Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 105 116
Rank change year-on-year -29 +11 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 62 108 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.65% 2.81% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.88% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 88 62
Bristol median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -5.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £41,375 £39,325 £42,500
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 3,643 3,751 3,102
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.56% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,961 3,116 2,658
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 18 (29.03%) Windows 10
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
5 14 (22.58%) Office 365
6 13 (20.97%) Linux
6 13 (20.97%) VMware
7 11 (17.74%) LAN
7 11 (17.74%) WAN
7 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 10 (16.13%) ITIL
8 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.13%) Cisco
9 9 (14.52%) VPN
10 8 (12.90%) DNS
10 8 (12.90%) DHCP
10 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (12.90%) SQL
10 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (11.29%) VoIP
11 7 (11.29%) Juniper
11 7 (11.29%) Firewall
11 7 (11.29%) Mitel
12 6 (9.68%) ITSM
12 6 (9.68%) Citrix

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 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Mattermost
3 2 (3.23%) nginx
3 2 (3.23%) XWiki
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Office 365
2 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.45%) SaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.23%) GitHub
5 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Serverless
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.74%) LAN
2 11 (17.74%) WAN
3 9 (14.52%) VPN
4 8 (12.90%) DHCP
4 8 (12.90%) DNS
5 7 (11.29%) Firewall
5 7 (11.29%) VoIP
6 4 (6.45%) WLAN
7 3 (4.84%) IPsec
7 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.23%) MPLS
8 2 (3.23%) Network Security
8 2 (3.23%) SNMP
9 1 (1.61%) 3G
9 1 (1.61%) ADSL
9 1 (1.61%) BGP
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) OSPF
9 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) GoCD
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Marketing
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Law
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) Lucene
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) iPhone
2 4 (6.45%) iPad
3 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.23%) CCTV
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows 10
3 13 (20.97%) Linux
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.06%) Android
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.23%) AIX
10 2 (3.23%) Unix
11 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (9.68%) ITSM
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (8.06%) Line Management
4 5 (8.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.84%) Service Management
7 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Information Security
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Security Management
7 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) AWS Certification
1 5 (8.06%) CCNA
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) MCSA
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) Avaya Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CCENT
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.68%) XenApp
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.23%) Docker
5 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco
4 7 (11.29%) Juniper
4 7 (11.29%) Mitel
5 6 (9.68%) Apple
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) McAfee
6 4 (6.45%) NetApp
7 3 (4.84%) Avaya
7 3 (4.84%) BT
8 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
9 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) Progress
9 1 (1.61%) Remedy