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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 537 668 638
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 400 207 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 339 198 209
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +96 363 £26,500 +6.00% 40
South East +22 116 £25,500 +6.25% 10
London +41 101 £29,000 +5.45% 6
South West -2 32 £23,000 +4.54% 6
East of England -12 30 £26,500 +12.76% 7
Hampshire -17 30 £24,625 +2.60% 3
West Midlands +6 29 £26,250 +5.00% 3
Surrey +14 25 £26,000 +4.00% 4
Berkshire +5 25 £25,500 -8.92% 1
Scotland +2 23 £28,500 -12.30% 3
Yorkshire -25 21 £22,000 -2.22% 2
North West +3 20 £23,500 -14.54% 2
Coventry +15 16 £31,500 +26.00% 1
East Midlands -8 15 £24,250 +7.77% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Dorset +5 13 £19,500 +5.40% 1
City of London +3 12 £29,500 +4.42% 2
Hertfordshire -22 12 £30,500 +29.78% 2
West Yorkshire -27 12 £22,750 +1.11% 1
Southampton +11 11 £25,000 +31.57%
Oxfordshire 0 11 £31,500 +27.27% 1
Reading -3 11 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Bournemouth - 11 £17,000 - 1
Cheshire - 10 £23,500 - 1
Fareham - 9 £22,500 - 1
Staffordshire -12 8 £24,250 -3.00%
Warrington - 8 £23,500 -
Abingdon - 8 - -
Suffolk +12 7 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Kent -2 7 £25,000 -3.84%

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 607 (85.49%) Windows
2 395 (55.63%) Microsoft
2 395 (55.63%) Active Directory
3 286 (40.28%) MS Exchange
4 284 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 245 (34.51%) VMware
6 229 (32.25%) MS Office
7 225 (31.69%) MS Excel
8 209 (29.44%) Windows 7
9 192 (27.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 180 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 177 (24.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 170 (23.94%) Firewall
13 169 (23.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 146 (20.56%) Citrix
14 146 (20.56%) Windows XP
15 135 (19.01%) DNS
15 135 (19.01%) TCP/IP
16 130 (18.31%) Cisco
17 122 (17.18%) Windows 8
18 112 (15.77%) Hyper-V
18 112 (15.77%) SQL
18 112 (15.77%) SQL Server
19 104 (14.65%) DHCP
20 99 (13.94%) ITIL
21 97 (13.66%) Linux
21 97 (13.66%) MCSE
21 97 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
22 95 (13.38%) VPN
23 88 (12.39%) LAN

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 286 (40.28%) MS Exchange
2 97 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 62 (8.73%) SharePoint
5 46 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (6.20%) IIS
7 31 (4.37%) Lync
8 24 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.41%) Apache
11 8 (1.13%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.13%) GroupWise
12 7 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.56%) Confluence
14 4 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.28%) CICS
16 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 229 (32.25%) MS Office
2 225 (31.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.28%) MS Project
3 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.14%) Movex
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.20%) Office 365
2 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.56%) SaaS
4 4 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Route 53
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 170 (23.94%) Firewall
2 135 (19.01%) DNS
2 135 (19.01%) TCP/IP
3 104 (14.65%) DHCP
4 95 (13.38%) VPN
5 88 (12.39%) LAN
6 83 (11.69%) WAN
7 82 (11.55%) SAN
8 67 (9.44%) VoIP
9 43 (6.06%) Wireless
10 32 (4.51%) Internet
11 28 (3.94%) NAS
12 19 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (2.39%) iSCSI
14 14 (1.97%) VLAN
15 13 (1.83%) ADSL
16 12 (1.69%) Ethernet
16 12 (1.69%) NetScreen
17 11 (1.55%) SSL
18 9 (1.27%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (1.13%) MySQL
5 4 (0.56%) MS Access
6 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.14%) OLAP
8 1 (0.14%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.28%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.28%) Subversion
2 2 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 39 (5.49%) Finance
2 32 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.11%) Banking
4 13 (1.83%) Advertising
5 10 (1.41%) Retail
5 10 (1.41%) French Language
6 8 (1.13%) Back Office
7 7 (0.99%) Legal
8 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.70%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Marketing
9 4 (0.56%) Law
10 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.42%) German Language
10 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.85%) Web Services
1 6 (0.85%) Middleware
2 5 (0.70%) COM
2 5 (0.70%) HTML
3 4 (0.56%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.56%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.28%) LAMP
4 2 (0.28%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.28%) .NET
4 2 (0.28%) J2EE
4 2 (0.28%) ATL
4 2 (0.28%) CSS
4 2 (0.28%) XML
5 1 (0.14%) WAP
5 1 (0.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 29 (4.08%) iPhone
3 21 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.25%) PDA
5 15 (2.11%) Clustering
6 10 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.27%) iPad
8 8 (1.13%) Replication
9 7 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.56%) Physics
11 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.56%) AS400
11 4 (0.56%) EPoS
12 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.42%) CCTV
12 3 (0.42%) Statistics
12 3 (0.42%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 607 (85.49%) Windows
2 284 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 209 (29.44%) Windows 7
4 192 (27.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 169 (23.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 146 (20.56%) Windows XP
7 122 (17.18%) Windows 8
8 97 (13.66%) Linux
9 35 (4.93%) Android
10 34 (4.79%) Windows Vista
11 27 (3.80%) Mac OS X
12 24 (3.38%) UNIX
12 24 (3.38%) Mac OS
13 17 (2.39%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.97%) CentOS
15 10 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.56%) SUSE
18 3 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.94%) ITIL
2 32 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (4.08%) Change Management
4 28 (3.94%) Service Management
5 22 (3.10%) CRM
6 18 (2.54%) Asset Management
6 18 (2.54%) Problem Management
6 18 (2.54%) Time Management
7 17 (2.39%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (2.25%) ERP
9 14 (1.97%) Change Control
10 10 (1.41%) Incident Management
10 10 (1.41%) Project Management
10 10 (1.41%) ITSM
10 10 (1.41%) Migration
11 8 (1.13%) Software Engineering
11 8 (1.13%) E-Commerce
12 7 (0.99%) Configuration Management
12 7 (0.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (0.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 112 (15.77%) SQL
2 13 (1.83%) C
3 10 (1.41%) PHP
3 10 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.27%) Python
5 8 (1.13%) Perl
5 8 (1.13%) Java
6 6 (0.85%) VBScript
7 3 (0.42%) C#
7 3 (0.42%) VBA
8 2 (0.28%) JCL
8 2 (0.28%) AWK
8 2 (0.28%) C++
8 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.28%) VB
8 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) VB6
9 1 (0.14%) Lua
9 1 (0.14%) VC++
9 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (24.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (13.66%) MCSE
3 74 (10.42%) MCSA
4 71 (10.00%) MCITP
5 64 (9.01%) Degree
6 60 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (7.04%) MCP
8 42 (5.92%) MCTS
9 39 (5.49%) CCNA
10 29 (4.08%) Security Cleared
11 22 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (2.54%) SC Cleared
13 11 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.55%) CCA
13 11 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.41%) A+ Certification
15 9 (1.27%) MCDST
16 8 (1.13%) HNC
17 7 (0.99%) HND
18 6 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) COBIT
3 1 (0.14%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 395 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 180 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (15.77%) Hyper-V
4 44 (6.20%) XenApp
5 36 (5.07%) vSphere
6 31 (4.37%) VMware ESX
7 26 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (2.68%) Terminal Services
9 16 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.85%) UAG
11 5 (0.70%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.56%) XenServer
13 3 (0.42%) Xen
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (4.51%) SCCM
1 32 (4.51%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.99%) SCOM
3 7 (0.99%) WSUS
4 6 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.42%) Nagios
6 2 (0.28%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.28%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.28%) Opsview
7 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 395 (55.63%) Microsoft
2 245 (34.51%) VMware
3 146 (20.56%) Citrix
4 130 (18.31%) Cisco
5 79 (11.13%) HP
6 52 (7.32%) Apple
7 41 (5.77%) Symantec
8 35 (4.93%) Dell
9 32 (4.51%) Juniper
10 26 (3.66%) NetApp
11 25 (3.52%) EMC
12 20 (2.82%) IBM
13 18 (2.54%) Oracle
13 18 (2.54%) Veeam
14 15 (2.11%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.97%) Mitel
16 13 (1.83%) Meru Networks
17 12 (1.69%) WatchGuard
17 12 (1.69%) Polycom
18 11 (1.55%) SonicWALL
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £25,000-£30,000 + Company Van & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £19,460 to £19,460 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago