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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 98 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2807 2904 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.87% 2.63% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.73% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2535 2655
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +10 2625 £32,500 +6.55% 328
London +5 870 £37,500 +7.14% 104
South East +3 777 £32,500 +3.17% 96
Berkshire +7 254 £40,000 +17.64% 23
South West +19 242 £27,500 +10.00% 34
East of England +20 232 £30,500 +1.66% 21
Hampshire +9 171 £28,000 +5.66% 17
City of London +35 147 £45,000 +20.00% 29
Surrey -10 147 £34,750 +4.51% 23
West Midlands +12 130 £27,500 - 14
Yorkshire +47 125 £30,000 +7.14% 13
North West -4 114 £32,500 +20.37% 29
Hertfordshire +57 113 £30,000 - 10
Reading 0 111 £45,000 +45.16% 16
East Midlands +49 105 £30,000 -1.63% 15
Wiltshire +23 97 £28,500 +5.55% 6
West Yorkshire +31 81 £30,000 +3.44% 8
Manchester -3 75 £33,500 +21.81% 12
Birmingham +25 68 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Wales +29 64 £26,500 -1.85% 3
Leeds +43 62 £32,750 -5.07% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 60 £31,000 -15.06% 7
Buckinghamshire +31 53 £23,000 -16.36% 5
South Wales +24 50 £26,500 -2.75% 3
Oxfordshire -22 48 £28,500 +3.63% 14
North East +35 47 £40,500 +62.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +25 47 £40,500 +62.00% 2
Kent -1 46 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Cardiff +32 45 £27,000 -1.81% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 44 £40,500 +55.76% 2

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 3726 (64.40%) Windows
2 2454 (42.41%) Microsoft
3 2356 (40.72%) Active Directory
4 1873 (32.37%) Windows Server
5 1786 (30.87%) VMware
6 1340 (23.16%) Linux
7 1331 (23.00%) MS Exchange
8 1320 (22.81%) Cisco
9 1185 (20.48%) MS Excel
10 1177 (20.34%) Firewall
11 1160 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 1116 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 1100 (19.01%) ITIL
14 1035 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1023 (17.68%) SQL
16 971 (16.78%) Windows 7
17 958 (16.56%) MS Office
18 935 (16.16%) TCP/IP
19 845 (14.60%) DNS
20 826 (14.28%) SQL Server
21 757 (13.08%) Citrix
22 707 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
23 704 (12.17%) LAN
23 704 (12.17%) WAN
24 685 (11.84%) Office 365
25 676 (11.68%) Finance
26 660 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
27 649 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
27 649 (11.22%) SLA
28 636 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003

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 1331 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 660 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 433 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 382 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 334 (5.77%) IIS
6 285 (4.93%) SharePoint
7 259 (4.48%) Apache
8 245 (4.23%) Skype for Business
9 222 (3.84%) Tomcat
10 159 (2.75%) JBoss
11 127 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 125 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 89 (1.54%) WebLogic
14 88 (1.52%) WebSphere
15 56 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
16 52 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 43 (0.74%) CMS
18 42 (0.73%) nginx
19 29 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
20 26 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1185 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 958 (16.56%) MS Office
3 75 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 13 (0.22%) MODO
6 12 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.069%) Maya
10 4 (0.069%) MS Project
11 3 (0.052%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.035%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.035%) Revit
13 1 (0.017%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.017%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.017%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 27 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.22%) Eikon
2 13 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.14%) MetaTrader
5 6 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.10%) Magento
5 6 (0.10%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 5 (0.086%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.069%) Line 500
7 4 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.069%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.052%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.052%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.035%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.035%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 685 (11.84%) Office 365
2 185 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 174 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 110 (1.90%) SaaS
5 20 (0.35%) PaaS
6 18 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.24%) IaaS
8 12 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.10%) GitHub
10 6 (0.10%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.086%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.069%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.069%) Google Drive
12 4 (0.069%) iTunes
12 4 (0.069%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.052%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1177 (20.34%) Firewall
2 935 (16.16%) TCP/IP
3 845 (14.60%) DNS
4 704 (12.17%) LAN
4 704 (12.17%) WAN
5 577 (9.97%) VPN
6 570 (9.85%) DHCP
7 563 (9.73%) SAN
8 430 (7.43%) VoIP
9 327 (5.65%) Wireless
10 260 (4.49%) Internet
11 220 (3.80%) NAS
12 187 (3.23%) VLAN
13 171 (2.96%) HTTP
14 165 (2.85%) MPLS
15 159 (2.75%) OSPF
16 157 (2.71%) BGP
17 147 (2.54%) Network Security
18 140 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
19 113 (1.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 283 (4.89%) MySQL
3 138 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 90 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 85 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 84 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 50 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 47 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 40 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (0.41%) Big Data
12 24 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (0.26%) MS Access
14 13 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.21%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.19%) DB2
17 10 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 16 (0.28%) JIRA
3 16 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 13 (0.22%) Subversion
5 11 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.14%) MSI
7 6 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.086%) JMeter
8 5 (0.086%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.069%) Maven
9 4 (0.069%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.052%) Firebug
10 3 (0.052%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.052%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.052%) PeopleTools
11 2 (0.035%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.035%) Hudson
11 2 (0.035%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.035%) WinDbg
General
1 676 (11.68%) Finance
2 306 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.66%) Banking
4 103 (1.78%) Retail
5 82 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 80 (1.38%) Law
7 79 (1.37%) German Language
8 73 (1.26%) Legal
9 71 (1.23%) Marketing
10 66 (1.14%) French Language
11 57 (0.99%) Games
12 50 (0.86%) Back Office
13 45 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 44 (0.76%) Advertising
15 41 (0.71%) Electronics
16 33 (0.57%) Spanish Language
17 28 (0.48%) Publishing
18 24 (0.41%) Front Office
18 24 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (3.35%) .NET
2 169 (2.92%) HTML
3 141 (2.44%) Web Services
4 110 (1.90%) XML
5 75 (1.30%) LAMP
6 73 (1.26%) CSS
7 62 (1.07%) Middleware
8 61 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 49 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
10 30 (0.52%) Software Packaging
11 29 (0.50%) MAPI
12 20 (0.35%) J2EE
12 20 (0.35%) XSLT
13 16 (0.28%) HTML5
13 16 (0.28%) MCollective
14 15 (0.26%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.26%) COM
14 15 (0.26%) jQuery
14 15 (0.26%) SOAP
15 14 (0.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 438 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 303 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 260 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 248 (4.29%) Driving Licence
5 208 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 136 (2.35%) iPhone
7 128 (2.21%) Clustering
8 107 (1.85%) Replication
9 93 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 92 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 86 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 80 (1.38%) Fat Client
12 80 (1.38%) Thin Client
12 80 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
13 57 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 56 (0.97%) iPad
14 56 (0.97%) Smartphone
15 52 (0.90%) Mathematics
16 38 (0.66%) PKI
16 38 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3726 (64.40%) Windows
2 1873 (32.37%) Windows Server
3 1340 (23.16%) Linux
4 1160 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1116 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 971 (16.78%) Windows 7
7 636 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 560 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 489 (8.45%) Unix
10 389 (6.72%) Windows 10
11 351 (6.07%) Windows XP
12 197 (3.40%) Android
13 189 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 188 (3.25%) Mac OS X
15 127 (2.19%) Windows Vista
16 105 (1.81%) CentOS
17 90 (1.56%) Apple iOS
18 78 (1.35%) Solaris
19 69 (1.19%) AIX
20 65 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1100 (19.01%) ITIL
2 228 (3.94%) Service Delivery
3 223 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 189 (3.27%) Mentoring
4 189 (3.27%) Problem Management
5 179 (3.09%) Service Management
6 157 (2.71%) Change Management
7 150 (2.59%) Project Management
8 137 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 130 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 120 (2.07%) High Availability
11 119 (2.06%) Migration
12 102 (1.76%) Change Control
12 102 (1.76%) CRM
13 99 (1.71%) DevOps
13 99 (1.71%) Presales
14 97 (1.68%) Coaching
15 96 (1.66%) Network Design
16 87 (1.50%) Load Balancing
17 84 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1023 (17.68%) SQL
2 336 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 299 (5.17%) Java
4 253 (4.37%) Perl
5 236 (4.08%) Python
6 179 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 148 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 147 (2.54%) C#
9 140 (2.42%) C
10 93 (1.61%) C++
11 89 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 87 (1.50%) PHP
13 54 (0.93%) VB
14 42 (0.73%) Ruby
15 38 (0.66%) VBScript
16 31 (0.54%) PL/SQL
17 29 (0.50%) T-SQL
18 21 (0.36%) VBA
19 14 (0.24%) Korn
19 14 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 707 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
2 649 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 559 (9.66%) Degree
4 524 (9.06%) CCNA
5 391 (6.76%) Security Cleared
6 382 (6.60%) MCSE
7 311 (5.38%) MCSA
8 306 (5.29%) CCNP
9 299 (5.17%) SC Cleared
10 181 (3.13%) MCP
11 154 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 141 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
13 130 (2.25%) MCITP
14 68 (1.18%) MCTS
15 62 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 61 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
17 58 (1.00%) A+ Certification
18 56 (0.97%) DV Cleared
19 48 (0.83%) CCSP
20 46 (0.80%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 649 (11.22%) SLA
2 49 (0.85%) QA
3 34 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.33%) HL7
5 18 (0.31%) DICOM
5 18 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.14%) COBIT
7 7 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.052%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.035%) FIPS 140-2
9 2 (0.035%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.035%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.017%) GAMP
10 1 (0.017%) GMP
10 1 (0.017%) RMADS
System Software
1 2356 (40.72%) Active Directory
2 1035 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 621 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 248 (4.29%) XenApp
5 217 (3.75%) vSphere
6 160 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
7 110 (1.90%) VMware ESX
8 109 (1.88%) Terminal Services
9 96 (1.66%) XenDesktop
10 60 (1.04%) XenServer
11 58 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
12 57 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
13 56 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 52 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
15 51 (0.88%) Firmware
16 34 (0.59%) NFS
17 33 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
18 32 (0.55%) Terminal Server
19 29 (0.50%) Squid
20 27 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 395 (6.83%) SCCM
2 174 (3.01%) Backup Exec
3 142 (2.45%) Puppet
4 123 (2.13%) SCOM
5 102 (1.76%) WSUS
6 101 (1.75%) Nagios
7 71 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 49 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 46 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
10 43 (0.74%) Tivoli
11 41 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 41 (0.71%) OpenAM
12 32 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 32 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 29 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
14 28 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
15 27 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
15 27 (0.47%) SCVMM
15 27 (0.47%) ZABBIX
16 25 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2454 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 1786 (30.87%) VMware
3 1320 (22.81%) Cisco
4 757 (13.08%) Citrix
5 411 (7.10%) HP
6 311 (5.38%) Oracle
7 280 (4.84%) Apple
8 255 (4.41%) Red Hat
9 242 (4.18%) Juniper
10 190 (3.28%) CheckPoint
11 176 (3.04%) Dell
12 167 (2.89%) Veeam
13 155 (2.68%) F5
14 146 (2.52%) EMC
15 136 (2.35%) Avaya
16 126 (2.18%) Symantec
17 116 (2.00%) NetApp
18 91 (1.57%) IBM
18 91 (1.57%) Mitel
19 90 (1.56%) Palo Alto
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum 33days hols,pension,life,parking
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits + overtime
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Car parking and further education su
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago