The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Support Engineer
Rank 870 905 848
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 35 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.035% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.037% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 25
Average salary £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £21,900 £15,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK.

Junior Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Junior Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 34 £21,750 -20.90% 7
London +24 18 £23,500 -14.54% 4
South East +7 5 £20,000 -9.09%
South West -13 5 £20,000 -36.50%
City of London +55 4 £31,000 +37.77% 1
East of England +10 2 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £14,500 -
Bristol - 2 £20,500 -
Chippenham - 2 £14,500 -
Kent - 2 - -
Yorkshire +7 1 £17,000 -24.44%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £20,000 -27.27%
North West -5 1 £24,000 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -8 1 £35,000 +52.17%
Hertfordshire -9 1 £22,500 -18.18%
South Wales - 1 £24,500 -
North East - 1 £15,000 -
Wales - 1 £24,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £21,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £24,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 -
Durham - 1 £15,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £22,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £17,000 -
Hartlepool - 1 £15,000 -
Leeds - 1 £17,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £21,500 - 1
Chepstow - 1 £24,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -

Junior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
3 26 (30.59%) MS Excel
4 24 (28.24%) Degree
5 23 (27.06%) Windows 7
6 21 (24.71%) MS Office
7 19 (22.35%) ITIL
8 17 (20.00%) SQL
9 16 (18.82%) Linux
9 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
10 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
11 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
12 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.12%) Mac OS X
13 11 (12.94%) Java
13 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (11.76%) Windows 8
14 10 (11.76%) LAN
14 10 (11.76%) HP
14 10 (11.76%) VMware
15 9 (10.59%) Finance
15 9 (10.59%) DHCP
15 9 (10.59%) DNS
15 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (9.41%) Hedge funds
16 8 (9.41%) Windows XP
16 8 (9.41%) Citrix

Junior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (30.59%) MS Excel
2 21 (24.71%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) LAN
3 9 (10.59%) DHCP
3 9 (10.59%) DNS
4 8 (9.41%) Internet
5 7 (8.24%) WAN
6 6 (7.06%) DSL
7 4 (4.71%) VPN
8 3 (3.53%) Firewall
8 3 (3.53%) OSPF
8 3 (3.53%) BGP
8 3 (3.53%) FWSM
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.35%) SSL
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
10 1 (1.18%) PBX
10 1 (1.18%) SNMP
10 1 (1.18%) SAN
10 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.53%) DB2
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.59%) Finance
3 6 (7.06%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Law
4 5 (5.88%) Publishing
5 3 (3.53%) Games
5 3 (3.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) XML
1 2 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (2.35%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.18%) HTML5
2 1 (1.18%) DHTML
2 1 (1.18%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) Flash
2 1 (1.18%) XHTML
2 1 (1.18%) Java SE
2 1 (1.18%) Java EE
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Hedge funds
4 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.53%) CMDB
7 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.53%) iPad
8 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.35%) Equities
8 2 (2.35%) NHS
8 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.18%) Handset
9 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows 7
3 16 (18.82%) Linux
4 12 (14.12%) Mac OS X
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.88%) UNIX
8 5 (5.88%) Android
8 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.53%) AIX
11 1 (1.18%) Solaris
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 6 (7.06%) OO
2 6 (7.06%) Network Management
3 5 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 5 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.88%) OOD
4 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.53%) Information Security
5 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.53%) B2B
5 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.35%) OOP
6 2 (2.35%) E-business
6 2 (2.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.35%) Requirements Management
6 2 (2.35%) Time Management
6 2 (2.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) Java
3 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) Perl
4 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.18%) Python
5 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) Korn
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCP
4 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.71%) MCTS
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) DameWare
1 4 (4.71%) WSUS
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) HP
2 10 (11.76%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Citrix
4 6 (7.06%) Dell
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
5 5 (5.88%) Google
6 4 (4.71%) Polycom
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 4 (4.71%) Apple
7 3 (3.53%) Juniper
7 3 (3.53%) F5
8 2 (2.35%) Meraki
8 2 (2.35%) Symantec
8 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.35%) Intel
9 1 (1.18%) Sun
9 1 (1.18%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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