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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Support Engineer
Rank 822 854 846
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 71 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.046% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.049% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 26
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +1.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 70 £23,250 -5.10% 6
South East +30 27 £23,000 +6.97% 1
London +13 26 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Surrey +14 12 £25,000 +16.27%
City of London +34 11 £25,000 +19.04% 1
South West -17 7 £20,000 -5.88% 1
Staines - 7 - -
Kent - 6 £13,750 -
Cambridge +13 4 £22,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £22,500 - 1
East of England -4 4 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Bristol -16 4 £20,000 -11.11%
North West - 4 £19,000 - 1
Guildford - 4 £25,000 -
Hampshire 0 3 £20,000 +8.10% 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 - -
Berkshire +12 2 £35,000 +25.00%
East Sussex - 2 £22,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £14,500 -
Havant - 2 £20,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £14,500 -
Slough - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £25,000 -
West Midlands -7 1 £35,000 +52.17%
South Wales - 1 £24,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £18,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,500 -

Junior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (54.72%) Windows
2 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 28 (26.42%) MS Office
4 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
4 26 (24.53%) Linux
4 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
5 25 (23.58%) Degree
6 24 (22.64%) Active Directory
7 19 (17.92%) ITIL
8 17 (16.04%) SQL
9 14 (13.21%) LAN
9 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
10 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
10 12 (11.32%) Finance
11 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (9.43%) WAN
13 9 (8.49%) DHCP
13 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
13 9 (8.49%) DNS
13 9 (8.49%) VMware
14 8 (7.55%) Firewall
14 8 (7.55%) Cisco
14 8 (7.55%) HP
14 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
14 8 (7.55%) Hedge funds
14 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
14 8 (7.55%) Android
15 7 (6.60%) Google
15 7 (6.60%) Data Centre

Junior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.77%) IIS
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (26.42%) MS Office
2 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) LAN
2 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.43%) WAN
4 9 (8.49%) DHCP
4 9 (8.49%) DNS
5 8 (7.55%) Firewall
6 7 (6.60%) Internet
7 4 (3.77%) VoIP
8 3 (2.83%) VPN
8 3 (2.83%) OSPF
8 3 (2.83%) BGP
8 3 (2.83%) FWSM
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.89%) DSL
9 2 (1.89%) SNMP
9 2 (1.89%) SAN
9 2 (1.89%) SSL
10 1 (0.94%) IPv4
10 1 (0.94%) IPv6
10 1 (0.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) Law
4 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Front Office
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.83%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (0.94%) Java SE
2 1 (0.94%) Java EE
2 1 (0.94%) HTML5
2 1 (0.94%) DHTML
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) Flash
2 1 (0.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Hedge funds
3 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.72%) NHS
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.83%) Life Science
7 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.89%) Handset
7 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.94%) iPad
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.94%) CMDB
8 1 (0.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.72%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Linux
2 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.55%) Android
5 7 (6.60%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.89%) UNIX
10 1 (0.94%) Solaris
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.94%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) ITIL
2 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
4 3 (2.83%) Asset Management
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (2.83%) Line Management
4 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
5 2 (1.89%) CRM
5 2 (1.89%) DevOps
5 2 (1.89%) Network Management
5 2 (1.89%) ITIL V3
5 2 (1.89%) Requirements Management
5 2 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (1.89%) E-business
5 2 (1.89%) Migration
5 2 (1.89%) Scrum
5 2 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) Java
3 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.77%) Perl
4 3 (2.83%) PHP
4 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) Korn
6 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) C#
6 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.77%) A+ Certification
3 4 (3.77%) MCP
4 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) MCTS
5 2 (1.89%) MCITP
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) MCSA
6 1 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Firmware
4 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) DameWare
2 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.89%) WSUS
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) VMware
3 8 (7.55%) HP
3 8 (7.55%) Cisco
4 7 (6.60%) Google
5 5 (4.72%) Dell
6 4 (3.77%) Citrix
6 4 (3.77%) Juniper
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle
7 3 (2.83%) Sun
7 3 (2.83%) Apple
7 3 (2.83%) F5
8 2 (1.89%) Meraki
8 2 (1.89%) Symantec
8 2 (1.89%) Intel
8 2 (1.89%) Polycom
9 1 (0.94%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
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