The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,380 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 59 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.50% 0.64% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.64% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Median salary £25,380 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.40% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,683 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,076 £36,000 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 393 313 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 98.25% 99.68% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 352 254 345
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Leicester

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Leicester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

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

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 4 (28.57%) Back Office
4 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) CommVault
4 4 (28.57%) Motorola
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CommVault
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) Motorola
2 4 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
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