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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 74 57 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 197 269 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.76% 4.61% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 4.75% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 176 242 179
Median salary £25,625 £27,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.09% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median 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
5096 5667 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.29% 97.09% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4325 4758 4931
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 60 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Gloucestershire -27 40 £25,250 -6.48% 2
Bristol -9 32 £23,000 -8.00% 5
Cornwall +1 28 £22,000 +4.76% 2
Dorset +20 25 £25,000 +23.45% 6
Somerset -18 11 £31,250 -10.71% 4
Devon -12 1 £35,000 +36.58% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 312 (66.95%) Windows
2 262 (56.22%) Microsoft
3 228 (48.93%) VMware
4 177 (37.98%) Active Directory
5 175 (37.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 164 (35.19%) MS Exchange
7 145 (31.12%) Windows Server
8 117 (25.11%) MS Excel
9 116 (24.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 114 (24.46%) Firewall
11 112 (24.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 105 (22.53%) Linux
13 104 (22.32%) Cisco
13 104 (22.32%) Security Cleared
14 103 (22.10%) Office 365
15 101 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 97 (20.82%) SC Cleared
17 93 (19.96%) Exchange Server 2007
18 86 (18.45%) VoIP
19 82 (17.60%) ITIL
20 70 (15.02%) Windows 7
21 67 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
22 66 (14.16%) Citrix
23 64 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 64 (13.73%) SQL
24 60 (12.88%) Hyper-V
25 55 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
25 55 (11.80%) SAN
26 52 (11.16%) TCP/IP
26 52 (11.16%) DNS

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
1 164 (35.19%) MS Exchange
2 101 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (19.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.43%) Apache
6 14 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.58%) IIS
8 10 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.72%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 117 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.73%) MS Office
3 12 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 103 (22.10%) Office 365
2 18 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.64%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 114 (24.46%) Firewall
2 86 (18.45%) VoIP
3 55 (11.80%) SAN
4 52 (11.16%) DNS
4 52 (11.16%) TCP/IP
5 49 (10.52%) VPN
6 37 (7.94%) LAN
7 34 (7.30%) DHCP
8 32 (6.87%) WAN
9 27 (5.79%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (3.22%) PBX
10 15 (3.22%) Unified Communications
11 13 (2.79%) ADSL
12 12 (2.58%) Internet
13 11 (2.36%) SSL
13 11 (2.36%) Wireless
14 10 (2.15%) EIGRP
14 10 (2.15%) MPLS
14 10 (2.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.29%) MySQL
2 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.07%) QlikView
3 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.86%) Big Data
4 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.43%) MS Access
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (4.94%) Finance
2 21 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.43%) Advertising
4 10 (2.15%) Marketing
5 9 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.93%) Retail
6 7 (1.50%) Billing
7 6 (1.29%) Law
8 5 (1.07%) Banking
8 5 (1.07%) Electronics
9 2 (0.43%) Automotive
9 2 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.51%) .NET
2 15 (3.22%) XML
3 9 (1.93%) HTML
4 6 (1.29%) CSS
4 6 (1.29%) J2EE
5 5 (1.07%) Tapestry
5 5 (1.07%) Web Services
6 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.86%) XSLT
7 3 (0.64%) JSON
8 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.58%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (2.58%) Replication
6 10 (2.15%) PKI
7 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.50%) EPoS
8 6 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.07%) LIMS
10 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.86%) iPhone
11 3 (0.64%) iPad
11 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.43%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.21%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 312 (66.95%) Windows
2 175 (37.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 145 (31.12%) Windows Server
4 116 (24.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 105 (22.53%) Linux
6 70 (15.02%) Windows 7
7 67 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (8.80%) Windows 10
9 39 (8.37%) Windows 8
10 31 (6.65%) Unix
11 16 (3.43%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.79%) Windows Vista
13 12 (2.58%) AIX
13 12 (2.58%) Android
14 9 (1.93%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.64%) CentOS
16 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.60%) ITIL
2 25 (5.36%) Service Delivery
3 24 (5.15%) Project Management
3 24 (5.15%) Service Management
4 17 (3.65%) Data Protection
5 16 (3.43%) Load Balancing
6 15 (3.22%) Incident Management
7 14 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (2.79%) PRINCE2
8 13 (2.79%) Time Management
9 12 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (2.58%) Problem Management
9 12 (2.58%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (2.36%) Change Management
10 11 (2.36%) DevOps
10 11 (2.36%) Fault Analysis
11 10 (2.15%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (2.15%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (1.93%) CRM
13 8 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.73%) SQL
2 22 (4.72%) Java
3 19 (4.08%) C#
4 11 (2.36%) Perl
4 11 (2.36%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.29%) C++
8 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.86%) Python
9 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.43%) C
10 2 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (22.32%) Security Cleared
2 97 (20.82%) SC Cleared
3 64 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (8.58%) CCNA
5 40 (8.58%) MCSA
6 31 (6.65%) MCSE
7 27 (5.79%) A+ Certification
8 26 (5.58%) CCNP
8 26 (5.58%) Network+ Certification
9 25 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (4.94%) Degree
11 15 (3.22%) MCP
12 13 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (2.36%) CCENT
14 10 (2.15%) CCNP Voice
15 6 (1.29%) MCITP
15 6 (1.29%) MCTS
16 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.30%) SLA
2 5 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (37.98%) Active Directory
2 112 (24.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (12.88%) Hyper-V
4 44 (9.44%) XenApp
5 34 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (7.30%) XenDesktop
6 22 (4.72%) vSphere
7 5 (1.07%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.07%) vCloud
8 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (6.01%) SCCM
2 18 (3.86%) SCOM
3 12 (2.58%) WSUS
4 11 (2.36%) Nagios
5 10 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
5 10 (2.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (2.15%) HP SIM
6 7 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 262 (56.22%) Microsoft
2 228 (48.93%) VMware
3 104 (22.32%) Cisco
4 66 (14.16%) Citrix
5 32 (6.87%) Juniper
6 31 (6.65%) Oracle
7 29 (6.22%) WatchGuard
8 19 (4.08%) HP
9 17 (3.65%) Apple
10 11 (2.36%) EMC
11 10 (2.15%) FrontRange
11 10 (2.15%) SolarWinds
12 9 (1.93%) NetApp
13 7 (1.50%) Intel Security
14 6 (1.29%) F5
14 6 (1.29%) Symantec
15 5 (1.07%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.07%) Meraki
15 5 (1.07%) Sophos
16 4 (0.86%) Avaya
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