The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 68 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.75% 5.82% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 6.12% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 27
Average salary £32,500 £24,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.31% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £19,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
658 801 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.20% 95.13% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 585 713 795
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Southampton region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (28.13%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) SLA
9 8 (25.00%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
9 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.75%) VPN
11 6 (18.75%) Citrix
11 6 (18.75%) MCP
11 6 (18.75%) UNIX
11 6 (18.75%) Java
11 6 (18.75%) IIS
11 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (15.63%) C
12 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.50%) C++
13 4 (12.50%) Perl
13 4 (12.50%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.25%) JBoss
6 2 (6.25%) Apache
6 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (6.25%) Android
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) C
3 4 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCP
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCA
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) ATG
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Salary: £23500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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