The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 545 569 640
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +71
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 379 389 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 312 328 229
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

IT Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

IT Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

IT 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 IT Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -4 329 £25,000 -5.66% 58
London +40 121 £28,500 -1.72% 18
South East -11 94 £24,000 -4.00% 11
North West +10 40 £23,000 -2.12% 10
Berkshire +19 28 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Hampshire -2 24 £23,500 -10.47% 2
Scotland +17 23 £24,000 -22.58% 2
Reading +20 22 £23,500 -14.54%
East of England -3 22 £24,000 -11.11% 4
City of London +30 20 £30,000 +7.14% 4
Surrey +10 20 £27,500 +7.84% 2
South West -25 19 £20,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands -16 18 £27,500 - 3
Cheshire +6 17 £24,000 +2.12% 4
Yorkshire +3 16 £22,500 +12.50% 7
Aberdeenshire +1 15 £20,000 -2.43% 2
Fraserburgh -1 15 £20,000 -2.43% 2
Manchester +11 13 £25,000 - 4
Docklands, London +15 12 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Farnborough -25 11 £23,500 +4.44%
Hertfordshire -14 9 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Oxfordshire +8 8 £24,000 -23.80% 3
Birmingham -1 8 £25,750 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 7 £22,500 +18.42% 3
Uxbridge +7 7 £25,000 -43.18%
Dorset +4 7 £17,500 -10.25%
Bournemouth +3 7 £17,500 -10.25%
Lancashire -4 7 £18,500 -7.50%
Warrington +4 6 £23,000 -2.12% 3

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 627 (84.50%) Windows
2 445 (59.97%) Active Directory
3 430 (57.95%) Microsoft
4 294 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 271 (36.52%) MS Office
6 269 (36.25%) MS Exchange
6 269 (36.25%) VMware
7 251 (33.83%) MS Excel
8 239 (32.21%) Windows 7
9 209 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 192 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 180 (24.26%) Windows 8
12 164 (22.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 157 (21.16%) TCP/IP
14 152 (20.49%) Hyper-V
15 142 (19.14%) Firewall
16 141 (19.00%) Citrix
17 128 (17.25%) SLA
18 126 (16.98%) Windows XP
19 119 (16.04%) DNS
20 118 (15.90%) LAN
21 114 (15.36%) Cisco
22 113 (15.23%) DHCP
23 111 (14.96%) Office 365
24 110 (14.82%) Exchange Server 2010
25 106 (14.29%) WAN
26 103 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
27 92 (12.40%) SQL
28 89 (11.99%) ITIL
28 89 (11.99%) SharePoint

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 269 (36.25%) MS Exchange
2 110 (14.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 89 (11.99%) SharePoint
4 73 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 48 (6.47%) IIS
6 47 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (4.18%) Lync
8 17 (2.29%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.21%) Apache
11 8 (1.08%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.54%) WorkSite
13 4 (0.54%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.40%) CMS
14 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 271 (36.52%) MS Office
2 251 (33.83%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 111 (14.96%) Office 365
2 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.94%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.40%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 157 (21.16%) TCP/IP
2 142 (19.14%) Firewall
3 119 (16.04%) DNS
4 118 (15.90%) LAN
5 113 (15.23%) DHCP
6 106 (14.29%) WAN
7 85 (11.46%) VPN
8 77 (10.38%) SAN
9 76 (10.24%) VoIP
10 60 (8.09%) Internet
11 53 (7.14%) Wireless
12 34 (4.58%) NAS
13 31 (4.18%) VLAN
14 25 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (1.35%) MPLS
16 10 (1.35%) WLAN
17 7 (0.94%) FTP
18 6 (0.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.27%) MSI
4 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (5.39%) Finance
2 34 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.43%) Advertising
4 16 (2.16%) Retail
5 12 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.48%) Legal
7 9 (1.21%) Publishing
8 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.08%) Banking
9 6 (0.81%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Law
10 5 (0.67%) Marketing
11 3 (0.40%) Games
11 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.75%) .NET
2 11 (1.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (0.94%) COM
4 6 (0.81%) LAMP
5 4 (0.54%) HTML
6 3 (0.40%) Java RMI
7 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.27%) CSS
8 1 (0.13%) Web Services
8 1 (0.13%) XML
8 1 (0.13%) Middleware
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 29 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.64%) iPhone
4 22 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (2.83%) Clustering
6 20 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.62%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.62%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.48%) iPad
9 10 (1.35%) Statistics
10 7 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.94%) EPoS
10 7 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.67%) PDA
12 4 (0.54%) PKI
12 4 (0.54%) GIS
12 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.54%) Replication
13 3 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 627 (84.50%) Windows
2 294 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (32.21%) Windows 7
4 209 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 180 (24.26%) Windows 8
6 164 (22.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 126 (16.98%) Windows XP
8 86 (11.59%) Linux
9 60 (8.09%) Mac OS X
10 55 (7.41%) Android
11 46 (6.20%) Windows Vista
12 38 (5.12%) Apple iOS
13 31 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (3.91%) CentOS
15 21 (2.83%) Ubuntu
15 21 (2.83%) Debian
16 12 (1.62%) UNIX
17 11 (1.48%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
19 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (11.99%) ITIL
2 53 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 37 (4.99%) Incident Management
4 27 (3.64%) Change Management
5 24 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 21 (2.83%) ERP
7 20 (2.70%) Network Management
8 19 (2.56%) Change Control
9 17 (2.29%) CRM
10 16 (2.16%) Time Management
11 15 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (1.75%) Mentoring
12 13 (1.75%) Migration
13 12 (1.62%) Configuration Management
14 11 (1.48%) Information Security
14 11 (1.48%) Asset Management
15 10 (1.35%) Project Management
15 10 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (1.35%) Mobile Device Management
16 9 (1.21%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 92 (12.40%) SQL
2 34 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.83%) C
4 10 (1.35%) VB
5 8 (1.08%) C#
6 6 (0.81%) Java
6 6 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.54%) PHP
8 3 (0.40%) Perl
8 3 (0.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.13%) VBA
9 1 (0.13%) Python
9 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 103 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (8.36%) Degree
3 61 (8.22%) MCP
4 51 (6.87%) MCSE
5 44 (5.93%) MCSA
5 44 (5.93%) MCITP
6 32 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.91%) CCNA
8 18 (2.43%) Security Cleared
9 16 (2.16%) MCTS
10 15 (2.02%) A+ Certification
11 10 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.08%) HND
12 8 (1.08%) PhD
12 8 (1.08%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.40%) MCDST
15 3 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (17.25%) SLA
2 12 (1.62%) QA
3 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.27%) DICOM
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 445 (59.97%) Active Directory
2 192 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (20.49%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.39%) vSphere
5 29 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.96%) XenApp
7 20 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 14 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.35%) XenServer
9 10 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.81%) Firmware
11 4 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.54%) vCloud
12 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.13%) Xen
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (6.47%) SCCM
2 34 (4.58%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.35%) WSUS
4 8 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.94%) SCOM
6 6 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.54%) Graphite
7 4 (0.54%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.40%) Nagios
8 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 430 (57.95%) Microsoft
2 269 (36.25%) VMware
3 141 (19.00%) Citrix
4 114 (15.36%) Cisco
5 72 (9.70%) HP
6 58 (7.82%) Apple
7 43 (5.80%) Dell
8 36 (4.85%) Red Hat
9 32 (4.31%) Symantec
10 28 (3.77%) Avaya
11 21 (2.83%) Polycom
12 18 (2.43%) Veeam
13 15 (2.02%) NetApp
14 14 (1.89%) Juniper
14 14 (1.89%) Oracle
15 11 (1.48%) Google
16 10 (1.35%) EMC
17 9 (1.21%) McAfee
17 9 (1.21%) Sophos
18 8 (1.08%) Lotus
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £21k - £24k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum plus on-call Allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + London Weighting & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago