The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 118 104 98
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2037 2793 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.88% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.99% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 2484 2569
Median salary £32,000 £32,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 March 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 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
London 0 724 £35,000 -2.77% 110
South East 0 623 £30,500 -6.15% 70
East of England -31 172 £30,000 +5.26% 22
South West -41 137 £26,500 - 21
North West -2 135 £28,500 +14.00% 31
Yorkshire +37 96 £26,500 -1.85% 17
West Midlands -10 93 £30,000 -7.69% 11
East Midlands -60 35 £26,500 -24.28% 17
North East +15 20 £26,250 +11.70% 5
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 2755 (66.43%) Windows
2 1847 (44.54%) Active Directory
3 1687 (40.68%) Microsoft
4 1371 (33.06%) Windows Server
5 1242 (29.95%) VMware
6 926 (22.33%) MS Exchange
7 863 (20.81%) Cisco
8 848 (20.45%) Firewall
9 832 (20.06%) MS Excel
10 828 (19.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 797 (19.22%) Linux
12 785 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 767 (18.50%) ITIL
14 716 (17.27%) Office 365
15 709 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 697 (16.81%) MS Office
17 683 (16.47%) SQL
18 673 (16.23%) Windows 7
19 534 (12.88%) SQL Server
20 526 (12.68%) TCP/IP
21 517 (12.47%) Hyper-V
22 510 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
23 503 (12.13%) DNS
24 502 (12.11%) Citrix
25 499 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
26 484 (11.67%) LAN
27 470 (11.33%) WAN
28 467 (11.26%) Finance
29 414 (9.98%) Windows 10
30 404 (9.74%) CCNA

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 926 (22.33%) MS Exchange
2 377 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 302 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 219 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 201 (4.85%) IIS
6 182 (4.39%) Skype for Business
7 145 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 118 (2.85%) Tomcat
9 104 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 95 (2.29%) Apache
11 79 (1.90%) WebSphere
12 71 (1.71%) JBoss
12 71 (1.71%) WebLogic
13 50 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 37 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 21 (0.51%) CMS
17 18 (0.43%) IBM Notes
17 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.41%) Site Server
Applications
1 832 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 697 (16.81%) MS Office
3 48 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.17%) MS Project
8 4 (0.096%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.048%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.024%) Revit
10 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
3 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.096%) Eikon
6 3 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.072%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.072%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.072%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.048%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.048%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.024%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.024%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.024%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 716 (17.27%) Office 365
2 234 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (1.69%) SaaS
5 26 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.53%) IaaS
7 17 (0.41%) PaaS
8 13 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.31%) G Suite
9 12 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 7 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.17%) GitHub
14 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.096%) Akamai
15 4 (0.096%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.096%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 848 (20.45%) Firewall
2 526 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 503 (12.13%) DNS
4 484 (11.67%) LAN
5 470 (11.33%) WAN
6 380 (9.16%) DHCP
7 373 (8.99%) VPN
8 314 (7.57%) SAN
9 292 (7.04%) VoIP
10 257 (6.20%) Wireless
11 230 (5.55%) Internet
12 180 (4.34%) VLAN
13 175 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
14 133 (3.21%) MPLS
15 117 (2.82%) Network Security
16 104 (2.51%) BGP
17 99 (2.39%) Skype
18 95 (2.29%) OSPF
19 93 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
19 93 (2.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 111 (2.68%) MySQL
3 82 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 33 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 30 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 25 (0.60%) Big Data
9 20 (0.48%) RDBMS
10 13 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 13 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (0.24%) DB2
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.19%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 47 (1.13%) JIRA
2 35 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 31 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 23 (0.55%) Subversion
5 17 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 17 (0.41%) Maven
6 16 (0.39%) NetBeans
7 15 (0.36%) IntelliJ
8 13 (0.31%) MSI
8 13 (0.31%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.27%) Firebug
10 9 (0.22%) JMeter
11 8 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.096%) Ant
13 4 (0.096%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.096%) Synon
14 3 (0.072%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.072%) Toad
General
1 467 (11.26%) Finance
2 212 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 113 (2.72%) Banking
4 93 (2.24%) Retail
5 74 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 58 (1.40%) Marketing
7 54 (1.30%) Legal
8 51 (1.23%) Back Office
9 49 (1.18%) French Language
10 44 (1.06%) German Language
11 39 (0.94%) Advertising
12 35 (0.84%) Games
13 32 (0.77%) Law
14 31 (0.75%) Publishing
14 31 (0.75%) Spanish Language
15 26 (0.63%) Electronics
16 19 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.46%) Italian Language
17 17 (0.41%) Billing
17 17 (0.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (2.72%) .NET
