The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 102 108
Rank change year-on-year -34 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2143 2644 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.86% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.96% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2378 2492
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% +1.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,375 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -0.83% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in England

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in England

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in England

Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London -3 779 £35,000 -5.40% 95
South East -14 552 £31,500 -3.07% 69
East of England -27 205 £28,000 -6.66% 39
South West -26 161 £30,000 +17.07% 24
Yorkshire +31 153 £27,500 -6.77% 22
North West -38 129 £27,750 -10.48% 35
West Midlands -11 107 £30,000 +9.09% 15
East Midlands -23 56 £25,500 -14.28% 11
North East -24 4 £24,500 -31.17% 6
Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2718 (65.02%) Windows
2 1861 (44.52%) Active Directory
3 1644 (39.33%) Microsoft
4 1380 (33.01%) Windows Server
5 1117 (26.72%) VMware
6 890 (21.29%) MS Exchange
7 847 (20.26%) Firewall
8 830 (19.86%) Linux
9 829 (19.83%) Cisco
10 793 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 791 (18.92%) ITIL
12 784 (18.76%) SQL
13 759 (18.16%) Office 365
14 752 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 728 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
16 685 (16.39%) Windows 7
17 670 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 639 (15.29%) DNS
19 561 (13.42%) TCP/IP
20 552 (13.21%) Hyper-V
21 551 (13.18%) Finance
22 511 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
23 509 (12.18%) Citrix
24 508 (12.15%) SQL Server
25 499 (11.94%) LAN
26 498 (11.91%) WAN
27 488 (11.67%) DHCP
27 488 (11.67%) Windows 10
28 484 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
29 415 (9.93%) Degree

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 890 (21.29%) MS Exchange
2 322 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 236 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 223 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 212 (5.07%) IIS
6 188 (4.50%) Skype for Business
7 116 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 110 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 99 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 95 (2.27%) Apache
11 77 (1.84%) JBoss
12 71 (1.70%) WebLogic
13 68 (1.63%) WebSphere
14 51 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 29 (0.69%) CMS
15 29 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
16 26 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (0.50%) Confluence
19 18 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 728 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.096%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.048%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.024%) CATIA
9 1 (0.024%) Revit
9 1 (0.024%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.024%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 36 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
5 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.19%) MetaTrader
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.096%) assyst
7 4 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.072%) Eikon
8 3 (0.072%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.072%) Magento
9 2 (0.048%) Actimize
9 2 (0.048%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.048%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.048%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 759 (18.16%) Office 365
2 265 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (1.65%) SaaS
5 27 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.50%) G Suite
6 21 (0.50%) PaaS
7 15 (0.36%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.31%) IaaS
9 10 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.22%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.14%) GitHub
12 5 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.12%) Slack
13 4 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.096%) OpenDNS
14 3 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.072%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 847 (20.26%) Firewall
2 639 (15.29%) DNS
3 561 (13.42%) TCP/IP
4 499 (11.94%) LAN
5 498 (11.91%) WAN
6 488 (11.67%) DHCP
7 406 (9.71%) VPN
8 276 (6.60%) VoIP
9 271 (6.48%) SAN
10 269 (6.44%) Wireless
11 234 (5.60%) Internet
12 178 (4.26%) VLAN
13 165 (3.95%) MPLS
14 135 (3.23%) Skype
15 132 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
16 124 (2.97%) HTTP
17 97 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
18 96 (2.30%) BGP
19 87 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
20 84 (2.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 134 (3.21%) MySQL
3 69 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 32 (0.77%) Big Data
8 23 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 20 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.45%) DB2
10 19 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (0.24%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.22%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 45 (1.08%) JIRA
2 36 (0.86%) Maven
3 32 (0.77%) Eclipse
3 32 (0.77%) IntelliJ
4 31 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 26 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 25 (0.60%) NetBeans
7 20 (0.48%) Subversion
8 18 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.26%) Ant
11 10 (0.24%) MSI
12 8 (0.19%) Synon
13 7 (0.17%) Selenium
14 6 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.12%) Firebug
15 5 (0.12%) GoCD
15 5 (0.12%) SoapUI
16 4 (0.096%) CA Gen
General
1 551 (13.18%) Finance
2 201 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 135 (3.23%) Banking
4 126 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 81 (1.94%) Marketing
5 81 (1.94%) Retail
6 46 (1.10%) Law
7 44 (1.05%) Advertising
8 43 (1.03%) Electronics
9 38 (0.91%) French Language
9 38 (0.91%) Games
9 38 (0.91%) Legal
10 32 (0.77%) Back Office
10 32 (0.77%) German Language
11 28 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.48%) Publishing
13 18 (0.43%) Front Office
13 18 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 11 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (3.47%) .NET
2 105 (2.51%) Web Services
3 104 (2.49%) HTML
4 89 (2.13%) XML
5 63 (1.51%) CSS
6 52 (1.24%) J2EE
7 46 (1.10%) Software Packaging
8 40 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 37 (0.89%) SOAP
9 37 (0.89%) Spring
10 32 (0.77%) REST
11 31 (0.74%) Java EE
12 29 (0.69%) JMS
13 26 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
13 26 (0.62%) Middleware
14 25 (0.60%) Java SE
15 24 (0.57%) LAMP
16 18 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (0.38%) HTML5
18 15 (0.36%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 235 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 231 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (4.14%) Driving Licence
4 164 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 119 (2.85%) Blackberry
6 93 (2.22%) Clustering
7 91 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 68 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 66 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (1.56%) Fintech
10 65 (1.56%) iPhone
11 63 (1.51%) iPad
12 50 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 50 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 42 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 37 (0.89%) Replication
15 28 (0.67%) Public Cloud
16 27 (0.65%) Smartphone
17 26 (0.62%) User Experience
17 26 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2718 (65.02%) Windows
2 1380 (33.01%) Windows Server
3 830 (19.86%) Linux
4 793 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 752 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 685 (16.39%) Windows 7
7 488 (11.67%) Windows 10
8 331 (7.92%) Windows 8
9 300 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 285 (6.82%) Unix
11 201 (4.81%) Windows XP
12 139 (3.33%) Android
13 136 (3.25%) Mac OS X
14 114 (2.73%) Apple iOS
15 88 (2.11%) Mac OS
16 70 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 56 (1.34%) Windows Vista
18 53 (1.27%) CentOS
19 40 (0.96%) Solaris
20 26 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (18.92%) ITIL
2 174 (4.16%) DevOps
3 168 (4.02%) Service Management
4 146 (3.49%) Service Delivery
5 141 (3.37%) Change Management
6 139 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 135 (3.23%) Time Management
8 134 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (3.16%) Problem Management
9 132 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
10 127 (3.04%) Migration
11 101 (2.42%) Incident Management
12 93 (2.22%) CRM
13 89 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 81 (1.94%) E-Commerce
15 77 (1.84%) High Availability
16 75 (1.79%) Project Management
17 73 (1.75%) Presales
18 71 (1.70%) Configuration Management
19 64 (1.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 784 (18.76%) SQL
2 284 (6.79%) PowerShell
3 268 (6.41%) Java
4 214 (5.12%) Python
5 166 (3.97%) Shell Script
6 128 (3.06%) C#
7 114 (2.73%) Bash Shell
8 108 (2.58%) Perl
9 103 (2.46%) JavaScript
10 91 (2.18%) C++
11 69 (1.65%) PHP
12 65 (1.56%) C
13 47 (1.12%) VB
14 45 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 25 (0.60%) VBScript
16 20 (0.48%) Ruby
17 17 (0.41%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.41%) VBA
18 13 (0.31%) Groovy
19 12 (0.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 511 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
2 484 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 415 (9.93%) Degree
4 408 (9.76%) CCNA
5 312 (7.46%) MCSE
6 222 (5.31%) CCNP
7 215 (5.14%) Security Cleared
8 203 (4.86%) MCSA
9 188 (4.50%) MCP
10 149 (3.56%) SC Cleared
11 82 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 76 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
13 64 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 64 (1.53%) MCITP
14 63 (1.51%) CCIE
15 62 (1.48%) A+ Certification
16 45 (1.08%) JNCIA
17 36 (0.86%) JNCIP
18 34 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
19 32 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (8.49%) SLA
2 34 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 27 (0.65%) QA
4 22 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.14%) COBIT
6 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.12%) MiFID
8 4 (0.096%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.072%) GDPR
10 2 (0.048%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.048%) EMIR
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.024%) PMO
11 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.024%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1861 (44.52%) Active Directory
2 670 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 552 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 182 (4.35%) XenApp
5 147 (3.52%) vSphere
6 127 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 93 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 69 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 52 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
11 32 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (0.69%) Docker
13 23 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
14 19 (0.45%) vCloud
15 17 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 14 (0.33%) Xen
18 13 (0.31%) XenServer
19 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 10 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 303 (7.25%) SCCM
2 131 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 59 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 59 (1.41%) WSUS
4 50 (1.20%) Puppet
5 48 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 40 (0.96%) SCOM
7 36 (0.86%) Ansible
8 31 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
9 30 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
10 26 (0.62%) Kubernetes
11 24 (0.57%) Tivoli
12 22 (0.53%) NetBackup
13 20 (0.48%) AirWatch
14 19 (0.45%) Nagios
15 18 (0.43%) vCenter Server
16 17 (0.41%) FortiGate
17 16 (0.38%) Terraform
18 15 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 1644 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 1117 (26.72%) VMware
3 829 (19.83%) Cisco
4 509 (12.18%) Citrix
5 240 (5.74%) HP
6 209 (5.00%) Oracle
7 174 (4.16%) Apple
8 164 (3.92%) Juniper
9 131 (3.13%) Veeam
10 127 (3.04%) Dell
11 123 (2.94%) CheckPoint
12 117 (2.80%) IBM
13 104 (2.49%) Symantec
14 96 (2.30%) Red Hat
15 94 (2.25%) Avaya
16 93 (2.22%) F5
17 92 (2.20%) NetApp
18 78 (1.87%) Palo Alto
19 73 (1.75%) EMC
20 65 (1.56%) Meraki
Thame, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum £32,000 plus bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modulus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training, Travel Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + unbeatable benefits package
Posted: Yesterday