The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 102 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3024 2363 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.82% 2.21% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 2.34% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 1976 2034
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

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

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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 +25 2907 £30,500 +1.66% 366
London +75 1119 £33,750 +0.74% 111
South East +20 943 £31,500 -3.07% 100
Berkshire +13 347 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Surrey +49 251 £37,500 +7.14% 19
City of London +48 215 £36,000 +0.34% 17
East of England -3 199 £30,000 - 35
South West +28 190 £25,500 +6.25% 38
North West -2 162 £27,500 -5.98% 36
Reading +6 158 £32,500 - 18
West Midlands +25 153 £27,500 +10.00% 17
Hampshire +11 152 £27,500 - 14
Manchester +6 103 £28,500 +0.88% 19
Yorkshire -16 84 £28,000 +8.73% 21
Bracknell +13 74 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +26 64 £27,500 -5.17% 4
Birmingham +17 62 £27,500 +10.00% 6
Hertfordshire -9 59 £25,000 -13.79% 11
Kent +30 51 £26,000 -20.00% 2
West Yorkshire -10 50 £27,500 +7.84% 10
Slough +10 48 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Woking +21 47 £38,000 +4.10% 1
Bristol -8 45 £25,000 +6.38% 12
Oxfordshire -13 43 £27,500 -21.42% 10
Cambridgeshire -30 43 £34,000 +13.33% 7
Gloucestershire +9 41 £25,500 -1.92% 4
Staines +37 38 £38,400 -4.00% 2
Wiltshire +28 38 £26,000 -20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -19 38 £26,500 - 8
West Sussex +3 37 £26,500 -3.63% 6

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 4206 (66.69%) Windows
2 2663 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 2612 (41.41%) Active Directory
4 2076 (32.92%) VMware
5 1624 (25.75%) MS Exchange
6 1587 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1492 (23.66%) MS Excel
8 1356 (21.50%) Cisco
9 1342 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1290 (20.45%) Firewall
11 1186 (18.80%) MS Office
12 1184 (18.77%) SQL
13 1148 (18.20%) Windows 7
14 1141 (18.09%) Linux
15 1108 (17.57%) Citrix
16 1073 (17.01%) TCP/IP
17 1053 (16.70%) DNS
18 1050 (16.65%) ITIL
19 1014 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
20 963 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
21 940 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
22 916 (14.52%) SQL Server
23 785 (12.45%) LAN
24 770 (12.21%) WAN
25 731 (11.59%) Windows 8
26 725 (11.50%) Windows XP
27 721 (11.43%) Finance
28 712 (11.29%) SAN
29 700 (11.10%) Exchange Server 2010
30 665 (10.54%) DHCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1624 (25.75%) MS Exchange
2 700 (11.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 450 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 392 (6.22%) SharePoint
5 386 (6.12%) IIS
6 361 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 327 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 274 (4.34%) Lync
9 213 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 188 (2.98%) Apache
11 130 (2.06%) Tomcat
12 72 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 68 (1.08%) IBM Notes
14 59 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 52 (0.82%) JBoss
16 47 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
17 35 (0.55%) Live Communications Server
18 32 (0.51%) GlassFish
19 31 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
20 28 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 1492 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 1186 (18.80%) MS Office
3 95 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.11%) MS Project
9 6 (0.095%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.063%) Revit
11 3 (0.048%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.048%) Windchill
11 3 (0.048%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.032%) SPSS
12 2 (0.032%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.016%) Mingle
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 12 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.11%) BASE24
6 6 (0.095%) Retail-J
7 5 (0.079%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.079%) assyst
7 5 (0.079%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.079%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.063%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.063%) Eikon
9 3 (0.048%) Remedy AR System
9 3 (0.048%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.048%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.048%) RMDS
9 3 (0.048%) Tridion
9 3 (0.048%) CODA-Financials
10 2 (0.032%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 284 (4.50%) Office 365
2 88 (1.40%) SaaS
3 52 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (0.59%) IaaS
5 35 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 18 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.095%) PaaS
12 3 (0.048%) Yammer
13 2 (0.032%) Route 53
14 1 (0.016%) Joyent
14 1 (0.016%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.016%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1290 (20.45%) Firewall
2 1073 (17.01%) TCP/IP
3 1053 (16.70%) DNS
4 785 (12.45%) LAN
5 770 (12.21%) WAN
6 712 (11.29%) SAN
7 665 (10.54%) DHCP
8 606 (9.61%) VPN
9 419 (6.64%) Internet
10 371 (5.88%) VoIP
11 326 (5.17%) Wireless
12 208 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
13 183 (2.90%) VLAN
13 183 (2.90%) MPLS
14 154 (2.44%) NAS
15 151 (2.39%) BGP
16 125 (1.98%) SSL
17 110 (1.74%) Ethernet
18 107 (1.70%) OSPF
19 91 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 227 (3.60%) MySQL
3 198 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 124 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 83 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 79 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 75 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (0.65%) MS Access
11 40 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 32 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 32 (0.51%) DB2
13 30 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (0.41%) IDOL
14 26 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 25 (0.40%) EDRMS
16 24 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (0.94%) Visual Studio
2 39 (0.62%) JIRA
3 27 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.41%) Subversion
5 21 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.27%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.13%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.11%) Maven
10 7 (0.11%) MSI
11 6 (0.095%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.079%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.079%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.079%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.048%) ProC
13 3 (0.048%) MSTest
13 3 (0.048%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.032%) WinDbg
14 2 (0.032%) Hudson
General
1 721 (11.43%) Finance
2 373 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.44%) Retail
4 141 (2.24%) Banking
5 86 (1.36%) Back Office
6 85 (1.35%) Marketing
7 83 (1.32%) French Language
7 83 (1.32%) Advertising
8 67 (1.06%) Legal
9 63 (1.00%) Law
10 60 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 53 (0.84%) German Language
12 48 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.59%) Publishing
14 35 (0.55%) Games
14 35 (0.55%) Electronics
15 33 (0.52%) Spanish Language
16 31 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.33%) Front Office
18 20 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (4.68%) .NET
2 173 (2.74%) HTML
3 135 (2.14%) Web Services
4 129 (2.05%) XML
5 102 (1.62%) ASP.NET
6 76 (1.21%) CSS
7 39 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 32 (0.51%) J2EE
9 25 (0.40%) COM
10 21 (0.33%) LAMP
11 19 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
12 18 (0.29%) Application Packaging
12 18 (0.29%) Middleware
12 18 (0.29%) JSP
13 16 (0.25%) REST
14 15 (0.24%) Classic ASP
15 13 (0.21%) SOAP
15 13 (0.21%) MAPI
15 13 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
16 12 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 511 (8.10%) Blackberry
2 426 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (3.23%) Clustering
4 193 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 163 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 128 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 117 (1.86%) iPhone
8 115 (1.82%) Replication
9 83 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 83 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 76 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 72 (1.14%) iPad
13 62 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 50 (0.79%) Open Source
15 46 (0.73%) Statistics
16 37 (0.59%) Mathematics
17 30 (0.48%) PDA
18 29 (0.46%) Mobile App
19 28 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4206 (66.69%) Windows
2 1587 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1148 (18.20%) Windows 7
4 1141 (18.09%) Linux
5 1014 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 963 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 731 (11.59%) Windows 8
8 725 (11.50%) Windows XP
9 542 (8.59%) UNIX
10 230 (3.65%) Mac OS X
11 196 (3.11%) Windows Vista
12 174 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 159 (2.52%) Android
14 155 (2.46%) Apple iOS
15 118 (1.87%) Solaris
16 102 (1.62%) CentOS
17 91 (1.44%) Mac OS
18 87 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
19 69 (1.09%) Windows 2000
20 57 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1050 (16.65%) ITIL
2 383 (6.07%) Service Delivery
3 243 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 209 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 197 (3.12%) Change Management
6 162 (2.57%) Service Management
6 162 (2.57%) Problem Management
7 151 (2.39%) Mentoring
8 148 (2.35%) CRM
9 137 (2.17%) Time Management
10 121 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 120 (1.90%) Release Management
12 116 (1.84%) Project Management
13 110 (1.74%) Load Balancing
14 104 (1.65%) Migration
15 103 (1.63%) Configuration Management
16 99 (1.57%) Network Management
17 91 (1.44%) E-Commerce
18 85 (1.35%) Software Distribution
19 83 (1.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1184 (18.77%) SQL
2 292 (4.63%) Java
3 246 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 228 (3.62%) Perl
5 191 (3.03%) Python
6 172 (2.73%) C
7 161 (2.55%) C#
8 147 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 128 (2.03%) PHP
10 105 (1.66%) C++
11 100 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 97 (1.54%) VB
13 96 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 65 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 49 (0.78%) Ruby
16 46 (0.73%) VBScript
17 39 (0.62%) PL/SQL
18 32 (0.51%) VB.NET
19 29 (0.46%) Korn
20 27 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 940 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 623 (9.88%) MCSE
3 577 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 558 (8.85%) Degree
5 488 (7.74%) MCP
6 475 (7.53%) CCNA
7 367 (5.82%) Security Cleared
8 338 (5.36%) MCSA
9 284 (4.50%) MCITP
10 238 (3.77%) SC Cleared
11 209 (3.31%) CCNP
12 201 (3.19%) DV Cleared
13 169 (2.68%) MCTS
14 140 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 104 (1.65%) VCP4
16 99 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
17 86 (1.36%) A+ Certification
18 82 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
19 73 (1.16%) CCA
20 53 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 653 (10.35%) SLA
2 51 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 50 (0.79%) QA
4 42 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.32%) GPG13
8 7 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.048%) HL7
9 3 (0.048%) DICOM
System Software
1 2612 (41.41%) Active Directory
2 1342 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 610 (9.67%) Hyper-V
4 382 (6.06%) XenApp
5 359 (5.69%) vSphere
6 172 (2.73%) VMware ESX
7 156 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 117 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 97 (1.54%) Terminal Services
10 78 (1.24%) XenServer
11 60 (0.95%) VMware Server
12 46 (0.73%) vCloud
13 43 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 43 (0.68%) Terminal Server
14 38 (0.60%) ISA Server
15 37 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
16 33 (0.52%) Xen
17 29 (0.46%) Firmware
18 26 (0.41%) Squid
19 24 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 370 (5.87%) SCCM
2 193 (3.06%) SCOM
3 154 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 123 (1.95%) WSUS
5 108 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 108 (1.71%) Nagios
6 66 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 66 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 63 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 44 (0.70%) Puppet
9 43 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
10 42 (0.67%) FortiGate
11 31 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
12 30 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
13 24 (0.38%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.32%) Tivoli
15 19 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
15 19 (0.30%) Plesk
16 18 (0.29%) cPanel
Vendors
1 2663 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 2076 (32.92%) VMware
3 1356 (21.50%) Cisco
4 1108 (17.57%) Citrix
5 570 (9.04%) HP
6 398 (6.31%) Oracle
7 350 (5.55%) Apple
8 257 (4.07%) Juniper
9 246 (3.90%) Symantec
10 222 (3.52%) Red Hat
11 199 (3.16%) Dell
12 189 (3.00%) NetApp
13 182 (2.89%) Avaya
14 172 (2.73%) EMC
15 144 (2.28%) CheckPoint
16 139 (2.20%) IBM
17 132 (2.09%) McAfee
18 117 (1.86%) SolarWinds
19 101 (1.60%) F5
20 99 (1.57%) Fujitsu
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £18000 per annum + pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21,277 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ventec Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-55k base + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-35k base + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £95,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-95k base + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wallington, Surrey
@ITS
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + On Site Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago