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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
UK
Rank 438 510 526
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 479 475 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 462 441 417
Median salary £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -4.80%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
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 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +49 432 £25,500 -1.92% 71
London +63 137 £28,000 +1.81% 16
South East +23 113 £25,000 -3.84% 21
South West +19 60 £25,000 +2.04% 7
North West +4 51 £25,000 +13.63% 8
City of London +45 36 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Hampshire +22 35 £25,000 +6.38% 9
Surrey +33 29 £21,000 -30.00% 1
Berkshire +23 27 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Manchester -14 26 £26,000 +13.04% 6
East of England +22 25 £27,500 -3.50% 10
Southampton +27 20 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Cheshire +21 20 £19,500 -11.36%
Wales +20 19 £27,000 +50.00%
Gloucestershire -3 19 £25,000 +2.04% 2
West Midlands +1 15 £25,000 +3.09% 4
Wiltshire +32 14 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire +28 14 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Guildford +26 14 £21,000 -30.00% 1
Swindon +27 13 £25,000 - 2
Warrington +19 13 £19,000 -13.63%
East Midlands +15 13 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Slough +43 12 £31,250 +11.60%
Dorset +23 12 £18,000 +5.88% 1
South Wales +18 11 £27,000 +50.00%
Cardiff - 11 £27,000 -
Gloucester - 10 £25,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Maidenhead +9 8 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Cambridge +6 8 £27,750 +11.00% 5

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 824 (84.86%) Windows
2 549 (56.54%) Active Directory
3 506 (52.11%) Microsoft
4 397 (40.89%) Windows Server
5 336 (34.60%) MS Exchange
6 304 (31.31%) MS Office
6 304 (31.31%) VMware
7 294 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 290 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 259 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 255 (26.26%) Windows 7
11 240 (24.72%) Office 365
12 209 (21.52%) Firewall
13 183 (18.85%) Windows 10
14 174 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 163 (16.79%) Cisco
16 161 (16.58%) Windows 8
17 160 (16.48%) Hyper-V
18 152 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
19 151 (15.55%) TCP/IP
20 148 (15.24%) SQL Server
21 142 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
22 140 (14.42%) DNS
23 139 (14.32%) Linux
24 133 (13.70%) DHCP
25 132 (13.59%) LAN
26 131 (13.49%) ITIL
27 127 (13.08%) Citrix
28 121 (12.46%) WAN
29 120 (12.36%) 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
1 336 (34.60%) MS Exchange
2 152 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 78 (8.03%) SharePoint
5 54 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 49 (5.05%) IIS
7 46 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.72%) Apache
13 5 (0.51%) JBoss
13 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Foundation
15 3 (0.31%) Site Server
16 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 304 (31.31%) MS Office
2 259 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.21%) Eikon
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) Summit
3 2 (0.21%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 240 (24.72%) Office 365
2 66 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.62%) IaaS
6 6 (0.62%) SaaS
7 5 (0.51%) G Suite
7 5 (0.51%) Yammer
8 4 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.41%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.31%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.10%) GitHub
11 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 209 (21.52%) Firewall
2 151 (15.55%) TCP/IP
3 140 (14.42%) DNS
4 133 (13.70%) DHCP
5 132 (13.59%) LAN
6 121 (12.46%) WAN
7 108 (11.12%) VoIP
8 92 (9.47%) SAN
9 91 (9.37%) VPN
10 67 (6.90%) Internet
11 53 (5.46%) Wireless
12 37 (3.81%) Remote Desktop
13 36 (3.71%) Skype
14 31 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (2.78%) VLAN
16 25 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (2.57%) NAS
17 24 (2.47%) ADSL
18 20 (2.06%) WLAN
19 19 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.03%) MySQL
6 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.62%) InfluxDB
7 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.31%) FileMaker
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
10 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (0.51%) JIRA
2 4 (0.41%) Bugzilla
2 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.10%) Ant
3 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.10%) ProC
3 1 (0.10%) PROIV
3 1 (0.10%) Subversion
General
1 74 (7.62%) Finance
2 72 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.37%) Retail
5 17 (1.75%) Electronics
5 17 (1.75%) Marketing
6 16 (1.65%) Advertising
6 16 (1.65%) Legal
7 13 (1.34%) Banking
7 13 (1.34%) German Language
8 8 (0.82%) French Language
9 7 (0.72%) Games
10 6 (0.62%) Back Office
10 6 (0.62%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.31%) Law
11 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.34%) HTML
2 9 (0.93%) Web Services
3 7 (0.72%) .NET
3 7 (0.72%) CSS
3 7 (0.72%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.31%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.21%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.21%) LAMP
5 2 (0.21%) XML
5 2 (0.21%) XMPP
6 1 (0.10%) CGI
6 1 (0.10%) COM
6 1 (0.10%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.49%) Driving Licence
2 62 (6.39%) Fat Client
2 62 (6.39%) Thin Client
3 46 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.40%) iPhone
5 30 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
6 24 (2.47%) Blackberry
6 24 (2.47%) Clustering
6 24 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.47%) Smartphone
7 17 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.54%) iPad
9 10 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 8 (0.82%) Replication
11 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.72%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.72%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.72%) PDA
12 6 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 824 (84.86%) Windows
2 397 (40.89%) Windows Server
3 294 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 290 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 255 (26.26%) Windows 7
6 183 (18.85%) Windows 10
7 161 (16.58%) Windows 8
8 139 (14.32%) Linux
9 99 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 73 (7.52%) Windows XP
11 60 (6.18%) Mac OS X
12 54 (5.56%) Unix
13 46 (4.74%) Android
14 41 (4.22%) Apple iOS
15 21 (2.16%) Mac OS
16 15 (1.54%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.62%) AIX
19 6 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (13.49%) ITIL
2 36 (3.71%) Project Management
2 36 (3.71%) Service Delivery
3 35 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (2.78%) Change Control
6 25 (2.57%) Problem Management
6 25 (2.57%) Service Management
7 23 (2.37%) Mentoring
7 23 (2.37%) Migration
8 22 (2.27%) Change Management
8 22 (2.27%) Time Management
9 19 (1.96%) ERP
10 16 (1.65%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (1.54%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (1.44%) Data Protection
12 14 (1.44%) Fault Analysis
12 14 (1.44%) Line Management
13 13 (1.34%) Information Security
13 13 (1.34%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 120 (12.36%) SQL
2 33 (3.40%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.24%) Python
4 11 (1.13%) Java
5 10 (1.03%) Perl
6 9 (0.93%) PHP
7 8 (0.82%) C
7 8 (0.82%) VBA
8 5 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.41%) VB
10 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.10%) RPG
11 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 142 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (10.30%) MCSE
3 87 (8.96%) Degree
4 82 (8.44%) MCP
5 75 (7.72%) MCSA
6 55 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (5.46%) CCNA
8 44 (4.53%) Security Cleared
9 35 (3.60%) MCITP
10 21 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.85%) MCTS
12 16 (1.65%) SC Cleared
13 15 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.44%) A+ Certification
15 11 (1.13%) DBS Check
16 10 (1.03%) PhD
17 9 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
18 8 (0.82%) CISSP
19 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
20 4 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.96%) SLA
2 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.31%) DICOM
3 3 (0.31%) HL7
4 2 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.10%) QA
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 549 (56.54%) Active Directory
2 174 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.15%) vSphere
5 43 (4.43%) XenApp
6 23 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.75%) XenServer
9 16 (1.65%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.62%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.62%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.51%) Firmware
12 5 (0.51%) Samba
12 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (7.42%) SCCM
2 28 (2.88%) Backup Exec
2 28 (2.88%) WSUS
3 14 (1.44%) SCOM
4 11 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.03%) XenMobile
6 7 (0.72%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.62%) Grafana
7 6 (0.62%) Graphite
8 5 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.41%) DameWare
9 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.41%) Nagios
9 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.31%) Kibana
11 2 (0.21%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.21%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 506 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 304 (31.31%) VMware
3 163 (16.79%) Cisco
4 127 (13.08%) Citrix
5 77 (7.93%) Apple
6 60 (6.18%) Intel
7 53 (5.46%) HP
8 46 (4.74%) Dell
9 26 (2.68%) Symantec
10 24 (2.47%) Google
10 24 (2.47%) Veeam
11 17 (1.75%) Bloomberg
12 16 (1.65%) Avaya
12 16 (1.65%) IBM
13 15 (1.54%) SAP
14 14 (1.44%) EMC
14 14 (1.44%) Palo Alto
15 13 (1.34%) Adobe
15 13 (1.34%) Oracle
15 13 (1.34%) Sage
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + pension + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 13 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Hotel Chocolat
Salary: £competitive + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus excellent benefit package and holiday all
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uP TO £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
101 IT LTD
Salary: Salary to match applicant.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + c£2.5k On Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000 - £24200.00 per annum + Paid for certs, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24,300 - £27,300 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago