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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
UK
Rank 454 500 521
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 448 506 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 432 475 456
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +42 401 £25,500 -3.77% 85
South East +51 125 £25,375 -10.96% 28
London +33 115 £30,000 - 20
South West +7 50 £25,000 +2.04% 5
East of England +19 40 £26,000 -1.88% 12
Hampshire +30 39 £25,000 +6.38% 6
Surrey +51 30 £21,000 -25.00% 8
North West -24 25 £24,250 +10.22% 10
City of London +42 24 £30,250 +10.00% 4
Berkshire +10 22 £28,000 -13.84% 4
Yorkshire +34 21 £25,500 -1.92% 3
Wales +20 20 £27,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire +25 16 £25,000 -
Swindon +27 15 £25,000 -
Southampton +24 15 £25,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +19 14 £25,000 +11.11%
Guildford +28 13 £21,000 -30.00% 3
South Wales +17 13 £27,000 +50.00%
Cardiff - 13 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire +32 12 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Oxfordshire +13 12 £25,250 +9.78% 5
Cheshire +11 12 £19,000 -13.63% 3
Dorset +35 11 £18,000 +5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Gloucestershire 0 11 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Manchester -29 11 £26,500 +9.27% 6
Leeds +25 10 £22,500 -13.46%
Kent +14 10 £22,500 -22.41%
Suffolk +21 9 £30,000 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire +3 9 £24,000 -9.43% 3

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 799 (86.10%) Windows
2 541 (58.30%) Active Directory
3 507 (54.63%) Microsoft
4 383 (41.27%) Windows Server
5 308 (33.19%) MS Exchange
6 300 (32.33%) VMware
7 288 (31.03%) MS Office
8 279 (30.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 278 (29.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 272 (29.31%) MS Excel
11 261 (28.13%) Office 365
12 250 (26.94%) Windows 7
13 207 (22.31%) Firewall
14 178 (19.18%) Windows 10
15 164 (17.67%) Windows 8
15 164 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 152 (16.38%) Hyper-V
17 148 (15.95%) TCP/IP
18 146 (15.73%) Cisco
19 136 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 135 (14.55%) DNS
21 130 (14.01%) SQL Server
22 128 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
23 126 (13.58%) DHCP
24 125 (13.47%) LAN
25 120 (12.93%) Linux
26 118 (12.72%) ITIL
27 116 (12.50%) SQL
28 114 (12.28%) Citrix
29 112 (12.07%) 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
1 308 (33.19%) MS Exchange
2 128 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 75 (8.08%) SharePoint
5 55 (5.93%) Skype for Business
6 46 (4.96%) IIS
7 39 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.65%) Apache
13 6 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.43%) JBoss
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 288 (31.03%) MS Office
2 272 (29.31%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.22%) Eikon
4 2 (0.22%) Summit
4 2 (0.22%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 261 (28.13%) Office 365
2 72 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.65%) IaaS
6 6 (0.65%) SaaS
7 5 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.54%) G Suite
7 5 (0.54%) Yammer
8 4 (0.43%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.32%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 207 (22.31%) Firewall
2 148 (15.95%) TCP/IP
3 135 (14.55%) DNS
4 126 (13.58%) DHCP
5 125 (13.47%) LAN
6 112 (12.07%) WAN
7 91 (9.81%) SAN
7 91 (9.81%) VPN
8 88 (9.48%) VoIP
9 62 (6.68%) Internet
10 50 (5.39%) Wireless
11 37 (3.99%) Skype
11 37 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
12 32 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (2.69%) VLAN
14 23 (2.48%) ADSL
14 23 (2.48%) WLAN
15 22 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (2.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (0.97%) MySQL
7 6 (0.65%) InfluxDB
8 3 (0.32%) FileMaker
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.11%) Big Data
10 1 (0.11%) IDMS
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.54%) JIRA
3 4 (0.43%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.11%) Ant
4 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (7.76%) Finance
2 61 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 27 (2.91%) Retail
4 15 (1.62%) Advertising
5 14 (1.51%) Banking
5 14 (1.51%) Legal
6 13 (1.40%) German Language
6 13 (1.40%) Marketing
7 10 (1.08%) Electronics
8 9 (0.97%) Spanish Language
9 8 (0.86%) French Language
10 6 (0.65%) Back Office
10 6 (0.65%) Games
10 6 (0.65%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.32%) Law
11 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.51%) HTML
2 12 (1.29%) Web Services
3 7 (0.75%) CSS
3 7 (0.75%) Software Packaging
4 6 (0.65%) .NET
5 4 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (0.32%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.32%) XMPP
7 2 (0.22%) XML
8 1 (0.11%) CGI
8 1 (0.11%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.22%) Driving Licence
2 53 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 53 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 36 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.56%) iPhone
5 26 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 23 (2.48%) Clustering
6 23 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.16%) Smartphone
9 16 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.40%) iPad
11 10 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.08%) PDA
12 6 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.54%) CCTV
14 4 (0.43%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.43%) EPoS
14 4 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 799 (86.10%) Windows
2 383 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 279 (30.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 278 (29.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 250 (26.94%) Windows 7
6 178 (19.18%) Windows 10
7 164 (17.67%) Windows 8
8 120 (12.93%) Linux
9 96 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 69 (7.44%) Windows XP
11 57 (6.14%) Mac OS X
12 45 (4.85%) Android
13 41 (4.42%) Unix
14 37 (3.99%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.48%) Mac OS
16 19 (2.05%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.97%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.43%) CentOS
19 3 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (12.72%) ITIL
2 39 (4.20%) Service Delivery
3 38 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (2.69%) Change Control
5 24 (2.59%) Time Management
6 23 (2.48%) Problem Management
7 21 (2.26%) Project Management
8 20 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (2.16%) Migration
9 18 (1.94%) Change Management
9 18 (1.94%) Mentoring
10 17 (1.83%) ERP
11 16 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (1.72%) CRM
11 16 (1.72%) Service Management
12 15 (1.62%) Asset Management
13 14 (1.51%) Server Virtualisation
14 13 (1.40%) Data Protection
14 13 (1.40%) Network Management
15 12 (1.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 116 (12.50%) SQL
2 26 (2.80%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.40%) Java
3 13 (1.40%) Python
4 11 (1.19%) Perl
5 8 (0.86%) PHP
6 5 (0.54%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.54%) VBA
7 4 (0.43%) C
7 4 (0.43%) VB
8 2 (0.22%) Jython
9 1 (0.11%) RPG
9 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (10.99%) MCSE
3 81 (8.73%) Degree
4 76 (8.19%) MCP
5 59 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (6.36%) MCSA
6 57 (6.14%) CCNA
7 43 (4.63%) Security Cleared
8 28 (3.02%) MCITP
9 26 (2.80%) SC Cleared
10 19 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (1.83%) A+ Certification
12 15 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.51%) MCTS
14 11 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (1.08%) DBS Check
15 10 (1.08%) PhD
16 6 (0.65%) CCNP
16 6 (0.65%) CISSP
17 4 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.22%) COBIT
2 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 541 (58.30%) Active Directory
2 164 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (16.38%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.42%) vSphere
5 39 (4.20%) XenApp
6 20 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.83%) XenServer
8 15 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.51%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.54%) Samba
12 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.43%) Firmware
13 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.43%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 73 (7.87%) SCCM
2 26 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 24 (2.59%) WSUS
4 12 (1.29%) SCOM
5 10 (1.08%) XenMobile
6 6 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.65%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.65%) Grafana
6 6 (0.65%) Graphite
6 6 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.43%) DameWare
7 4 (0.43%) HockeyApp
7 4 (0.43%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.43%) Nagios
8 3 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.32%) Kibana
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 507 (54.63%) Microsoft
2 300 (32.33%) VMware
3 146 (15.73%) Cisco
4 114 (12.28%) Citrix
5 69 (7.44%) Apple
6 53 (5.71%) Intel
7 52 (5.60%) HP
8 50 (5.39%) Dell
9 27 (2.91%) Symantec
10 25 (2.69%) Google
10 25 (2.69%) Veeam
11 23 (2.48%) IBM
12 18 (1.94%) Bloomberg
13 16 (1.72%) Avaya
14 15 (1.62%) EMC
15 14 (1.51%) Adobe
15 14 (1.51%) Mitel
16 13 (1.40%) Meraki
16 13 (1.40%) Oracle
16 13 (1.40%) SAP
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + Flexibility on salary for more senior engineers
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Award Winning Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uP TO £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum +Annual Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago