Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 17 January 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 West > Devon
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 64 39
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.19% 2.69% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 2.82% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 38
Devon median annual salary £23,250 £30,750 £26,200
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.39% +17.37% +4.80%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,225 £19,750
90th Percentile £31,250 £43,250 £40,000
South West median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Permanent vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 483 709 648
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 95.30% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 406 622 560
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £45,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Devon over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Exeter 0 9 £27,500 -12.70% 2
Plymouth - 6 £27,500 - 2
Torquay - 4 £22,500 -
Barnstaple +2 1 £22,000 +2.33%
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Devon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Office 365
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) SLA
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Retail
7 5 (19.23%) PDA
7 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Line Management
7 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
8 4 (15.38%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (15.38%) SAN
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) Firewall
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
9 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
10 2 (7.69%) Skype
10 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
10 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (7.69%) Break/Fix
10 2 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Skype
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
1 5 (19.23%) PDA
2 2 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Line Management
2 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) Break/Fix
3 2 (7.69%) DRM
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Awareness
4 1 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Veeam