The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK
Rank 121 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2172 2838 3081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.83% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.94% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2003 2515 2554
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the UK.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -11 2024 £31,500 -3.07% 293
South East +9 664 £31,500 -3.07% 77
London -50 623 £35,000 - 87
Berkshire +3 210 £37,500 -6.25% 27
North West +23 167 £27,000 -10.00% 32
South West -28 161 £27,500 -9.09% 17
East of England -32 140 £31,500 +5.00% 26
Hampshire +6 133 £31,500 -3.07% 16
Surrey -8 124 £25,750 -20.15% 10
Manchester +22 118 £30,000 -7.69% 20
City of London -3 114 £37,500 -6.25% 32
Reading +11 107 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands -5 105 £27,250 -0.90% 20
Yorkshire +48 97 £28,500 +14.00% 15
West Yorkshire +49 62 £28,000 +12.00% 13
East Sussex +56 60 £40,000 +73.91% 3
Brighton +57 59 £40,000 +70.21% 3
Wales +11 52 £27,000 -1.81% 3
East Midlands -27 52 £31,500 +5.00% 12
Gloucestershire +5 48 £34,250 +37.00% 3
Leeds +50 47 £28,000 -5.08% 9
Hertfordshire -10 47 £27,500 -8.33% 10
Cambridgeshire -18 47 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Oxfordshire +27 44 £31,500 -3.07% 13
Wiltshire +4 42 £27,500 -15.38% 7
Farnborough -4 40 £27,500 -8.33% 3
South Wales +8 38 £27,000 -1.81% 3
Swindon +27 36 £27,500 -20.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 36 £26,500 -3.63% 5
West Sussex +18 35 £25,000 +6.38% 1

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3186 (67.46%) Windows
2 2042 (43.24%) Active Directory
3 1969 (41.69%) Microsoft
4 1570 (33.24%) Windows Server
5 1431 (30.30%) VMware
6 1128 (23.88%) MS Exchange
7 1030 (21.81%) Linux
8 987 (20.90%) Cisco
9 967 (20.47%) Firewall
10 960 (20.33%) ITIL
11 926 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 897 (18.99%) MS Excel
13 855 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 808 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 808 (17.11%) SQL
15 760 (16.09%) MS Office
16 751 (15.90%) Windows 7
17 744 (15.75%) Office 365
18 712 (15.08%) SQL Server
19 648 (13.72%) TCP/IP
20 641 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 619 (13.11%) Citrix
22 599 (12.68%) DNS
23 596 (12.62%) WAN
24 582 (12.32%) LAN
25 581 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
26 543 (11.50%) Hyper-V
27 542 (11.48%) Finance
28 474 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
29 463 (9.80%) SLA

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 1128 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 474 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 366 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 251 (5.31%) IIS
5 224 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 194 (4.11%) SharePoint
7 192 (4.07%) Skype for Business
8 176 (3.73%) Apache
9 149 (3.15%) Tomcat
10 105 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 104 (2.20%) JBoss
12 97 (2.05%) WebLogic
13 87 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 52 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 45 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 38 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
17 36 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
18 26 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
19 18 (0.38%) IBM Notes
20 17 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 897 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 760 (16.09%) MS Office
3 35 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.085%) MS Project
9 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.042%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.021%) HipChat
10 1 (0.021%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.13%) Siebel Analytics
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.085%) Eikon
7 4 (0.085%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.064%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.042%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.042%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.042%) Summit
9 2 (0.042%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.021%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.021%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 744 (15.75%) Office 365
2 227 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (1.91%) SaaS
5 33 (0.70%) PaaS
6 24 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.51%) IaaS
7 16 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.28%) G Suite
10 12 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 9 (0.19%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.17%) GitHub
13 8 (0.17%) Slack
14 7 (0.15%) Akamai
14 7 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.15%) OneDrive
14 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 967 (20.47%) Firewall
2 648 (13.72%) TCP/IP
3 599 (12.68%) DNS
4 596 (12.62%) WAN
5 582 (12.32%) LAN
6 434 (9.19%) DHCP
7 399 (8.45%) VPN
8 375 (7.94%) SAN
9 362 (7.66%) VoIP
10 239 (5.06%) Internet
11 234 (4.95%) Wireless
12 191 (4.04%) VLAN
13 151 (3.20%) Network Security
14 139 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
15 138 (2.92%) MPLS
16 118 (2.50%) OSPF
17 110 (2.33%) Skype
18 109 (2.31%) BGP
19 105 (2.22%) NAS
20 101 (2.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 180 (3.81%) MySQL
3 136 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 90 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 75 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 67 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 53 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 46 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 32 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 24 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (0.32%) MS Access
12 15 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (0.30%) Big Data
14 13 (0.28%) InfluxDB
14 13 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.25%) DB2
16 10 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 50 (1.06%) JIRA
2 33 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 30 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 18 (0.38%) Subversion
4 18 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.30%) JMeter
6 9 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.17%) Firebug
7 8 (0.17%) MSI
7 8 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.11%) Ant
10 5 (0.11%) Maven
11 4 (0.085%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.085%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.064%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.064%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.064%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.064%) SonarQube
General
1 542 (11.48%) Finance
2 286 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 133 (2.82%) Banking
4 101 (2.14%) Retail
5 76 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 70 (1.48%) Legal
7 64 (1.36%) Marketing
8 48 (1.02%) Advertising
9 46 (0.97%) French Language
10 43 (0.91%) Games
11 42 (0.89%) Electronics
12 41 (0.87%) German Language
12 41 (0.87%) Publishing
13 38 (0.80%) Back Office
13 38 (0.80%) Spanish Language
14 29 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.61%) Law
15 25 (0.53%) Italian Language
16 24 (0.51%) Billing
17 15 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (3.11%) Web Services
2 134 (2.84%) .NET
3 105 (2.22%) HTML
4 97 (2.05%) XML
5 82 (1.74%) Middleware
6 61 (1.29%) Software Packaging
7 49 (1.04%) CSS
8 47 (1.00%) LAMP
9 41 (0.87%) ASP.NET
10 33 (0.70%) jQuery
11 27 (0.57%) J2EE
12 22 (0.47%) AngularJS
13 20 (0.42%) SOAP
14 19 (0.40%) HTML5
14 19 (0.40%) JSON
15 18 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
17 16 (0.34%) REST
18 14 (0.30%) Apache Camel
18 14 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 276 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 266 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 235 (4.98%) Driving Licence
4 150 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 105 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 91 (1.93%) Clustering
7 86 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 85 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 80 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 80 (1.69%) Thin Client
10 78 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 61 (1.29%) iPhone
12 59 (1.25%) iPad
13 58 (1.23%) Mathematics
14 53 (1.12%) Hedge funds
15 46 (0.97%) Replication
16 43 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
17 38 (0.80%) Client/Server
17 38 (0.80%) Smartphone
18 32 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3186 (67.46%) Windows
2 1570 (33.24%) Windows Server
3 1030 (21.81%) Linux
4 926 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 855 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 751 (15.90%) Windows 7
7 428 (9.06%) Windows 8
8 418 (8.85%) Windows 10
9 356 (7.54%) Unix
9 356 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 192 (4.07%) Windows XP
11 182 (3.85%) Mac OS X
12 164 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 135 (2.86%) Android
14 100 (2.12%) Apple iOS
15 83 (1.76%) Mac OS
16 74 (1.57%) CentOS
17 47 (1.00%) Windows Vista
18 36 (0.76%) Solaris
19 29 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (20.33%) ITIL
2 182 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 170 (3.60%) Service Management
4 167 (3.54%) Problem Management
5 153 (3.24%) Change Management
5 153 (3.24%) Mentoring
6 132 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 117 (2.48%) Migration
8 116 (2.46%) Project Management
9 115 (2.43%) DevOps
10 114 (2.41%) High Availability
11 106 (2.24%) Incident Management
12 100 (2.12%) Time Management
13 96 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 95 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (1.78%) Change Control
16 80 (1.69%) Data Protection
17 78 (1.65%) CRM
18 76 (1.61%) E-Commerce
19 74 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 808 (17.11%) SQL
2 333 (7.05%) PowerShell
3 227 (4.81%) Java
4 208 (4.40%) Python
5 168 (3.56%) JavaScript
6 164 (3.47%) Perl
7 119 (2.52%) C#
8 116 (2.46%) Bash Shell
9 97 (2.05%) C
10 78 (1.65%) PHP
11 76 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 68 (1.44%) Ruby
13 50 (1.06%) VBScript
14 41 (0.87%) C++
15 39 (0.83%) VB
16 34 (0.72%) VBA
17 32 (0.68%) T-SQL
18 18 (0.38%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.36%) PL/SQL
20 9 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 641 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 581 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
3 445 (9.42%) CCNA
4 426 (9.02%) Degree
5 402 (8.51%) MCSE
6 277 (5.86%) Security Cleared
7 263 (5.57%) CCNP
8 262 (5.55%) MCSA
9 229 (4.85%) MCP
10 149 (3.15%) SC Cleared
11 136 (2.88%) MCITP
12 120 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 68 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
14 60 (1.27%) A+ Certification
14 60 (1.27%) DV Cleared
15 54 (1.14%) CCSA
16 52 (1.10%) MCTS
17 50 (1.06%) CISSP
18 48 (1.02%) CCSE
19 46 (0.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (9.80%) SLA
2 38 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 28 (0.59%) QA
4 27 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.38%) HL7
6 17 (0.36%) DICOM
7 10 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.085%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.064%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.042%) COBIT
12 1 (0.021%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.021%) JTAG
System Software
1 2042 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 808 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 543 (11.50%) Hyper-V
4 201 (4.26%) vSphere
5 190 (4.02%) XenApp
6 101 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 86 (1.82%) VMware ESX
8 70 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (1.04%) Terminal Services
10 47 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 43 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 41 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 37 (0.78%) Firmware
14 36 (0.76%) XenServer
15 33 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
16 32 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
17 22 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
19 18 (0.38%) Terminal Server
20 15 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 347 (7.35%) SCCM
2 126 (2.67%) Puppet
3 76 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 76 (1.61%) WSUS
4 73 (1.55%) SCOM
5 66 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 56 (1.19%) Nagios
8 40 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 35 (0.74%) NetBackup
10 28 (0.59%) OpenAM
11 26 (0.55%) Ansible
12 25 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
12 25 (0.53%) Tivoli
13 22 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
14 20 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
15 18 (0.38%) AirWatch
16 13 (0.28%) Nessus
17 12 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
17 12 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1969 (41.69%) Microsoft
2 1431 (30.30%) VMware
3 987 (20.90%) Cisco
4 619 (13.11%) Citrix
5 261 (5.53%) Apple
6 260 (5.50%) HP
7 246 (5.21%) Oracle
8 174 (3.68%) Red Hat
9 159 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 150 (3.18%) Juniper
11 148 (3.13%) Dell
12 140 (2.96%) NetApp
13 112 (2.37%) Veeam
14 107 (2.27%) Avaya
15 90 (1.91%) Symantec
16 89 (1.88%) IBM
16 89 (1.88%) Palo Alto
17 86 (1.82%) F5
18 85 (1.80%) EMC
19 70 (1.48%) Intel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + pension + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Hotel Chocolat
Salary: £competitive + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday