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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Support Engineer
Rank 837 820 831
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 49 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.050% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.053% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 28
Average salary £23,250 £20,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,500 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £19,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 46 £23,750 +18.75% 8
South East -34 16 £20,000 +2.56% 1
London -17 11 £24,500 +6.52% 1
North West +1 7 £19,500 -
East of England - 7 £25,000 - 1
Manchester -5 6 £19,500 -
Hampshire -14 6 £21,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +3 4 £18,500 -7.50%
Hertfordshire - 4 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £27,500 -
Bolton - 4 £19,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £25,000 -
Reading +7 3 - -
Southampton +6 3 £25,000 +42.85%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £25,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £19,375 -
City of London 0 2 £25,750 -16.26%
Basingstoke -4 2 £17,000 +41.66%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £14,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
Kent - 2 £14,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £26,000 -
East Midlands +25 1 £17,000 -20.93%
Nottinghamshire +14 1 £17,000 -20.93%
Bristol +1 1 £22,500 +40.62% 4
Oxfordshire -4 1 £20,000 -
Fareham -5 1 £25,000 +51.51%
South West -12 1 £22,500 +25.00% 5
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 -

Junior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 33 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.09%) MS Excel
3 32 (29.09%) Linux
4 31 (28.18%) Degree
5 27 (24.55%) Active Directory
6 26 (23.64%) MS Office
7 25 (22.73%) SQL
8 21 (19.09%) Finance
9 17 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (15.45%) CCNA
10 16 (14.55%) VMware
11 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
11 14 (12.73%) Windows 7
11 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
12 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.91%) Internet
13 12 (10.91%) MySQL
13 12 (10.91%) ITIL
13 12 (10.91%) VPN
13 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 11 (10.00%) UNIX
14 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
15 10 (9.09%) Firewall
15 10 (9.09%) A+ Certification
16 9 (8.18%) Mac OS X
16 9 (8.18%) Oracle
16 9 (8.18%) WAN
16 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP

Junior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 26 (23.64%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.91%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) VPN
1 12 (10.91%) Internet
2 10 (9.09%) Firewall
3 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.18%) WAN
4 8 (7.27%) DNS
5 7 (6.36%) Wireless
6 5 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.55%) LAN
7 4 (3.64%) Broadband
7 4 (3.64%) VoIP
7 4 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (2.73%) xDSL
8 3 (2.73%) Network Security
8 3 (2.73%) PPP
8 3 (2.73%) SSL
8 3 (2.73%) Intranet
8 3 (2.73%) ADSL
8 3 (2.73%) ATM
8 3 (2.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Publishing
3 5 (4.55%) Games
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Front Office
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
7 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.45%) iPad
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) CMDB
3 5 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.73%) Open Source
4 3 (2.73%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Equities
5 1 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 32 (29.09%) Linux
3 14 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.00%) UNIX
5 11 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.18%) Mac OS X
6 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.64%) Android
10 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.73%) Solaris
11 1 (0.91%) AIX
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.91%) ITIL
2 5 (4.55%) B2B
2 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
2 5 (4.55%) Incident Management
2 5 (4.55%) ITIL V3
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (2.73%) Service Delivery
3 3 (2.73%) Change Management
3 3 (2.73%) Scrum
3 3 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (2.73%) Project Management
4 2 (1.82%) Content Management
4 2 (1.82%) Time Management
4 2 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (1.82%) Coaching
5 1 (0.91%) Software Distribution
5 1 (0.91%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (0.91%) Network Management
5 1 (0.91%) Web Development
5 1 (0.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.55%) PHP
4 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.82%) Java
7 1 (0.91%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Degree
2 17 (15.45%) CCNA
2 17 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 7 (6.36%) MCP
5 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.64%) MCITP
7 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.73%) CCNP
7 3 (2.73%) SCSA
7 3 (2.73%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.73%) ISEB
8 2 (1.82%) HND
8 2 (1.82%) MCSE
8 2 (1.82%) MCSA
8 2 (1.82%) MCTS
8 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (24.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.82%) Plesk
2 2 (1.82%) cPanel
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.91%) Casper Suite
3 1 (0.91%) WSUS
3 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) VMware
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco
4 7 (6.36%) HP
5 6 (5.45%) Dell
5 6 (5.45%) Citrix
5 6 (5.45%) Veritas
5 6 (5.45%) Google
6 4 (3.64%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.73%) Apple
7 3 (2.73%) Juniper
7 3 (2.73%) IBM
7 3 (2.73%) Sun
7 3 (2.73%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) NetApp
8 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
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