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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 58 87 112
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 252 177 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.32% 2.91% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 3.04% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 226 164 101
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,950 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -0.16%
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
5586 5820 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.72% 95.54% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4858 4538
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Gloucestershire +38 70 £27,000 -5.26% 9
Wiltshire +27 67 £30,000 +11.11% 10
Bristol -10 48 £25,000 -16.66% 8
Somerset +15 25 £35,000 +30.84% 7
Dorset +7 19 £20,250 -26.36% 5
Cornwall +1 13 £21,000 -6.66% 1
Devon -13 10 £28,500 +31.10% 2
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 322 (73.52%) Windows
2 153 (34.93%) Active Directory
2 153 (34.93%) VMware
3 147 (33.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 134 (30.59%) Microsoft
5 101 (23.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (22.83%) TCP/IP
6 100 (22.83%) MS Exchange
6 100 (22.83%) SQL Server
6 100 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (20.78%) Linux
8 87 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (19.63%) Firewall
10 84 (19.18%) Citrix
11 73 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 67 (15.30%) ITIL
12 67 (15.30%) Cisco
13 65 (14.84%) Java
13 65 (14.84%) Degree
14 62 (14.16%) Oracle
15 60 (13.70%) MS Office
16 58 (13.24%) .NET
17 57 (13.01%) Windows 7
18 50 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 48 (10.96%) LAN
20 46 (10.50%) WAN
20 46 (10.50%) SQL
21 45 (10.27%) DNS
22 41 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
23 40 (9.13%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 100 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.13%) Tomcat
4 35 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (7.76%) IIS
6 28 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (5.94%) SharePoint
8 19 (4.34%) WebSphere
9 14 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.28%) WebLogic
10 10 (2.28%) JBoss
11 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.83%) Apache
12 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.46%) Lync
14 1 (0.23%) CMS
14 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 60 (13.70%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.34%) Office 365
2 16 (3.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (22.83%) TCP/IP
2 86 (19.63%) Firewall
3 48 (10.96%) LAN
4 46 (10.50%) WAN
5 45 (10.27%) DNS
6 40 (9.13%) SAN
7 37 (8.45%) VPN
8 28 (6.39%) MPLS
9 25 (5.71%) VoIP
10 23 (5.25%) DHCP
11 20 (4.57%) SSL
11 20 (4.57%) Internet
12 19 (4.34%) ADSL
13 13 (2.97%) HTTP
14 12 (2.74%) NAS
15 11 (2.51%) WebEx
16 10 (2.28%) IPsec
17 9 (2.05%) VLAN
18 8 (1.83%) IPv4
19 7 (1.60%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (4.34%) MySQL
5 13 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.46%) DB2
9 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Trac
3 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.23%) PEAR
General
1 23 (5.25%) Finance
2 20 (4.57%) Advertising
3 19 (4.34%) Back Office
4 18 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.74%) Retail
6 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.91%) Military
7 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.24%) .NET
2 34 (7.76%) XML
3 29 (6.62%) CSS
4 24 (5.48%) Web Services
4 24 (5.48%) HTML
5 19 (4.34%) J2EE
5 19 (4.34%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.88%) JSP
7 8 (1.83%) JMS
8 6 (1.37%) SOAP
9 2 (0.46%) COM
10 1 (0.23%) XSLT
10 1 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.23%) jQuery
10 1 (0.23%) Ajax
10 1 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.79%) Replication
3 17 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.05%) Clustering
7 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.46%) iSeries
8 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.46%) AS400
8 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.23%) EPoS
9 1 (0.23%) DTV
9 1 (0.23%) Handset
9 1 (0.23%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Wiki
9 1 (0.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 322 (73.52%) Windows
2 147 (33.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (23.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 91 (20.78%) Linux
5 87 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (13.01%) Windows 7
7 35 (7.99%) UNIX
8 27 (6.16%) Windows XP
9 23 (5.25%) Windows 8
10 21 (4.79%) Windows Vista
11 16 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.20%) CentOS
13 13 (2.97%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.68%) Solaris
17 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.46%) AIX
18 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.30%) ITIL
2 22 (5.02%) Incident Management
3 19 (4.34%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (3.88%) Service Delivery
4 17 (3.88%) Content Management
4 17 (3.88%) CRM
5 13 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (2.97%) Workflow
5 13 (2.97%) Network Management
6 10 (2.28%) Change Management
7 9 (2.05%) Web Development
8 8 (1.83%) Process Management
8 8 (1.83%) Project Management
9 7 (1.60%) Business Continuity
10 6 (1.37%) Load Balancing
10 6 (1.37%) Problem Management
10 6 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (1.37%) BPEL
11 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2
11 5 (1.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.84%) Java
2 46 (10.50%) SQL
3 21 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.65%) C#
5 11 (2.51%) C++
5 11 (2.51%) C
6 8 (1.83%) XPath
7 7 (1.60%) PHP
7 7 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.14%) Perl
9 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.68%) Python
11 2 (0.46%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.46%) Korn
11 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.46%) RPG
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (14.84%) Degree
2 50 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (5.48%) MCSA
5 21 (4.79%) CCNA
5 21 (4.79%) A+ Certification
6 17 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
7 14 (3.20%) MCP
8 12 (2.74%) MCSE
9 10 (2.28%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.05%) CCNP
11 8 (1.83%) MCITP
11 8 (1.83%) MCTS
11 8 (1.83%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.91%) HNC
15 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 153 (34.93%) Active Directory
2 100 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.11%) vSphere
5 13 (2.97%) vCloud
6 10 (2.28%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.05%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.83%) XenApp
9 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.91%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.68%) Firmware
10 3 (0.68%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.46%) XenServer
11 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (5.71%) SCCM
2 11 (2.51%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.60%) SCOM
4 4 (0.91%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.68%) Nagios
5 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.68%) Puppet
6 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Icinga
7 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.23%) Munin
7 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 153 (34.93%) VMware
2 134 (30.59%) Microsoft
3 84 (19.18%) Citrix
4 67 (15.30%) Cisco
5 62 (14.16%) Oracle
6 29 (6.62%) Juniper
7 21 (4.79%) HP
8 10 (2.28%) F5
8 10 (2.28%) Siemens
9 9 (2.05%) Dell
9 9 (2.05%) EMC
10 7 (1.60%) Nortel
11 6 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.91%) Lotus
13 4 (0.91%) Avaya
14 3 (0.68%) Symantec
14 3 (0.68%) Veeam
15 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £28-37,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £28-37,000 + Bonus +Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-25,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fawcetts IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago