The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 621 599 616
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 319 293 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 283 252 291
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 306 £25,000 - 46
London +2 107 £27,500 -8.33% 8
South East +1 98 £24,500 +2.08% 14
East of England -30 29 £25,000 -7.40% 6
City of London +1 28 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Surrey +2 26 £23,000 -8.00% 3
Hampshire -2 18 £21,125 -3.97% 3
South West -22 17 £24,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -36 17 £24,500 +5.37% 2
Berkshire -12 15 £25,500 +10.86% 4
North West -7 14 £24,000 +6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £23,250 -16.21%
West Midlands +7 13 £22,500 +18.42% 5
Oxfordshire -13 13 £23,000 -4.16% 3
Hertfordshire -4 12 £22,000 -15.38% 3
Southampton +4 10 £19,000 -39.20% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £23,500 -30.88% 1
East Midlands -34 10 £24,250 -15.65% 3
West Yorkshire -31 9 £26,000 +11.82% 2
Manchester +6 8 £24,000 +7.86% 2
Lincolnshire +7 7 £24,000 -31.03%
Croydon -2 7 £23,500 +1.07%
Bracknell +20 6 £25,000 +16.27% 2
Oxford +3 6 £23,500 -2.08% 2
Cambridge +1 6 £23,500 -32.85%
Leeds -27 6 £28,000 +20.43%
Bristol +1 5 £22,000 -6.38%
Swindon -2 5 £37,500 +54.63% 1
Wiltshire -3 5 £37,500 +20.96% 1
South Yorkshire -11 5 £23,000 -16.36%

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 491 (81.83%) Windows
2 335 (55.83%) Microsoft
3 326 (54.33%) Active Directory
4 233 (38.83%) MS Exchange
5 230 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 178 (29.67%) Windows 7
7 176 (29.33%) MS Office
8 169 (28.17%) VMware
9 162 (27.00%) MS Excel
10 146 (24.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 132 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 122 (20.33%) Windows XP
13 120 (20.00%) DNS
14 119 (19.83%) Firewall
15 113 (18.83%) TCP/IP
16 107 (17.83%) Citrix
17 102 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 98 (16.33%) Cisco
18 98 (16.33%) SQL
19 93 (15.50%) SQL Server
20 92 (15.33%) LAN
21 87 (14.50%) Linux
22 85 (14.17%) Degree
23 84 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
23 84 (14.00%) WAN
24 81 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
25 76 (12.67%) DHCP
26 75 (12.50%) MCSE
26 75 (12.50%) ITIL
27 71 (11.83%) Finance

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 233 (38.83%) MS Exchange
2 84 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (7.33%) SharePoint
5 28 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.50%) IIS
8 12 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.83%) Lync
10 8 (1.33%) GroupWise
11 5 (0.83%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.67%) Apache
12 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.33%) CMS
14 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 176 (29.33%) MS Office
2 162 (27.00%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.33%) Windchill
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) SAP Business One
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.17%) SyteLine
2 1 (0.17%) Line 50
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.00%) Office 365
2 10 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.17%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 120 (20.00%) DNS
2 119 (19.83%) Firewall
3 113 (18.83%) TCP/IP
4 92 (15.33%) LAN
5 84 (14.00%) WAN
6 76 (12.67%) DHCP
7 69 (11.50%) VPN
8 52 (8.67%) SAN
9 40 (6.67%) VoIP
10 30 (5.00%) Wireless
11 26 (4.33%) Internet
12 23 (3.83%) NAS
13 14 (2.33%) NetScreen
14 13 (2.17%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.83%) Network Security
15 11 (1.83%) VLAN
16 10 (1.67%) IPsec
17 7 (1.17%) IP Telephony
18 6 (1.00%) 3G
18 6 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.67%) SQLPlus
4 10 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.83%) MySQL
7 5 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.17%) MS Access
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Subversion
1 3 (0.50%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.33%) Maven
3 1 (0.17%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (11.83%) Finance
2 39 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.83%) Retail
4 10 (1.67%) Banking
5 9 (1.50%) Back Office
5 9 (1.50%) Advertising
6 8 (1.33%) French Language
7 7 (1.17%) Games
8 6 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (0.83%) Legal
9 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.67%) Marketing
11 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Military
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.00%) Web Services
2 8 (1.33%) COM
3 6 (1.00%) .NET
4 3 (0.50%) WCF
4 3 (0.50%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.50%) HTML
5 2 (0.33%) LAMP
5 2 (0.33%) XML
5 2 (0.33%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.67%) Blackberry
2 34 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.00%) Clustering
4 15 (2.50%) iPhone
5 14 (2.33%) iPad
5 14 (2.33%) PDA
6 10 (1.67%) Derivative
7 8 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.00%) Statistics
9 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.83%) Replication
10 4 (0.67%) Social Media
10 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.67%) Physics
11 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 491 (81.83%) Windows
2 230 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (29.67%) Windows 7
4 146 (24.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 122 (20.33%) Windows XP
6 87 (14.50%) Linux
7 81 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (10.50%) Windows 8
9 25 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 20 (3.33%) Mac OS X
11 18 (3.00%) CentOS
12 16 (2.67%) Android
13 14 (2.33%) UNIX
14 13 (2.17%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (1.50%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.50%) Windows 2000
17 8 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.17%) Solaris
19 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (12.50%) ITIL
2 22 (3.67%) Time Management
3 17 (2.83%) Configuration Management
3 17 (2.83%) Service Management
4 16 (2.67%) Workflow
4 16 (2.67%) Asset Management
4 16 (2.67%) Problem Management
5 15 (2.50%) Software Testing
5 15 (2.50%) Software Engineering
5 15 (2.50%) Network Architecture
5 15 (2.50%) Project Management
6 14 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (2.33%) Data Management
6 14 (2.33%) Workflow Management
7 13 (2.17%) Change Management
8 12 (2.00%) Change Control
9 11 (1.83%) Web Development
9 11 (1.83%) Service Delivery
10 9 (1.50%) Incident Management
10 9 (1.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.33%) SQL
2 12 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.83%) VB
3 5 (0.83%) C
3 5 (0.83%) PHP
4 4 (0.67%) Perl
4 4 (0.67%) C#
4 4 (0.67%) Java
5 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.50%) VBA
6 2 (0.33%) AWK
6 2 (0.33%) VBScript
6 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.33%) Bourne shell
6 2 (0.33%) sed
7 1 (0.17%) Lua
7 1 (0.17%) AppleScript
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (14.17%) Degree
3 75 (12.50%) MCSE
4 56 (9.33%) MCP
5 43 (7.17%) MCSA
6 36 (6.00%) MCITP
7 33 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (5.00%) CCNA
9 18 (3.00%) MCTS
10 16 (2.67%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.33%) MCDST
12 7 (1.17%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.00%) CCNP
13 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.83%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.50%) HND
16 2 (0.33%) CCA
16 2 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.67%) SLA
2 14 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.17%) GAMP
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 326 (54.33%) Active Directory
2 102 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.67%) VMware ESX
5 33 (5.50%) Terminal Services
6 27 (4.50%) XenApp
7 24 (4.00%) vSphere
8 9 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.33%) XenServer
10 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.00%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.17%) UAG
13 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 25 (4.17%) SCCM
2 15 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (1.83%) SCOM
4 6 (1.00%) ARCserve
5 5 (0.83%) WSUS
5 5 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.33%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.17%) SCSM
9 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 335 (55.83%) Microsoft
2 169 (28.17%) VMware
3 107 (17.83%) Citrix
4 98 (16.33%) Cisco
5 49 (8.17%) Symantec
6 35 (5.83%) Dell
7 34 (5.67%) HP
8 23 (3.83%) Apple
9 22 (3.67%) Oracle
10 21 (3.50%) Red Hat
10 21 (3.50%) NetApp
11 11 (1.83%) IBM
12 10 (1.67%) McAfee
12 10 (1.67%) Google
13 8 (1.33%) Sophos
13 8 (1.33%) SAP
13 8 (1.33%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.17%) Acronis
14 7 (1.17%) Novell
15 6 (1.00%) Mitel
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £18,00 to £22,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Experis IT
Salary: £18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago