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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 51 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.94% 2.13% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.19% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 10
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,270 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,500 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
685 547 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.94% 96.99% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 551 445 491
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,080 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £53,000
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 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 2 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
5 12 (28.57%) XML
5 12 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 9 (21.43%) Firewall
7 9 (21.43%) MS Office
8 8 (19.05%) ITIL
8 8 (19.05%) Oracle
8 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.67%) Change Management
9 7 (16.67%) DHCP
9 7 (16.67%) DNS
10 6 (14.29%) VPN
10 6 (14.29%) UNIX
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) Scrum
10 6 (14.29%) SCCM
11 5 (11.90%) OO
11 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) VBA
11 5 (11.90%) VBScript
11 5 (11.90%) VB
12 4 (9.52%) MOM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 9 (21.43%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 4 (9.52%) HTTP
5 4 (9.52%) LDAP
5 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 4 (9.52%) SMTP
6 3 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (4.76%) ADSL
8 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
2 3 (7.14%) Italian Language
2 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) CentOS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) Scrum
4 5 (11.90%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Document Management
6 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Stress Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.38%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBScript
2 5 (11.90%) VB
2 5 (11.90%) VBA
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) MOM
2 4 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Lotus
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Trustwave
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
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