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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 451 508 518
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 506 531 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 488 476 478
Median salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +50 479 £26,000 +4.00% 64
London +79 138 £29,000 +7.40% 16
South East +6 122 £25,500 +6.25% 20
South West +27 72 £25,000 +6.38% 6
North West +22 60 £25,000 +13.63% 9
Surrey +20 36 £22,500 -22.41% 3
Hampshire +10 34 £27,500 +17.02% 7
Manchester -2 34 £25,750 +18.39% 7
East of England -7 30 £24,500 -10.90% 4
City of London +33 29 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Berkshire +38 26 £32,500 +27.45% 3
West Midlands -13 23 £25,000 - 4
Cheshire +21 20 £21,000 -4.54%
Yorkshire +23 18 £25,500 -3.77% 2
Gloucestershire -2 18 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Dorset +20 17 £18,500 +8.82% 2
Southampton +22 15 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 15 £26,500 -23.18%
East Midlands +6 15 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Guildford +19 14 £21,000 -30.00% 1
Devon -7 12 £36,250 - 1
Poole - 12 £18,500 - 1
Slough +32 11 £32,500 -18.75%
Cambridge +22 11 £28,000 -18.84%
Bristol +14 11 £25,000 - 1
Gloucester - 11 £25,000 -
Exeter - 10 £37,500 -
Nottingham +5 9 £19,000 -9.52%
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £19,000 -36.66%
West Yorkshire +36 8 £25,750 -6.36% 2

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 869 (84.12%) Windows
2 591 (57.21%) Active Directory
3 563 (54.50%) Microsoft
4 435 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 362 (35.04%) MS Exchange
6 326 (31.56%) VMware
7 324 (31.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 319 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 312 (30.20%) MS Office
10 275 (26.62%) MS Excel
11 266 (25.75%) Windows 7
12 220 (21.30%) Firewall
13 214 (20.72%) Office 365
14 204 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 174 (16.84%) Cisco
16 165 (15.97%) Windows 10
17 164 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 162 (15.68%) TCP/IP
18 162 (15.68%) SQL Server
19 161 (15.59%) Windows 8
20 160 (15.49%) Hyper-V
21 159 (15.39%) ITIL
22 154 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 151 (14.62%) Linux
24 150 (14.52%) DNS
25 144 (13.94%) DHCP
25 144 (13.94%) LAN
26 134 (12.97%) WAN
27 130 (12.58%) SQL
28 129 (12.49%) Citrix

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
1 362 (35.04%) MS Exchange
2 164 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (8.13%) SharePoint
5 59 (5.71%) Skype for Business
6 55 (5.32%) IIS
7 53 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.77%) Apache
12 8 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.68%) JBoss
13 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.29%) nginx
15 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
15 3 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 312 (30.20%) MS Office
2 275 (26.62%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.097%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Summit
4 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.097%) Magento
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.097%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 214 (20.72%) Office 365
2 49 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.58%) IaaS
4 6 (0.58%) SaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.48%) G Suite
6 4 (0.39%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.29%) Yammer
8 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.097%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.097%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 220 (21.30%) Firewall
2 162 (15.68%) TCP/IP
3 150 (14.52%) DNS
4 144 (13.94%) DHCP
4 144 (13.94%) LAN
5 134 (12.97%) WAN
6 110 (10.65%) VoIP
7 94 (9.10%) SAN
8 93 (9.00%) VPN
9 59 (5.71%) Internet
10 47 (4.55%) Wireless
11 42 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
12 34 (3.29%) NAS
13 31 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (2.90%) VLAN
15 28 (2.71%) Skype
16 22 (2.13%) ADSL
17 21 (2.03%) WLAN
18 19 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.48%) MS Access
5 5 (0.48%) MySQL
5 5 (0.48%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.39%) Big Data
6 4 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.39%) InfluxDB
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.097%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.097%) DB2
9 1 (0.097%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.097%) SQLite
9 1 (0.097%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (0.48%) JIRA
2 4 (0.39%) Bugzilla
2 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.39%) MSI
3 1 (0.097%) Ant
3 1 (0.097%) ProC
3 1 (0.097%) PROIV
3 1 (0.097%) Subversion
General
1 81 (7.84%) Finance
2 71 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 22 (2.13%) Electronics
5 20 (1.94%) Marketing
6 18 (1.74%) Advertising
6 18 (1.74%) Legal
6 18 (1.74%) Retail
7 16 (1.55%) Banking
8 15 (1.45%) German Language
9 11 (1.06%) Back Office
9 11 (1.06%) Games
10 10 (0.97%) French Language
11 7 (0.68%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.68%) Law
11 7 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.36%) HTML
2 9 (0.87%) .NET
3 8 (0.77%) CSS
4 7 (0.68%) Web Services
5 5 (0.48%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.39%) XML
7 3 (0.29%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (0.19%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.19%) LAMP
8 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.19%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.19%) XMPP
9 1 (0.097%) CGI
9 1 (0.097%) COM
9 1 (0.097%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.87%) Driving Licence
2 63 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 48 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 33 (3.19%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.00%) iPhone
6 28 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
7 24 (2.32%) Clustering
7 24 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.23%) Smartphone
9 22 (2.13%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.03%) iPad
11 15 (1.45%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.16%) PACS
13 10 (0.97%) Replication
14 9 (0.87%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.68%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 869 (84.12%) Windows
2 435 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 324 (31.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 319 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 266 (25.75%) Windows 7
6 165 (15.97%) Windows 10
7 161 (15.59%) Windows 8
8 151 (14.62%) Linux
9 115 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 88 (8.52%) Windows XP
11 58 (5.61%) Mac OS X
12 50 (4.84%) Unix
13 45 (4.36%) Android
14 39 (3.78%) Apple iOS
15 19 (1.84%) CentOS
15 19 (1.84%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.74%) Windows Vista
17 13 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (1.26%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (15.39%) ITIL
2 45 (4.36%) Project Management
3 36 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (3.19%) Service Management
5 32 (3.10%) Mentoring
6 31 (3.00%) Service Delivery
7 27 (2.61%) Change Control
7 27 (2.61%) Problem Management
8 26 (2.52%) Change Management
9 24 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (2.32%) ERP
10 23 (2.23%) Time Management
11 22 (2.13%) Migration
12 20 (1.94%) Mobile Device Management
13 18 (1.74%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (1.74%) Logistics
14 16 (1.55%) CRM
14 16 (1.55%) Fault Analysis
14 16 (1.55%) Virtual Environments
15 15 (1.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (12.58%) SQL
2 38 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.26%) Python
4 11 (1.06%) Bash Shell
4 11 (1.06%) Java
5 9 (0.87%) C
5 9 (0.87%) Perl
6 8 (0.77%) VBA
7 6 (0.58%) PHP
8 5 (0.48%) C#
9 4 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.39%) VB
10 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.19%) RPG
11 2 (0.19%) VBScript
12 1 (0.097%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 154 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (9.49%) MCSE
3 89 (8.62%) Degree
4 82 (7.94%) MCP
4 82 (7.94%) MCSA
5 52 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (4.65%) CCNA
7 39 (3.78%) MCITP
8 37 (3.58%) Security Cleared
9 21 (2.03%) MCTS
10 20 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.36%) DBS Check
12 12 (1.16%) SC Cleared
13 11 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.97%) PhD
15 9 (0.87%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.68%) CISSP
16 7 (0.68%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.58%) CCENT
17 6 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.58%) SLA
2 10 (0.97%) DICOM
2 10 (0.97%) HL7
3 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.097%) COBIT
6 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.097%) QA
System Software
1 591 (57.21%) Active Directory
2 204 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 65 (6.29%) vSphere
5 40 (3.87%) XenApp
6 23 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 22 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.45%) XenServer
9 13 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.97%) Firmware
10 10 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.48%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 69 (6.68%) SCCM
2 29 (2.81%) Backup Exec
3 26 (2.52%) WSUS
4 20 (1.94%) SCOM
5 13 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.77%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.68%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.58%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.39%) Casper Suite
10 4 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.39%) Grafana
10 4 (0.39%) Graphite
10 4 (0.39%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.39%) SCSM
11 3 (0.29%) DameWare
11 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 563 (54.50%) Microsoft
2 326 (31.56%) VMware
3 174 (16.84%) Cisco
4 129 (12.49%) Citrix
5 86 (8.33%) Apple
6 68 (6.58%) HP
7 54 (5.23%) Dell
8 44 (4.26%) Intel
9 31 (3.00%) Veeam
10 26 (2.52%) Symantec
11 21 (2.03%) Adobe
11 21 (2.03%) Sophos
12 19 (1.84%) Google
13 17 (1.65%) Avaya
13 17 (1.65%) IBM
13 17 (1.65%) Oracle
14 16 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.55%) SAP
15 15 (1.45%) Sage
15 15 (1.45%) SolarWinds
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Galliard Homes
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £23000.0000 - £26000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Element 6 Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,500 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Keswick, Cumbria
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Voice and Script International
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 6 days ago