Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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

Support Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 61 102
Rank change year-on-year -12 +41 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 91 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.11% 5.56% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 5.79% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 65 17
Median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,925 £22,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,250 £36,750
South West median annual salary £31,500 £28,875 £27,750
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.05% +0.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 913 1,573 1,591
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 96.09% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 668 1,190 1,311
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £30,871 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Support Engineer in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Cheltenham +3 15 £37,500 +17.19% 4
Gloucester -1 5 £31,500 -10.00%
Cirencester -10 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) C
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (10.00%) Docker
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.00%) Azure
8 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Degree

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Azure
2 2 (6.67%) AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
5 1 (3.33%) IPv6
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) EJB
1 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) Spring
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.33%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) SDLC
2 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.33%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Presales
5 1 (3.33%) Proactive Management
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Centrify
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) Red Box
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) SAP