Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 20 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.15% 3.13% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 3.17% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 19
Leicester median annual salary £27,500 £36,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.61% +44.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £37,566 £45,000 £39,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +14.29% -18.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 549 819 813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 98.67% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 507 744 685
Leicester median annual salary £39,000 £40,250 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.11% +1.90% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,650 £25,325 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £56,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.19% -0.77%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) Clustering
4 8 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Wireless
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) People Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) VMware