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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 501 511 565
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 498 499 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 464 446 340
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% +4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 465 £26,000 -3.70% 94
London -16 151 £28,500 -5.00% 24
South East +18 135 £27,250 +4.80% 23
South West +19 57 £24,500 +8.88% 10
Berkshire 0 44 £32,500 +3.17% 9
East of England +8 42 £27,000 +8.00% 12
North West +19 39 £22,000 -12.00% 9
Hampshire +15 26 £23,500 -9.61% 7
Surrey +29 25 £30,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -21 23 £22,500 -10.00% 8
Bracknell - 19 £42,750 - 1
Cheshire +37 18 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Hertfordshire +4 18 £28,500 +35.71% 5
Warrington +18 17 £22,000 -6.38%
City of London +60 16 £28,750 -26.28% 4
Oxfordshire -8 16 £23,000 -16.36% 2
Wales +19 13 £18,000 -33.33% 4
Manchester +6 13 £23,500 -11.32% 8
Devon +13 12 £35,000 +141.37%
South Wales +11 12 £18,000 -33.33% 2
Kent +6 12 £28,000 +24.44% 3
Bristol +5 12 £23,000 -9.80% 5
Farnborough -14 12 £23,500 +1.07% 3
Dorset +3 11 £17,000 - 1
East Midlands +3 11 £24,250 -4.90% 2
Reading -17 11 £32,500 +20.37% 3
Bridgend - 11 £18,000 -
Bournemouth +1 10 £17,000 -
Essex +1 10 £27,250 -9.16%
Birmingham 0 10 £22,500 +2.27%

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 893 (86.28%) Windows
2 685 (66.18%) Active Directory
3 603 (58.26%) Microsoft
4 500 (48.31%) Windows Server
5 447 (43.19%) MS Exchange
6 409 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 371 (35.85%) VMware
8 343 (33.14%) MS Office
9 334 (32.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 310 (29.95%) MS Excel
11 301 (29.08%) Windows 7
12 235 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 231 (22.32%) TCP/IP
14 220 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 214 (20.68%) Windows 8
16 209 (20.19%) DNS
17 201 (19.42%) Hyper-V
18 188 (18.16%) Windows XP
19 184 (17.78%) DHCP
20 183 (17.68%) Firewall
21 178 (17.20%) Office 365
22 176 (17.00%) Cisco
23 169 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
24 156 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
25 153 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
26 152 (14.69%) Citrix
27 136 (13.14%) Linux
27 136 (13.14%) SQL
28 127 (12.27%) VPN
29 125 (12.08%) ITIL

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 447 (43.19%) MS Exchange
2 235 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 156 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 102 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 76 (7.34%) SharePoint
6 60 (5.80%) Skype for Business
7 45 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 45 (4.35%) IIS
8 24 (2.32%) Apache
9 19 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.48%) Confluence
14 5 (0.48%) nginx
15 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.29%) JBoss
15 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 343 (33.14%) MS Office
2 310 (29.95%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.097%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.097%) Eikon
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 178 (17.20%) Office 365
2 40 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.68%) SaaS
5 6 (0.58%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.48%) GitHub
6 5 (0.48%) Trello
7 3 (0.29%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.097%) IaaS
9 1 (0.097%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.097%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 231 (22.32%) TCP/IP
2 209 (20.19%) DNS
3 184 (17.78%) DHCP
4 183 (17.68%) Firewall
5 127 (12.27%) VPN
6 121 (11.69%) LAN
7 108 (10.43%) WAN
8 91 (8.79%) SAN
9 62 (5.99%) VoIP
10 61 (5.89%) Internet
11 52 (5.02%) Wireless
12 30 (2.90%) VLAN
13 21 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (1.93%) Skype
15 18 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (1.64%) ADSL
17 14 (1.35%) NAS
18 12 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
19 11 (1.06%) FTP
19 11 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.32%) MySQL
4 12 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.77%) MS Access
7 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.29%) Informix
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.097%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.097%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.097%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Apache Continuum
1 5 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (0.48%) Git (software)
1 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
1 5 (0.48%) JIRA
1 5 (0.48%) Maven
1 5 (0.48%) Mercurial
1 5 (0.48%) Subversion
2 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.29%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.097%) Toad
General
1 62 (5.99%) Finance
2 41 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.71%) Advertising
4 26 (2.51%) Banking
5 20 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.74%) Retail
7 17 (1.64%) Legal
8 12 (1.16%) Games
9 9 (0.87%) Electronics
9 9 (0.87%) Law
10 8 (0.77%) Back Office
11 7 (0.68%) Marketing
12 6 (0.58%) Front Office
12 6 (0.58%) German Language
13 5 (0.48%) Billing
13 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
14 3 (0.29%) French Language
14 3 (0.29%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.06%) .NET
2 8 (0.77%) ASP.NET
2 8 (0.77%) HTML
2 8 (0.77%) Web Services
3 7 (0.68%) CSS
3 7 (0.68%) XML
4 6 (0.58%) LAMP
5 5 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.39%) MAPI
7 3 (0.29%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (0.29%) J2EE
7 3 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.19%) COM
9 1 (0.097%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.097%) CGI
9 1 (0.097%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.097%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.73%) Blackberry
2 49 (4.73%) Driving Licence
3 37 (3.57%) iPhone
4 29 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 15 (1.45%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.06%) Replication
10 10 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.87%) Clustering
11 9 (0.87%) iPad
12 8 (0.77%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.68%) CCTV
14 5 (0.48%) EPoS
14 5 (0.48%) PDA
15 4 (0.39%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 893 (86.28%) Windows
2 500 (48.31%) Windows Server
3 409 (39.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 334 (32.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 301 (29.08%) Windows 7
6 214 (20.68%) Windows 8
7 188 (18.16%) Windows XP
8 153 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 136 (13.14%) Linux
10 60 (5.80%) Windows 10
11 57 (5.51%) Android
12 39 (3.77%) Apple iOS
13 35 (3.38%) Mac OS X
14 27 (2.61%) Unix
15 24 (2.32%) Windows Vista
16 20 (1.93%) CentOS
16 20 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (1.55%) Ubuntu
18 15 (1.45%) Debian
19 13 (1.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (12.08%) ITIL
2 44 (4.25%) Service Delivery
3 41 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (2.90%) Service Management
5 27 (2.61%) Change Management
6 26 (2.51%) Problem Management
7 25 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (2.03%) Incident Management
8 21 (2.03%) Project Management
9 20 (1.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (1.84%) Mentoring
11 18 (1.74%) Time Management
12 15 (1.45%) Information Security
12 15 (1.45%) Migration
13 14 (1.35%) CRM
14 13 (1.26%) ERP
14 13 (1.26%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (1.06%) Network Management
15 11 (1.06%) Patch Management
16 10 (0.97%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 136 (13.14%) SQL
2 47 (4.54%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.03%) VB
4 18 (1.74%) Perl
5 16 (1.55%) Java
6 12 (1.16%) C
7 9 (0.87%) C#
7 9 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.58%) PHP
8 6 (0.58%) Python
9 5 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.48%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.29%) VBA
11 2 (0.19%) AWK
11 2 (0.19%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.19%) sed
11 2 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.097%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.097%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.097%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 169 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (10.72%) MCSE
3 110 (10.63%) MCP
4 91 (8.79%) MCSA
5 85 (8.21%) Degree
6 77 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (7.05%) MCITP
8 72 (6.96%) CCNA
9 41 (3.96%) MCTS
10 24 (2.32%) Security Cleared
11 23 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (1.45%) DBS Check
13 13 (1.26%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.16%) MCDST
15 11 (1.06%) HND
15 11 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.87%) CCNP
17 8 (0.77%) A+ Certification
18 6 (0.58%) JNCIS
18 6 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.08%) SLA
2 10 (0.97%) QA
3 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.097%) DICOM
7 1 (0.097%) RMADS
System Software
1 685 (66.18%) Active Directory
2 220 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (19.42%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (3.29%) XenApp
6 28 (2.71%) vSphere
7 19 (1.84%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 16 (1.55%) XenServer
9 12 (1.16%) Terminal Server
9 12 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.87%) Firmware
11 7 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.68%) Xen
12 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.48%) Docker
14 4 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.39%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.39%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 99 (9.57%) SCCM
2 32 (3.09%) SCOM
3 25 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.93%) WSUS
5 13 (1.26%) Nagios
6 10 (0.97%) Ansible
6 10 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.97%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.58%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Intune
9 4 (0.39%) Cacti
9 4 (0.39%) cPanel
9 4 (0.39%) Plesk
9 4 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.39%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.19%) SCSM
11 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 603 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 371 (35.85%) VMware
3 176 (17.00%) Cisco
4 152 (14.69%) Citrix
5 60 (5.80%) Apple
6 54 (5.22%) HP
7 32 (3.09%) Dell
7 32 (3.09%) Symantec
8 23 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 21 (2.03%) Google
10 20 (1.93%) NetApp
11 18 (1.74%) Intel Security
11 18 (1.74%) Veeam
12 17 (1.64%) Sophos
13 15 (1.45%) Avaya
13 15 (1.45%) Juniper
13 15 (1.45%) Polycom
14 14 (1.35%) Oracle
15 13 (1.26%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.06%) Mitel
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
AB Recruit
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum gym membership, 25 days holiday + options
Posted: 14 hours ago
Isle of Man
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Aalto Invest
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 27,000 - 29,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Isle of Man
Pentasia Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ossett, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago