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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 547 542 666
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +124
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 379 395 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 327 334 199
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 337 £25,000 -5.66% 72
London +37 126 £27,500 -5.17% 13
South East 0 103 £25,000 -1.96% 20
North West +23 39 £23,000 -2.12% 8
Surrey +6 27 £27,500 +5.76% 5
Berkshire +11 24 £24,000 -5.88% 2
Hampshire -3 22 £23,500 -4.08% 4
East of England -10 21 £26,000 -1.88% 9
Scotland -2 18 - - 2
City of London +30 17 £27,500 -6.77% 2
Cheshire +12 17 £23,000 -2.12% 2
West Midlands -16 17 £27,500 +7.84% 2
South West -36 17 £19,500 -17.02% 10
Reading +5 16 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Manchester +11 14 £24,000 -6.79% 5
Aberdeenshire +1 14 - - 1
Fraserburgh 0 14 - - 1
Warrington +9 11 £23,000 -2.12%
Kent +5 10 £25,750 +3.00% 4
Yorkshire +1 10 £22,500 +2.27% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £25,625 -6.81% 2
Birmingham +17 9 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -12 9 £27,500 -9.83% 6
Docklands, London - 9 - -
Farnborough -16 8 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Oxfordshire 0 7 £22,500 -28.57% 1
Dorset -2 7 £17,500 -10.25% 2
East Midlands -10 7 £30,000 +23.71% 4
Uxbridge +5 6 £25,000 -9.09%
Bournemouth -6 6 £17,500 +2.94% 1

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 636 (86.06%) Windows
2 460 (62.25%) Active Directory
3 431 (58.32%) Microsoft
4 289 (39.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 282 (38.16%) MS Office
6 280 (37.89%) MS Exchange
7 270 (36.54%) VMware
8 254 (34.37%) MS Excel
9 249 (33.69%) Windows 7
10 221 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 194 (26.25%) Windows 8
12 183 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 162 (21.92%) TCP/IP
14 158 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 150 (20.30%) Hyper-V
16 136 (18.40%) Firewall
17 134 (18.13%) Windows XP
18 130 (17.59%) DNS
19 129 (17.46%) SLA
20 128 (17.32%) Citrix
21 123 (16.64%) Office 365
22 121 (16.37%) DHCP
23 114 (15.43%) Cisco
24 113 (15.29%) LAN
25 112 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
25 112 (15.16%) Exchange Server 2010
26 103 (13.94%) WAN
27 93 (12.58%) SQL
28 91 (12.31%) ITIL
28 91 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 280 (37.89%) MS Exchange
2 112 (15.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 83 (11.23%) SharePoint
5 77 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 50 (6.77%) IIS
7 44 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (4.19%) Lync
9 20 (2.71%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.54%) Apache
13 4 (0.54%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.54%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 282 (38.16%) MS Office
2 254 (34.37%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) InDesign
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 123 (16.64%) Office 365
2 10 (1.35%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.54%) SaaS
5 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 162 (21.92%) TCP/IP
2 136 (18.40%) Firewall
3 130 (17.59%) DNS
4 121 (16.37%) DHCP
5 113 (15.29%) LAN
6 103 (13.94%) WAN
7 90 (12.18%) VoIP
8 88 (11.91%) VPN
9 78 (10.55%) SAN
10 63 (8.53%) Internet
11 50 (6.77%) Wireless
12 39 (5.28%) NAS
13 25 (3.38%) VLAN
13 25 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.49%) WLAN
16 10 (1.35%) FTP
17 7 (0.95%) MPLS
18 6 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.89%) MySQL
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Informix
6 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
1 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.14%) MSI
General
1 32 (4.33%) Telecoms
2 31 (4.19%) Finance
3 14 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 14 (1.89%) Retail
4 12 (1.62%) Advertising
5 10 (1.35%) Legal
6 7 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (0.95%) Marketing
6 7 (0.95%) Banking
7 6 (0.81%) Publishing
7 6 (0.81%) Back Office
8 5 (0.68%) Law
9 4 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.27%) French Language
10 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.49%) .NET
2 8 (1.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.81%) CSS
3 6 (0.81%) LAMP
4 5 (0.68%) COM
4 5 (0.68%) HTML
5 3 (0.41%) Java RMI
6 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.14%) Web Services
7 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.34%) Blackberry
2 33 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.79%) iPhone
4 22 (2.98%) Clustering
5 21 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.76%) iPad
8 11 (1.49%) Statistics
9 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.95%) EPoS
11 6 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.81%) Replication
12 4 (0.54%) Handset
12 4 (0.54%) GIS
12 4 (0.54%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.54%) PKI
13 3 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 636 (86.06%) Windows
2 289 (39.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 249 (33.69%) Windows 7
4 221 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 194 (26.25%) Windows 8
6 158 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 134 (18.13%) Windows XP
8 84 (11.37%) Linux
9 61 (8.25%) Mac OS X
10 54 (7.31%) Android
11 43 (5.82%) Windows Vista
12 39 (5.28%) Apple iOS
13 28 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (3.38%) CentOS
15 22 (2.98%) Ubuntu
16 19 (2.57%) Debian
17 13 (1.76%) UNIX
17 13 (1.76%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (12.31%) ITIL
2 58 (7.85%) Service Delivery
3 31 (4.19%) Incident Management
4 27 (3.65%) Problem Management
5 26 (3.52%) Change Management
6 23 (3.11%) Change Control
7 20 (2.71%) Network Management
7 20 (2.71%) ERP
8 18 (2.44%) CRM
9 16 (2.17%) Service Management
9 16 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (2.03%) Time Management
11 14 (1.89%) Migration
12 12 (1.62%) Project Management
12 12 (1.62%) Asset Management
12 12 (1.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (1.62%) Mentoring
13 11 (1.49%) Information Security
14 9 (1.22%) Configuration Management
14 9 (1.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (12.58%) SQL
2 39 (5.28%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.71%) C
4 11 (1.49%) VB
5 8 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.95%) Java
7 6 (0.81%) C#
8 4 (0.54%) Perl
9 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (8.12%) MCSE
3 58 (7.85%) MCP
3 58 (7.85%) Degree
4 50 (6.77%) MCITP
4 50 (6.77%) MCSA
5 31 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (4.06%) CCNA
7 22 (2.98%) Security Cleared
8 18 (2.44%) MCTS
9 15 (2.03%) A+ Certification
10 10 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.22%) HND
11 9 (1.22%) PhD
12 8 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.68%) MCDST
14 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (17.46%) SLA
2 10 (1.35%) QA
3 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 460 (62.25%) Active Directory
2 183 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (20.30%) Hyper-V
4 43 (5.82%) vSphere
5 33 (4.47%) VMware ESX
6 23 (3.11%) Terminal Services
7 21 (2.84%) XenApp
8 14 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
9 12 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.49%) XenServer
11 7 (0.95%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.81%) Firmware
13 4 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.27%) Xen
14 2 (0.27%) vCloud
14 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 49 (6.63%) SCCM
2 34 (4.60%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.08%) WSUS
3 8 (1.08%) SCOM
4 7 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.68%) ARCserve
6 5 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.54%) Graphite
8 3 (0.41%) Nagios
8 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 431 (58.32%) Microsoft
2 270 (36.54%) VMware
3 128 (17.32%) Citrix
4 114 (15.43%) Cisco
5 70 (9.47%) HP
6 51 (6.90%) Apple
7 42 (5.68%) Dell
8 33 (4.47%) Symantec
9 31 (4.19%) Red Hat
10 26 (3.52%) Avaya
11 22 (2.98%) Polycom
12 19 (2.57%) Veeam
13 18 (2.44%) Google
14 16 (2.17%) Oracle
15 13 (1.76%) NetApp
16 12 (1.62%) EMC
17 10 (1.35%) Juniper
17 10 (1.35%) McAfee
18 9 (1.22%) Lotus
18 9 (1.22%) IronPort
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus, certs etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum plus on-call Allowance + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £44k - 50k per year + Pension Only
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Optional Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + £4600 car allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £16000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bens + OT
Posted: 3 days ago