Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 67 70
Rank change year-on-year +25 +3 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.03% 1.63% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 1.67% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £22,700 £19,750 £20,525
90th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £39,875
South West median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +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 482 598 656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 97.55% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 375 522 590
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £57,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +31 12 £42,500 +41.67% 2
Newton Abbot - 1 £24,000 -
Barnstaple - 1 £27,000 -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Devon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Intel
5 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) PDA
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 4 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (15.00%) ActionScript
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) IIS
7 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Wiki
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.00%) VMware

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) ADSL
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (20.00%) PDA
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Wiki
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) ISMS
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Intel
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.00%) Sonus
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam