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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 236 184 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.94% 3.02% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.15% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 209 167 115
Average salary £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,500 £20,320
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Wiltshire +11 69 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Gloucestershire +30 58 £27,000 +12.50% 3
Bristol -13 55 £26,875 -10.41% 5
Somerset +1 17 £27,500 +1.85% 2
Cornwall +3 14 £21,000 -6.66%
Dorset -1 12 £17,500 -30.69% 7
Devon -20 11 £28,000 +30.38% 4
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 335 (71.58%) Windows
2 157 (33.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 154 (32.91%) VMware
4 146 (31.20%) Microsoft
5 143 (30.56%) Active Directory
6 112 (23.93%) SQL Server
7 111 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (22.44%) TCP/IP
9 103 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 102 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 101 (21.58%) MS Exchange
12 99 (21.15%) Linux
13 92 (19.66%) MS Excel
14 91 (19.44%) Firewall
15 82 (17.52%) Java
16 80 (17.09%) Oracle
17 79 (16.88%) Citrix
18 74 (15.81%) Degree
19 68 (14.53%) ITIL
20 67 (14.32%) Cisco
21 63 (13.46%) SQL
22 62 (13.25%) .NET
23 56 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
24 54 (11.54%) MS Office
25 53 (11.32%) LAN
25 53 (11.32%) WAN
26 51 (10.90%) Tomcat
27 50 (10.68%) Windows 7
28 49 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
28 49 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 101 (21.58%) MS Exchange
2 51 (10.90%) Tomcat
3 49 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (7.91%) IIS
6 34 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 23 (4.91%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.56%) JBoss
9 12 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 10 (2.14%) Apache
11 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.43%) Lync
15 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
Applications
1 92 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.06%) SaaS
2 16 (3.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 105 (22.44%) TCP/IP
2 91 (19.44%) Firewall
3 53 (11.32%) WAN
3 53 (11.32%) LAN
4 43 (9.19%) SAN
5 40 (8.55%) DNS
6 37 (7.91%) VPN
7 26 (5.56%) MPLS
8 24 (5.13%) ADSL
9 23 (4.91%) SSL
10 21 (4.49%) VoIP
11 20 (4.27%) DHCP
11 20 (4.27%) Internet
12 14 (2.99%) HTTP
13 13 (2.78%) NAS
14 12 (2.56%) WebEx
15 10 (2.14%) IPsec
16 9 (1.92%) IPv4
17 8 (1.71%) PBX
17 8 (1.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.77%) MySQL
3 25 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (3.63%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.64%) MS Access
8 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.28%) JIRA
2 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) MSI
3 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.21%) PEAR
3 1 (0.21%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Trac
General
1 24 (5.13%) Finance
2 22 (4.70%) Advertising
3 20 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.85%) Back Office
5 10 (2.14%) Retail
6 8 (1.71%) Military
6 8 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.64%) Electronics
8 3 (0.64%) Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.25%) .NET
2 42 (8.97%) XML
3 31 (6.62%) CSS
4 28 (5.98%) HTML
5 27 (5.77%) J2EE
6 26 (5.56%) Web Services
7 20 (4.27%) ASP.NET
8 19 (4.06%) JSP
9 8 (1.71%) SOAP
9 8 (1.71%) JMS
10 4 (0.85%) Tapestry
11 2 (0.43%) COM
12 1 (0.21%) Ajax
12 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.21%) jQuery
12 1 (0.21%) HTML5
12 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.91%) Replication
4 19 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.92%) Clustering
7 5 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.43%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.43%) AS400
8 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.43%) iPhone
8 2 (0.43%) iSeries
9 1 (0.21%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.21%) Social Media
9 1 (0.21%) iPad
9 1 (0.21%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.21%) FMCG
9 1 (0.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 335 (71.58%) Windows
2 157 (33.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 103 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (21.15%) Linux
6 50 (10.68%) Windows 7
7 40 (8.55%) UNIX
8 29 (6.20%) Windows XP
9 27 (5.77%) Windows Vista
10 26 (5.56%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.78%) CentOS
12 13 (2.78%) Windows 2000
13 10 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (1.07%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.07%) Solaris
15 2 (0.43%) AIX
15 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.21%) Android
16 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.53%) ITIL
2 25 (5.34%) Service Delivery
3 22 (4.70%) Incident Management
4 19 (4.06%) Technical Architecture
4 19 (4.06%) CRM
4 19 (4.06%) Content Management
5 15 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (2.99%) Workflow
7 13 (2.78%) Network Management
8 10 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (2.14%) Change Management
9 9 (1.92%) BPEL
9 9 (1.92%) Software Engineering
9 9 (1.92%) Problem Management
9 9 (1.92%) Web Development
10 8 (1.71%) Pattern Recognition
10 8 (1.71%) Mentoring
10 8 (1.71%) Logistics
10 8 (1.71%) Project Management
10 8 (1.71%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.52%) Java
2 63 (13.46%) SQL
3 25 (5.34%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.85%) C#
5 14 (2.99%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.78%) C
7 11 (2.35%) C++
8 8 (1.71%) XPath
9 6 (1.28%) Perl
9 6 (1.28%) PHP
10 4 (0.85%) Python
11 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.64%) VB
12 2 (0.43%) VBScript
12 2 (0.43%) VBA
12 2 (0.43%) RPG
12 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.43%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (15.81%) Degree
2 56 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.41%) MCSA
4 27 (5.77%) A+ Certification
5 23 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.70%) Network+ Certification
7 19 (4.06%) CCNA
8 15 (3.21%) MCSE
9 14 (2.99%) MCP
9 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 11 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.14%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.92%) MCTS
13 8 (1.71%) CCNP
14 7 (1.50%) MCITP
15 5 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.85%) HNC
17 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
18 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 143 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 102 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.27%) vSphere
5 13 (2.78%) vCloud
6 10 (2.14%) XenApp
7 9 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.50%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.28%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.64%) Firmware
11 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.21%) StorNext
12 1 (0.21%) KVM
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (6.62%) SCCM
2 14 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.14%) SCOM
4 6 (1.28%) Nagios
5 5 (1.07%) WSUS
6 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.64%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.43%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 154 (32.91%) VMware
2 146 (31.20%) Microsoft
3 80 (17.09%) Oracle
4 79 (16.88%) Citrix
5 67 (14.32%) Cisco
6 26 (5.56%) Juniper
7 23 (4.91%) HP
8 11 (2.35%) Siemens
9 10 (2.14%) Dell
10 9 (1.92%) EMC
10 9 (1.92%) F5
11 8 (1.71%) Nortel
12 6 (1.28%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.07%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.07%) Avaya
14 4 (0.85%) Lotus
14 4 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.85%) Remedy
14 4 (0.85%) Bomgar
15 3 (0.64%) CommVault
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Michael Page Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Calne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, South
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Newport, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Devon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 days ago