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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / South West
Rank 91 63 94
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 161 249 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.25% 4.46% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 4.59% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 152 237 169
Median salary £27,500 £30,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,675 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
4786 5423 5795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.63% 97.22% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3995 4633 4906
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +5 48 £34,250 +37.00% 3
Wiltshire +4 42 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Dorset +12 30 £31,250 +30.20% 1
Bristol -20 25 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Somerset -21 9 £20,000 -20.00% 3
Devon -12 6 £27,500 -15.38%
Cornwall -5 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 301 (75.44%) Windows
2 211 (52.88%) Microsoft
3 179 (44.86%) VMware
4 166 (41.60%) Active Directory
5 158 (39.60%) Windows Server
6 154 (38.60%) MS Exchange
7 147 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (27.32%) ITIL
8 109 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 104 (26.07%) MS Excel
10 103 (25.81%) Security Cleared
11 86 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 85 (21.30%) Linux
13 79 (19.80%) Firewall
14 73 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 72 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2013
16 71 (17.79%) Office 365
17 68 (17.04%) MS Office
18 66 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2007
19 65 (16.29%) WAN
20 63 (15.79%) LAN
21 60 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
22 58 (14.54%) Cisco
23 57 (14.29%) SC Cleared
24 52 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
24 52 (13.03%) TCP/IP
25 50 (12.53%) Citrix
26 47 (11.78%) SQL Server
27 46 (11.53%) SAN
27 46 (11.53%) 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
1 154 (38.60%) MS Exchange
2 109 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.51%) IIS
6 11 (2.76%) Apache
7 9 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.00%) Jetty
10 2 (0.50%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 104 (26.07%) MS Excel
2 68 (17.04%) MS Office
3 11 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (17.79%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (19.80%) Firewall
2 65 (16.29%) WAN
3 63 (15.79%) LAN
4 52 (13.03%) TCP/IP
5 46 (11.53%) SAN
6 31 (7.77%) SMTP
7 30 (7.52%) DNS
8 28 (7.02%) DHCP
9 27 (6.77%) VoIP
10 26 (6.52%) VPN
11 22 (5.51%) NNTP
11 22 (5.51%) X.400
11 22 (5.51%) X.500
12 19 (4.76%) ADSL
13 10 (2.51%) Network Security
13 10 (2.51%) VLAN
14 7 (1.75%) Wireless
14 7 (1.75%) WLAN
15 6 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) Maven
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) PROIV
3 1 (0.25%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (6.52%) Finance
2 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.50%) Advertising
4 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.00%) Billing
5 4 (1.00%) Electronics
5 4 (1.00%) Marketing
6 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.25%) French Language
7 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.52%) XML
2 8 (2.01%) .NET
3 5 (1.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (1.25%) Spring
4 4 (1.00%) SAML
4 4 (1.00%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.50%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.53%) Driving Licence
2 19 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 19 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 18 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.50%) Statistics
7 5 (1.25%) CESG
7 5 (1.25%) Replication
7 5 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.50%) IPTV
8 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.50%) Robotics
9 1 (0.25%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.25%) iPad
9 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 301 (75.44%) Windows
2 158 (39.60%) Windows Server
3 147 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (21.30%) Linux
6 60 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (9.52%) Unix
8 31 (7.77%) Windows 8
9 24 (6.02%) Windows 7
10 17 (4.26%) Windows 10
11 16 (4.01%) Windows Vista
12 13 (3.26%) Windows XP
13 12 (3.01%) Android
14 10 (2.51%) Apple iOS
15 9 (2.26%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.75%) Mac OS
17 5 (1.25%) CentOS
18 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (1.00%) Solaris
19 1 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.32%) ITIL
2 37 (9.27%) Service Delivery
3 30 (7.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 22 (5.51%) Project Management
5 18 (4.51%) Service Management
6 17 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 13 (3.26%) Change Management
7 13 (3.26%) Migration
8 12 (3.01%) Line Management
9 11 (2.76%) Incident Management
9 11 (2.76%) ITIL V3
10 10 (2.51%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (2.26%) ITSM
11 9 (2.26%) Mentoring
11 9 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.01%) Security Patching
13 7 (1.75%) Data Security
13 7 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.03%) SQL
2 31 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 26 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.26%) Java
5 10 (2.51%) PHP
6 8 (2.01%) C#
7 7 (1.75%) C++
7 7 (1.75%) Python
8 5 (1.25%) C
9 3 (0.75%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.50%) VB
11 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 52 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (9.77%) CCNA
6 33 (8.27%) DV Cleared
7 31 (7.77%) MCSA
8 28 (7.02%) MCSE
9 27 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (5.76%) MCP
11 20 (5.01%) Degree
12 13 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (3.01%) CCNP
14 8 (2.01%) A+ Certification
14 8 (2.01%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (1.75%) MCTS
16 5 (1.25%) CCDA
17 4 (1.00%) DBS Check
18 2 (0.50%) CCENT
18 2 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) DICOM
2 1 (0.25%) HL7
2 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 166 (41.60%) Active Directory
2 73 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 35 (8.77%) XenApp
3 35 (8.77%) XenDesktop
4 16 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (2.26%) vSphere
7 5 (1.25%) Firmware
7 5 (1.25%) Samba
8 4 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.25%) NFS
10 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (4.51%) SCCM
2 7 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.75%) WSUS
7 2 (0.50%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.25%) Cacti
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView
8 1 (0.25%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 211 (52.88%) Microsoft
2 179 (44.86%) VMware
3 58 (14.54%) Cisco
4 50 (12.53%) Citrix
5 21 (5.26%) Intel
6 18 (4.51%) HP
7 16 (4.01%) Apple
7 16 (4.01%) Veeam
8 15 (3.76%) WatchGuard
9 12 (3.01%) Symantec
10 10 (2.51%) Oracle
11 9 (2.26%) Juniper
12 8 (2.01%) IBM
13 7 (1.75%) EMC
13 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.50%) Brocade
14 6 (1.50%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (1.25%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.25%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.25%) Veritas
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