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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 66 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.50% 2.22% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.25% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 21
Average salary £23,750 £27,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,250 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
751 889 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.69% 98.89% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 695 727 752
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) MS Office
4 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 8 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) DB2
5 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
5 7 (26.92%) IIS
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
6 6 (23.08%) A+ Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
9 2 (7.69%) CCNP
9 2 (7.69%) WAN
9 2 (7.69%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
1 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (34.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DB2
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
2 2 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) A+ Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Sage
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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