Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 88 135
Rank change year-on-year -25 +47 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 66 116 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.82% 3.24% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 3.34% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 58 101 43
Bristol median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +21.15% -14.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £41,250
South West median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -

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 3,488 3,478 3,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.02% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,823 2,920 2,630
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Office 365
3 17 (25.76%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
5 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
7 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 11 (16.67%) VPN
8 11 (16.67%) LAN
8 11 (16.67%) WAN
8 11 (16.67%) Linux
8 11 (16.67%) ITIL
8 11 (16.67%) VMware
9 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.15%) Cisco
10 9 (13.64%) Juniper
10 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (13.64%) Network Management
10 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (12.12%) SCCM
11 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
11 8 (12.12%) Firewall
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (10.61%) CRM
12 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
12 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
13 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (9.09%) ITSM

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 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Office 365
2 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.06%) SaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.67%) LAN
2 11 (16.67%) VPN
2 11 (16.67%) WAN
3 8 (12.12%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) IPsec
5 5 (7.58%) Internet
5 5 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (7.58%) WLAN
6 4 (6.06%) BGP
6 4 (6.06%) MPLS
6 4 (6.06%) OSPF
7 3 (4.55%) DHCP
7 3 (4.55%) Skype
8 2 (3.03%) DNS
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security
9 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.52%) VoIP
9 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.03%) CCTV
1 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
1 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (3.03%) Replication
1 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.67%) Linux
4 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 8 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 2 (3.03%) Unix
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Debian
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Network Management
2 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (10.61%) CRM
3 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.09%) ITSM
5 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) Time Management
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Optimisation
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.03%) Change Management
8 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.03%) Information Security
8 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Security Management
8 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.03%) Perl
3 2 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) CCNA
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.55%) MCSA
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) Docker
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) KVM
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) Juniper
5 5 (7.58%) BT
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) McAfee
6 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) Avaya
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) EMC
8 2 (3.03%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) Mitel
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) Remedy
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Civica
9 1 (1.52%) Google