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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 562 634 612
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 362 314 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 308 286 252
Average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £19,775 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,450 £37,050
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +53 326 £25,000 - 57
London +46 114 £30,000 +9.09% 15
South East +16 94 £24,000 - 16
Berkshire +19 31 £22,500 -10.00% 2
North West +13 30 £25,000 +6.38% 10
Reading +18 27 £22,500 -23.72% 2
South West -6 26 £23,000 -20.68% 5
Yorkshire +14 23 £22,500 -10.00% 3
East of England -2 21 £23,250 -7.00% 6
Scotland +30 19 £17,375 -43.03% 3
City of London +53 17 £31,500 +17.75% 4
West Yorkshire +35 16 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Hampshire -2 16 £23,250 -6.06% 5
Manchester +15 14 £23,000 -8.00% 6
Oxfordshire +13 14 £24,000 +4.34%
Uxbridge +6 14 £24,000 -45.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £29,000 +28.88% 2
West Midlands -2 13 £24,000 +2.12% 1
Cheshire +7 12 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Halifax - 11 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 10 £24,000 -9.43%
Hertfordshire +2 9 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Surrey -7 9 £27,500 +19.56% 5
Aberdeenshire - 9 £20,000 - 1
Fraserburgh - 9 £20,000 - 1
Glasgow +8 8 £15,750 -52.27% 1
Bournemouth - 8 £18,750 - 1
Dorset - 8 £18,750 - 1
Birmingham - 7 £24,000 -
Docklands, London +9 6 - -

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 589 (84.51%) Windows
2 395 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 392 (56.24%) Active Directory
4 268 (38.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 248 (35.58%) MS Office
6 246 (35.29%) VMware
7 238 (34.15%) MS Excel
8 229 (32.86%) MS Exchange
9 214 (30.70%) Windows 7
10 171 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 164 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 143 (20.52%) TCP/IP
13 139 (19.94%) Firewall
13 139 (19.94%) Windows 8
14 138 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 126 (18.08%) Hyper-V
16 123 (17.65%) Citrix
17 122 (17.50%) Cisco
18 116 (16.64%) DNS
19 104 (14.92%) LAN
20 102 (14.63%) Windows XP
20 102 (14.63%) SLA
21 100 (14.35%) DHCP
22 96 (13.77%) Linux
23 95 (13.63%) WAN
23 95 (13.63%) Exchange Server 2010
24 94 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
25 86 (12.34%) SQL Server
26 82 (11.76%) SQL
27 80 (11.48%) SharePoint

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 229 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 95 (13.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (11.48%) SharePoint
4 67 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (5.02%) IIS
8 24 (3.44%) Lync
9 17 (2.44%) IBM Notes
10 13 (1.87%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (1.72%) Apache
11 12 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.57%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.43%) nginx
15 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.43%) Moodle
16 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 248 (35.58%) MS Office
2 238 (34.15%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.19%) Office 365
2 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.29%) Google Apps
3 8 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.72%) SaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 143 (20.52%) TCP/IP
2 139 (19.94%) Firewall
3 116 (16.64%) DNS
4 104 (14.92%) LAN
5 100 (14.35%) DHCP
6 95 (13.63%) WAN
7 79 (11.33%) VPN
8 56 (8.03%) SAN
9 41 (5.88%) VoIP
10 40 (5.74%) Internet
10 40 (5.74%) Wireless
11 29 (4.16%) VLAN
12 23 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (2.87%) NAS
14 16 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (2.01%) MPLS
16 13 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (1.58%) WLAN
18 8 (1.15%) Intranet
19 7 (1.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.72%) MySQL
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (8.32%) Finance
2 32 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.87%) Advertising
4 12 (1.72%) Legal
5 11 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.58%) Publishing
5 11 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.29%) Games
6 9 (1.29%) Retail
7 7 (1.00%) Banking
8 6 (0.86%) Back Office
9 5 (0.72%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.29%) COM
2 8 (1.15%) .NET
3 7 (1.00%) Web Services
4 5 (0.72%) LAMP
4 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.72%) HTML
5 3 (0.43%) Java RMI
6 2 (0.29%) Middleware
6 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.14%) XML
7 1 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.90%) Blackberry
2 23 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (2.30%) iPhone
5 13 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.58%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.43%) Clustering
8 9 (1.29%) Statistics
8 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.00%) PDA
9 7 (1.00%) Robotics
9 7 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.00%) iPad
9 7 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.57%) EPoS
11 4 (0.57%) GIS
11 4 (0.57%) CMDB
12 3 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 589 (84.51%) Windows
2 268 (38.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 214 (30.70%) Windows 7
4 171 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 139 (19.94%) Windows 8
6 138 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 102 (14.63%) Windows XP
8 96 (13.77%) Linux
9 61 (8.75%) Mac OS X
10 50 (7.17%) Android
11 40 (5.74%) Apple iOS
12 37 (5.31%) Windows Vista
13 28 (4.02%) CentOS
14 27 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (3.16%) Debian
16 21 (3.01%) Ubuntu
17 14 (2.01%) UNIX
18 9 (1.29%) Mac OS X Server
19 7 (1.00%) Mac OS
20 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (10.19%) ITIL
2 41 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 36 (5.16%) Service Delivery
4 22 (3.16%) ERP
5 15 (2.15%) Time Management
5 15 (2.15%) Network Management
5 15 (2.15%) Change Management
6 14 (2.01%) CRM
6 14 (2.01%) Configuration Management
7 13 (1.87%) Problem Management
7 13 (1.87%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (1.58%) Mentoring
8 11 (1.58%) Migration
9 10 (1.43%) Network Architecture
10 9 (1.29%) Change Control
10 9 (1.29%) Information Security
10 9 (1.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (1.15%) Project Management
12 7 (1.00%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (1.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (11.76%) SQL
2 20 (2.87%) PowerShell
2 20 (2.87%) C
3 15 (2.15%) VB
4 10 (1.43%) Java
5 6 (0.86%) Python
6 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.57%) PHP
8 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.29%) Perl
9 2 (0.29%) C#
10 1 (0.14%) R
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (10.47%) MCP
3 48 (6.89%) Degree
3 48 (6.89%) MCSE
4 42 (6.03%) MCSA
5 37 (5.31%) MCITP
6 35 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (4.59%) CCNA
8 19 (2.73%) MCTS
9 15 (2.15%) A+ Certification
10 11 (1.58%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (0.86%) HND
12 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.72%) MCDST
14 4 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.43%) PhD
16 2 (0.29%) HNC
16 2 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (14.63%) SLA
2 11 (1.58%) QA
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.43%) HL7
3 3 (0.43%) DICOM
System Software
1 392 (56.24%) Active Directory
2 164 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (18.08%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.01%) vSphere
5 20 (2.87%) XenApp
6 15 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.58%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.43%) XenServer
12 3 (0.43%) vCloud
12 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.29%) Firmware
14 1 (0.14%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 33 (4.73%) SCCM
2 21 (3.01%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.29%) WSUS
4 6 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.57%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.43%) Nagios
8 2 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.29%) SCOM
8 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 395 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 246 (35.29%) VMware
3 123 (17.65%) Citrix
4 122 (17.50%) Cisco
5 70 (10.04%) Apple
6 46 (6.60%) HP
7 39 (5.60%) Red Hat
8 28 (4.02%) Symantec
9 25 (3.59%) Avaya
10 22 (3.16%) Dell
11 17 (2.44%) Lotus
12 16 (2.30%) NetApp
12 16 (2.30%) Oracle
13 14 (2.01%) Polycom
14 12 (1.72%) Google
15 10 (1.43%) Juniper
16 9 (1.29%) Veeam
17 8 (1.15%) IBM
18 7 (1.00%) Sophos
19 6 (0.86%) McAfee
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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