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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK
Rank 113 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2140 2970 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.91% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.02% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 2632 2704
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -9 2003 £32,000 -1.53% 281
South East +10 663 £32,500 - 68
London -21 651 £36,500 -2.01% 99
Berkshire -3 194 £35,000 -9.09% 11
East of England -22 168 £30,000 +5.26% 24
South West -51 134 £26,000 -5.45% 19
Surrey +8 130 £29,000 -10.76% 16
North West -3 123 £28,250 +8.65% 33
City of London +21 121 £38,000 -5.00% 26
Hampshire -10 111 £32,500 +3.17% 16
West Midlands +2 102 £28,000 -11.81% 11
Yorkshire +55 101 £27,500 +10.00% 9
Reading +11 92 £35,000 -9.09% 6
Manchester -1 88 £28,500 -12.30% 20
East Sussex +60 69 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Brighton +58 66 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +35 65 £26,000 +4.00% 8
Hertfordshire -28 63 £27,250 -5.21% 9
Oxfordshire +23 56 £31,500 -3.07% 13
Leeds +38 47 £27,250 -6.03% 5
Wiltshire -4 47 £27,500 +3.77% 3
Wales -8 39 £27,000 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire +2 36 £24,000 -12.72% 6
Cambridgeshire -20 36 £33,250 +14.65% 5
East Midlands -49 36 £29,000 -17.14% 12
West Sussex +30 35 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Birmingham -4 33 £26,800 -17.53% 4
Swindon +28 32 £26,750 -20.14%
South Wales 0 32 £27,000 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -6 30 £35,000 +11.11% 2

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 3018 (66.29%) Windows
2 1976 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 1859 (40.83%) Microsoft
4 1498 (32.90%) Windows Server
5 1381 (30.33%) VMware
6 1028 (22.58%) MS Exchange
7 948 (20.82%) Linux
8 925 (20.32%) Cisco
9 912 (20.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 909 (19.96%) Firewall
11 884 (19.42%) MS Excel
12 853 (18.73%) ITIL
13 837 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 780 (17.13%) SQL
15 772 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 771 (16.93%) Office 365
17 727 (15.97%) Windows 7
18 713 (15.66%) MS Office
19 615 (13.51%) SQL Server
20 595 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
21 586 (12.87%) TCP/IP
22 570 (12.52%) Citrix
23 558 (12.26%) Hyper-V
24 547 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
25 546 (11.99%) DNS
26 542 (11.90%) LAN
27 541 (11.88%) WAN
28 528 (11.60%) Finance
29 430 (9.44%) SLA
30 429 (9.42%) CCNA

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 1028 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 427 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 351 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 210 (4.61%) IIS
5 201 (4.41%) SharePoint
6 182 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 176 (3.87%) Skype for Business
8 139 (3.05%) Apache
9 137 (3.01%) Tomcat
10 97 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 94 (2.06%) WebSphere
12 92 (2.02%) JBoss
13 87 (1.91%) WebLogic
14 54 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 40 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 26 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
18 22 (0.48%) IBM Notes
18 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
19 20 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 884 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 713 (15.66%) MS Office
3 39 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 6 (0.13%) MS Project
9 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.044%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.022%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.088%) Eikon
6 3 (0.066%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.066%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.066%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.066%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.044%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.044%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.044%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.044%) Summit
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.022%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.022%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 771 (16.93%) Office 365
2 262 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.58%) SaaS
5 27 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.53%) IaaS
6 24 (0.53%) PaaS
7 16 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.33%) G Suite
8 15 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 11 (0.24%) Mimecast
13 9 (0.20%) GitHub
14 8 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.15%) Slack
15 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.11%) Yammer
17 4 (0.088%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 909 (19.96%) Firewall
2 586 (12.87%) TCP/IP
3 546 (11.99%) DNS
4 542 (11.90%) LAN
5 541 (11.88%) WAN
6 410 (9.01%) DHCP
7 373 (8.19%) VPN
8 357 (7.84%) SAN
9 317 (6.96%) VoIP
10 254 (5.58%) Wireless
11 246 (5.40%) Internet
12 186 (4.09%) VLAN
13 166 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
14 137 (3.01%) Network Security
15 133 (2.92%) MPLS
16 110 (2.42%) OSPF
17 108 (2.37%) BGP
18 101 (2.22%) Skype
19 91 (2.00%) HTTP
20 90 (1.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 161 (3.54%) MySQL
3 108 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 77 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 44 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 34 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 30 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 22 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (0.46%) Big Data
12 16 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.29%) InfluxDB
14 13 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.26%) MS Access
16 11 (0.24%) DB2
17 8 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 58 (1.27%) JIRA
2 44 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 36 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 23 (0.51%) Subversion
5 19 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 13 (0.29%) JMeter
8 12 (0.26%) MSI
9 11 (0.24%) Firebug
9 11 (0.24%) Maven
9 11 (0.24%) NetBeans
10 9 (0.20%) IntelliJ
10 9 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.11%) Ant
14 4 (0.088%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.088%) Selenium
14 4 (0.088%) Synon
General
1 528 (11.60%) Finance
2 242 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 131 (2.88%) Banking
4 107 (2.35%) Retail
5 80 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 59 (1.30%) Marketing
7 57 (1.25%) French Language
8 56 (1.23%) Legal
9 49 (1.08%) Advertising
10 48 (1.05%) Back Office
11 46 (1.01%) German Language
12 43 (0.94%) Spanish Language
13 38 (0.83%) Games
13 38 (0.83%) Publishing
14 31 (0.68%) Electronics
15 29 (0.64%) Billing
16 28 (0.61%) Law
17 25 (0.55%) Italian Language
18 24 (0.53%) Financial Institution
19 18 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (3.18%) Web Services
2 131 (2.88%) .NET
3 96 (2.11%) HTML
4 86 (1.89%) XML
5 65 (1.43%) Middleware
6 61 (1.34%) Software Packaging
7 47 (1.03%) LAMP
8 45 (0.99%) CSS
9 38 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 25 (0.55%) J2EE
11 23 (0.51%) jQuery
12 19 (0.42%) SOAP
12 19 (0.42%) Spring
13 18 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (0.40%) HTML5
14 17 (0.37%) REST
15 16 (0.35%) AngularJS
16 15 (0.33%) 802.1X
16 15 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 274 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 254 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 215 (4.72%) Driving Licence
4 160 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 108 (2.37%) Blackberry
6 97 (2.13%) Clustering
7 85 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 74 (1.63%) Fat Client
8 74 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 71 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 69 (1.52%) iPhone
11 63 (1.38%) iPad
12 59 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
13 58 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 45 (0.99%) Replication
15 43 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
16 39 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
17 37 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 34 (0.75%) Smartphone
19 27 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3018 (66.29%) Windows
2 1498 (32.90%) Windows Server
3 948 (20.82%) Linux
4 912 (20.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 837 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 727 (15.97%) Windows 7
7 416 (9.14%) Windows 10
8 394 (8.65%) Windows 8
9 329 (7.23%) Unix
10 325 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 178 (3.91%) Windows XP
12 175 (3.84%) Mac OS X
13 129 (2.83%) Android
14 120 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 99 (2.17%) Apple iOS
16 86 (1.89%) Mac OS
17 65 (1.43%) CentOS
18 44 (0.97%) Ubuntu
19 43 (0.94%) Windows Vista
20 37 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (18.73%) ITIL
2 175 (3.84%) Service Delivery
3 145 (3.18%) Problem Management
4 141 (3.10%) Service Management
5 136 (2.99%) Change Management
6 135 (2.97%) DevOps
7 125 (2.75%) Mentoring
8 123 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 122 (2.68%) Migration
10 120 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (2.31%) High Availability
12 94 (2.06%) Incident Management
13 93 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 91 (2.00%) Project Management
14 91 (2.00%) Time Management
15 84 (1.84%) Data Protection
16 75 (1.65%) CRM
17 73 (1.60%) Presales
18 71 (1.56%) E-Commerce
19 70 (1.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 780 (17.13%) SQL
2 326 (7.16%) PowerShell
3 226 (4.96%) Java
4 215 (4.72%) Python
5 141 (3.10%) Perl
6 137 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 124 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 117 (2.57%) C#
9 80 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 79 (1.74%) PHP
11 71 (1.56%) C
12 58 (1.27%) Ruby
13 40 (0.88%) VBScript
14 39 (0.86%) C++
15 37 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 29 (0.64%) VB
17 27 (0.59%) VBA
18 15 (0.33%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.26%) VB.NET
20 7 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 595 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 547 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
3 429 (9.42%) CCNA
4 423 (9.29%) Degree
5 372 (8.17%) MCSE
6 256 (5.62%) Security Cleared
7 255 (5.60%) CCNP
8 212 (4.66%) MCP
9 202 (4.44%) MCSA
10 140 (3.07%) SC Cleared
11 116 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 113 (2.48%) MCITP
13 68 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 63 (1.38%) CCSA
15 62 (1.36%) A+ Certification
16 55 (1.21%) DV Cleared
17 54 (1.19%) JNCIA
18 46 (1.01%) CCIE
19 45 (0.99%) CISSP
20 40 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (9.44%) SLA
2 33 (0.72%) QA
3 24 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.22%) DICOM
5 10 (0.22%) HL7
6 9 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.088%) MiFID
9 3 (0.066%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.044%) COBIT
11 1 (0.022%) EMIR
11 1 (0.022%) PMO
System Software
1 1976 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 772 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 558 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 191 (4.20%) vSphere
5 175 (3.84%) XenApp
6 98 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 78 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 77 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 48 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 34 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 34 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 34 (0.75%) XenServer
11 32 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 27 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
14 22 (0.48%) Firmware
15 21 (0.46%) Docker
16 18 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 333 (7.31%) SCCM
2 104 (2.28%) Puppet
3 88 (1.93%) Backup Exec
4 73 (1.60%) SCOM
5 68 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 63 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 62 (1.36%) WSUS
8 39 (0.86%) Nagios
9 34 (0.75%) NetBackup
10 33 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
11 32 (0.70%) Ansible
12 23 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 22 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
13 22 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
14 18 (0.40%) Tivoli
15 17 (0.37%) AirWatch
15 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
16 16 (0.35%) FortiGate
16 16 (0.35%) Kubernetes
16 16 (0.35%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1859 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 1381 (30.33%) VMware
3 925 (20.32%) Cisco
4 570 (12.52%) Citrix
5 235 (5.16%) Apple
6 230 (5.05%) HP
7 203 (4.46%) Oracle
8 160 (3.51%) Juniper
9 148 (3.25%) Dell
10 144 (3.16%) Red Hat
11 142 (3.12%) CheckPoint
11 142 (3.12%) NetApp
12 111 (2.44%) Avaya
13 110 (2.42%) Veeam
14 106 (2.33%) IBM
15 95 (2.09%) Palo Alto
16 83 (1.82%) Symantec
17 76 (1.67%) Google
18 71 (1.56%) F5
19 68 (1.49%) SolarWinds
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per month + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + up to 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-44K + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 22 hours ago