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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 35 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.47% 2.99% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 3.16% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £19,885
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £39,000 £29,500
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
510 474 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 94.97% 94.42% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 423 412 429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,988
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,900 £62,500
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 27 April 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Swindon

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (33.33%) Degree
5 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 12 (30.77%) Web Services
7 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) J2EE
8 9 (23.08%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) IIS
9 8 (20.51%) MS Office
9 8 (20.51%) XML
9 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
9 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (17.95%) WebEx
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.95%) XPath
10 7 (17.95%) VMware
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.95%) ITIL
10 7 (17.95%) JMS
10 7 (17.95%) C++
11 6 (15.38%) MySQL
11 6 (15.38%) WebLogic

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (20.51%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) WebEx
3 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) J2EE
3 8 (20.51%) XML
4 7 (17.95%) JMS
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.69%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) BCP
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Process Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) XPath
3 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Acronis
6 1 (2.56%) Siemens
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
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