) Nortel
10 8 (1.83%) Bomgar
11 6 (1.37%) CommVault
12 5 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.91%) Symantec
13 4 (0.91%) Remedy
13 4 (0.91%) Apple
13 4 (0.91%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.91%) Avaya
14 3 (0.68%) Sun
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £20,000 per annum Plus Annual Company Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Webrecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago