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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 63 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 246 103 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.99% 2.04% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 2.15% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 222 88 130
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,280 £21,950 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
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
5862 4798 5564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.13% 95.01% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4153 4932
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 +32 67 £28,500 +14.00% 10
Wiltshire +18 58 £25,250 -2.88% 9
Somerset +19 43 £27,000 -12.19% 13
Gloucestershire +9 27 £27,500 - 4
Dorset +4 23 £19,750 -16.84% 3
Devon -8 19 £24,500 -18.33% 4
Cornwall +9 9 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 292 (68.54%) Windows
2 160 (37.56%) Microsoft
3 130 (30.52%) Active Directory
4 126 (29.58%) MS Excel
4 126 (29.58%) VMware
5 123 (28.87%) SQL
6 101 (23.71%) Linux
6 101 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (21.83%) SQL Server
8 90 (21.13%) Firewall
9 89 (20.89%) ITIL
10 87 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 82 (19.25%) MS Exchange
12 72 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 68 (15.96%) Degree
14 66 (15.49%) MS Office
15 56 (13.15%) Cisco
16 55 (12.91%) TCP/IP
17 52 (12.21%) SLA
18 49 (11.50%) LAN
19 48 (11.27%) Citrix
20 46 (10.80%) SCCM
21 44 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (10.33%) DNS
22 42 (9.86%) VPN
22 42 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
23 41 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
23 41 (9.62%) WAN
23 41 (9.62%) Windows XP
24 40 (9.39%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 82 (19.25%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.39%) IIS
4 24 (5.63%) Apache
5 21 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.64%) Lync
10 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.23%) CMS
14 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 126 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 66 (15.49%) MS Office
3 11 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.76%) SaaS
2 12 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (21.13%) Firewall
2 55 (12.91%) TCP/IP
3 49 (11.50%) LAN
4 44 (10.33%) DNS
5 42 (9.86%) VPN
6 41 (9.62%) WAN
7 37 (8.69%) DHCP
8 35 (8.22%) SAN
9 21 (4.93%) Internet
10 20 (4.69%) SSL
11 19 (4.46%) VoIP
12 13 (3.05%) HTTP
13 12 (2.82%) Asterisk PBX
14 11 (2.58%) NAS
15 9 (2.11%) PBX
15 9 (2.11%) Structured Cabling
15 9 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.64%) IPsec
16 7 (1.64%) IPv4
16 7 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.10%) MySQL
3 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.64%) Big Data
6 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.94%) DB2
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.23%) PEAR
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (4.69%) Finance
2 17 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.88%) Banking
3 8 (1.88%) Back Office
4 7 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 7 (1.64%) Advertising
4 7 (1.64%) Retail
5 6 (1.41%) Electronics
6 3 (0.70%) Military
6 3 (0.70%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.47%) Billing
7 2 (0.47%) French Language
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.39%) XML
2 24 (5.63%) .NET
2 24 (5.63%) Web Services
3 16 (3.76%) HTML
4 9 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.11%) CSS
4 9 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.94%) LAMP
6 2 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.47%) Ajax
6 2 (0.47%) DHTML
6 2 (0.47%) SOAP
6 2 (0.47%) XSLT
6 2 (0.47%) Middleware
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.23%) ODBC
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.23%) WCF
7 1 (0.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.93%) Client/Server
3 14 (3.29%) Mathematics
3 14 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.11%) IVR
4 9 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.41%) Wiki
6 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.17%) Clustering
6 5 (1.17%) Firmware
7 4 (0.94%) PDA
7 4 (0.94%) EPoS
8 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.47%) Open Source
8 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.23%) AS400
9 1 (0.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 292 (68.54%) Windows
2 101 (23.71%) Linux
2 101 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (9.62%) Windows XP
6 35 (8.22%) UNIX
6 35 (8.22%) Windows 7
7 26 (6.10%) Windows Vista
8 18 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.88%) CentOS
11 8 (1.88%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.64%) AIX
13 6 (1.41%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.47%) Solaris
15 1 (0.23%) Fedora
15 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.89%) ITIL
2 25 (5.87%) Problem Management
2 25 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (5.40%) Change Management
4 19 (4.46%) Service Delivery
5 17 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (3.29%) Service Management
7 13 (3.05%) Change Control
8 12 (2.82%) Time Management
8 12 (2.82%) Project Management
9 10 (2.35%) Document Management
9 10 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (2.35%) Migration
9 10 (2.35%) Risk Management
10 9 (2.11%) Scrum
10 9 (2.11%) OO
11 8 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (1.88%) Capacity Management
11 8 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (1.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 123 (28.87%) SQL
2 25 (5.87%) Java
3 22 (5.16%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.99%) Python
5 12 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.58%) C
7 8 (1.88%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.88%) Ruby
7 8 (1.88%) C#
7 8 (1.88%) C++
8 7 (1.64%) VB
9 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.41%) VBScript
9 6 (1.41%) VBA
9 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.17%) Perl
11 4 (0.94%) Korn
11 4 (0.94%) PHP
11 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.47%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 68 (15.96%) Degree
2 44 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 33 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.81%) MCSE
5 27 (6.34%) CCNA
6 26 (6.10%) MCP
7 21 (4.93%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.52%) MCSA
8 15 (3.52%) MCITP
9 12 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.64%) CCNP
10 7 (1.64%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.41%) CCA
11 6 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.70%) MCTS
15 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.21%) SLA
2 4 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 130 (30.52%) Active Directory
2 87 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.46%) vSphere
4 13 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.35%) XenApp
6 7 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.41%) vCloud
8 5 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 46 (10.80%) SCCM
2 31 (7.28%) WSUS
3 21 (4.93%) Backup Exec
4 19 (4.46%) Nagios
5 17 (3.99%) SCOM
6 16 (3.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.94%) Check_MK
8 4 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.94%) MOM
9 3 (0.70%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.47%) Puppet
11 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 160 (37.56%) Microsoft
2 126 (29.58%) VMware
3 56 (13.15%) Cisco
4 48 (11.27%) Citrix
5 21 (4.93%) Oracle
6 20 (4.69%) Juniper
7 17 (3.99%) HP
8 12 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.58%) CommVault
9 11 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.58%) IBM
9 11 (2.58%) Bomgar
10 10 (2.35%) Avaya
11 9 (2.11%) Remedy
11 9 (2.11%) EMC
12 8 (1.88%) Veeam
13 7 (1.64%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.41%) Zend
14 6 (1.41%) Symantec
15 5 (1.17%) Dell
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