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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 84 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 190 147 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.00% 2.48% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.60% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 169 126 117
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £35,000 £37,500
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
6066 5649 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.78% 95.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 4819 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +39 52 £27,000 -1.81% 9
Bristol -1 46 £25,000 -13.79% 3
Gloucestershire -17 31 £25,500 - 2
Dorset -4 23 £17,000 -45.16% 5
Devon -15 16 £29,250 +40.62% 2
Somerset +16 14 £29,000 +11.53% 1
Cornwall -1 8 £22,500 -25.00%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 314 (71.36%) Windows
2 171 (38.86%) Active Directory
3 159 (36.14%) Microsoft
4 141 (32.05%) VMware
5 140 (31.82%) SQL
6 124 (28.18%) ITIL
7 109 (24.77%) Linux
8 107 (24.32%) MS Excel
8 107 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 106 (24.09%) Firewall
10 98 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 85 (19.32%) SQL Server
12 76 (17.27%) Citrix
13 75 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 74 (16.82%) MS Exchange
15 70 (15.91%) MS Office
16 63 (14.32%) TCP/IP
16 63 (14.32%) Cisco
17 62 (14.09%) LAN
18 59 (13.41%) SLA
19 55 (12.50%) DNS
19 55 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 52 (11.82%) WAN
21 49 (11.14%) VPN
22 48 (10.91%) DHCP
23 46 (10.45%) Windows 7
24 42 (9.55%) UNIX
24 42 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (9.32%) SCCM
25 41 (9.32%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 74 (16.82%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.82%) IIS
3 28 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.14%) Apache
5 23 (5.23%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.59%) nginx
10 7 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.59%) Lync
10 7 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.23%) CMS
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 107 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 70 (15.91%) MS Office
3 14 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.50%) SaaS
2 9 (2.05%) Office 365
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (24.09%) Firewall
2 63 (14.32%) TCP/IP
3 62 (14.09%) LAN
4 55 (12.50%) DNS
5 52 (11.82%) WAN
6 49 (11.14%) VPN
7 48 (10.91%) DHCP
8 34 (7.73%) SAN
9 29 (6.59%) Internet
9 29 (6.59%) VoIP
10 18 (4.09%) PBX
10 18 (4.09%) SSL
11 16 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
12 13 (2.95%) NAS
13 12 (2.73%) MPLS
13 12 (2.73%) HTTP
14 11 (2.50%) ADSL
14 11 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.82%) Softphone
15 8 (1.82%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.73%) MySQL
3 16 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.73%) DB2
6 10 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) Crystal Enterprise
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.59%) Subversion
1 7 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.59%) Mercurial
2 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (5.00%) Finance
2 13 (2.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.73%) Back Office
4 10 (2.27%) Retail
5 9 (2.05%) Banking
5 9 (2.05%) Advertising
6 6 (1.36%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.91%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.45%) French Language
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Avionics
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.27%) .NET
2 29 (6.59%) XML
3 21 (4.77%) Web Services
4 18 (4.09%) HTML
5 16 (3.64%) CSS
6 14 (3.18%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.45%) Middleware
9 2 (0.45%) LAMP
10 1 (0.23%) JSP
10 1 (0.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.23%) WCF
10 1 (0.23%) WPF
10 1 (0.23%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.86%) Client/Server
3 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.05%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.05%) Open Source
6 8 (1.82%) Clustering
6 8 (1.82%) IVR
7 7 (1.59%) Derivative
8 6 (1.36%) Wiki
9 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.91%) EPoS
10 4 (0.91%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.91%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.45%) Replication
13 1 (0.23%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.23%) CMDB
13 1 (0.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 314 (71.36%) Windows
2 109 (24.77%) Linux
3 107 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (10.45%) Windows 7
6 42 (9.55%) UNIX
7 39 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (8.64%) Windows XP
9 23 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (5.00%) Windows Vista
11 16 (3.64%) CentOS
12 15 (3.41%) AIX
12 15 (3.41%) Ubuntu
13 14 (3.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (2.50%) Windows 8
15 9 (2.05%) Debian
15 9 (2.05%) Fedora
15 9 (2.05%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.18%) ITIL
2 37 (8.41%) Change Management
3 27 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (6.14%) Problem Management
4 24 (5.45%) Time Management
5 20 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (4.09%) Service Delivery
7 17 (3.86%) Service Management
8 15 (3.41%) E-Commerce
9 13 (2.95%) Change Control
9 13 (2.95%) Incident Management
10 12 (2.73%) Configuration Management
10 12 (2.73%) Quality Management
10 12 (2.73%) Process Management
10 12 (2.73%) Risk Management
10 12 (2.73%) Migration
11 11 (2.50%) Scrum
11 11 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (2.50%) Capacity Management
12 10 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 140 (31.82%) SQL
2 17 (3.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.64%) Perl
3 16 (3.64%) VB
3 16 (3.64%) Python
3 16 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.41%) Shell Script
5 14 (3.18%) C#
5 14 (3.18%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.73%) Java
7 11 (2.50%) C++
8 10 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.05%) VBScript
10 8 (1.82%) VBA
11 7 (1.59%) Ruby
11 7 (1.59%) C
11 7 (1.59%) PHP
12 4 (0.91%) Korn
12 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.32%) Degree
3 38 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (7.05%) CCNA
5 30 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 25 (5.68%) MCSE
7 23 (5.23%) MCP
8 19 (4.32%) MCSA
9 16 (3.64%) MCITP
10 15 (3.41%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.95%) A+ Certification
12 10 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
13 9 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (1.59%) CCNP
14 7 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.36%) MCTS
16 5 (1.14%) CCA
17 3 (0.68%) ISEB
17 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.41%) SLA
2 4 (0.91%) QA
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (38.86%) Active Directory
2 98 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.95%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.05%) XenApp
5 9 (2.05%) vSphere
6 7 (1.59%) Varnish
7 6 (1.36%) vCloud
7 6 (1.36%) ISA Server
7 6 (1.36%) Firmware
8 3 (0.68%) XenServer
8 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (9.32%) SCCM
2 31 (7.05%) Nagios
3 29 (6.59%) WSUS
4 26 (5.91%) SCOM
5 18 (4.09%) Puppet
6 16 (3.64%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.82%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.59%) Ansible
9 7 (1.59%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.59%) Munin
9 7 (1.59%) Zenoss
9 7 (1.59%) Icinga
10 4 (0.91%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.91%) OpenView
10 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.91%) MOM
Vendors
1 159 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 141 (32.05%) VMware
3 76 (17.27%) Citrix
4 63 (14.32%) Cisco
5 29 (6.59%) Oracle
6 24 (5.45%) Red Hat
7 21 (4.77%) Juniper
8 19 (4.32%) IBM
9 17 (3.86%) HP
10 13 (2.95%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.05%) Avaya
12 8 (1.82%) CommVault
12 8 (1.82%) Bomgar
13 7 (1.59%) Percona
13 7 (1.59%) Dell
13 7 (1.59%) Symantec
13 7 (1.59%) Siemens
14 6 (1.36%) Zend
14 6 (1.36%) Nortel
15 5 (1.14%) Remedy
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