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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 64 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 261 182 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.59% 3.11% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 3.19% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 242 174 140
Average salary £28,000 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.80% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £40,000 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +24 72 £28,000 +7.69% 7
Dorset +37 55 £24,000 +31.50% 6
Bristol -4 55 £30,000 +20.00% 13
Somerset +16 29 £20,500 -16.32% 7
Devon +11 29 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Gloucestershire -4 21 £31,500 +23.52% 10
Cornwall -9 1 £17,000 -37.03% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 312 (65.41%) Windows
2 216 (45.28%) Microsoft
3 182 (38.16%) Active Directory
4 165 (34.59%) Windows Server
5 152 (31.87%) VMware
6 147 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 131 (27.46%) MS Exchange
8 108 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (20.55%) MS Excel
10 85 (17.82%) Firewall
11 81 (16.98%) Cisco
11 81 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 80 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 77 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 76 (15.93%) Linux
15 71 (14.88%) SQL
16 68 (14.26%) Windows 7
17 67 (14.05%) ITIL
18 61 (12.79%) Security Cleared
19 60 (12.58%) SQL Server
20 57 (11.95%) DNS
21 54 (11.32%) Citrix
22 52 (10.90%) SC Cleared
23 51 (10.69%) MS Office
24 49 (10.27%) Office 365
25 46 (9.64%) SLA
26 45 (9.43%) TCP/IP
26 45 (9.43%) Unix
27 44 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
28 43 (9.01%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 131 (27.46%) MS Exchange
2 77 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (5.03%) Apache
6 22 (4.61%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.10%) IIS
8 10 (2.10%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.84%) CMS
10 4 (0.84%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.63%) nginx
12 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 98 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 51 (10.69%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.84%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.27%) Office 365
2 8 (1.68%) PaaS
3 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 85 (17.82%) Firewall
2 57 (11.95%) DNS
3 45 (9.43%) TCP/IP
4 41 (8.60%) LAN
5 37 (7.76%) SAN
5 37 (7.76%) WAN
6 35 (7.34%) VoIP
7 34 (7.13%) DHCP
8 32 (6.71%) VPN
9 29 (6.08%) Internet
10 22 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (3.14%) IP Telephony
12 12 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.31%) SSL
14 10 (2.10%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.89%) LDAP
15 9 (1.89%) MPLS
16 8 (1.68%) HTTP
17 7 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 7 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.73%) MySQL
3 12 (2.52%) DB2
3 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.63%) Big Data
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Subversion
2 3 (0.63%) Yeoman
3 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 32 (6.71%) Telecoms
2 31 (6.50%) Finance
3 17 (3.56%) Advertising
4 16 (3.35%) Retail
5 14 (2.94%) Marketing
6 12 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.10%) Law
8 8 (1.68%) Electronics
9 7 (1.47%) Billing
10 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.84%) Back Office
11 4 (0.84%) Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Legal
11 4 (0.84%) Military
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.24%) .NET
2 22 (4.61%) XML
3 14 (2.94%) HTML
4 12 (2.52%) CSS
5 11 (2.31%) Tapestry
6 10 (2.10%) Web Services
7 8 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.47%) J2EE
9 5 (1.05%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.05%) Spring
10 4 (0.84%) XSLT
11 3 (0.63%) LAMP
11 3 (0.63%) WPF
12 2 (0.42%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.42%) JSON
12 2 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
13 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.24%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.35%) Driving Licence
5 14 (2.94%) Replication
6 13 (2.73%) EPoS
7 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.47%) LIMS
10 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.05%) iPhone
11 5 (1.05%) PKI
12 3 (0.63%) iPad
13 2 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.42%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.42%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 312 (65.41%) Windows
2 165 (34.59%) Windows Server
3 147 (30.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 108 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 76 (15.93%) Linux
7 68 (14.26%) Windows 7
8 45 (9.43%) Unix
9 19 (3.98%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.94%) Android
10 14 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.31%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.68%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (14.05%) ITIL
2 31 (6.50%) Software Engineering
3 28 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (5.66%) Incident Management
5 25 (5.24%) Service Management
6 24 (5.03%) Service Delivery
7 20 (4.19%) Problem Management
8 16 (3.35%) Quality Management
9 14 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 14 (2.94%) Open Source
9 14 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (2.73%) Change Management
11 11 (2.31%) Data Modelling
11 11 (2.31%) Line Management
11 11 (2.31%) Logical Data Model
11 11 (2.31%) Logistics
11 11 (2.31%) Pattern Recognition
11 11 (2.31%) Software Testing
12 10 (2.10%) DevOps
12 10 (2.10%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.88%) SQL
2 34 (7.13%) Java
3 26 (5.45%) C#
4 25 (5.24%) Shell Script
5 17 (3.56%) PL/SQL
6 16 (3.35%) Korn
7 11 (2.31%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.26%) C++
10 5 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.84%) C
12 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.63%) Python
12 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) VB
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 52 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.76%) Degree
4 31 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (5.45%) CCNA
7 18 (3.77%) CCNP
7 18 (3.77%) MCSE
8 17 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (3.56%) MCSA
9 14 (2.94%) CCENT
9 14 (2.94%) MCP
10 13 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.10%) HNC
12 9 (1.89%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.89%) HND
12 9 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (1.47%) MCITP
14 5 (1.05%) MCTS
14 5 (1.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.64%) SLA
2 11 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.84%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 182 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 80 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.87%) XenApp
5 19 (3.98%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.47%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.26%) vSphere
8 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.63%) Xen
8 3 (0.63%) XenServer
9 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.42%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.42%) Postfix
9 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (8.81%) SCCM
2 17 (3.56%) SCOM
3 11 (2.31%) Nagios
4 10 (2.10%) HP SIM
5 5 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.05%) WSUS
6 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.42%) Ansible
7 2 (0.42%) cPanel
7 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.42%) Plesk
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 216 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 152 (31.87%) VMware
3 81 (16.98%) Cisco
4 54 (11.32%) Citrix
5 27 (5.66%) Juniper
6 25 (5.24%) HP
7 24 (5.03%) Oracle
8 15 (3.14%) Apple
9 13 (2.73%) IBM
10 12 (2.52%) EMC
11 11 (2.31%) F5
12 10 (2.10%) FrontRange
12 10 (2.10%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.89%) Intel Security
14 8 (1.68%) SAP
15 7 (1.47%) Blue Coat
15 7 (1.47%) NetApp
16 6 (1.26%) Dell
16 6 (1.26%) Sophos
16 6 (1.26%) Symantec
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
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Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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