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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 43 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 47 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.53% 3.53% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 3.62% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 18
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -8.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,500 £20,775
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
817 802 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 97.69% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 730 771 774
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (82.05%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) Active Directory
2 43 (55.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 33 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 26 (33.33%) ITIL
7 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (30.77%) Windows XP
9 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
10 22 (28.21%) VMware
10 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
11 21 (26.92%) MCSA
11 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (20.51%) Citrix
13 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
14 15 (19.23%) MS Office
14 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (16.67%) Linux
15 13 (16.67%) SLA
16 12 (15.38%) Cisco
16 12 (15.38%) Firewall
17 11 (14.10%) MCSE
18 10 (12.82%) HP
18 10 (12.82%) Backup Exec
19 9 (11.54%) MCITP
19 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 20 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Lync
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.38%) Firewall
3 8 (10.26%) VPN
4 7 (8.97%) Internet
5 6 (7.69%) DNS
6 5 (6.41%) DHCP
6 5 (6.41%) DVB
7 3 (3.85%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
8 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
8 2 (2.56%) VLAN
8 2 (2.56%) Network Security
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.28%) SNMP
9 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Informix
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (2.56%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) MPEG
2 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.85%) PDA
2 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.56%) DTV
3 2 (2.56%) Kindle
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) IPTV
4 1 (1.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (82.05%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 22 (28.21%) Windows 7
8 13 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (8.97%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.41%) Time Management
4 5 (6.41%) Workflow
4 5 (6.41%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (6.41%) Project Management
5 3 (3.85%) Web Development
5 3 (3.85%) Network Management
6 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
6 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.56%) Change Management
6 2 (2.56%) ITSM
7 1 (1.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) MCSA
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.10%) MCSE
3 9 (11.54%) MCITP
3 9 (11.54%) MCP
4 8 (10.26%) A+ Certification
5 7 (8.97%) CCNA
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.97%) MCTS
6 3 (3.85%) Degree
6 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.56%) MCDST
7 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (55.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) VMware
3 16 (20.51%) Citrix
4 12 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (6.41%) Dell
7 3 (3.85%) Symantec
7 3 (3.85%) Remedy
8 2 (2.56%) Apple
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.56%) Veeam