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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 42 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.82% 2.63% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 2.70% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 27
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £17,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £31,600
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
913 778 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.70% 97.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 804 705 873
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 41 (50.62%) TCP/IP
3 37 (45.68%) Windows
4 32 (39.51%) VPN
5 29 (35.80%) Internet
6 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 25 (30.86%) ISO 9001
7 25 (30.86%) ITIL
8 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (18.52%) SQL
11 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
11 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.28%) CCNA
11 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
12 11 (13.58%) Firewall
12 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (13.58%) LAN
12 11 (13.58%) WAN
13 10 (12.35%) MCP
13 10 (12.35%) MCSE
13 10 (12.35%) Cisco
13 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
15 8 (9.88%) Citrix
15 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000
16 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
1 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.62%) TCP/IP
2 32 (39.51%) VPN
3 29 (35.80%) Internet
4 11 (13.58%) Firewall
4 11 (13.58%) LAN
4 11 (13.58%) WAN
5 6 (7.41%) VLAN
6 5 (6.17%) DNS
7 3 (3.70%) Network Security
8 1 (1.23%) TELNET
8 1 (1.23%) SAN
8 1 (1.23%) SMTP
8 1 (1.23%) DHCP
8 1 (1.23%) FTP
8 1 (1.23%) SNMP
8 1 (1.23%) IMAP
8 1 (1.23%) SSH
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Social Media
2 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Kindle
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 37 (45.68%) Windows
3 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) ITIL
2 5 (6.17%) Network Management
3 4 (4.94%) CRM
4 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.47%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.23%) Migration
6 1 (1.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) C#
3 3 (3.70%) C
4 2 (2.47%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) CCNA
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.35%) MCP
3 10 (12.35%) MCSE
4 5 (6.17%) MCSA
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) MCITP
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.86%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 52 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Cisco
3 8 (9.88%) Citrix
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) Symantec
5 4 (4.94%) Dell
6 1 (1.23%) Intel
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Mitel
6 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 22-25 days hol, free parking
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 DOE
Posted: 23 days ago