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The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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

Support Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 148 178 126
Rank change year-on-year +30 -52 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 126 56 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 1.13% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.21% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 113 50 162
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,350 £25,500
25th Percentile £33,250 £32,031 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median % change year-on-year - +12.58% +0.67%
75th Percentile £68,750 £45,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £62,625 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.12% +16.44% +4.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,728 4,617 6,879
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.70% 92.97% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,438 4,107 6,036
10th Percentile £44,463 £42,500 £38,500
25th Percentile £55,781 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £70,500 £70,000 £66,500
% change year-on-year +0.71% +5.26% +2.31%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in the City of London

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022, Support Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (55.56%) Windows
2 52 (41.27%) Active Directory
3 49 (38.89%) Social Skills
4 46 (36.51%) Microsoft 365
5 43 (34.13%) Finance
6 42 (33.33%) SQL
7 40 (31.75%) Linux
8 36 (28.57%) Python
9 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 30 (23.81%) Windows 10
11 28 (22.22%) Fintech
12 26 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (17.46%) ITIL
14 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
15 19 (15.08%) Unix
15 19 (15.08%) Change Management
16 18 (14.29%) Mac OS
17 17 (13.49%) Degree
17 17 (13.49%) Analytics
17 17 (13.49%) SLA
17 17 (13.49%) Cisco
18 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
19 15 (11.90%) JIRA
19 15 (11.90%) Agile
19 15 (11.90%) Citrix
19 15 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
19 15 (11.90%) Serverless
20 14 (11.11%) Workflow
20 14 (11.11%) Advertising

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 13 (10.32%) Confluence
1 13 (10.32%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.35%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.79%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 46 (36.51%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (11.90%) Serverless
3 14 (11.11%) Azure
4 7 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.17%) AWS
6 3 (2.38%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.59%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.59%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.59%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.79%) Datadog
8 1 (0.79%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.79%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) DNS
2 10 (7.94%) VoIP
3 8 (6.35%) DHCP
3 8 (6.35%) NAS
4 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.76%) Firewall
5 6 (4.76%) VPN
6 5 (3.97%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.17%) Wireless
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.38%) FTP
8 3 (2.38%) SMTP
9 2 (1.59%) ADSL
9 2 (1.59%) Broadband
9 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.59%) WebEx
10 1 (0.79%) LAN
10 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) Big Data
2 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) KDB
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) JIRA
2 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.32%) GitLab
General
1 49 (38.89%) Social Skills
2 43 (34.13%) Finance
3 14 (11.11%) Advertising
4 9 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (6.35%) Banking
5 8 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Law
8 3 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.38%) Aviation
8 3 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.59%) Front Office
9 2 (1.59%) Legal
9 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (3.97%) LDAP
2 5 (3.97%) XML
3 3 (2.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.59%) WebRTC
4 2 (1.59%) XMPP
4 2 (1.59%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.79%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (9.52%) Hedge funds
3 9 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.35%) Derivative
5 7 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Handset
8 1 (0.79%) Insider Threat
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 70 (55.56%) Windows
2 40 (31.75%) Linux
3 30 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.08%) Unix
6 18 (14.29%) Mac OS
7 13 (10.32%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.56%) Android
9 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Fintech
2 26 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (17.46%) ITIL
4 19 (15.08%) Change Management
5 17 (13.49%) Analytics
6 15 (11.90%) Agile
7 14 (11.11%) Workflow
8 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.32%) Time Management
9 12 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 12 (9.52%) ITSM
10 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.14%) CI/CD
12 8 (6.35%) Application Packaging
12 8 (6.35%) Decision-Making
12 8 (6.35%) Inventory Control
12 8 (6.35%) Inventory Management
12 8 (6.35%) Process Improvement
13 7 (5.56%) Data Analytics
13 7 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.33%) SQL
2 36 (28.57%) Python
3 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.35%) Perl
6 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.17%) Java
7 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Bash
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.49%) SLA
2 7 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.32%) Docker
3 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) Kibana
1 13 (10.32%) logstash
2 12 (9.52%) SCCM
3 5 (3.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (3.17%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.79%) Automic
6 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) Grafana
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) Cisco
3 15 (11.90%) Citrix
4 13 (10.32%) Bloomberg
5 11 (8.73%) VMware
6 10 (7.94%) HP
7 8 (6.35%) Fidessa
7 8 (6.35%) Lotus
8 7 (5.56%) Informatica
8 7 (5.56%) Talend
9 5 (3.97%) Apple
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle
9 5 (3.97%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.38%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.38%) Reuters
10 3 (2.38%) Sophos
11 2 (1.59%) Adobe
11 2 (1.59%) Google
11 2 (1.59%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.59%) Meraki