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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 50 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.53% 2.09% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 2.15% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 5
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,816 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,100 £39,900
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
710 604 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.34% 97.26% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 574 494 424
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 14 (33.33%) VMware
6 13 (30.95%) XML
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) Oracle
7 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 10 (23.81%) Change Management
7 10 (23.81%) Firewall
8 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 9 (21.43%) MS Office
9 8 (19.05%) UNIX
9 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (19.05%) Scrum
10 7 (16.67%) DHCP
10 7 (16.67%) DNS
11 6 (14.29%) IIS
11 6 (14.29%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) VBA
11 6 (14.29%) VBScript
11 6 (14.29%) VB
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
12 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (11.90%) Finance
12 5 (11.90%) Linux
12 5 (11.90%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
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
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) DHCP
2 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) HTTP
4 4 (9.52%) LDAP
4 4 (9.52%) SMTP
4 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) ADSL
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 3 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
1 10 (23.81%) Change Management
2 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 6 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Stress Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Document Management
5 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.38%) Information Management
6 1 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.38%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) VBA
2 6 (14.29%) VBScript
2 6 (14.29%) VB
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCP
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
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 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) Trustwave
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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