The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 124 142
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 126 149 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.43% 2.34% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.43% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117 146 173
Median salary £34,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +26.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4949 6138 9863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.30% 96.22% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 5605 8439
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in the City of London

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in the City of London

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in the City of London

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 170 (66.41%) Windows
2 94 (36.72%) Microsoft
3 90 (35.16%) Linux
3 90 (35.16%) Finance
4 76 (29.69%) SQL
5 72 (28.13%) Windows Server
6 68 (26.56%) Firewall
7 66 (25.78%) Active Directory
8 64 (25.00%) ITIL
9 60 (23.44%) Cisco
10 54 (21.09%) DNS
11 53 (20.70%) Java
11 53 (20.70%) Degree
12 52 (20.31%) Python
13 50 (19.53%) MS Exchange
13 50 (19.53%) Windows 7
14 48 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 48 (18.75%) Citrix
14 48 (18.75%) Shell Script
15 46 (17.97%) Hyper-V
16 45 (17.58%) VMware
17 42 (16.41%) DHCP
17 42 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 40 (15.63%) WAN
18 40 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (15.23%) Microsoft Office
19 39 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
20 38 (14.84%) LAN
20 38 (14.84%) Windows 10
21 35 (13.67%) C++

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 50 (19.53%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 27 (10.55%) IIS
4 18 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.69%) JBoss
7 12 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.69%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.91%) Apache
8 10 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.56%) Apache TomEE
13 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.78%) CMS
14 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (15.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Siebel Analytics
2 8 (3.13%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.28%) Office 365
2 10 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.17%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Catchpoint
6 1 (0.39%) G Suite
6 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.56%) Firewall
2 54 (21.09%) DNS
3 48 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 42 (16.41%) DHCP
5 40 (15.63%) WAN
6 38 (14.84%) LAN
7 27 (10.55%) Wireless
8 23 (8.98%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (7.81%) VPN
10 18 (7.03%) SNMP
11 13 (5.08%) SAN
12 11 (4.30%) Network Security
13 10 (3.91%) SMTP
14 9 (3.52%) IP Telephony
15 8 (3.13%) Telnet
15 8 (3.13%) VLAN
16 7 (2.73%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (2.73%) HTTP
16 7 (2.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (3.13%) MySQL
4 6 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) Big Data
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.95%) Subversion
3 3 (1.17%) JIRA
4 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.78%) Firebug
4 2 (0.78%) JMeter
4 2 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 90 (35.16%) Finance
2 21 (8.20%) Banking
3 9 (3.52%) Back Office
4 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.95%) Front Office
5 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
6 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.86%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (4.69%) HTML
3 9 (3.52%) CSS
4 8 (3.13%) J2EE
5 5 (1.95%) Web Services
6 4 (1.56%) .NET
6 4 (1.56%) CGI
6 4 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.56%) HTML5
6 4 (1.56%) Java EE
6 4 (1.56%) JSP
7 3 (1.17%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.17%) JMS
7 3 (1.17%) Middleware
8 2 (0.78%) JSON
8 2 (0.78%) RESTful
9 1 (0.39%) Django
9 1 (0.39%) Flask
9 1 (0.39%) Mason
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.28%) Fintech
2 29 (11.33%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.59%) Blackberry
4 19 (7.42%) Data Centre
5 18 (7.03%) Clustering
5 18 (7.03%) Public Cloud
6 15 (5.86%) Driving Licence
7 14 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.91%) iPhone
9 7 (2.73%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.95%) Equities
11 4 (1.56%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.17%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.78%) Celerra
13 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.78%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 170 (66.41%) Windows
2 90 (35.16%) Linux
3 72 (28.13%) Windows Server
4 50 (19.53%) Windows 7
5 42 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (14.84%) Windows 10
8 30 (11.72%) Windows 8
9 25 (9.77%) Unix
10 13 (5.08%) CentOS
10 13 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.69%) Android
12 9 (3.52%) Mac OS X
12 9 (3.52%) Windows XP
13 8 (3.13%) Solaris
14 7 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.95%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.00%) ITIL
2 34 (13.28%) Electronic Trading
3 22 (8.59%) Mathematics
3 22 (8.59%) Physics
4 19 (7.42%) Service Management
5 15 (5.86%) DevOps
5 15 (5.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (4.30%) SDLC
8 10 (3.91%) Migration
9 9 (3.52%) Analytics
9 9 (3.52%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (3.52%) Time Management
10 8 (3.13%) ITSM
11 7 (2.73%) Release Management
11 7 (2.73%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.34%) Change Control
12 6 (2.34%) CRM
12 6 (2.34%) High Availability
12 6 (2.34%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.69%) SQL
2 53 (20.70%) Java
3 52 (20.31%) Python
4 48 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 35 (13.67%) C++
6 23 (8.98%) JavaScript
6 23 (8.98%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.08%) VB
8 12 (4.69%) VBScript
9 11 (4.30%) PHP
10 10 (3.91%) Perl
11 7 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.56%) C#
14 3 (1.17%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (20.70%) Degree
2 39 (15.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (13.67%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.20%) CCNA
5 20 (7.81%) MCSE
5 20 (7.81%) Security Cleared
6 18 (7.03%) CCNP
7 13 (5.08%) MCP
8 11 (4.30%) MCITP
8 11 (4.30%) MCSA
9 9 (3.52%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.73%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.95%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.95%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (1.95%) MCTS
11 5 (1.95%) RHCA
11 5 (1.95%) RHCE
12 4 (1.56%) CCIE
12 4 (1.56%) LPIC
12 4 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) SLA
2 6 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 66 (25.78%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.97%) Hyper-V
3 29 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (8.20%) XenApp
5 8 (3.13%) vSphere
6 7 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.95%) XenServer
8 3 (1.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.78%) Docker
9 2 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (5.86%) SCCM
2 10 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.91%) Puppet
3 8 (3.13%) Ansible
4 7 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.95%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.56%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.78%) Nagios
8 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.78%) SCOM
8 2 (0.78%) SCSM
8 2 (0.78%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.78%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 94 (36.72%) Microsoft
2 60 (23.44%) Cisco
3 48 (18.75%) Citrix
4 45 (17.58%) VMware
5 21 (8.20%) HP
6 20 (7.81%) Apple
7 13 (5.08%) EMC
7 13 (5.08%) F5
7 13 (5.08%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.69%) Fortinet
8 12 (4.69%) NetApp
8 12 (4.69%) Palo Alto
9 11 (4.30%) Juniper
9 11 (4.30%) Siebel
10 9 (3.52%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.52%) Dell
11 7 (2.73%) Aruba
11 7 (2.73%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (2.73%) Meraki
12 6 (2.34%) Splunk
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified DOE
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
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Crimson Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £53000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Ebury
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dataquest UK Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience, plus benefi
Posted: 22 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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