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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 34 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.50% 3.71% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 3.78% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 7
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £19,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £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
467 397 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.50% 98.27% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 411 353 499
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015. 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 -2 14 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Haverhill - 2 £33,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds +11 1 £26,000 +52.94%
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Linux
3 21 (38.18%) MS Office
3 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
6 15 (27.27%) Juniper
6 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 15 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 15 (27.27%) Crossbeam
6 15 (27.27%) Trend Micro
6 15 (27.27%) F5
7 13 (23.64%) VMware
7 13 (23.64%) Internet
7 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (21.82%) Office 365
9 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 9 (16.36%) SQL
10 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (16.36%) CCNA
11 8 (14.55%) MCP
11 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.91%) VPN
12 6 (10.91%) VoIP
12 6 (10.91%) DSL
13 5 (9.09%) SSL
13 5 (9.09%) DNS
13 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Office
2 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
2 13 (23.64%) Internet
3 6 (10.91%) DSL
3 6 (10.91%) VPN
3 6 (10.91%) VoIP
4 5 (9.09%) SSL
4 5 (9.09%) DNS
5 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.27%) SMTP
5 4 (7.27%) Firewall
5 4 (7.27%) Wireless
5 4 (7.27%) IMAP
5 4 (7.27%) HTTP
5 4 (7.27%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.64%) xDSL
6 2 (3.64%) VDSL
7 1 (1.82%) FTP
7 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (7.27%) Time Management
1 4 (7.27%) Software Licensing
2 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) CCNA
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCP
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Juniper
2 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 15 (27.27%) Blue Coat
2 15 (27.27%) Crossbeam
2 15 (27.27%) Trend Micro
2 15 (27.27%) F5
3 13 (23.64%) VMware
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