The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 44 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.33% 2.97% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.08% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 15
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £21,508
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £28,450 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £29,900 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.35% -0.33%
Support Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
529 649 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 92.81% 96.29% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 481 542 419
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 Swindon

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Swindon

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 26 (60.47%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (58.14%) Degree
3 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
4 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 19 (44.19%) Oracle
5 19 (44.19%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (39.53%) Java
6 17 (39.53%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
8 14 (32.56%) J2EE
9 13 (30.23%) MySQL
9 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
10 12 (27.91%) WebEx
10 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
10 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 11 (25.58%) C++
11 11 (25.58%) .NET
12 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
12 10 (23.26%) JBoss
12 10 (23.26%) XML
13 8 (18.60%) JMS
13 8 (18.60%) SOAP
13 8 (18.60%) XPath
14 7 (16.28%) C#
14 7 (16.28%) Internet
15 6 (13.95%) UNIX
15 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
1 10 (23.26%) JBoss
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
2 12 (27.91%) WebEx
3 7 (16.28%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) WLAN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
2 13 (30.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Web Services
2 14 (32.56%) J2EE
3 11 (25.58%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) XML
5 8 (18.60%) JMS
5 8 (18.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (44.19%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) OO
2 4 (9.30%) Web Development
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Workflow
4 2 (4.65%) Scrum
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Data Management
5 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Network Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) C++
4 8 (18.60%) XPath
5 7 (16.28%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) Perl
6 3 (6.98%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
7 2 (4.65%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CCNP
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) OpenView
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix