The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 555 638 601
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 376 245 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 319 232 215
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £34,300 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 +58 346 £26,750 +11.45% 58
London +30 114 £29,000 +5.45% 19
South East +14 102 £25,000 +4.16% 11
South West -15 31 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Hampshire -12 28 £25,000 +12.35% 2
East of England -32 28 £27,500 +10.00% 8
North West +27 27 £23,500 -11.32% 5
Surrey +24 22 £25,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +22 20 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Scotland -4 19 £31,000 +5.08% 4
City of London +5 18 £28,000 -8.19% 7
Yorkshire -32 16 £20,000 -9.09% 2
Coventry +20 14 £35,500 +42.00%
Berkshire +8 14 £27,500 -
Southampton +16 12 £25,000 +21.95%
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £24,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +3 12 £29,250 +21.87% 3
Hertfordshire -30 12 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Cheshire - 11 £23,500 - 2
Farnborough +16 10 £22,500 +1.12% 1
East Midlands -2 10 £27,000 +20.00% 7
Manchester +15 9 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Reading +12 9 £29,500 -3.27%
Abingdon -6 9 - - 1
Dorset -8 9 £19,500 +9.85% 1
Warrington - 9 £23,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 9 £31,000 - 1
Bellshill - 9 £31,000 - 1
Kent -1 8 £25,000 -3.84%
West Yorkshire -30 8 £22,000 -4.34% 2

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 581 (84.08%) Windows
2 372 (53.84%) Microsoft
2 372 (53.84%) Active Directory
3 280 (40.52%) MS Exchange
3 280 (40.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 225 (32.56%) VMware
5 219 (31.69%) MS Excel
6 211 (30.54%) MS Office
7 195 (28.22%) Windows 7
8 191 (27.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 177 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 174 (25.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 152 (22.00%) Firewall
12 148 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 144 (20.84%) Windows XP
14 136 (19.68%) Cisco
15 134 (19.39%) Citrix
16 129 (18.67%) DNS
17 128 (18.52%) TCP/IP
18 111 (16.06%) SQL Server
18 111 (16.06%) Windows 8
19 104 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
20 103 (14.91%) ITIL
21 102 (14.76%) Linux
21 102 (14.76%) Hyper-V
22 100 (14.47%) SQL
23 98 (14.18%) MCSE
24 95 (13.75%) DHCP
25 87 (12.59%) VPN
26 84 (12.16%) LAN

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (40.52%) MS Exchange
2 104 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 60 (8.68%) SharePoint
5 38 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (5.50%) IIS
6 28 (4.05%) Lync
7 27 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.45%) GroupWise
10 9 (1.30%) Apache
10 9 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.01%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.43%) Confluence
16 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.29%) CICS
Applications
1 219 (31.69%) MS Excel
2 211 (30.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.43%) Windchill
4 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
1 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.43%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.14%) Movex
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Line 50
2 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.22%) Office 365
2 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.87%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.58%) SaaS
4 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.29%) Route 53
6 1 (0.14%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 152 (22.00%) Firewall
2 129 (18.67%) DNS
3 128 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 95 (13.75%) DHCP
5 87 (12.59%) VPN
6 84 (12.16%) LAN
7 81 (11.72%) WAN
7 81 (11.72%) SAN
8 71 (10.27%) VoIP
9 49 (7.09%) Wireless
10 37 (5.35%) NAS
11 32 (4.63%) Internet
12 22 (3.18%) iSCSI
13 17 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.88%) NetScreen
15 12 (1.74%) VLAN
15 12 (1.74%) SSL
16 11 (1.59%) Network Security
17 10 (1.45%) ADSL
18 9 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (1.16%) MySQL
5 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.43%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.29%) MS Access
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.14%) OLAP
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.14%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.43%) LabVIEW
1 3 (0.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.29%) Subversion
2 2 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 46 (6.66%) Finance
2 31 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.88%) Retail
4 12 (1.74%) Banking
4 12 (1.74%) Advertising
5 10 (1.45%) Back Office
6 9 (1.30%) Games
7 8 (1.16%) French Language
8 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.72%) Legal
9 5 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.58%) Marketing
10 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.16%) Web Services
2 6 (0.87%) COM
3 5 (0.72%) HTML
3 5 (0.72%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.58%) XML
5 3 (0.43%) .NET
5 3 (0.43%) Middleware
6 2 (0.29%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.29%) LAMP
6 2 (0.29%) CSS
6 2 (0.29%) ATL
7 1 (0.14%) JSP
7 1 (0.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.14%) WAP
7 1 (0.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 30 (4.34%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.91%) iPhone
4 22 (3.18%) PDA
5 16 (2.32%) Clustering
6 13 (1.88%) iPad
7 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.30%) Replication
8 8 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.72%) Physics
11 4 (0.58%) Social Media
11 4 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.58%) AS400
11 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.43%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.43%) CCTV
12 3 (0.43%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 581 (84.08%) Windows
2 280 (40.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 195 (28.22%) Windows 7
4 191 (27.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 148 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 144 (20.84%) Windows XP
7 111 (16.06%) Windows 8
8 102 (14.76%) Linux
9 33 (4.78%) Windows Vista
10 28 (4.05%) Android
11 25 (3.62%) Mac OS X
12 21 (3.04%) UNIX
13 19 (2.75%) Mac OS
14 16 (2.32%) Apple iOS
14 16 (2.32%) CentOS
15 13 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (14.91%) ITIL
2 29 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (3.76%) Change Management
4 22 (3.18%) Service Management
5 21 (3.04%) Problem Management
6 19 (2.75%) Asset Management
7 17 (2.46%) Time Management
7 17 (2.46%) Change Control
8 16 (2.32%) CRM
9 15 (2.17%) Incident Management
10 12 (1.74%) Software Engineering
10 12 (1.74%) Project Management
10 12 (1.74%) ITSM
10 12 (1.74%) ERP
11 9 (1.30%) Network Management
12 8 (1.16%) Configuration Management
12 8 (1.16%) Migration
13 7 (1.01%) E-Commerce
13 7 (1.01%) Web Development
13 7 (1.01%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (14.47%) SQL
2 11 (1.59%) PHP
2 11 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.45%) C
4 8 (1.16%) Python
5 7 (1.01%) Perl
6 6 (0.87%) Java
7 5 (0.72%) VBScript
8 4 (0.58%) VBA
9 3 (0.43%) VB
9 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.43%) C#
10 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.29%) JCL
10 2 (0.29%) AWK
10 2 (0.29%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) VC++
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.14%) VB6
11 1 (0.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 174 (25.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (14.18%) MCSE
3 76 (11.00%) Degree
4 75 (10.85%) MCSA
5 67 (9.70%) MCITP
6 54 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (6.22%) MCP
8 39 (5.64%) MCTS
9 38 (5.50%) CCNA
10 25 (3.62%) Security Cleared
11 20 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.88%) SC Cleared
13 12 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.59%) CCA
14 11 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.59%) MCDST
15 9 (1.30%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.16%) HND
17 6 (0.87%) HNC
18 5 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.10%) SLA
2 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 372 (53.84%) Active Directory
2 177 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (14.76%) Hyper-V
4 38 (5.50%) XenApp
4 38 (5.50%) VMware ESX
5 36 (5.21%) vSphere
6 21 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.89%) Terminal Services
8 15 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.01%) XenServer
10 6 (0.87%) UAG
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.58%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.29%) Xen
12 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 37 (5.35%) Backup Exec
2 29 (4.20%) SCCM
3 17 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (1.01%) WSUS
5 7 (1.01%) SCOM
6 5 (0.72%) Nagios
7 4 (0.58%) Opsview
8 3 (0.43%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.29%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.29%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.14%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.14%) Puppet
10 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 372 (53.84%) Microsoft
2 225 (32.56%) VMware
3 136 (19.68%) Cisco
4 134 (19.39%) Citrix
5 78 (11.29%) HP
6 49 (7.09%) Apple
7 47 (6.80%) Symantec
8 41 (5.93%) Dell
9 30 (4.34%) Juniper
10 27 (3.91%) NetApp
11 23 (3.33%) EMC
12 22 (3.18%) Red Hat
13 21 (3.04%) IBM
13 21 (3.04%) Oracle
14 20 (2.89%) Veeam
15 13 (1.88%) Google
15 13 (1.88%) Meru Networks
16 11 (1.59%) Draytek
16 11 (1.59%) Mitel
16 11 (1.59%) Polycom
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + IT Training & pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago