Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Support Engineer
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 118 196
Rank change year-on-year -23 +78 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 76 124 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.53% 2.27% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.32% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 114 66
Leeds median annual salary £30,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% +11.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £24,100 £23,100 £23,542
90th Percentile £40,700 £42,500 £42,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £29,000 £30,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.69% +2.50% -1.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4817 5347 6793
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4075 4614 5470
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Leeds

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Leeds

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Leeds region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (75.00%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 36 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 31 (40.79%) VMware
5 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (34.21%) Office 365
9 22 (28.95%) MS Exchange
10 17 (22.37%) DNS
11 16 (21.05%) Cisco
12 15 (19.74%) HP
12 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (19.74%) ITIL
12 15 (19.74%) Firewall
13 14 (18.42%) DHCP
14 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
14 13 (17.11%) F5
15 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (14.47%) SAN
16 11 (14.47%) MPLS
17 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (13.16%) WAN
17 10 (13.16%) SQL
17 10 (13.16%) LAN
18 9 (11.84%) Avaya
18 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
18 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 22 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.21%) Office 365
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) DNS
2 15 (19.74%) Firewall
3 14 (18.42%) DHCP
4 11 (14.47%) MPLS
4 11 (14.47%) SAN
5 10 (13.16%) LAN
5 10 (13.16%) WAN
6 7 (9.21%) Asterisk PBX
6 7 (9.21%) VoIP
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.26%) HTTP
8 4 (5.26%) HTTPS
8 4 (5.26%) IMAP
8 4 (5.26%) Internet
8 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.63%) VPN
10 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) MSI
1 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
1 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
1 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) Node.js
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.63%) CMDB
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 57 (75.00%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Unix
7 4 (5.26%) Linux
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.32%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
2 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.21%) DevOps
4 6 (7.89%) Change Management
4 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.26%) ITSM
5 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.95%) Network Management
6 3 (3.95%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (3.95%) Time Management
7 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.63%) Line Management
7 2 (2.63%) Migration
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) C#
2 6 (7.89%) Java
3 5 (6.58%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) Go
5 2 (2.63%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) CCNP
3 4 (5.26%) CCSE
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) JNCIP
3 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.95%) CCIE
4 3 (3.95%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) MCAD
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) MCSD
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CCSA
6 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.95%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
8 1 (1.32%) Firmware
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
1 2 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.79%) VMware
3 16 (21.05%) Cisco
4 15 (19.74%) HP
5 13 (17.11%) F5
6 9 (11.84%) Avaya
7 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.58%) Citrix
8 4 (5.26%) Aruba
8 4 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (5.26%) Juniper
8 4 (5.26%) Meraki
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 4 (5.26%) Ubiquiti
8 4 (5.26%) Veeam
9 2 (2.63%) Alterian
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.32%) Mitel