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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 102 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2827 3055 3046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.88% 2.85% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.96% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2496 2603 2598
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 2016 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 26 May 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 0 2650 £32,000 - 340
South East +4 869 £31,500 -3.07% 81
London -24 865 £36,000 +2.85% 118
Berkshire +10 270 £37,500 +13.63% 24
East of England +25 263 £31,000 -4.61% 40
South West -14 202 £26,000 -3.70% 26
Surrey -3 199 £34,250 -8.66% 13
Hampshire +34 178 £25,500 -27.14% 19
City of London +34 152 £41,500 +16.90% 32
West Midlands -5 125 £29,500 +11.32% 7
Hertfordshire +54 122 £28,000 +9.80% 14
Reading -4 120 £47,500 +46.15% 14
North West -24 113 £27,000 - 25
East Midlands +41 102 £33,000 +10.00% 9
Yorkshire +1 94 £28,750 -3.84% 23
Manchester -5 75 £28,000 +7.69% 13
Buckinghamshire +35 63 £28,500 +3.63% 10
Wiltshire +5 63 £28,000 -6.66% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 60 £35,088 -12.28% 15
West Yorkshire +11 59 £30,000 +3.44% 17
Wales +17 52 £26,250 +5.00% 4
Birmingham +3 52 £29,500 +11.32% 2
Guildford +9 51 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Bracknell +5 49 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Oxfordshire -12 48 £28,500 +18.75% 10
Essex +29 46 £31,875 -16.66% 4
Kent -5 46 £29,500 -1.66% 3
South Wales +14 45 £26,500 +6.00% 4
West Sussex +7 40 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Gloucestershire -27 40 £25,250 -6.48% 1

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 3763 (64.89%) Windows
2 2448 (42.21%) Microsoft
3 2343 (40.40%) Active Directory
4 1949 (33.61%) Windows Server
5 1864 (32.14%) VMware
6 1401 (24.16%) Cisco
7 1338 (23.07%) MS Exchange
8 1252 (21.59%) Linux
9 1197 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1191 (20.54%) MS Excel
11 1172 (20.21%) Firewall
12 1141 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 1075 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1031 (17.78%) ITIL
15 1011 (17.43%) Windows 7
16 1005 (17.33%) SQL
17 926 (15.97%) MS Office
18 861 (14.85%) TCP/IP
19 819 (14.12%) DNS
20 792 (13.66%) Citrix
21 756 (13.04%) SQL Server
22 718 (12.38%) WAN
23 716 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
24 710 (12.24%) LAN
25 708 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
26 677 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
27 675 (11.64%) SLA
28 673 (11.61%) Finance
29 663 (11.43%) Hyper-V
30 659 (11.36%) Degree

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 1338 (23.07%) MS Exchange
2 677 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 469 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 355 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 333 (5.74%) IIS
6 297 (5.12%) SharePoint
7 249 (4.29%) Skype for Business
8 212 (3.66%) Apache
9 185 (3.19%) Tomcat
10 127 (2.19%) JBoss
11 122 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 117 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
13 59 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 59 (1.02%) WebSphere
14 38 (0.66%) nginx
15 37 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 37 (0.64%) CMS
16 36 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
17 35 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
18 24 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1191 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 926 (15.97%) MS Office
3 67 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 13 (0.22%) MODO
6 7 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.069%) Maya
8 4 (0.069%) MS Project
8 4 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.017%) CATIA
10 1 (0.017%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 34 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.16%) Eikon
4 7 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.10%) Magento
6 5 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.069%) Line 500
7 4 (0.069%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.052%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.052%) RMDS
8 3 (0.052%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.052%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.052%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.052%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.052%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.034%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 644 (11.11%) Office 365
2 161 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (1.90%) SaaS
5 18 (0.31%) IaaS
6 16 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.17%) GitHub
8 9 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.12%) PaaS
11 6 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.10%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.086%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.086%) Trello
13 4 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.069%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.052%) iTunes
14 3 (0.052%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1172 (20.21%) Firewall
2 861 (14.85%) TCP/IP
3 819 (14.12%) DNS
4 718 (12.38%) WAN
5 710 (12.24%) LAN
6 562 (9.69%) DHCP
7 539 (9.29%) SAN
8 533 (9.19%) VPN
9 388 (6.69%) VoIP
10 314 (5.41%) Wireless
11 244 (4.21%) Internet
12 177 (3.05%) NAS
13 171 (2.95%) BGP
14 169 (2.91%) VLAN
15 164 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
15 164 (2.83%) MPLS
16 153 (2.64%) OSPF
17 122 (2.10%) Network Security
18 118 (2.03%) HTTP
19 108 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 756 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 264 (4.55%) MySQL
3 150 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 62 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 54 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 38 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 28 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 26 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (0.34%) Big Data
13 20 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 17 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.22%) MS Access
16 11 (0.19%) DB2
16 11 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 28 (0.48%) JIRA
3 25 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 24 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 14 (0.24%) Subversion
6 12 (0.21%) ProC
7 11 (0.19%) Maven
7 11 (0.19%) Vagrant
8 9 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.086%) Apache Continuum
11 4 (0.069%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.069%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.052%) Firebug
12 3 (0.052%) Hudson
12 3 (0.052%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.052%) PeopleTools
12 3 (0.052%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.034%) ReSharper
General
1 673 (11.61%) Finance
2 338 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 142 (2.45%) Banking
4 92 (1.59%) Retail
5 85 (1.47%) French Language
6 81 (1.40%) German Language
7 79 (1.36%) Law
8 67 (1.16%) Marketing
9 65 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 63 (1.09%) Legal
11 48 (0.83%) Back Office
12 47 (0.81%) Advertising
13 42 (0.72%) Electronics
14 39 (0.67%) Games
15 36 (0.62%) Front Office
15 36 (0.62%) Spanish Language
16 30 (0.52%) Publishing
17 27 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.47%) Investment Banking
18 23 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (3.76%) .NET
2 147 (2.53%) HTML
3 129 (2.22%) Web Services
4 122 (2.10%) XML
5 90 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 85 (1.47%) LAMP
7 79 (1.36%) CSS
8 48 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
9 31 (0.53%) Middleware
10 29 (0.50%) MAPI
11 25 (0.43%) XSLT
12 23 (0.40%) Software Packaging
13 21 (0.36%) Ajax
14 18 (0.31%) jQuery
15 17 (0.29%) J2EE
16 16 (0.28%) HTML5
16 16 (0.28%) MCollective
16 16 (0.28%) XMPP
17 14 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
17 14 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 444 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 334 (5.76%) Data Centre
3 289 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 271 (4.67%) Blackberry
5 229 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 149 (2.57%) iPhone
7 119 (2.05%) Replication
8 113 (1.95%) Hedge funds
9 107 (1.85%) Clustering
10 103 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
11 95 (1.64%) Management Information System
12 72 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 72 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 69 (1.19%) Smartphone
14 56 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
15 50 (0.86%) PKI
16 49 (0.84%) Mathematics
17 43 (0.74%) Client/Server
17 43 (0.74%) Mobile App
18 39 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3763 (64.89%) Windows
2 1949 (33.61%) Windows Server
3 1252 (21.59%) Linux
4 1197 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1141 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1011 (17.43%) Windows 7
7 629 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 610 (10.52%) Windows 8
9 504 (8.69%) Unix
10 352 (6.07%) Windows XP
11 321 (5.54%) Windows 10
12 255 (4.40%) Android
13 186 (3.21%) Mac OS X
14 130 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 120 (2.07%) Apple iOS
16 115 (1.98%) Windows Vista
17 76 (1.31%) Solaris
18 72 (1.24%) CentOS
19 53 (0.91%) Mac OS
20 52 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1031 (17.78%) ITIL
2 216 (3.72%) Service Delivery
3 213 (3.67%) Incident Management
4 188 (3.24%) Problem Management
5 184 (3.17%) Mentoring
6 177 (3.05%) Service Management
7 164 (2.83%) Change Management
8 140 (2.41%) Project Management
9 138 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 125 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 120 (2.07%) High Availability
12 112 (1.93%) CRM
12 112 (1.93%) Migration
13 103 (1.78%) Network Monitoring
14 102 (1.76%) Load Balancing
15 101 (1.74%) Presales
16 100 (1.72%) Network Design
17 98 (1.69%) Data Protection
18 89 (1.53%) Software Engineering
19 87 (1.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1005 (17.33%) SQL
2 299 (5.16%) PowerShell
3 295 (5.09%) Java
4 258 (4.45%) Perl
5 234 (4.04%) Python
6 178 (3.07%) JavaScript
7 167 (2.88%) C#
8 159 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 129 (2.22%) C
10 120 (2.07%) C++
11 104 (1.79%) PHP
12 82 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 56 (0.97%) VB
14 53 (0.91%) Ruby
15 46 (0.79%) PL/SQL
16 37 (0.64%) VBScript
17 27 (0.47%) VBA
18 24 (0.41%) T-SQL
19 22 (0.38%) VB.NET
20 16 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 716 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
2 708 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 659 (11.36%) Degree
4 522 (9.00%) CCNA
5 431 (7.43%) MCSE
6 351 (6.05%) Security Cleared
7 321 (5.54%) CCNP
8 317 (5.47%) MCSA
9 289 (4.98%) SC Cleared
10 190 (3.28%) MCP
11 184 (3.17%) MCITP
12 177 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 125 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
14 93 (1.60%) MCTS
15 91 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
16 59 (1.02%) CCA
17 58 (1.00%) A+ Certification
18 57 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 53 (0.91%) DV Cleared
20 46 (0.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 675 (11.64%) SLA
2 66 (1.14%) QA
3 26 (0.45%) COBIT
4 19 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.17%) HL7
6 9 (0.16%) DICOM
7 6 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.052%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.034%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.017%) GAMP
10 1 (0.017%) GMP
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.017%) RMADS
System Software
1 2343 (40.40%) Active Directory
2 1075 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 663 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 241 (4.16%) XenApp
5 208 (3.59%) vSphere
6 201 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 145 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 128 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 101 (1.74%) XenDesktop
10 65 (1.12%) XenServer
11 40 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 36 (0.62%) Terminal Server
13 33 (0.57%) Squid
13 33 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
14 32 (0.55%) Firmware
14 32 (0.55%) NFS
14 32 (0.55%) Xen
15 29 (0.50%) VMware Server
16 28 (0.48%) Docker
17 22 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 372 (6.41%) SCCM
2 163 (2.81%) Backup Exec
3 152 (2.62%) SCOM
4 108 (1.86%) Puppet
5 94 (1.62%) Nagios
6 93 (1.60%) WSUS
7 54 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 38 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 37 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 36 (0.62%) NetBackup
11 32 (0.55%) Ansible
12 30 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
13 26 (0.45%) XenMobile
13 26 (0.45%) ZABBIX
14 22 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
14 22 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 20 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
16 19 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
16 19 (0.33%) logstash
16 19 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2448 (42.21%) Microsoft
2 1864 (32.14%) VMware
3 1401 (24.16%) Cisco
4 792 (13.66%) Citrix
5 386 (6.66%) HP
6 311 (5.36%) Juniper
7 310 (5.35%) Oracle
8 265 (4.57%) Apple
9 191 (3.29%) Red Hat
10 187 (3.22%) CheckPoint
11 161 (2.78%) Avaya
12 158 (2.72%) F5
13 152 (2.62%) Dell
14 137 (2.36%) NetApp
15 135 (2.33%) Veeam
16 131 (2.26%) EMC
17 125 (2.16%) Symantec
18 87 (1.50%) IBM
19 80 (1.38%) SolarWinds
20 79 (1.36%) Bloomberg
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum starting salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorset
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on going training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £26k + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday