The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 570 618 600
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 332 282 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 302 233 244
Average salary £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 +30 314 £26,000 -1.88% 73
London +20 108 £28,000 -9.67% 22
South East +3 91 £26,000 -1.88% 14
South West +5 32 £23,000 -6.12% 10
North West +7 31 £25,000 +21.95% 11
Berkshire +12 27 £26,000 -1.88% 4
Reading +11 23 £27,500 +13.40% 4
Manchester +13 22 £25,000 +4.16% 7
Oxfordshire +8 18 £27,125 +0.46% 2
East of England -18 17 £23,500 +4.44% 11
West Midlands -13 16 £22,000 - 2
Dorset -15 15 £17,000 +3.03% 2
Scotland +16 14 £28,750 -3.76% 5
Surrey -2 14 £22,500 -8.16% 3
Bournemouth -16 14 £17,000 +3.03% 2
Kent +8 11 £25,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire +5 11 £24,000 -2.04% 2
Uxbridge +9 10 £26,500 +10.41% 1
Edinburgh +7 9 £28,750 -4.16% 2
West Yorkshire +4 9 £26,000 -18.75% 1
Oxford -1 9 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Birmingham -7 9 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Hampshire -11 9 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Hertfordshire -12 9 £21,750 -7.44% 1
East Midlands +27 8 £26,500 +20.45%
Wiltshire +10 8 £23,000 -20.00% 1
Southampton -13 7 £26,000 +4.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Gloucestershire -1 6 £25,250 -10.61% 1
Cheltenham - 6 £25,250 - 1

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 591 (87.82%) Windows
2 409 (60.77%) Active Directory
3 375 (55.72%) Microsoft
4 258 (38.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 248 (36.85%) VMware
6 234 (34.77%) MS Exchange
7 222 (32.99%) MS Excel
8 213 (31.65%) Windows 7
9 211 (31.35%) MS Office
10 182 (27.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 155 (23.03%) DNS
12 150 (22.29%) TCP/IP
13 142 (21.10%) Firewall
14 134 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 131 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 130 (19.32%) Windows XP
17 129 (19.17%) Cisco
18 126 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 123 (18.28%) Windows 8
20 115 (17.09%) Citrix
21 108 (16.05%) LAN
22 107 (15.90%) MCP
23 106 (15.75%) WAN
24 101 (15.01%) DHCP
25 97 (14.41%) VPN
25 97 (14.41%) Hyper-V
26 96 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2010
27 91 (13.52%) SQL Server
28 79 (11.74%) MCSE
29 78 (11.59%) Linux

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 234 (34.77%) MS Exchange
2 96 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (5.65%) SharePoint
7 26 (3.86%) Lync
8 20 (2.97%) IIS
9 16 (2.38%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.78%) Apache
10 12 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.59%) Moodle
15 3 (0.45%) nginx
16 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
16 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.15%) WordPress
16 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 222 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 211 (31.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.98%) Office 365
2 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.74%) SaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 155 (23.03%) DNS
2 150 (22.29%) TCP/IP
3 142 (21.10%) Firewall
4 108 (16.05%) LAN
5 106 (15.75%) WAN
6 101 (15.01%) DHCP
7 97 (14.41%) VPN
8 55 (8.17%) SAN
9 34 (5.05%) Wireless
10 32 (4.75%) Internet
11 25 (3.71%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (3.27%) VLAN
13 22 (3.27%) VoIP
14 13 (1.93%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (1.78%) Intranet
16 11 (1.63%) MPLS
17 8 (1.19%) Telnet
17 8 (1.19%) PBX
17 8 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.19%) MySQL
5 7 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.15%) MS Access
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (0.45%) MSI
2 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.15%) Subversion
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (11.14%) Finance
2 23 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.08%) Advertising
4 13 (1.93%) Banking
5 11 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.49%) Legal
6 10 (1.49%) Games
7 8 (1.19%) Publishing
7 8 (1.19%) Retail
8 6 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.89%) Law
9 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) Billing
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.19%) COM
2 7 (1.04%) Web Services
2 7 (1.04%) LAMP
3 6 (0.89%) HTML
4 5 (0.74%) .NET
5 3 (0.45%) XML
5 3 (0.45%) JSON
5 3 (0.45%) Middleware
5 3 (0.45%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) JCE
6 2 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) J2EE
7 1 (0.15%) CORBA
7 1 (0.15%) WAP
7 1 (0.15%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.28%) Blackberry
2 21 (3.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.53%) iPhone
5 13 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.49%) Robotics
8 9 (1.34%) iPad
9 6 (0.89%) Open Source
9 6 (0.89%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.89%) PDA
9 6 (0.89%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.74%) Clustering
10 5 (0.74%) CMDB
11 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.59%) EPoS
12 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 591 (87.82%) Windows
2 258 (38.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 213 (31.65%) Windows 7
4 131 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 130 (19.32%) Windows XP
6 126 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 123 (18.28%) Windows 8
8 78 (11.59%) Linux
9 42 (6.24%) Mac OS X
10 40 (5.94%) Windows Vista
11 31 (4.61%) Android
12 29 (4.31%) Apple iOS
13 24 (3.57%) CentOS
14 17 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (2.08%) UNIX
16 12 (1.78%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.78%) Mac OS
17 11 (1.63%) Debian
18 9 (1.34%) Mac OS X Server
19 7 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (11.59%) ITIL
2 25 (3.71%) Service Delivery
2 25 (3.71%) Incident Management
3 21 (3.12%) Migration
4 19 (2.82%) Service Management
5 16 (2.38%) Change Management
6 15 (2.23%) Project Management
6 15 (2.23%) CRM
6 15 (2.23%) Mentoring
7 13 (1.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (1.78%) ERP
8 12 (1.78%) Asset Management
8 12 (1.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (1.78%) Time Management
8 12 (1.78%) Network Architecture
9 9 (1.34%) Network Management
9 9 (1.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (1.19%) Process Management
11 7 (1.04%) Configuration Management
11 7 (1.04%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.00%) SQL
2 13 (1.93%) C
3 10 (1.49%) Java
4 8 (1.19%) Python
4 8 (1.19%) PHP
5 7 (1.04%) VB
6 6 (0.89%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.30%) Perl
8 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.15%) R
9 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.15%) C#
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 134 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (15.90%) MCP
3 79 (11.74%) MCSE
4 57 (8.47%) MCSA
5 55 (8.17%) MCITP
6 54 (8.02%) Degree
7 52 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (7.58%) MCTS
9 45 (6.69%) CCNA
10 11 (1.63%) CCNP
11 10 (1.49%) VCP4
12 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.04%) HND
13 7 (1.04%) Security Cleared
14 6 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.59%) MCDST
16 4 (0.59%) A+ Certification
17 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
18 2 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.51%) SLA
2 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.45%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) HL7
2 3 (0.45%) DICOM
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 409 (60.77%) Active Directory
2 182 (27.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (14.41%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.71%) XenApp
5 23 (3.42%) vSphere
6 15 (2.23%) VMware Server
7 10 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.19%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.59%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.30%) XenServer
11 2 (0.30%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) Xsan
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (3.71%) SCCM
2 22 (3.27%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.49%) WSUS
3 10 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.74%) SCOM
5 4 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.59%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.30%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 375 (55.72%) Microsoft
2 248 (36.85%) VMware
3 129 (19.17%) Cisco
4 115 (17.09%) Citrix
5 74 (11.00%) Apple
6 35 (5.20%) HP
7 32 (4.75%) Red Hat
8 30 (4.46%) Symantec
9 20 (2.97%) Dell
10 17 (2.53%) Avaya
10 17 (2.53%) Juniper
11 16 (2.38%) Lotus
12 13 (1.93%) NetApp
13 12 (1.78%) IBM
14 11 (1.63%) McAfee
15 10 (1.49%) Oracle
15 10 (1.49%) Mitel
16 9 (1.34%) Polycom
16 9 (1.34%) MobileIron
17 8 (1.19%) Google
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
NAHT
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago