Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 107 90 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.71% 3.15% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.25% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 104 86 79
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £34,500 £24,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.39% -4.81% -5.45%
10th Percentile £20,825 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
South East median annual salary £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.59% -3.08% +4.84%

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 2,803 2,768 3,106
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 97.02% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 2,238 2,539
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Aylesbury +31 37 £42,000 +104.88% 4
Milton Keynes -15 24 £35,000 -1.41% 3
High Wycombe -17 12 £25,000 +8.70% 2
Marlow -9 3 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Buckingham - 2 £32,500 -
Amersham +14 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Chesham - 1 £31,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £23,000 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 54 (50.47%) Windows
2 41 (38.32%) SQL
3 29 (27.10%) VoIP
4 27 (25.23%) Linux
5 25 (23.36%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
7 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
8 18 (16.82%) Unix
9 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
11 12 (11.21%) Cisco
11 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
12 11 (10.28%) ServiceNow
12 11 (10.28%) ConnectWise
12 11 (10.28%) .NET
12 11 (10.28%) Remedy
12 11 (10.28%) DNS
13 10 (9.35%) VMware
13 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
14 9 (8.41%) MySQL
14 9 (8.41%) Degree
15 8 (7.48%) Office 365
15 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (7.48%) ITIL
15 8 (7.48%) DHCP
16 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (5.61%) WSUS
17 6 (5.61%) Patch Management
17 6 (5.61%) Windows 10

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 4 (3.74%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.10%) VoIP
2 11 (10.28%) DNS
3 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.48%) DHCP
5 6 (5.61%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.67%) HTTP
6 5 (4.67%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.80%) Internet
7 3 (2.80%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.80%) Wireless
8 2 (1.87%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (1.87%) LAN
8 2 (1.87%) SAN
8 2 (1.87%) SNMP
8 2 (1.87%) VPN
8 2 (1.87%) WAN
9 1 (0.93%) ATM
9 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.93%) MPLS
9 1 (0.93%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) MySQL
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.80%) GIS
4 3 (2.80%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) JIRA
2 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Automotive
3 3 (2.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) German Language
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) .NET
2 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.67%) WebRTC
3 4 (3.74%) Ajax
3 4 (3.74%) HTML
4 3 (2.80%) MSMQ
4 3 (2.80%) Swagger
5 2 (1.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.93%) LAMP
6 1 (0.93%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.80%) New Media
4 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.47%) Windows
2 27 (25.23%) Linux
3 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.82%) Unix
5 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (7.48%) ITIL
3 6 (5.61%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (5.61%) Patch Management
4 5 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (4.67%) Scrum
4 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.74%) Time Management
6 3 (2.80%) DevOps
6 3 (2.80%) Service Management
7 2 (1.87%) Break/Fix
7 2 (1.87%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.87%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.87%) Migration
7 2 (1.87%) Network Planning
7 2 (1.87%) Software Licensing
8 1 (0.93%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.32%) SQL
2 6 (5.61%) C#
3 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.87%) Magik
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) CCNA
3 2 (1.87%) MCITP
3 2 (1.87%) MCSE
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.87%) Docker
4 2 (1.87%) pfSense
5 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) WSUS
2 3 (2.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) Cisco
3 11 (10.28%) ConnectWise
3 11 (10.28%) Remedy
3 11 (10.28%) ServiceNow
4 10 (9.35%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Capita
5 3 (2.80%) Citrix
5 3 (2.80%) Veeam
6 2 (1.87%) White Clarke
7 1 (0.93%) Dell
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com