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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 482 504 502
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 489 541 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.51% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 446 479 481
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,200 £37,550
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +38 460 £27,250 +9.00% 84
London -2 137 £30,000 +13.20% 26
South East +8 105 £26,000 +8.33% 13
South West +27 61 £25,000 +16.27% 12
Hampshire +32 44 £26,000 +9.47% 7
East of England +25 44 £26,000 - 6
West Midlands -3 40 £26,088 +4.35% 3
North West -12 26 £22,250 -3.26% 13
East Midlands +22 24 £20,500 -29.91% 4
Yorkshire +36 21 £27,500 +14.58% 5
Cambridgeshire +34 21 £26,500 +17.77% 2
Surrey +31 21 £22,500 -11.76% 3
Birmingham -21 17 £26,175 +10.21%
Dorset +16 16 £19,000 +8.57% 3
Berkshire +6 16 £32,500 +30.00% 1
City of London +35 15 £28,000 -6.66% 2
West Yorkshire +27 12 £28,750 +12.74% 3
Cheshire +22 12 £19,000 -17.39% 2
Gloucestershire +3 12 £25,000 +19.76% 2
Manchester -6 12 £24,500 -2.00% 8
Southampton - 12 £26,000 - 2
Guildford +26 11 £21,000 -30.00% 1
Cambridge +18 11 £25,500 +13.33% 2
Nottingham +14 11 £19,000 -23.23% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 11 £19,000 -36.66% 2
Wiltshire +12 10 £32,500 +30.00%
Cardiff +20 9 £18,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire +15 9 £27,500 - 4
South Wales +14 9 £18,000 -37.39%
Wales +10 9 £18,000 -37.39%

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 838 (83.55%) Windows
2 626 (62.41%) Active Directory
3 561 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 423 (42.17%) Windows Server
5 367 (36.59%) MS Exchange
6 327 (32.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 325 (32.40%) VMware
8 306 (30.51%) MS Office
9 305 (30.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 294 (29.31%) Windows 7
11 277 (27.62%) MS Excel
12 213 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 193 (19.24%) Office 365
14 184 (18.34%) Firewall
15 175 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
16 173 (17.25%) ITIL
16 173 (17.25%) Cisco
16 173 (17.25%) DNS
16 173 (17.25%) Windows 8
17 172 (17.15%) Hyper-V
18 164 (16.35%) Linux
19 155 (15.45%) TCP/IP
20 154 (15.35%) DHCP
21 149 (14.86%) Windows 10
22 143 (14.26%) Citrix
23 141 (14.06%) LAN
24 139 (13.86%) SQL Server
25 135 (13.46%) WAN
25 135 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
26 133 (13.26%) SQL

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
1 367 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 175 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 73 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 62 (6.18%) SharePoint
6 45 (4.49%) Skype for Business
7 41 (4.09%) IIS
8 36 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.30%) Apache
11 11 (1.10%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.70%) JBoss
16 5 (0.50%) Site Server
17 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.30%) nginx
17 3 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 306 (30.51%) MS Office
2 277 (27.62%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.100%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.100%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.100%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Line 500
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.100%) Eikon
5 1 (0.100%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.100%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 193 (19.24%) Office 365
2 40 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.30%) SaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.100%) AdWords
8 1 (0.100%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.100%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.100%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 184 (18.34%) Firewall
2 173 (17.25%) DNS
3 155 (15.45%) TCP/IP
4 154 (15.35%) DHCP
5 141 (14.06%) LAN
6 135 (13.46%) WAN
7 109 (10.87%) VPN
8 89 (8.87%) VoIP
9 77 (7.68%) SAN
10 59 (5.88%) Internet
11 58 (5.78%) Wireless
12 43 (4.29%) NAS
13 36 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
14 32 (3.19%) VLAN
15 19 (1.89%) Skype
16 17 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (1.40%) WLAN
19 11 (1.10%) SMTP
20 10 (1.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.90%) MS Access
6 7 (0.70%) MySQL
7 6 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.50%) QlikView
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.30%) Big Data
10 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.100%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.100%) DB2
12 1 (0.100%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.100%) SQLite
12 1 (0.100%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (0.50%) MSI
2 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.100%) ProC
3 1 (0.100%) PROIV
3 1 (0.100%) Subversion
General
1 82 (8.18%) Finance
2 49 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 20 (1.99%) Banking
4 20 (1.99%) Electronics
5 19 (1.89%) Marketing
6 16 (1.60%) Advertising
6 16 (1.60%) Legal
7 12 (1.20%) French Language
7 12 (1.20%) German Language
7 12 (1.20%) Retail
8 11 (1.10%) Law
9 9 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.80%) Automotive
10 8 (0.80%) Back Office
10 8 (0.80%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.20%) Software Packaging
2 11 (1.10%) .NET
2 11 (1.10%) HTML
