The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Support Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 64 88
Rank change year-on-year -38 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 170 306 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.76% 4.12% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.28% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 154 249 215
Median salary £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5925 7156 7405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.03% 96.23% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 5778 5964
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in the East of England

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in the East of England

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in the East of England

Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hertfordshire -45 59 £27,000 -2.70% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 36 £34,000 +9.67% 9
Essex -17 27 £31,498 +18.86% 1
Bedfordshire +8 18 £27,500 -15.38%
Suffolk +14 16 £30,000 +7.14%
Norfolk -3 14 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 218 (68.99%) Windows
2 141 (44.62%) Active Directory
3 126 (39.87%) Windows Server
4 124 (39.24%) Microsoft
5 90 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (26.58%) ITIL
7 80 (25.32%) Linux
7 80 (25.32%) VMware
8 77 (24.37%) Office 365
9 76 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (21.84%) Firewall
10 69 (21.84%) Windows 7
11 62 (19.62%) MS Exchange
12 61 (19.30%) DNS
13 59 (18.67%) MS Excel
14 58 (18.35%) MS Office
15 54 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (16.14%) SQL
16 51 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 49 (15.51%) Cisco
18 45 (14.24%) WAN
19 44 (13.92%) TCP/IP
20 43 (13.61%) DHCP
20 43 (13.61%) Windows 10
21 42 (13.29%) MCSE
22 39 (12.34%) LAN
23 37 (11.71%) Citrix
23 37 (11.71%) Degree
24 34 (10.76%) SCCM
24 34 (10.76%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 62 (19.62%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.91%) Skype for Business
3 21 (6.65%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.53%) Apache
6 8 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.90%) IIS
9 5 (1.58%) Documentum
10 3 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 58 (18.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.32%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (24.37%) Office 365
2 28 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.22%) PaaS
6 5 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.95%) G Suite
7 3 (0.95%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (21.84%) Firewall
2 61 (19.30%) DNS
3 45 (14.24%) WAN
4 44 (13.92%) TCP/IP
5 43 (13.61%) DHCP
6 39 (12.34%) LAN
7 30 (9.49%) VPN
8 24 (7.59%) Internet
9 19 (6.01%) HTTP
10 18 (5.70%) SAN
10 18 (5.70%) VoIP
11 17 (5.38%) HTTPS
11 17 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
11 17 (5.38%) VLAN
12 15 (4.75%) SMTP
13 14 (4.43%) Wireless
14 12 (3.80%) IP Telephony
14 12 (3.80%) Skype
15 10 (3.16%) IMAP
16 9 (2.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) MySQL
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Ant
1 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.48%) Finance
3 8 (2.53%) Retail
4 6 (1.90%) Marketing
4 6 (1.90%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.58%) French Language
6 3 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.95%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
1 7 (2.22%) Apache Camel
1 7 (2.22%) jQuery
1 7 (2.22%) Middleware
2 5 (1.58%) HTML
3 4 (1.27%) CSS
4 3 (0.95%) .NET
4 3 (0.95%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) COM
5 1 (0.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.54%) Driving Licence
2 18 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.22%) CMDB
7 6 (1.90%) Clustering
7 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.58%) IVR
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.27%) iPad
10 3 (0.95%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.95%) NHS
10 3 (0.95%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.95%) User Experience
11 2 (0.63%) Digital Signage
11 2 (0.63%) iSeries
11 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.63%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 218 (68.99%) Windows
2 126 (39.87%) Windows Server
3 90 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (25.32%) Linux
5 76 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (21.84%) Windows 7
7 43 (13.61%) Windows 10
8 33 (10.44%) Unix
9 23 (7.28%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (4.11%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.22%) CentOS
13 7 (2.22%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.90%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.58%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.58%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.63%) Fedora
17 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.58%) ITIL
2 26 (8.23%) Change Management
3 25 (7.91%) Incident Management
4 22 (6.96%) Mathematics
5 17 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (4.75%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.11%) DevOps
8 12 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (3.80%) Service Management
9 11 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (3.48%) Mentoring
9 11 (3.48%) Problem Management
9 11 (3.48%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.48%) Time Management
10 10 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.53%) High Availability
12 7 (2.22%) Coaching
12 7 (2.22%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.22%) Presales
12 7 (2.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.14%) SQL
2 17 (5.38%) Java
3 14 (4.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.11%) C
5 11 (3.48%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.48%) Perl
5 11 (3.48%) Python
6 10 (3.16%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.63%) C#
8 2 (0.63%) C++
8 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (13.29%) MCSE
3 37 (11.71%) Degree
4 32 (10.13%) MCSA
5 28 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (8.54%) CCNA
7 23 (7.28%) MCP
8 19 (6.01%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.75%) Network+ Certification
9 15 (4.75%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.11%) CCNP
11 11 (3.48%) MCITP
12 9 (2.85%) A+ Certification
13 8 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 2 (0.63%) CCA
17 2 (0.63%) CCEA
18 1 (0.32%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 141 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 54 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.76%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.11%) XenApp
5 11 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.53%) vSphere
7 7 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.32%) iptables
9 1 (0.32%) KVM
9 1 (0.32%) pfSense
9 1 (0.32%) vCloud
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.32%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (10.76%) SCCM
2 10 (3.16%) Packer
2 10 (3.16%) Terraform
2 10 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.90%) SCOM
4 5 (1.58%) Ansible
4 5 (1.58%) CFEngine
4 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.58%) Puppet
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.95%) ThinApp
6 3 (0.95%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.63%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 124 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 80 (25.32%) VMware
3 49 (15.51%) Cisco
4 37 (11.71%) Citrix
5 20 (6.33%) IBM
6 17 (5.38%) Oracle
7 15 (4.75%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.16%) Apple
9 9 (2.85%) Mitel
9 9 (2.85%) Veeam
10 8 (2.53%) Google
11 7 (2.22%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.90%) Huawei
12 6 (1.90%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.90%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.90%) Sonus
12 6 (1.90%) Zeacom
13 5 (1.58%) Avaya
13 5 (1.58%) Symantec
14 4 (1.27%) HP
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