2 110 (2.65%) Web Services
3 89 (2.15%) XML
4 77 (1.86%) HTML
5 60 (1.45%) Software Packaging
6 47 (1.13%) Middleware
7 39 (0.94%) CSS
8 34 (0.82%) LAMP
9 30 (0.72%) ASP.NET
10 28 (0.68%) J2EE
11 23 (0.55%) REST
11 23 (0.55%) SOAP
11 23 (0.55%) Spring
12 20 (0.48%) jQuery
13 16 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
13 16 (0.39%) JMS
14 15 (0.36%) Java EE
14 15 (0.36%) Java SE
15 14 (0.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 253 (6.10%) Data Centre
2 209 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 195 (4.70%) Driving Licence
4 136 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 96 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 90 (2.17%) Clustering
7 86 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 72 (1.74%) iPhone
9 71 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 71 (1.71%) Thin Client
10 70 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 63 (1.52%) iPad
12 48 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 47 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
14 39 (0.94%) Smartphone
15 37 (0.89%) Replication
16 34 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
17 33 (0.80%) Client/Server
18 32 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
19 31 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2755 (66.43%) Windows
2 1371 (33.06%) Windows Server
3 828 (19.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 797 (19.22%) Linux
5 785 (18.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 673 (16.23%) Windows 7
7 414 (9.98%) Windows 10
8 340 (8.20%) Windows 8
9 297 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 262 (6.32%) Unix
11 166 (4.00%) Windows XP
12 156 (3.76%) Mac OS X
13 111 (2.68%) Android
14 94 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 84 (2.03%) Apple iOS
16 79 (1.90%) Mac OS
17 71 (1.71%) CentOS
18 46 (1.11%) Windows Vista
19 35 (0.84%) Ubuntu
20 32 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (18.50%) ITIL
2 162 (3.91%) Service Delivery
3 133 (3.21%) Problem Management
4 129 (3.11%) DevOps
5 120 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (2.82%) Change Management
7 112 (2.70%) Service Management
8 110 (2.65%) Migration
9 102 (2.46%) Mentoring
10 99 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 99 (2.39%) Time Management
11 98 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 84 (2.03%) Incident Management
13 83 (2.00%) High Availability
14 76 (1.83%) ITIL V3
15 75 (1.81%) Data Protection
16 70 (1.69%) CRM
17 68 (1.64%) Network Design
18 66 (1.59%) E-Commerce
18 66 (1.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 683 (16.47%) SQL
2 305 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 199 (4.80%) Java
4 193 (4.65%) Python
5 112 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 111 (2.68%) Perl
7 109 (2.63%) C#
8 105 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 87 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 62 (1.50%) PHP
11 61 (1.47%) C
12 43 (1.04%) Ruby
13 41 (0.99%) VBScript
14 36 (0.87%) C++
15 32 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 28 (0.68%) VB
17 21 (0.51%) VBA
18 11 (0.27%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.19%) VB.NET
20 6 (0.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 510 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
2 499 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 404 (9.74%) CCNA
4 375 (9.04%) Degree
5 324 (7.81%) MCSE
6 258 (6.22%) CCNP
7 238 (5.74%) Security Cleared
8 190 (4.58%) MCP
9 172 (4.15%) MCSA
10 140 (3.38%) SC Cleared
11 90 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 88 (2.12%) MCITP
13 66 (1.59%) CCSA
14 62 (1.50%) A+ Certification
15 59 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
16 55 (1.33%) JNCIA
17 52 (1.25%) CCIE
18 44 (1.06%) DV Cleared
19 37 (0.89%) CISSP
20 36 (0.87%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (9.57%) SLA
2 29 (0.70%) QA
3 14 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.14%) DICOM
5 6 (0.14%) HL7
5 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.096%) MiFID
7 3 (0.072%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.048%) COBIT
9 1 (0.024%) EMIR
9 1 (0.024%) GDPR
9 1 (0.024%) PMO
9 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.024%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1847 (44.54%) Active Directory
2 709 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 517 (12.47%) Hyper-V
4 167 (4.03%) vSphere
5 164 (3.95%) XenApp
6 90 (2.17%) XenDesktop
7 76 (1.83%) VMware ESX
8 74 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
9 54 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 41 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
11 33 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
12 31 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
13 28 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 24 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
15 22 (0.53%) Docker
16 18 (0.43%) XenServer
17 17 (0.41%) Firmware
18 14 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 14 (0.34%) Samba
19 13 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 291 (7.02%) SCCM
2 89 (2.15%) Backup Exec
3 75 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 73 (1.76%) Puppet
5 67 (1.62%) WSUS
6 51 (1.23%) SCOM
7 47 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
9 33 (0.80%) Ansible
10 29 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
11 27 (0.65%) NetBackup
11 27 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (0.60%) Nagios
13 18 (0.43%) Kubernetes
14 16 (0.39%) AirWatch
14 16 (0.39%) FortiGate
14 16 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.31%) Tivoli
16 11 (0.27%) Graphite
16 11 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1687 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 1242 (29.95%) VMware
3 863 (20.81%) Cisco
4 502 (12.11%) Citrix
5 207 (4.99%) Apple
6 197 (4.75%) HP
7 170 (4.10%) Oracle
8 158 (3.81%) Juniper
9 139 (3.35%) CheckPoint
10 127 (3.06%) Dell
10 127 (3.06%) Red Hat
11 117 (2.82%) NetApp
12 108 (2.60%) Avaya
13 107 (2.58%) Veeam
14 101 (2.44%) Palo Alto
15 100 (2.41%) IBM
16 78 (1.88%) Symantec
17 64 (1.54%) Google
18 62 (1.50%) EMC
19 58 (1.40%) Intel
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24500.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago