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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 39 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 49 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.72% 2.83% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 2.90% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 17
Average salary £24,750 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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
815 863 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.10% 97.62% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 723 823 793
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 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
3 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 36 (41.86%) MS Exchange
6 31 (36.05%) ITIL
7 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (30.23%) MS Excel
8 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (27.91%) Windows 8
10 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
11 22 (25.58%) VMware
11 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (25.58%) Windows XP
12 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
12 21 (24.42%) MCSA
13 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (20.93%) Citrix
15 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (18.60%) Linux
17 15 (17.44%) MS Office
17 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (16.28%) SLA
19 13 (15.12%) Cisco
19 13 (15.12%) Firewall
20 12 (13.95%) MCSE
21 11 (12.79%) SQL
21 11 (12.79%) VPN
21 11 (12.79%) Backup Exec
21 11 (12.79%) Kalman Filter

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.33%) Lync
6 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.12%) Firewall
3 11 (12.79%) VPN
4 10 (11.63%) Internet
5 7 (8.14%) DNS
6 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 4 (4.65%) LAN
7 4 (4.65%) WAN
8 3 (3.49%) DVB
8 3 (3.49%) VLAN
9 2 (2.33%) Network Security
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.33%) Wireless
10 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.16%) SNMP
10 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Informix
General
1 3 (3.49%) Electronics
2 1 (1.16%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) MPEG
1 3 (3.49%) Thin Client
1 3 (3.49%) PDA
1 3 (3.49%) Fat Client
1 3 (3.49%) Social Media
2 2 (2.33%) Kindle
2 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) iPhone
3 1 (1.16%) DTV
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (27.91%) Windows 8
6 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
7 22 (25.58%) Windows XP
8 16 (18.60%) Linux
9 5 (5.81%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
4 5 (5.81%) Time Management
4 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.81%) Project Management
4 5 (5.81%) Workflow
4 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.65%) Network Management
6 3 (3.49%) CRM
6 3 (3.49%) Web Development
7 2 (2.33%) Service Management
7 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.33%) Change Management
7 2 (2.33%) ITSM
7 2 (2.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.16%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (24.42%) MCSA
3 12 (13.95%) MCSE
4 10 (11.63%) MCP
5 9 (10.47%) MCITP
6 8 (9.30%) A+ Certification
7 7 (8.14%) CCNA
7 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.14%) MCTS
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.33%) MCDST
9 2 (2.33%) Degree
9 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
2 10 (11.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) VMware
3 18 (20.93%) Citrix
4 13 (15.12%) Cisco
5 10 (11.63%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) Dell
7 4 (4.65%) Symantec
8 3 (3.49%) Remedy
9 2 (2.33%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.33%) Veeam
10 1 (1.16%) Apple
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle