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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 72 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.27% 3.65% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 3.78% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 31
Average salary £27,000 £25,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.93% -2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £17,650 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
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
842 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.46% 96.35% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 700 744 701
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
6 23 (43.40%) Windows XP
7 20 (37.74%) Windows 8
8 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
8 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (28.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (22.64%) MCSA
10 12 (22.64%) ITIL
11 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (18.87%) SLA
12 10 (18.87%) MS Office
13 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.98%) VMware
14 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
15 6 (11.32%) DNS
15 6 (11.32%) MCP
15 6 (11.32%) MCITP
15 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (9.43%) MCTS
16 5 (9.43%) Firewall
16 5 (9.43%) MPEG
16 5 (9.43%) WAN
16 5 (9.43%) DHCP
16 5 (9.43%) MCSE

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) DHCP
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) VPN
2 5 (9.43%) DVB
3 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.66%) SMTP
3 3 (5.66%) FTP
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) Telnet
4 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.77%) SSH
4 2 (3.77%) IMAP
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) Multicast
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Informix
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.77%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) WAP
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) MPEG
2 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) DTV
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) IPTV
5 1 (1.89%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (43.40%) Windows XP
5 20 (37.74%) Windows 8
6 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
7 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (9.43%) Linux
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.77%) UNIX
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 4 (7.55%) Project Management
3 4 (7.55%) Workflow
3 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.55%) Time Management
4 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Migration
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) C
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Perl
2 2 (3.77%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (22.64%) MCSA
3 6 (11.32%) MCP
3 6 (11.32%) MCITP
4 5 (9.43%) MCTS
4 5 (9.43%) MCSE
5 4 (7.55%) MCDST
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCNA
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) Postfix
5 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.77%) Intel
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
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