Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 95 115
Rank change year-on-year +31 +20 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 108 77 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.76% 2.63% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 2.69% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 69
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £19,650
90th Percentile £40,250 £37,450 £40,650
South East median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.13% -1.54% +6.56%

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 2,797 2,865 3,748
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.75% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,246 2,419 3,013
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Milton Keynes +4 42 £33,250 +26.67% 17
Aylesbury +19 35 £21,750 -25.64% 5
High Wycombe +10 13 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Marlow -7 5 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Chesham - 2 £31,500 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Amersham - 1 £29,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 76 (70.37%) Windows
2 42 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 39 (36.11%) Windows Server
4 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
5 27 (25.00%) VMware
6 26 (24.07%) Cisco
7 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
7 25 (23.15%) VoIP
8 23 (21.30%) Windows 7
9 22 (20.37%) Windows 10
9 22 (20.37%) Office 365
10 21 (19.44%) PowerShell
10 21 (19.44%) Firewall
11 20 (18.52%) DNS
11 20 (18.52%) SCCM
12 18 (16.67%) Remedy
13 17 (15.74%) DHCP
13 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
14 16 (14.81%) LAN
14 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 16 (14.81%) Citrix
15 15 (13.89%) SQL
15 15 (13.89%) VLAN
15 15 (13.89%) ServiceNow
16 14 (12.96%) ConnectWise
16 14 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (12.96%) WAN
17 13 (12.04%) VPN

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 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) VoIP
2 21 (19.44%) Firewall
3 20 (18.52%) DNS
4 17 (15.74%) DHCP
5 16 (14.81%) LAN
5 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.89%) VLAN
7 14 (12.96%) WAN
8 13 (12.04%) VPN
9 10 (9.26%) SAN
10 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.85%) Internet
11 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.93%) NAS
12 1 (0.93%) SMS
12 1 (0.93%) Wireless
12 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (2.78%) Advertising
1 3 (2.78%) Retail
1 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Fintech
3 5 (4.63%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) CCTV
7 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (70.37%) Windows
2 39 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.30%) Windows 7
4 22 (20.37%) Windows 10
5 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.26%) Linux
7 10 (9.26%) Mac OS X
8 9 (8.33%) Unix
9 8 (7.41%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (8.33%) ITIL
3 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (7.41%) Service Management
4 6 (5.56%) Data Security
4 6 (5.56%) ERP
4 6 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.56%) Software Audit
5 5 (4.63%) Patch Management
6 3 (2.78%) Network Management
6 3 (2.78%) Project Management
6 3 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.85%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.85%) Time Management
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.93%) Information Management
8 1 (0.93%) Migration
8 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.89%) SQL
3 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) CCNA
3 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.41%) MCSE
5 6 (5.56%) MCP
6 5 (4.63%) MCSA
7 2 (1.85%) CCA
7 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.85%) MCITP
7 2 (1.85%) VCP6
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) CCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.93%) MCDST
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 42 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) XenApp
5 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) WSUS
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.00%) VMware
3 26 (24.07%) Cisco
4 18 (16.67%) Remedy
5 16 (14.81%) Citrix
6 15 (13.89%) ServiceNow
7 14 (12.96%) ConnectWise
8 6 (5.56%) NetApp
8 6 (5.56%) SAP
9 4 (3.70%) Apple
9 4 (3.70%) HP
9 4 (3.70%) Veeam
10 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.93%) Aruba
12 1 (0.93%) Extreme Networks
12 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.93%) Polycom
12 1 (0.93%) Verint
12 1 (0.93%) White Clarke