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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 77 61 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 196 270 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.79% 4.48% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 4.62% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 181 242 178
Median salary £25,500 £27,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Wiltshire +6 67 £28,500 -5.00% 8
Bristol +4 33 £24,500 -8.41% 8
Gloucestershire -29 33 £24,500 -2.00% 3
Dorset +23 27 £22,500 +13.92% 9
Cornwall 0 18 £23,000 +9.52% 3
Somerset -6 17 £27,750 -20.71% 7
Devon -20 1 £30,000 +30.43%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 317 (67.74%) Windows
2 265 (56.62%) Microsoft
3 226 (48.29%) VMware
4 183 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 169 (36.11%) Active Directory
6 157 (33.55%) MS Exchange
7 135 (28.85%) Windows Server
8 119 (25.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 118 (25.21%) MS Excel
10 116 (24.79%) Firewall
11 107 (22.86%) Office 365
12 105 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 104 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 101 (21.58%) Linux
15 100 (21.37%) Security Cleared
15 100 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2007
16 99 (21.15%) Cisco
17 91 (19.44%) SC Cleared
18 86 (18.38%) ITIL
19 81 (17.31%) VoIP
20 76 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
21 75 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
22 72 (15.38%) Windows 7
23 67 (14.32%) SQL
24 65 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
25 61 (13.03%) Citrix
26 52 (11.11%) Hyper-V
27 51 (10.90%) TCP/IP
28 49 (10.47%) SLA
28 49 (10.47%) SQL Server

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
1 157 (33.55%) MS Exchange
2 105 (22.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 100 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.99%) IIS
6 12 (2.56%) Apache
6 12 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.64%) JBoss
10 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 118 (25.21%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.33%) MS Office
3 10 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 107 (22.86%) Office 365
2 16 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.85%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 116 (24.79%) Firewall
2 81 (17.31%) VoIP
3 51 (10.90%) TCP/IP
4 47 (10.04%) VPN
5 45 (9.62%) DNS
6 44 (9.40%) SAN
7 43 (9.19%) LAN
8 36 (7.69%) WAN
9 31 (6.62%) DHCP
10 24 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (3.21%) ADSL
11 15 (3.21%) PBX
12 11 (2.35%) Internet
13 10 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.14%) NAS
13 10 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (1.71%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.71%) Wireless
15 7 (1.50%) IP Telephony
15 7 (1.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.28%) MySQL
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (1.28%) QlikView
2 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.85%) Big Data
4 3 (0.64%) MS Access
5 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) Ingres
5 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (3.85%) Finance
1 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.21%) Advertising
3 9 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.71%) Marketing
5 6 (1.28%) Retail
6 5 (1.07%) Law
7 4 (0.85%) Billing
7 4 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Back Office
8 2 (0.43%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.49%) .NET
2 13 (2.78%) XML
3 9 (1.92%) HTML
4 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.28%) J2EE
6 5 (1.07%) Web Services
7 4 (0.85%) CSS
7 4 (0.85%) Tapestry
7 4 (0.85%) XSLT
8 3 (0.64%) JSON
9 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.84%) Driving Licence
2 31 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.91%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (2.14%) Replication
6 8 (1.71%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.28%) EPoS
8 6 (1.28%) PKI
9 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.85%) LIMS
9 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.64%) iPad
10 3 (0.64%) iPhone
10 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.43%) Clustering
12 1 (0.21%) CCTV
12 1 (0.21%) Handset
12 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 317 (67.74%) Windows
2 183 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 135 (28.85%) Windows Server
4 119 (25.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (21.58%) Linux
6 76 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 45 (9.62%) Windows 10
9 41 (8.76%) Windows 8
10 35 (7.48%) Unix
11 13 (2.78%) AIX
11 13 (2.78%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.56%) Apple iOS
13 10 (2.14%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.71%) Android
15 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.07%) CentOS
17 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.38%) ITIL
2 29 (6.20%) Project Management
3 22 (4.70%) Service Delivery
4 19 (4.06%) Data Protection
5 15 (3.21%) Service Management
6 14 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (2.99%) Time Management
7 13 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 12 (2.56%) DevOps
8 12 (2.56%) Mentoring
9 10 (2.14%) Incident Management
9 10 (2.14%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (1.92%) High Availability
10 9 (1.92%) Load Balancing
11 8 (1.71%) Change Management
11 8 (1.71%) Software Engineering
12 7 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (1.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (14.32%) SQL
2 20 (4.27%) Java
3 16 (3.42%) C#
4 12 (2.56%) Perl
5 10 (2.14%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.07%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.85%) Python
9 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.64%) C++
10 3 (0.64%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) C
11 2 (0.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (21.37%) Security Cleared
2 91 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 75 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (10.26%) CCNA
6 39 (8.33%) MCSA
6 39 (8.33%) MCSE
7 32 (6.84%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (6.20%) CCNP
9 26 (5.56%) A+ Certification
9 26 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (3.63%) Degree
11 16 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (3.21%) MCP
13 9 (1.92%) CCENT
14 8 (1.71%) MCTS
15 6 (1.28%) CCNP Voice
16 4 (0.85%) MCITP
17 3 (0.64%) DBS Check
17 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.47%) SLA
2 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 169 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 104 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.55%) XenApp
5 34 (7.26%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (6.20%) XenDesktop
7 24 (5.13%) vSphere
8 13 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.07%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.07%) vCloud
10 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.27%) SCCM
2 12 (2.56%) SCOM
2 12 (2.56%) WSUS
3 7 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
4 6 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.07%) Nagios
5 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.85%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 265 (56.62%) Microsoft
2 226 (48.29%) VMware
3 99 (21.15%) Cisco
4 61 (13.03%) Citrix
5 30 (6.41%) Oracle
6 29 (6.20%) WatchGuard
7 28 (5.98%) Juniper
8 15 (3.21%) Apple
9 10 (2.14%) HP
10 9 (1.92%) EMC
10 9 (1.92%) NetApp
11 6 (1.28%) Intel Security
11 6 (1.28%) Symantec
12 5 (1.07%) Avaya
13 4 (0.85%) F5
13 4 (0.85%) FrontRange
13 4 (0.85%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.85%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.85%) Sophos
13 4 (0.85%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable + Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
4Com Plc
Salary: Competitive +Audi A1*
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £225000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea, Portishead,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £27-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea, Portishead,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £27-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago