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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Support Engineer
Rank 839 852 827
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 56 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.043% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.045% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 49
Average salary £22,500 £22,250 £22,716
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,300 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,750 £19,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -13.33%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 2014. 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 +14 52 £23,000 +4.54% 6
South East +7 20 £19,250 +2.66% 1
London +15 9 £24,000 +3.22% 4
Hampshire -13 6 £17,000 -2.85% 1
North West -16 6 £19,500 - 1
East of England -17 6 £25,000 +8.69%
Berkshire +4 5 £18,500 -7.50%
Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 -
Manchester -24 4 £19,500 - 1
Leeds - 4 £25,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £17,000 -
Kent - 4 £17,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
Reading +3 3 - -
Cambridge -4 3 £25,000 +8.69%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Bolton - 3 £19,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £25,000 -
City of London +19 2 £25,750 -26.42% 1
Scotland +11 2 £19,375 -24.01% 2
Oxfordshire +7 2 £20,000 -
Southampton +4 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £14,000 -
Banbury - 2 £20,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £20,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £18,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £20,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £20,000 -

Junior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 54 (46.15%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) Degree
3 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
4 33 (28.21%) Linux
5 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
5 29 (24.79%) MS Excel
6 28 (23.93%) SQL
7 25 (21.37%) MS Office
8 24 (20.51%) Finance
9 18 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (15.38%) CCNA
10 16 (13.68%) VMware
10 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
11 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
12 14 (11.97%) Windows XP
12 14 (11.97%) MS Exchange
13 13 (11.11%) UNIX
14 12 (10.26%) VPN
14 12 (10.26%) Firewall
14 12 (10.26%) Telecoms
14 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (9.40%) A+ Certification
15 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.55%) MySQL
16 10 (8.55%) ITIL
16 10 (8.55%) Internet
17 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
17 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (7.69%) WAN
18 8 (6.84%) DNS

Junior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.42%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 25 (21.37%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) VPN
1 12 (10.26%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) Internet
3 9 (7.69%) WAN
4 8 (6.84%) DNS
5 7 (5.98%) Wireless
5 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.27%) LAN
7 4 (3.42%) Broadband
7 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.42%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (2.56%) xDSL
8 3 (2.56%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) PPP
8 3 (2.56%) SSL
8 3 (2.56%) Intranet
8 3 (2.56%) VoIP
8 3 (2.56%) ADSL
8 3 (2.56%) ATM
8 3 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.42%) Publishing
3 4 (3.42%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Front Office
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) XML
2 5 (4.27%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) XSL
3 2 (1.71%) Java EE
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.27%) iPad
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) CMDB
4 3 (2.56%) Open Source
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.15%) Windows
2 33 (28.21%) Linux
3 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
4 14 (11.97%) Windows XP
5 13 (11.11%) UNIX
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.84%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.42%) Android
10 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.56%) Solaris
11 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (8.55%) ITIL
2 5 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (3.42%) B2B
3 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
3 4 (3.42%) Project Management
3 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
3 4 (3.42%) ITIL V3
3 4 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.56%) Change Management
4 3 (2.56%) Scrum
5 2 (1.71%) Software Testing
5 2 (1.71%) Regression Testing
5 2 (1.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (1.71%) Time Management
5 2 (1.71%) Service Management
5 2 (1.71%) Content Management
5 2 (1.71%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (1.71%) Coaching
6 1 (0.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) PHP
5 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (0.85%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (30.77%) Degree
2 18 (15.38%) CCNA
2 18 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.40%) A+ Certification
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.98%) MCP
5 4 (3.42%) MCITP
6 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.56%) MCSE
6 3 (2.56%) MCSA
6 3 (2.56%) ISEB
6 3 (2.56%) CCNP
6 3 (2.56%) SCSA
6 3 (2.56%) MCTS
6 3 (2.56%) Sun Certification
6 3 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.71%) HND
7 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.71%) Plesk
2 2 (1.71%) cPanel
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) Casper Suite
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 6 (5.13%) Veritas
4 6 (5.13%) HP
4 6 (5.13%) Citrix
5 5 (4.27%) Dell
5 5 (4.27%) Google
6 4 (3.42%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.56%) Apple
7 3 (2.56%) Juniper
7 3 (2.56%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Sun
7 3 (2.56%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.71%) Adobe
8 2 (1.71%) NetApp
8 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.71%) Spiceworks
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