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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 81 76 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 197 209 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.37% 3.39% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.54% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 170 189 100
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £19,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
5622 5902 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.10% 95.75% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4912 4276
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Bristol -5 59 £27,000 -4.42% 17
Wiltshire -9 46 £27,000 +9.09% 3
Gloucestershire +7 41 £27,000 +12.50% 4
Devon -7 20 £28,000 +17.89% 7
Dorset 0 11 £17,500 -18.46%
Cornwall -3 10 £21,000 -53.33%
Somerset -13 10 £21,500 -20.37% 6
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 330 (71.12%) Windows
2 158 (34.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 155 (33.41%) VMware
4 145 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 136 (29.31%) Active Directory
6 111 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 110 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 107 (23.06%) SQL Server
9 105 (22.63%) MS Exchange
10 102 (21.98%) Linux
10 102 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 96 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 94 (20.26%) TCP/IP
12 94 (20.26%) Firewall
13 80 (17.24%) Oracle
13 80 (17.24%) Java
14 75 (16.16%) Degree
15 70 (15.09%) ITIL
16 69 (14.87%) Citrix
17 67 (14.44%) Cisco
18 63 (13.58%) SQL
19 59 (12.72%) .NET
19 59 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 57 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
21 51 (10.99%) WAN
22 50 (10.78%) LAN
23 49 (10.56%) Tomcat
23 49 (10.56%) Windows 7
24 46 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (9.70%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 105 (22.63%) MS Exchange
2 57 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (10.56%) Tomcat
4 43 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (7.97%) IIS
7 25 (5.39%) SharePoint
8 19 (4.09%) WebSphere
9 18 (3.88%) Apache
10 12 (2.59%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.59%) JBoss
11 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.65%) Lync
13 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 96 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.09%) SaaS
2 14 (3.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (20.26%) TCP/IP
1 94 (20.26%) Firewall
2 51 (10.99%) WAN
3 50 (10.78%) LAN
4 45 (9.70%) DNS
5 43 (9.27%) SAN
6 36 (7.76%) VPN
7 26 (5.60%) MPLS
8 25 (5.39%) ADSL
9 24 (5.17%) DHCP
10 22 (4.74%) VoIP
11 20 (4.31%) Internet
12 17 (3.66%) SSL
13 13 (2.80%) WebEx
14 11 (2.37%) HTTP
15 10 (2.16%) NAS
16 8 (1.72%) IPsec
16 8 (1.72%) VLAN
16 8 (1.72%) SMTP
16 8 (1.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.60%) MySQL
3 24 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (4.09%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.65%) MS Access
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) DB2
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) JIRA
2 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) MSI
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 30 (6.47%) Finance
2 25 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.31%) Advertising
4 19 (4.09%) Back Office
5 9 (1.94%) Retail
6 8 (1.72%) Military
6 8 (1.72%) Electronics
6 8 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.51%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.72%) .NET
2 39 (8.41%) XML
3 28 (6.03%) J2EE
4 27 (5.82%) Web Services
5 23 (4.96%) CSS
6 20 (4.31%) HTML
7 17 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.23%) JSP
9 8 (1.72%) SOAP
9 8 (1.72%) JMS
10 4 (0.86%) Tapestry
11 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.43%) COM
12 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.22%) HTML5
12 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.88%) Replication
5 8 (1.72%) Clustering
5 8 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.65%) EPoS
8 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.43%) iSeries
9 2 (0.43%) DTV
9 2 (0.43%) AS400
9 2 (0.43%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.22%) Handset
10 1 (0.22%) PDA
10 1 (0.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 330 (71.12%) Windows
2 158 (34.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 102 (21.98%) Linux
6 49 (10.56%) Windows 7
7 40 (8.62%) UNIX
8 27 (5.82%) Windows XP
9 25 (5.39%) Windows Vista
10 23 (4.96%) Windows 8
11 19 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.80%) Windows 2000
13 12 (2.59%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (2.16%) CentOS
15 6 (1.29%) Solaris
16 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.43%) AIX
17 2 (0.43%) Android
17 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.09%) ITIL
2 30 (6.47%) Service Delivery
3 26 (5.60%) Incident Management
4 19 (4.09%) CRM
5 18 (3.88%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (3.23%) Content Management
7 14 (3.02%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (2.80%) Workflow
9 11 (2.37%) BPEL
9 11 (2.37%) Network Management
9 11 (2.37%) Problem Management
10 10 (2.16%) Line Management
11 9 (1.94%) Mentoring
11 9 (1.94%) Software Engineering
11 9 (1.94%) Change Management
12 8 (1.72%) Project Management
12 8 (1.72%) Process Management
12 8 (1.72%) Logistics
12 8 (1.72%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.24%) Java
2 63 (13.58%) SQL
3 19 (4.09%) JavaScript
3 19 (4.09%) C#
4 16 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 15 (3.23%) C
6 11 (2.37%) C++
7 8 (1.72%) XPath
8 6 (1.29%) Perl
9 4 (0.86%) PHP
9 4 (0.86%) Python
9 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.65%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) VBA
11 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) VBScript
11 2 (0.43%) Korn
11 2 (0.43%) RPG
12 1 (0.22%) Ruby
12 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (16.16%) Degree
2 59 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.68%) MCSA
4 27 (5.82%) A+ Certification
5 23 (4.96%) Network+ Certification
6 20 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.88%) CCNA
7 18 (3.88%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.45%) MCSE
9 14 (3.02%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.94%) MCP
12 8 (1.72%) MCTS
12 8 (1.72%) MCITP
13 5 (1.08%) CCNP
13 5 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.86%) HNC
15 3 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.43%) CCA
16 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 136 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 102 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.09%) vSphere
5 11 (2.37%) XenApp
6 10 (2.16%) vCloud
7 9 (1.94%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.51%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.29%) Firmware
9 6 (1.29%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.08%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.65%) XenServer
12 1 (0.22%) StorNext
12 1 (0.22%) KVM
12 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (6.68%) SCCM
2 14 (3.02%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.80%) SCOM
4 9 (1.94%) Nagios
5 8 (1.72%) WSUS
6 2 (0.43%) Puppet
6 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) OpenView
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 155 (33.41%) VMware
2 145 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 80 (17.24%) Oracle
4 69 (14.87%) Citrix
5 67 (14.44%) Cisco
6 23 (4.96%) Juniper
7 21 (4.53%) HP
8 11 (2.37%) Siemens
9 10 (2.16%) Dell
10 9 (1.94%) EMC
11 8 (1.72%) Nortel
12 7 (1.51%) Bomgar
13 6 (1.29%) F5
13 6 (1.29%) Avaya
14 5 (1.08%) CommVault
14 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.08%) 3PAR
15 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.86%) Remedy
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
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Taunton
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Experis IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago