Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £24,750 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 60 96
Rank change year-on-year -2 +36 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 95 122 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.95% 4.34% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 4.46% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 82 109 83
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £24,750 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.61% +12.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,175 £40,250 £36,350
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,308 2,737 3,008
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 97.30% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,898 2,218 2,542
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,350 £22,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +8 40 £23,000 -16.36% 7
Milton Keynes -22 26 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Aylesbury +8 9 £24,750 +1.02% 4
Amersham 0 1 £33,000 +13.79%
Bletchley - 1 £35,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (69.47%) Windows
2 51 (53.68%) SQL
3 37 (38.95%) Linux
4 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 20 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 19 (20.00%) MySQL
6 19 (20.00%) Unix
7 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
7 18 (18.95%) Office 365
8 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
8 14 (14.74%) Capita
8 14 (14.74%) IBM
9 13 (13.68%) VMware
9 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
10 11 (11.58%) Windows 10
10 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
11 10 (10.53%) ITIL
11 10 (10.53%) VoIP
11 10 (10.53%) Hyper-V
12 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.47%) Cisco
12 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
12 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (7.37%) SCCM
15 6 (6.32%) SAN
15 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (5.26%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Smallworld
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Office 365
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.16%) IaaS
4 3 (3.16%) PaaS
4 3 (3.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) VoIP
2 6 (6.32%) SAN
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) LAN
3 4 (4.21%) WAN
4 3 (3.16%) HTTP
4 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.16%) NAS
4 3 (3.16%) Skype
5 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.11%) Wireless
6 1 (1.05%) DHCP
6 1 (1.05%) DNS
6 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.05%) VLAN
6 1 (1.05%) VPN
6 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.00%) MySQL
3 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.16%) German Language
1 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
2 3 (3.16%) WebRTC
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.05%) CCTV
4 1 (1.05%) New Media
4 1 (1.05%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 66 (69.47%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Linux
3 19 (20.00%) Unix
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
5 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.58%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.05%) Android
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.26%) Migration
4 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.21%) Change Management
5 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.21%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.16%) Time Management
7 2 (2.11%) CRM
7 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.05%) Coaching
8 1 (1.05%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (1.05%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.05%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.05%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.68%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.16%) C#
4 3 (3.16%) Delphi
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) Magik
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.21%) MCSA
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.16%) MCP
3 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.05%) CCENT
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.05%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.21%) vSphere
5 2 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) vCloud
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) SCCM
2 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.74%) Capita
2 14 (14.74%) IBM
3 13 (13.68%) VMware
4 9 (9.47%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.16%) Apple
6 3 (3.16%) ConnectWise
6 3 (3.16%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) Remedy
6 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.11%) Mitel
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
8 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.05%) Draytek
8 1 (1.05%) McAfee
8 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.05%) Symantec