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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 64 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.32% 4.41% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 4.50% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 37
Average salary £27,000 £25,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.93% -11.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £18,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £40,000 £32,500
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
740 822 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.48% 97.97% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 640 733 749
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 41 (62.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 32 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 28 (42.42%) Windows XP
5 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
8 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (27.27%) ITIL
9 18 (27.27%) MCSA
9 18 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.21%) SLA
11 14 (21.21%) VMware
11 14 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (19.70%) MS Office
13 12 (18.18%) Firewall
14 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (13.64%) HP
16 9 (13.64%) MCSE
17 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
17 8 (12.12%) A+ Certification
17 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
17 8 (12.12%) MCITP
18 7 (10.61%) Backup Exec
18 7 (10.61%) MCTS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.61%) VPN
4 6 (9.09%) DNS
4 6 (9.09%) DHCP
5 5 (7.58%) DVB
6 3 (4.55%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) IMAP
7 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.03%) FTP
7 2 (3.03%) SMTP
7 2 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) Network Security
8 1 (1.52%) Telnet
8 1 (1.52%) SSH
8 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Informix
General
1 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) MPEG
2 3 (4.55%) PDA
3 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.03%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) IPTV
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 41 (62.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (42.42%) Windows XP
3 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
5 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.58%) Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.58%) Time Management
3 5 (7.58%) Project Management
3 5 (7.58%) Workflow
3 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (4.55%) Web Development
5 2 (3.03%) Service Management
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Change Management
5 2 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (1.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) VBScript
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (27.27%) MCSA
3 9 (13.64%) MCSE
4 8 (12.12%) MCITP
4 8 (12.12%) A+ Certification
5 7 (10.61%) MCP
5 7 (10.61%) MCTS
6 5 (7.58%) CCNA
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.06%) Degree
8 3 (4.55%) MCDST
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) HP
4 6 (9.09%) Citrix
5 5 (7.58%) Dell
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco
7 3 (4.55%) Remedy
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.03%) Veeam
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) Intel
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
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