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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 61 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 266 198 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.71% 3.33% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 3.43% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 248 170 233
Median salary £29,250 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £20,320
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,750 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+7.82% -0.86%
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
5450 5769 5984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.56% 97.01% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 4893 5007
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +60 92 £32,500 +35.41%
Dorset +43 51 £28,000 +60.00% 9
Gloucestershire -20 35 £32,500 +20.37% 5
Bristol -16 34 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Somerset -9 20 £28,000 +1.81% 5
Cornwall 0 18 £24,500 +28.94% 6
Devon -16 13 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 330 (70.82%) Windows
2 246 (52.79%) Microsoft
3 229 (49.14%) VMware
4 186 (39.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (38.84%) Active Directory
6 174 (37.34%) MS Exchange
7 160 (34.33%) Windows Server
8 135 (28.97%) MS Excel
9 128 (27.47%) ITIL
10 124 (26.61%) Firewall
11 123 (26.39%) Linux
12 120 (25.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 117 (25.11%) Security Cleared
14 104 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 102 (21.89%) Office 365
16 101 (21.67%) Cisco
17 100 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 94 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2007
19 93 (19.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 93 (19.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 84 (18.03%) SC Cleared
21 80 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
22 73 (15.67%) TCP/IP
23 69 (14.81%) LAN
24 68 (14.59%) WAN
25 65 (13.95%) SQL Server
26 63 (13.52%) VoIP
26 63 (13.52%) CCNA
27 59 (12.66%) Windows 7
28 58 (12.45%) Driving Licence

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
1 174 (37.34%) MS Exchange
2 120 (25.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 54 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (5.58%) IIS
6 21 (4.51%) Apache
7 12 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.86%) Jetty
11 3 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.21%) Drupal
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 135 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 51 (10.94%) MS Office
3 8 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Simulink
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (21.89%) Office 365
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.07%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (26.61%) Firewall
2 73 (15.67%) TCP/IP
3 69 (14.81%) LAN
4 68 (14.59%) WAN
5 63 (13.52%) VoIP
6 56 (12.02%) DNS
7 52 (11.16%) SAN
8 45 (9.66%) VPN
9 38 (8.15%) DHCP
10 23 (4.94%) ADSL
11 19 (4.08%) SMTP
12 15 (3.22%) Network Security
13 13 (2.79%) VLAN
14 11 (2.36%) NAS
14 11 (2.36%) Wireless
15 10 (2.15%) HTTP
15 10 (2.15%) MPLS
16 9 (1.93%) ICMP
16 9 (1.93%) Internet
16 9 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.07%) MySQL
5 5 (1.07%) QlikView
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.64%) MS Access
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.43%) Ingres
8 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) GIS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Eclipse
1 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.21%) PROIV
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (4.94%) Finance
2 22 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.07%) Advertising
5 4 (0.86%) Law
6 3 (0.64%) Billing
6 3 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
7 2 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.72%) .NET
2 11 (2.36%) XML
3 8 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.29%) HTML
5 4 (0.86%) J2EE
5 4 (0.86%) SAML
5 4 (0.86%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.86%) Web Services
6 3 (0.64%) JSON
7 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.43%) LAMP
7 2 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 1 (0.21%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.45%) Driving Licence
2 40 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (1.93%) Statistics
6 6 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.07%) CESG
7 5 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.64%) Clustering
9 3 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.64%) PKI
9 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.43%) IPTV
11 1 (0.21%) BYOD
11 1 (0.21%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 330 (70.82%) Windows
2 186 (39.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 160 (34.33%) Windows Server
4 123 (26.39%) Linux
5 100 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 93 (19.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (12.66%) Windows 7
8 45 (9.66%) Windows 8
9 40 (8.58%) Windows 10
10 38 (8.15%) Unix
11 16 (3.43%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.58%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.36%) AIX
13 11 (2.36%) Windows XP
14 10 (2.15%) CentOS
15 8 (1.72%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.29%) Android
16 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (27.47%) ITIL
2 33 (7.08%) Project Management
3 25 (5.36%) Service Delivery
4 17 (3.65%) Change Management
5 16 (3.43%) PRINCE2
6 15 (3.22%) Service Management
7 14 (3.00%) Incident Management
7 14 (3.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (2.79%) Data Protection
8 13 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (2.79%) ITSM
8 13 (2.79%) Migration
9 12 (2.58%) Problem Management
9 12 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (2.36%) Security Patching
11 10 (2.15%) Business Continuity
11 10 (2.15%) Data Security
11 10 (2.15%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (2.15%) Time Management
12 9 (1.93%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.80%) SQL
2 22 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.86%) Java
4 17 (3.65%) C#
5 12 (2.58%) Perl
6 9 (1.93%) PHP
7 7 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.07%) C++
8 5 (1.07%) VB
9 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.64%) C
10 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.64%) VBScript
11 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.43%) Python
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) Ada
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (25.11%) Security Cleared
2 93 (19.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 80 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (13.52%) CCNA
6 52 (11.16%) MCSE
7 45 (9.66%) MCSA
8 33 (7.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (6.44%) CCNP
9 30 (6.44%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.65%) MCP
11 16 (3.43%) Degree
11 16 (3.43%) Network+ Certification
12 15 (3.22%) A+ Certification
12 15 (3.22%) DV Cleared
13 11 (2.36%) MCTS
14 6 (1.29%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.07%) CCDA
16 4 (0.86%) HNC
17 3 (0.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) COBIT
2 1 (0.21%) DICOM
2 1 (0.21%) HL7
2 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 181 (38.84%) Active Directory
2 104 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 35 (7.51%) XenApp
5 29 (6.22%) XenDesktop
6 26 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (4.72%) vSphere
8 9 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.07%) Firmware
12 4 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.43%) vCloud
14 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (2.36%) SCCM
3 10 (2.15%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.93%) WSUS
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.86%) Nagios
5 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.43%) Cacti
8 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 246 (52.79%) Microsoft
2 229 (49.14%) VMware
3 101 (21.67%) Cisco
4 50 (10.73%) Citrix
5 27 (5.79%) WatchGuard
6 19 (4.08%) Juniper
7 18 (3.86%) HP
7 18 (3.86%) Veeam
8 17 (3.65%) Apple
8 17 (3.65%) Oracle
8 17 (3.65%) Symantec
9 12 (2.58%) IBM
9 12 (2.58%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.15%) EMC
11 9 (1.93%) Brocade
11 9 (1.93%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (1.29%) Mitel
13 5 (1.07%) Avaya
13 5 (1.07%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.07%) Remedy
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £26k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £19k - 29k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum 29days hols,pension,private health
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Spring Technology
Salary: + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Cotterell Consulting
Posted: 23 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago