The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 126 66 114
Rank change year-on-year -60 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 107 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.15% 3.43% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 3.52% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 101 61
Median salary £26,500 £35,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.28% +28.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £22,150 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £42,500 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2788 3037 3095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.77% 97.31% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 2414 2516
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +21 15 £28,250 -13.07% 8
Nottinghamshire -29 10 £25,331 -32.45% 4
Leicestershire -17 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Derbyshire -2 3 £25,250 -12.93% 3
Lincolnshire -12 1 £20,000 -27.92%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (67.65%) Windows
2 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 37 (36.27%) VMware
4 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 34 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 25 (24.51%) Citrix
6 25 (24.51%) ITIL
7 24 (23.53%) Cisco
7 24 (23.53%) SAN
8 22 (21.57%) Hyper-V
9 21 (20.59%) SQL
9 21 (20.59%) Firewall
10 20 (19.61%) Data Centre
11 17 (16.67%) Migration
12 16 (15.69%) MS Office
12 16 (15.69%) WAN
12 16 (15.69%) Office 365
12 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (15.69%) SCCM
13 15 (14.71%) LAN
13 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (14.71%) Wireless
14 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (13.73%) CCNA
14 14 (13.73%) SLA
14 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
14 14 (13.73%) XenApp
15 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (15.69%) MS Office
2 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Office 365
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.92%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.53%) SAN
2 21 (20.59%) Firewall
3 16 (15.69%) WAN
4 15 (14.71%) LAN
4 15 (14.71%) Wireless
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (7.84%) DHCP
5 8 (7.84%) DNS
5 8 (7.84%) NX-OS
5 8 (7.84%) Wireshark
6 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.92%) MPLS
7 4 (3.92%) VLAN
7 4 (3.92%) VoIP
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.98%) H.323
10 1 (0.98%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.92%) Back Office
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Legal
3 3 (2.94%) Publishing
4 2 (1.96%) Automotive
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Finance
5 1 (0.98%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) .NET
1 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) WinForms
3 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.86%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.92%) iPhone
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 69 (67.65%) Windows
2 34 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.94%) Android
8 2 (1.96%) Linux
8 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.86%) Business Continuity
6 6 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Presales
7 5 (4.90%) Project Management
7 5 (4.90%) Time Management
8 4 (3.92%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.92%) Line Management
8 4 (3.92%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.92%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.73%) CCNA
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.82%) MCITP
3 9 (8.82%) MCSE
4 5 (4.90%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.94%) Degree
6 3 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.98%) CCNP
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.57%) Hyper-V
3 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.73%) XenApp
4 10 (9.80%) vSphere
4 10 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (15.69%) SCCM
2 9 (8.82%) SCOM
3 8 (7.84%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 37 (36.27%) VMware
2 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.51%) Citrix
4 24 (23.53%) Cisco
5 8 (7.84%) HP
5 8 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.86%) Intel
6 7 (6.86%) Motorola
7 5 (4.90%) Dell
7 5 (4.90%) NetApp
7 5 (4.90%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.92%) CommVault
8 4 (3.92%) Google
9 3 (2.94%) Remedy
10 2 (1.96%) Apple
10 2 (1.96%) Avaya
10 2 (1.96%) Bomgar
10 2 (1.96%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.96%) Symantec
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