Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 81 108
Rank change year-on-year -38 +27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.33% 2.42% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.47% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 45
East Sussex median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +29.03% +24.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £38,000 £49,300 £51,250
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%

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 2,224 1,784 2,141
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.45% 98.02% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,822 1,570 1,909
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 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -32 28 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Hove - 1 £28,500 -
Lewes - 1 £23,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco
5 9 (30.00%) VoIP
5 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) NetApp
7 5 (16.67%) Wireless
7 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (13.33%) vSphere
8 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (13.33%) HTC Vive
8 4 (13.33%) BREW
8 4 (13.33%) WordPress
8 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 4 (13.33%) SLA
8 4 (13.33%) HTML

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 4 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (30.00%) VoIP
3 6 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) BGP
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) OSPF
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.33%) DHCP
7 1 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) BREW
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) HTC Vive
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) openSUSE
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) SIEM
4 2 (6.67%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) NetApp
4 5 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard