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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 50 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.98% 2.00% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.10% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
559 523 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.07% 95.09% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 460 388 492
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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 0 8 £31,250 +52.43% 2
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 9 (26.47%) MS Office
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 8 (23.53%) Office 365
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) DHCP
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (11.76%) SCOM
11 4 (11.76%) WSUS
11 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.76%) Juniper
11 4 (11.76%) SAN
11 4 (11.76%) Wireless
11 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
11 4 (11.76%) Symantec
11 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
12 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
12 3 (8.82%) Legal
12 3 (8.82%) ITIL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) ADSL
5 1 (2.94%) ISDN
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) IPv4
5 1 (2.94%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
General
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) ODBC
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL
2 1 (2.94%) Service Management
2 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.94%) ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
1 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec
4 3 (8.82%) Trend Micro
4 3 (8.82%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.82%) Crossbeam
5 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
Suffolk
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits + training/certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £21,000 + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago