Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 18 February 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 East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 30 115
Rank change year-on-year -63 +85 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 51 121 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.50% 6.69% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 6.77% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 122 32
East Sussex median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +73.91% -4.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £32,500
South East median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.13% -1.54% +6.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2,012 1,787 2,094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.48% 98.73% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,827 1,635 1,853
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £22,670
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,150 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in East Sussex

Support Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Brighton -58 47 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Eastbourne - 2 £30,000 -
Uckfield - 2 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 East Sussex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) VMware
3 34 (66.67%) Cisco
4 30 (58.82%) Linux
5 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
7 22 (43.14%) DNS
8 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
8 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
9 20 (39.22%) VoIP
10 16 (31.37%) DHCP
10 16 (31.37%) DevOps
10 16 (31.37%) VLAN
11 14 (27.45%) CCNA
11 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (25.49%) SQL
12 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
12 13 (25.49%) vSphere
13 12 (23.53%) Driving Licence
13 12 (23.53%) Firewall
14 11 (21.57%) IIS
15 10 (19.61%) MySQL
15 10 (19.61%) Ticket Management
16 9 (17.65%) ITIL
16 9 (17.65%) NetApp
17 8 (15.69%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (15.69%) Juniper
17 8 (15.69%) CCNP
17 8 (15.69%) LAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (21.57%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Office 365
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) TCP/IP
2 22 (43.14%) DNS
3 20 (39.22%) VoIP
4 16 (31.37%) DHCP
4 16 (31.37%) VLAN
5 12 (23.53%) Firewall
6 8 (15.69%) BGP
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (15.69%) LAN
6 8 (15.69%) OSPF
6 8 (15.69%) WAN
6 8 (15.69%) Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) SAN
8 2 (3.92%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
9 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Driving Licence
3 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (7.84%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) Linux
3 21 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) openSUSE
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) DevOps
2 10 (19.61%) Ticket Management
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.69%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (15.69%) SIEM
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.80%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.96%) Server Patching
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) PHP
2 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
3 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) CCNA
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) CCNP
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (25.49%) vSphere
4 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.76%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) VMware
2 34 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (17.65%) NetApp
4 8 (15.69%) Juniper
4 8 (15.69%) Nimble Storage
4 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
5 7 (13.73%) Citrix
6 4 (7.84%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) Mitel
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard