The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the York region. 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 55 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.28% 1.80% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.86% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region. 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
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
462 377 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 98.93% 96.92% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 230 346
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £61,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in York

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in York

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

Support Engineer Salary Trend in York

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the York region 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Plesk
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
7 2 (16.67%) XPath
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) Publishing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the York region 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) VB
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft