Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 95 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 -23 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.00% 1.60% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.62% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 62
Brighton median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -24.44% +95.65%
10th Percentile £21,875 £23,813 £26,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £51,250
East Sussex median annual salary £30,000 £35,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year -14.89% -14.55% +79.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1,872 1,664 1,691
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.68% 98.64% 99.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,592 1,470 1,463
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Brighton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Brighton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Brighton over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Brighton

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) VoIP
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) Learning Management System
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) openSUSE

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Skype
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Learning Management System
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) openSUSE
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) NetApp
2 3 (15.79%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.26%) Peoplefluent
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Veeam
3 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard