The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Farnborough 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
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 6.85% 15.60% 12.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 15.77% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 55 26
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £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 Farnborough. 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
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 313 355 208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 97.51% 98.89% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 304 185
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £54,500
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 Farnborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Farnborough

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Farnborough

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

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

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Farnborough

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

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 Farnborough region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
4 25 (41.67%) VMware
5 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (33.33%) MS Office
8 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
8 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (28.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 17 (28.33%) Windows 8
9 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 15 (25.00%) Finance
11 14 (23.33%) Firewall
11 14 (23.33%) HTML
12 13 (21.67%) Cisco
12 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
12 13 (21.67%) Banking
13 12 (20.00%) ITIL
13 12 (20.00%) Linux
13 12 (20.00%) Time Management
13 12 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (18.33%) vSphere
14 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
14 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
15 10 (16.67%) SQL
16 9 (15.00%) NetApp
17 8 (13.33%) SAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 27 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Office
2 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
2 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) HTML
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (8.33%) WinForms
2 5 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (28.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 17 (28.33%) Windows 8
3 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
4 12 (20.00%) Linux
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Vista
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Unix
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
1 12 (20.00%) Time Management
2 8 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 5 (8.33%) DevOps
4 5 (8.33%) MVC
4 5 (8.33%) TDD
4 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) Defect Management
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Process Management
6 2 (3.33%) RAD
7 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) CCNA
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (18.33%) vSphere
5 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) NetApp
5 8 (13.33%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat