Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 114 93
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 107 68 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.79% 2.14% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.21% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 62 100
Bristol median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45% -1.79%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £38,950 £42,500 £44,100
South West median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.66% -1.85%

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 3733 3077 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.94% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 2636 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Bristol region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (69.16%) Windows
2 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
3 43 (40.19%) Windows Server
4 41 (38.32%) Windows 7
5 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
6 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (25.23%) VMware
7 24 (22.43%) ITIL
8 21 (19.63%) Linux
9 18 (16.82%) Citrix
10 16 (14.95%) Cisco
10 16 (14.95%) SQL
10 16 (14.95%) Office 365
11 15 (14.02%) Windows 10
11 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (14.02%) SLA
11 15 (14.02%) VPN
12 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
13 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
13 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
14 11 (10.28%) Firewall
14 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
14 11 (10.28%) LAN
14 11 (10.28%) WAN
14 11 (10.28%) Avaya
14 11 (10.28%) Hyper-V
15 10 (9.35%) Degree

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 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.80%) CMS
5 3 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.80%) Houdini
3 3 (2.80%) Maya
3 3 (2.80%) NUKE
3 3 (2.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) VPN
2 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.28%) Firewall
3 11 (10.28%) LAN
3 11 (10.28%) WAN
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
5 6 (5.61%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) VLAN
6 5 (4.67%) ADSL
6 5 (4.67%) Broadband
6 5 (4.67%) Network Security
6 5 (4.67%) Skype
6 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.74%) DHCP
7 4 (3.74%) SMS
7 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.80%) PBX
8 3 (2.80%) SAN
9 2 (1.87%) SSL
9 2 (1.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.74%) Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) French Language
5 2 (1.87%) German Language
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (0.93%) Loki
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
1 1 (0.93%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.80%) Animation
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) CCTV
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (69.16%) Windows
2 43 (40.19%) Windows Server
3 41 (38.32%) Windows 7
4 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (19.63%) Linux
6 15 (14.02%) Windows 10
6 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
8 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.74%) CentOS
9 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) ITIL
2 9 (8.41%) Patch Management
2 9 (8.41%) Proactive Monitoring
2 9 (8.41%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (3.74%) B2B
4 3 (2.80%) 3D Animation
4 3 (2.80%) 3D Rendering
4 3 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.80%) Content Management
4 3 (2.80%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (2.80%) DevOps
4 3 (2.80%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Programme Management
4 3 (2.80%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
4 3 (2.80%) Service Management
4 3 (2.80%) Software Deployment
4 3 (2.80%) Ticket Management
4 3 (2.80%) Visual Effects
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) C#
3 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.54%) CCNA
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (2.80%) CCA
5 3 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.80%) MCSA
5 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.87%) CCNP
6 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.87%) MCITP
6 2 (1.87%) VCP5
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.67%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.74%) XenApp
6 3 (2.80%) Firmware
6 3 (2.80%) NFS
6 3 (2.80%) Samba
6 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.87%) XenServer
8 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.93%) Docker
8 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) WSUS
2 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.23%) VMware
3 18 (16.82%) Citrix
4 16 (14.95%) Cisco
5 11 (10.28%) Avaya
6 4 (3.74%) Apple
6 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.74%) Genesys
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.74%) Veeam
7 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.80%) F5
7 3 (2.80%) Juniper
7 3 (2.80%) SAP
7 3 (2.80%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.87%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle
8 2 (1.87%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.93%) Polycom
9 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard