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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Support Engineer
Rank 827 845 852
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 60 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.026% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.028% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 40
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £26,500 £32,500
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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 +9 57 £22,500 - 5
London -12 21 £27,500 +10.00%
South East -15 13 £19,250 -14.44% 1
Hampshire - 11 £20,000 -
East of England -17 9 £35,000 +84.21% 1
South West - 9 £22,500 - 1
Cambridge - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
Southampton - 6 £17,500 -
Bristol - 6 £22,500 -
City of London -1 3 £23,000 +2.22%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Fareham - 3 £25,000 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Swindon - 2 - - 1
Telford - 2 £23,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 £23,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £23,000 -
Berkshire -5 1 £28,000 +24.44%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Kent - 1 £13,750 - 1
Somerset - 1 £20,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £26,000 -
Alton - 1 £20,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £13,750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £13,750 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Shepton Mallet - 1 £20,000 -

Junior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 65 (61.32%) Windows
2 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.13%) Degree
4 30 (28.30%) Finance
5 27 (25.47%) Linux
6 23 (21.70%) SQL
7 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
7 21 (19.81%) Windows 7
8 19 (17.92%) Windows XP
8 19 (17.92%) MS Office
9 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
10 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
10 15 (14.15%) CCNA
10 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (13.21%) XML
12 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
12 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
13 12 (11.32%) UNIX
13 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
13 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (9.43%) DHCP
15 10 (9.43%) DNS
15 10 (9.43%) MCP
15 10 (9.43%) HTML
16 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
16 9 (8.49%) A+ Certification
16 9 (8.49%) Citrix
17 8 (7.55%) Java

Junior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.60%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Office
2 17 (16.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) SaaS
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) DHCP
1 10 (9.43%) DNS
2 7 (6.60%) Wireless
2 7 (6.60%) LAN
2 7 (6.60%) WAN
3 5 (4.72%) Internet
3 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.77%) ADSL
4 4 (3.77%) Broadband
4 4 (3.77%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (2.83%) Firewall
5 3 (2.83%) Intranet
6 2 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.83%) MS Access
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) PowerBuilder
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (0.94%) French Language
4 1 (0.94%) German Language
4 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) XML
2 10 (9.43%) HTML
3 7 (6.60%) Java EE
3 7 (6.60%) XSL
4 5 (4.72%) Web Services
5 3 (2.83%) .NET
6 1 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.32%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Linux
3 21 (19.81%) Windows 7
4 19 (17.92%) Windows XP
5 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.32%) UNIX
6 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.66%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.89%) Android
11 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (4.72%) CRM
2 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
3 3 (2.83%) OO
4 2 (1.89%) ITIL
4 2 (1.89%) Change Management
4 2 (1.89%) Scrum
4 2 (1.89%) Regression Testing
4 2 (1.89%) Content Management
4 2 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (1.89%) Test Scripting
4 2 (1.89%) Project Planning
4 2 (1.89%) Software Testing
5 1 (0.94%) Business Analysis
5 1 (0.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (0.94%) Cash Management
5 1 (0.94%) Multithreading
5 1 (0.94%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.55%) Java
4 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.94%) VC++
7 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Degree
2 15 (14.15%) CCNA
2 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.43%) MCP
4 9 (8.49%) A+ Certification
5 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.72%) MCSE
7 4 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (3.77%) MCITP
8 3 (2.83%) MCTS
8 3 (2.83%) MCSA
9 2 (1.89%) HNC
9 2 (1.89%) HND
9 2 (1.89%) ISEB
9 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) SCCM
2 5 (4.72%) SCOM
2 5 (4.72%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.89%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Citrix
3 7 (6.60%) Apple
4 6 (5.66%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Avaya
5 5 (4.72%) Sage
5 5 (4.72%) HP
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle
6 4 (3.77%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco
7 3 (2.83%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) Fidessa
7 3 (2.83%) Veritas
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe
9 1 (0.94%) Google
9 1 (0.94%) Veeam
9 1 (0.94%) SOTI
9 1 (0.94%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.94%) Reuters
9 1 (0.94%) Juniper
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