The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 459 529 500
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 538 493 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 489 428 459
Median salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,680 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,088 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.35% -

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

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 30 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 502 £27,500 +5.76% 61
London +24 157 £31,500 +10.52% 18
South East +22 121 £28,000 +10.89% 12
South West +44 60 £24,500 +24.05% 10
Hampshire +21 49 £27,500 +17.02% 3
West Midlands +16 45 £24,500 -10.90% 1
East of England +44 41 £30,000 +14.28% 6
Berkshire 0 32 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Yorkshire +46 30 £27,500 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +16 26 £21,000 -28.20% 2
North West -10 23 £22,000 -4.34% 6
Dorset +21 20 £19,000 +8.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 19 £28,500 +26.66% 3
Surrey +22 19 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Birmingham -15 19 £26,186 +19.02% 1
Wales +19 15 £20,000 -45.20%
City of London +44 14 £28,250 -0.87% 3
West Yorkshire +28 14 £30,000 +36.36% 4
Staffordshire +14 14 £22,500 -20.35%
South Wales +22 13 £20,000 -45.20%
Bournemouth +17 13 £19,000 +8.57% 1
Nottingham +16 13 £19,000 -33.33%
Nottinghamshire +14 13 £19,000 -36.66%
Basingstoke -3 13 £31,500 -
Southampton - 13 £26,000 - 1
Cardiff - 13 £20,000 -
Wiltshire +23 12 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Hertfordshire +23 11 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Gloucestershire +2 11 £25,000 +19.76% 2
Cheshire +23 10 £19,000 -17.39% 4

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 869 (83.88%) Windows
2 683 (65.93%) Active Directory
3 605 (58.40%) Microsoft
4 453 (43.73%) Windows Server
5 405 (39.09%) MS Exchange
6 358 (34.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 355 (34.27%) VMware
8 328 (31.66%) Windows 7
9 319 (30.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 308 (29.73%) MS Office
11 296 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 240 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 212 (20.46%) Firewall
14 202 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 199 (19.21%) Windows 8
16 196 (18.92%) Office 365
17 189 (18.24%) Cisco
18 187 (18.05%) DNS
19 179 (17.28%) Hyper-V
20 171 (16.51%) ITIL
21 169 (16.31%) Linux
21 169 (16.31%) Citrix
22 164 (15.83%) Windows 10
23 162 (15.64%) DHCP
24 157 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
25 152 (14.67%) TCP/IP
26 147 (14.19%) LAN
26 147 (14.19%) SQL
26 147 (14.19%) SQL Server
27 142 (13.71%) WAN

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 405 (39.09%) MS Exchange
2 202 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 94 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 75 (7.24%) SharePoint
6 53 (5.12%) Skype for Business
7 52 (5.02%) IIS
8 39 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 32 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.45%) Apache
11 13 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.68%) Site Server
14 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.58%) JBoss
16 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.29%) Confluence
17 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 308 (29.73%) MS Office
2 296 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.097%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Line 500
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.097%) Eikon
5 1 (0.097%) Maximo
5 1 (0.097%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.097%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 196 (18.92%) Office 365
2 32 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.097%) AdWords
6 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.097%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.097%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 212 (20.46%) Firewall
2 187 (18.05%) DNS
3 162 (15.64%) DHCP
4 152 (14.67%) TCP/IP
5 147 (14.19%) LAN
6 142 (13.71%) WAN
7 125 (12.07%) VPN
8 105 (10.14%) SAN
9 103 (9.94%) VoIP
10 72 (6.95%) Wireless
11 56 (5.41%) Internet
12 54 (5.21%) NAS
13 41 (3.96%) VLAN
14 40 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
15 20 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (1.64%) SMTP
18 16 (1.54%) Skype
19 14 (1.35%) DMZ
19 14 (1.35%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.16%) MS Access
6 9 (0.87%) MySQL
7 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.48%) QlikView
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.29%) Big Data
10 3 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.097%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.097%) DB2
12 1 (0.097%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.097%) SQLite
12 1 (0.097%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (0.48%) MSI
2 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.097%) ProC
4 1 (0.097%) PROIV
4 1 (0.097%) Subversion
General
1 75 (7.24%) Finance
2 40 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 19 (1.83%) Banking
4 19 (1.83%) Marketing
5 18 (1.74%) Electronics
6 16 (1.54%) Advertising
6 16 (1.54%) French Language
6 16 (1.54%) Legal
7 14 (1.35%) German Language
7 14 (1.35%) Law
8 10 (0.97%) Retail
9 9 (0.87%) Automotive
9 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.77%) Back Office
10 8 (0.77%) Games
11 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.35%) MAPI
2 13 (1.25%) HTML
3 11 (1.06%) .NET
4 10 (0.97%) Software Packaging
5 8 (0.77%) Web Services
5 8 (0.77%) XML
6 6 (0.58%) COM
6 6 (0.58%) CSS
7 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.39%) CGI
7 4 (0.39%) LAMP
8 3 (0.29%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (0.19%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.097%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.097%) XMPP
10 1 (0.097%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.82%) Blackberry
3 77 (7.43%) Driving Licence
4 71 (6.85%) iPhone
5 32 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 28 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 27 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.93%) Clustering
8 20 (1.93%) Hedge funds
8 20 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.93%) Replication
9 17 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.64%) iPad
10 16 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.35%) PACS
12 14 (1.35%) PDA
13 9 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 869 (83.88%) Windows
2 453 (43.73%) Windows Server
3 358 (34.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 328 (31.66%) Windows 7
5 319 (30.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 199 (19.21%) Windows 8
7 169 (16.31%) Linux
8 164 (15.83%) Windows 10
9 157 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 119 (11.49%) Windows XP
11 74 (7.14%) Android
12 42 (4.05%) Windows Vista
13 41 (3.96%) Unix
14 33 (3.19%) Mac OS X
15 27 (2.61%) Apple iOS
15 27 (2.61%) CentOS
16 24 (2.32%) Mac OS
16 24 (2.32%) Ubuntu
17 11 (1.06%) AIX
18 9 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (16.51%) ITIL
2 41 (3.96%) Project Management
3 39 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (3.57%) Service Management
5 32 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 27 (2.61%) ERP
7 26 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (2.51%) Service Delivery
8 25 (2.41%) Change Management
8 25 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (2.41%) Mentoring
9 23 (2.22%) Change Control
9 23 (2.22%) Migration
10 22 (2.12%) Logistics
10 22 (2.12%) Problem Management
11 21 (2.03%) Data Protection
11 21 (2.03%) Time Management
12 20 (1.93%) Virtual Environments
13 18 (1.74%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (1.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 147 (14.19%) SQL
2 54 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 19 (1.83%) C
4 16 (1.54%) C#
5 15 (1.45%) VB
6 14 (1.35%) Perl
7 13 (1.25%) Java
8 12 (1.16%) PHP
8 12 (1.16%) VBA
9 10 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.87%) Python
11 2 (0.19%) C++
11 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.19%) VBScript
12 1 (0.097%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.097%) RPG
12 1 (0.097%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 131 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (7.63%) MCSE
3 76 (7.34%) Degree
4 72 (6.95%) MCSA
5 57 (5.50%) MCP
6 49 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (4.44%) CCNA
7 46 (4.44%) Security Cleared
8 32 (3.09%) MCITP
9 23 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (2.12%) MCTS
11 13 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (0.97%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.87%) MCDST
14 9 (0.87%) PhD
15 8 (0.77%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.68%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.81%) SLA
2 14 (1.35%) DICOM
2 14 (1.35%) HL7
3 9 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.097%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 683 (65.93%) Active Directory
2 240 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (17.28%) Hyper-V
4 68 (6.56%) XenApp
5 61 (5.89%) vSphere
6 29 (2.80%) VMware ESX
7 27 (2.61%) Terminal Services
7 27 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
9 15 (1.45%) Firmware
10 12 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.06%) NFS
11 11 (1.06%) XenServer
12 10 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.58%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (6.37%) SCCM
2 49 (4.73%) Backup Exec
3 19 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (1.54%) WSUS
5 14 (1.35%) SCOM
6 11 (1.06%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.77%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.58%) Nagios
8 6 (0.58%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.48%) Casper Suite
9 5 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.48%) SCSM
9 5 (0.48%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.29%) DameWare
11 3 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 605 (58.40%) Microsoft
2 355 (34.27%) VMware
3 189 (18.24%) Cisco
4 169 (16.31%) Citrix
5 88 (8.49%) Apple
6 68 (6.56%) HP
7 47 (4.54%) Dell
8 43 (4.15%) Veeam
9 25 (2.41%) Symantec
10 24 (2.32%) Sophos
11 23 (2.22%) Oracle
12 21 (2.03%) Google
12 21 (2.03%) Sage
13 19 (1.83%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.54%) WatchGuard
15 15 (1.45%) Avaya
15 15 (1.45%) Draytek
16 14 (1.35%) EMC
16 14 (1.35%) IBM
16 14 (1.35%) Intel
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
RM plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension & healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Barking, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Strategies
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 8 days ago