The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 56 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 29 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.35% 2.54% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 2.61% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 25
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 881 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.57% 97.35% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 726 833 822
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Hampshire

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 25 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
3 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 29 (38.16%) MS Exchange
4 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
6 25 (32.89%) ITIL
7 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 21 (27.63%) Linux
9 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (21.05%) ISO 9001
11 16 (21.05%) VPN
11 16 (21.05%) Windows 8
12 15 (19.74%) SQL
12 15 (19.74%) Firewall
13 14 (18.42%) Internet
13 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
13 14 (18.42%) Citrix
13 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (17.11%) Cisco
14 13 (17.11%) VMware
15 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
16 11 (14.47%) MCSE
17 10 (13.16%) Backup Exec
18 9 (11.84%) MCP
19 8 (10.53%) MCSA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 29 (38.16%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.63%) Lync
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.05%) VPN
3 15 (19.74%) Firewall
4 14 (18.42%) Internet
5 8 (10.53%) LAN
5 8 (10.53%) WAN
6 4 (5.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.95%) Network Security
7 3 (3.95%) DNS
8 2 (2.63%) Wireless
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.32%) SNMP
9 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (3.95%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Social Media
2 3 (3.95%) PDA
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Kindle
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) Linux
4 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
10 4 (5.26%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) ITIL
2 5 (6.58%) CRM
2 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (6.58%) Network Management
3 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
4 2 (2.63%) Web Development
4 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.63%) Service Management
4 2 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (1.32%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.47%) MCSE
3 9 (11.84%) MCP
4 8 (10.53%) MCSA
5 6 (7.89%) CCNA
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.89%) A+ Certification
6 4 (5.26%) MCITP
7 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.63%) MCDST
8 2 (2.63%) MCTS
9 1 (1.32%) HNC
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Citrix
3 13 (17.11%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Symantec
5 3 (3.95%) Remedy
5 3 (3.95%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) Dell
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