2 11 (1.10%) Web Services
3 8 (0.80%) XML
4 7 (0.70%) MAPI
5 6 (0.60%) COM
6 5 (0.50%) CSS
7 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.40%) CGI
7 4 (0.40%) LAMP
8 3 (0.30%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (0.20%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.20%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.100%) XMPP
10 1 (0.100%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.78%) Driving Licence
3 66 (6.58%) Blackberry
4 54 (5.38%) iPhone
5 33 (3.29%) Fat Client
5 33 (3.29%) Thin Client
6 28 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.99%) Clustering
9 19 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.79%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.79%) iPad
10 18 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.50%) Replication
11 15 (1.50%) Smartphone
12 14 (1.40%) PACS
13 13 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 838 (83.55%) Windows
2 423 (42.17%) Windows Server
3 327 (32.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 305 (30.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 294 (29.31%) Windows 7
6 173 (17.25%) Windows 8
7 164 (16.35%) Linux
8 149 (14.86%) Windows 10
9 127 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 102 (10.17%) Windows XP
11 61 (6.08%) Android
12 49 (4.89%) Unix
13 43 (4.29%) Mac OS X
14 32 (3.19%) Apple iOS
14 32 (3.19%) Windows Vista
15 27 (2.69%) CentOS
16 24 (2.39%) Ubuntu
17 17 (1.69%) Mac OS
18 11 (1.10%) AIX
19 10 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (17.25%) ITIL
2 40 (3.99%) Project Management
3 37 (3.69%) Service Management
4 36 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (2.79%) Mentoring
6 26 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (2.59%) Mobile Device Management
6 26 (2.59%) Problem Management
7 25 (2.49%) Change Management
8 24 (2.39%) Migration
9 23 (2.29%) ERP
10 22 (2.19%) Logistics
10 22 (2.19%) Time Management
11 21 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (2.09%) Service Delivery
12 19 (1.89%) Change Control
12 19 (1.89%) Virtual Environments
13 16 (1.60%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (1.40%) Information Security
14 14 (1.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (13.26%) SQL
2 51 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 15 (1.50%) C
4 14 (1.40%) Perl
5 13 (1.30%) Java
5 13 (1.30%) VBA
6 12 (1.20%) C#
6 12 (1.20%) PHP
6 12 (1.20%) VB
7 10 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.00%) Python
8 4 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.20%) C++
9 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.20%) VBScript
10 1 (0.100%) RPG
10 1 (0.100%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 135 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (8.37%) MCSE
3 83 (8.28%) Degree
4 75 (7.48%) MCSA
5 70 (6.98%) MCP
6 52 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (4.99%) CCNA
8 37 (3.69%) MCITP
9 36 (3.59%) Security Cleared
10 26 (2.59%) MCTS
11 24 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.90%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.90%) MCDST
14 8 (0.80%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.70%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.60%) A+ Certification
16 6 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.50%) Dell Certification
17 5 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.37%) SLA
2 14 (1.40%) DICOM
2 14 (1.40%) HL7
3 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.100%) ISO22301
System Software
1 626 (62.41%) Active Directory
2 213 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (17.15%) Hyper-V
4 49 (4.89%) vSphere
5 46 (4.59%) XenApp
6 26 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 20 (1.99%) Terminal Services
7 20 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.60%) Firmware
8 16 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.70%) NFS
10 7 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.70%) XenServer
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (6.08%) SCCM
2 31 (3.09%) Backup Exec
3 16 (1.60%) WSUS
4 15 (1.50%) SCOM
5 14 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.60%) Nagios
9 5 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.40%) Casper Suite
10 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.30%) DameWare
11 3 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.30%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.30%) SCSM
11 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 561 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 325 (32.40%) VMware
3 173 (17.25%) Cisco
4 143 (14.26%) Citrix
5 82 (8.18%) Apple
6 61 (6.08%) HP
7 43 (4.29%) Dell
8 32 (3.19%) Veeam
9 23 (2.29%) Google
9 23 (2.29%) Intel
9 23 (2.29%) Sophos
10 22 (2.19%) Oracle
10 22 (2.19%) Sage
11 20 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 20 (1.99%) Symantec
12 18 (1.79%) Adobe
13 16 (1.60%) IBM
14 15 (1.50%) Avaya
15 14 (1.40%) Mitel
15 14 (1.40%) SAP
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 22 days holidays & discounts
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £26k plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billingham, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Commission, bonuses & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £19k - 29k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
onezeero.
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum +
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago