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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 61 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.66% 3.30% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 3.49% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 23
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
690 831 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.77% 94.54% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 568 738 836
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 28 July 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
4 19 (47.50%) MS Excel
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (25.00%) Firewall
7 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (22.50%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
9 8 (20.00%) MCP
9 8 (20.00%) SLA
9 8 (20.00%) Citrix
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.00%) VPN
11 6 (15.00%) UNIX
11 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 6 (15.00%) IIS
11 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
12 5 (12.50%) Degree
12 5 (12.50%) MS Office
12 5 (12.50%) Java
12 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (52.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.00%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) VPN
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
General
1 2 (5.00%) Publishing
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) COM
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (15.00%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (5.00%) Android
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.00%) MCP
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) CCA
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) MCTS
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Citrix
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) ATG
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago