The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 47 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.21% 2.88% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.96% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 10
Average salary £26,500 £25,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.91% -26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,789 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £31,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 506 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.18% 97.12% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 528 417 505
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,686 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Wiltshire

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 28 July 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 8 (22.22%) XML
8 7 (19.44%) MS Office
8 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 7 (19.44%) DHCP
8 7 (19.44%) VPN
8 7 (19.44%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.67%) SCCM
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
11 4 (11.11%) SaaS
11 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 4 (11.11%) Advertising
11 4 (11.11%) SMTP
11 4 (11.11%) SLA
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco
11 4 (11.11%) Citrix
11 4 (11.11%) MOM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) DHCP
3 7 (19.44%) VPN
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 4 (11.11%) SMTP
4 4 (11.11%) HTTP
4 4 (11.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) ADSL
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Back Office
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Italian Language
2 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Stress Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.56%) Scrum
3 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) Document Management
3 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.56%) CRM
3 2 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.78%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 2 (5.56%) VB
3 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) MOM
2 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Trustwave