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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 81 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 187 128 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.20% 2.51% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.63% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 177 123 122
Average salary £25,500 £23,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% -11.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £19,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,200 £37,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
5610 4870 5039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.13% 95.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 4153 4460
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 0 49 £25,000 +6.38% 10
Gloucestershire +2 40 £26,250 +0.96% 5
Wiltshire +30 35 £23,500 -13.76% 4
Devon 0 21 £29,750 +43.02% 9
Dorset -15 20 £17,000 -26.08% 4
Somerset +4 12 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Cornwall -4 9 £21,000 +16.66% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 291 (71.67%) Windows
2 171 (42.12%) Active Directory
3 142 (34.98%) Microsoft
3 142 (34.98%) VMware
4 108 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (26.11%) ITIL
6 96 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (22.41%) Linux
8 89 (21.92%) Citrix
8 89 (21.92%) Firewall
9 87 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 79 (19.46%) SQL
11 76 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 72 (17.73%) SQL Server
13 71 (17.49%) Cisco
14 68 (16.75%) TCP/IP
14 68 (16.75%) MS Excel
15 66 (16.26%) MS Office
16 52 (12.81%) DNS
17 50 (12.32%) Windows 7
17 50 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 49 (12.07%) SLA
18 49 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 49 (12.07%) LAN
19 44 (10.84%) VPN
20 43 (10.59%) WAN
21 35 (8.62%) Oracle
21 35 (8.62%) .NET
21 35 (8.62%) Hyper-V
22 33 (8.13%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 87 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (4.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (4.68%) Apache
6 17 (4.19%) IIS
7 16 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.71%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.72%) nginx
10 7 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.72%) Lync
11 6 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.49%) JBoss
13 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 66 (16.26%) MS Office
3 8 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Visualfiles
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.94%) Office 365
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (21.92%) Firewall
2 68 (16.75%) TCP/IP
3 52 (12.81%) DNS
4 49 (12.07%) LAN
5 44 (10.84%) VPN
6 43 (10.59%) WAN
7 33 (8.13%) DHCP
8 28 (6.90%) SAN
9 24 (5.91%) Internet
9 24 (5.91%) VoIP
10 22 (5.42%) MPLS
11 17 (4.19%) SSL
12 13 (3.20%) PBX
13 12 (2.96%) ADSL
14 11 (2.71%) HTTP
15 10 (2.46%) IPv4
15 10 (2.46%) NAS
16 9 (2.22%) Wireless
17 7 (1.72%) DASS2
17 7 (1.72%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.16%) MySQL
3 15 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.22%) DB2
5 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.72%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Subversion
1 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.72%) Mercurial
3 6 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.25%) PEAR
5 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 21 (5.17%) Finance
2 17 (4.19%) Back Office
3 16 (3.94%) Advertising
4 14 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.20%) Retail
6 6 (1.48%) Banking
7 4 (0.99%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.62%) .NET
2 25 (6.16%) CSS
2 25 (6.16%) HTML
3 21 (5.17%) XML
4 16 (3.94%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.71%) Web Services
6 9 (2.22%) JSP
7 7 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.49%) COM
10 1 (0.25%) J2EE
10 1 (0.25%) WCF
10 1 (0.25%) WPF
10 1 (0.25%) jQuery
10 1 (0.25%) Ajax
10 1 (0.25%) Middleware
10 1 (0.25%) LAMP
10 1 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.68%) Blackberry
3 12 (2.96%) Replication
3 12 (2.96%) Clustering
4 10 (2.46%) Open Source
5 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.72%) Derivative
7 6 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.23%) Wiki
9 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) EPoS
11 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.25%) iPhone
12 1 (0.25%) iSeries
12 1 (0.25%) IVR
12 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 291 (71.67%) Windows
2 108 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (22.41%) Linux
4 76 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (12.32%) Windows 7
5 50 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (8.13%) UNIX
7 31 (7.64%) Windows XP
8 23 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (4.93%) Windows Vista
10 17 (4.19%) CentOS
11 14 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.71%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.46%) AIX
14 9 (2.22%) Debian
14 9 (2.22%) Fedora
15 8 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (1.23%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.11%) ITIL
2 26 (6.40%) Change Management
3 22 (5.42%) Incident Management
4 19 (4.68%) Time Management
5 16 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (3.69%) Process Management
6 15 (3.69%) Problem Management
7 14 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 12 (2.96%) Configuration Management
8 12 (2.96%) Service Management
8 12 (2.96%) Workflow
9 10 (2.46%) Service Delivery
9 10 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (2.22%) Network Management
10 9 (2.22%) Content Management
11 8 (1.97%) Migration
11 8 (1.97%) Quality Management
11 8 (1.97%) DevOps
12 7 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.46%) SQL
2 18 (4.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.94%) Java
3 16 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.69%) Perl
5 12 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.71%) VB
7 10 (2.46%) Python
7 10 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.46%) PHP
8 9 (2.22%) C#
9 7 (1.72%) Ruby
10 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.23%) C++
10 5 (1.23%) C
11 4 (0.99%) VBScript
12 3 (0.74%) VBA
13 2 (0.49%) Korn
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (7.88%) Degree
3 31 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (5.91%) CCNA
5 23 (5.67%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.17%) MCSA
7 18 (4.43%) MCP
8 15 (3.69%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.45%) MCSE
9 14 (3.45%) A+ Certification
10 13 (3.20%) MCITP
11 11 (2.71%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (2.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.97%) VCP4
14 7 (1.72%) MCTS
14 7 (1.72%) CCNP
14 7 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.74%) CCA
17 2 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.07%) SLA
2 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (42.12%) Active Directory
2 96 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.96%) vSphere
6 11 (2.71%) XenApp
7 9 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 9 (2.22%) vCloud
8 7 (1.72%) Varnish
9 4 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.99%) XenServer
9 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.74%) Firmware
10 3 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (6.16%) SCCM
2 21 (5.17%) SCOM
2 21 (5.17%) Nagios
3 18 (4.43%) Puppet
4 12 (2.96%) WSUS
5 7 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.72%) HAProxy
5 7 (1.72%) Ansible
5 7 (1.72%) ZABBIX
5 7 (1.72%) Munin
5 7 (1.72%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.72%) HP SIM
5 7 (1.72%) Icinga
6 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.99%) OpenView
8 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.25%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 142 (34.98%) Microsoft
1 142 (34.98%) VMware
2 89 (21.92%) Citrix
3 71 (17.49%) Cisco
4 35 (8.62%) Oracle
5 26 (6.40%) Juniper
6 20 (4.93%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.19%) HP
8 10 (2.46%) Siemens
8 10 (2.46%) F5
9 9 (2.22%) IBM
10 7 (1.72%) Nortel
10 7 (1.72%) Dell
10 7 (1.72%) Avaya
10 7 (1.72%) Percona
11 6 (1.48%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.23%) Splunk
12 5 (1.23%) Zend
13 4 (0.99%) Symantec
13 4 (0.99%) Metastorm
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