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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 66 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.31% 4.78% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 4.99% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 21
Average salary £25,500 £24,875 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.51% +5.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,250 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £30,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
873 902 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.15% 95.75% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 678 793 728
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
6 11 (28.95%) Windows 8
6 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
8 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.79%) ITIL
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
10 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
11 5 (13.16%) MCDST
11 5 (13.16%) C
11 5 (13.16%) WAN
12 4 (10.53%) VPN
12 4 (10.53%) LAN
12 4 (10.53%) MCP
12 4 (10.53%) UNIX
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (7.89%) Citrix
13 3 (7.89%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) IPv4
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
6 1 (2.63%) Telnet
6 1 (2.63%) VRRP
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.63%) SMTP
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) WAP
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 8
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) Time Management
3 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCDST
3 4 (10.53%) MCP
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
4 3 (7.89%) MCTS
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
5 2 (5.26%) CCA
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Postfix
3 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) ATG
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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