Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Support Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 103 117
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 97 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.85% 2.56% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.62% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 71 59
Bristol median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +20.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £43,500
South West median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,640 3,700 3,181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.52% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,997 3,073 2,777
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bristol

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Bristol

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Bristol region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
3 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 21 (30.43%) Office 365
5 19 (27.54%) VMware
5 19 (27.54%) Linux
6 17 (24.64%) Windows Server
7 15 (21.74%) Windows 10
7 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
8 14 (20.29%) Cisco
9 13 (18.84%) ITIL
9 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
9 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (15.94%) Citrix
10 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
11 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
11 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (14.49%) SQL
12 9 (13.04%) DHCP
12 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (13.04%) DNS
12 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.59%) VoIP
14 7 (10.14%) Mitel
14 7 (10.14%) Firewall
14 7 (10.14%) LAN
14 7 (10.14%) WAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Mattermost
3 3 (4.35%) nginx
3 3 (4.35%) XWiki
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.43%) Office 365
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.70%) SaaS
5 5 (7.25%) IaaS
5 5 (7.25%) PaaS
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.35%) GitHub
6 3 (4.35%) Serverless
7 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.04%) DHCP
2 9 (13.04%) DNS
3 8 (11.59%) VoIP
4 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) VPN
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
5 5 (7.25%) Network Security
6 4 (5.80%) MPLS
7 3 (4.35%) SNMP
7 3 (4.35%) Wireless
7 3 (4.35%) WLAN
8 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.90%) SAN
9 1 (1.45%) 3G
9 1 (1.45%) ADSL
9 1 (1.45%) Broadband
9 1 (1.45%) IPsec
9 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) GoCD
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
1 3 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.35%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) Lucene
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.25%) iPhone
3 4 (5.80%) iPad
3 4 (5.80%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.90%) CCTV
5 2 (2.90%) CMDB
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server
4 15 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.25%) Android
9 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Line Management
3 6 (8.70%) CRM
3 6 (8.70%) ITSM
3 6 (8.70%) Network Management
3 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (7.25%) Change Management
4 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (7.25%) Security Management
5 3 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.45%) Content Management
7 1 (1.45%) Information Security
7 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.90%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) CCNA
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) MCSA
4 3 (4.35%) Avaya Certification
4 3 (4.35%) CCA
4 3 (4.35%) CCENT
4 3 (4.35%) CCNP
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 3 (4.35%) VCP5
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.90%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.70%) XenApp
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) VMware
3 14 (20.29%) Cisco
4 11 (15.94%) Citrix
5 7 (10.14%) Juniper
5 7 (10.14%) Mitel
6 6 (8.70%) Apple
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.80%) Avaya
8 4 (5.80%) HP
9 3 (4.35%) Ivanti
9 3 (4.35%) McAfee
9 3 (4.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.90%) BT
11 1 (1.45%) ESET
11 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.45%) Google
11 1 (1.45%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.45%) Sophos
11 1 (1.45%) Veeam