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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 66 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.24% 4.45% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 4.56% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 37
Average salary £27,000 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £17,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £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
772 856 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.90% 97.72% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 658 743 727
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
5 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (38.10%) Windows XP
7 21 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (25.40%) ITIL
10 16 (25.40%) MCSA
10 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
10 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
11 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
12 14 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (20.63%) MS Office
13 13 (20.63%) VMware
14 12 (19.05%) SLA
14 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (12.70%) MCP
16 8 (12.70%) Firewall
17 7 (11.11%) MCSE
17 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
17 7 (11.11%) DNS
17 7 (11.11%) HP
17 7 (11.11%) MCTS
17 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
17 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (9.52%) Linux

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
2 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.52%) DHCP
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
4 5 (7.94%) DVB
5 4 (6.35%) WAN
6 3 (4.76%) SMTP
6 3 (4.76%) LAN
6 3 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.17%) Wireless
7 2 (3.17%) SSH
7 2 (3.17%) Telnet
7 2 (3.17%) Internet
7 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.17%) IMAP
8 1 (1.59%) Network Security
8 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Informix
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) WAP
2 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) MPEG
2 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) PDA
4 2 (3.17%) DTV
4 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) BBC
5 1 (1.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (38.10%) Windows XP
5 21 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.52%) Linux
9 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.94%) Time Management
3 5 (7.94%) Project Management
3 5 (7.94%) Workflow
4 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (4.76%) Web Development
5 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 1 (1.59%) Migration
6 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) VBScript
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.40%) MCSA
3 8 (12.70%) MCP
4 7 (11.11%) MCSE
4 7 (11.11%) MCTS
5 6 (9.52%) MCITP
5 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.35%) CCNA
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.35%) Degree
6 4 (6.35%) MCDST
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) Postfix
5 1 (1.59%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) HP
4 5 (7.94%) Dell
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 3 (4.76%) Remedy
7 2 (3.17%) Apple
7 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
7 2 (3.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.17%) Intel
8 1 (1.59%) Juniper
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