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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / South West
Rank 113 61 86
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 138 269 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.71% 4.65% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 4.79% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 127 251 183
Median salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,950 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
4921 5617 5847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.49% 97.05% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4082 4666 4944
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Wiltshire +2 49 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Gloucestershire -4 32 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Bristol -33 19 £26,000 -7.14% 4
Dorset -4 14 £18,250 -39.16% 5
Somerset -20 13 £23,750 +15.85% 1
Devon -21 7 £24,000 -26.15%
Cornwall -6 4 £17,750 +4.41% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 267 (78.07%) Windows
2 196 (57.31%) Microsoft
3 158 (46.20%) Active Directory
4 141 (41.23%) VMware
5 135 (39.47%) Windows Server
6 133 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (34.80%) MS Exchange
8 94 (27.49%) MS Excel
9 90 (26.32%) ITIL
10 85 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 82 (23.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (22.51%) Security Cleared
13 65 (19.01%) Office 365
14 63 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 60 (17.54%) MS Office
16 55 (16.08%) Linux
16 55 (16.08%) Firewall
17 53 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (14.62%) LAN
18 50 (14.62%) WAN
19 48 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
19 48 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
20 46 (13.45%) Citrix
21 42 (12.28%) SC Cleared
22 40 (11.70%) SQL
23 39 (11.40%) TCP/IP
24 37 (10.82%) Service Delivery
24 37 (10.82%) Driving Licence
25 36 (10.53%) Hyper-V
25 36 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 119 (34.80%) MS Exchange
2 85 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.75%) IIS
6 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.46%) Apache
8 4 (1.17%) Jetty
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (27.49%) MS Excel
2 60 (17.54%) MS Office
3 11 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.01%) Office 365
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.08%) Firewall
2 50 (14.62%) LAN
2 50 (14.62%) WAN
3 39 (11.40%) TCP/IP
4 35 (10.23%) SAN
5 25 (7.31%) VoIP
6 22 (6.43%) NNTP
6 22 (6.43%) SMTP
6 22 (6.43%) X.400
6 22 (6.43%) X.500
7 21 (6.14%) DHCP
8 18 (5.26%) VPN
9 15 (4.39%) DNS
10 14 (4.09%) ADSL
11 9 (2.63%) Internet
11 9 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.63%) WLAN
12 5 (1.46%) PBX
12 5 (1.46%) SSL
12 5 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Ant
3 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.29%) Maven
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (6.43%) Finance
2 7 (2.05%) Advertising
3 5 (1.46%) Electronics
3 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.17%) Billing
4 4 (1.17%) Marketing
5 2 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.29%) French Language
6 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.60%) XML
2 5 (1.46%) .NET
2 5 (1.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (1.46%) Spring
3 4 (1.17%) SAML
3 4 (1.17%) Spring MVC
4 3 (0.88%) COM
4 3 (0.88%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.82%) Driving Licence
2 19 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 19 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.46%) Replication
5 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.58%) CESG
6 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.58%) Robotics
7 1 (0.29%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.29%) iPad
7 1 (0.29%) IPTV
7 1 (0.29%) PACS
7 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 267 (78.07%) Windows
2 135 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 133 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (23.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (16.08%) Linux
6 48 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.77%) Unix
8 28 (8.19%) Windows 8
9 23 (6.73%) Windows 7
10 16 (4.68%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.09%) Windows 10
12 13 (3.80%) Windows Vista
13 12 (3.51%) Android
14 10 (2.92%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.92%) Mac OS X
15 7 (2.05%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (1.17%) CentOS
17 4 (1.17%) Solaris
18 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.32%) ITIL
2 37 (10.82%) Service Delivery
3 30 (8.77%) Infrastructure Management
4 17 (4.97%) Service Management
5 13 (3.80%) Problem Management
5 13 (3.80%) Project Management
6 11 (3.22%) ITIL V3
7 9 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (2.63%) Migration
8 7 (2.05%) Change Management
8 7 (2.05%) Mentoring
9 6 (1.75%) Data Protection
9 6 (1.75%) Incident Management
9 6 (1.75%) ITSM
9 6 (1.75%) Line Management
10 5 (1.46%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2
10 5 (1.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (1.46%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.70%) SQL
2 29 (8.48%) PowerShell
3 27 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.97%) Java
5 9 (2.63%) PHP
6 6 (1.75%) C#
6 6 (1.75%) Python
7 5 (1.46%) C++
8 3 (0.88%) C
9 2 (0.58%) Perl
9 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (22.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (9.94%) DV Cleared
5 27 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (7.02%) MCP
7 22 (6.43%) CCNA
8 20 (5.85%) Degree
9 18 (5.26%) MCSA
9 18 (5.26%) MCSE
10 16 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.63%) CCNP
13 6 (1.75%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.88%) HND
15 2 (0.58%) CCENT
15 2 (0.58%) HNC
15 2 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) DICOM
2 1 (0.29%) HL7
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 158 (46.20%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.77%) XenApp
4 30 (8.77%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.46%) Samba
8 5 (1.46%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (1.17%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.88%) WSUS
4 2 (0.58%) Nagios
4 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) Cacti
5 1 (0.29%) OpenView
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 196 (57.31%) Microsoft
2 141 (41.23%) VMware
3 46 (13.45%) Citrix
4 35 (10.23%) Cisco
5 21 (6.14%) Intel
6 16 (4.68%) Apple
7 14 (4.09%) WatchGuard
8 11 (3.22%) HP
9 10 (2.92%) Oracle
10 8 (2.34%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.75%) Veeam
12 5 (1.46%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.46%) Juniper
12 5 (1.46%) Veritas
13 4 (1.17%) SAP
14 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
15 2 (0.58%) Avaya
15 2 (0.58%) IBM
15 2 (0.58%) Lotus
15 2 (0.58%) Sun
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £17000 per annum
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Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
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Salary: 40,000-45,000
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Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
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