The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 44 44 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.56% 4.72% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 4.76% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 9
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,700 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
549 630 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.32% 99.21% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 505 552 436
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Suffolk region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +7 17 £32,500 - 1
Newmarket - 7 £28,000 - 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Cisco
3 21 (42.00%) Juniper
3 21 (42.00%) CheckPoint
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 21 (42.00%) ITIL
3 21 (42.00%) Blue Coat
4 20 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.00%) Finance
6 13 (26.00%) French Language
6 13 (26.00%) German Language
6 13 (26.00%) Spanish Language
6 13 (26.00%) CCNP
6 13 (26.00%) CCNA
6 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (16.00%) F5
8 7 (14.00%) Trend Micro
8 7 (14.00%) Crossbeam
8 7 (14.00%) Presales
9 5 (10.00%) VMware
10 4 (8.00%) Time Management
10 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
11 3 (6.00%) LAN
11 3 (6.00%) WAN
11 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (6.00%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) SMTP
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
1 13 (26.00%) French Language
1 13 (26.00%) German Language
1 13 (26.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Presales
3 4 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) CCNA
1 13 (26.00%) CCNP
1 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) Blue Coat
2 21 (42.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (42.00%) Juniper
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) F5
5 7 (14.00%) Crossbeam
5 7 (14.00%) Trend Micro
6 5 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) Apple
8 1 (2.00%) Sage
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday