Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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

Support Engineer
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 13 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.22% 1.48% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 1.51% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 43
Leicestershire median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% -8.33% +13.21%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,642 £20,800
90th Percentile £31,950 £28,750 £44,250
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 913 863 1,432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 98.40% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 796 767 1,203
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Loughborough +11 11 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Leicester -21 11 £31,000 +12.73% 1
Hinckley - 4 £31,250 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (83.33%) WAN
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) LAN
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco
6 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Firewall
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) Office 365
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 9 (30.00%) VoIP
9 9 (30.00%) Broadband
9 9 (30.00%) SLA
9 9 (30.00%) Internet
10 7 (23.33%) CCNP
10 7 (23.33%) CCNA
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 7 (23.33%) G Suite
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (23.33%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (23.33%) Mac OS
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) Veeam
11 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (20.00%) Replication
11 6 (20.00%) Wireless

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) WAN
2 16 (53.33%) LAN
3 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (36.67%) Firewall
5 9 (30.00%) Broadband
5 9 (30.00%) Internet
5 9 (30.00%) VoIP
6 7 (23.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (20.00%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) HSRP
8 2 (6.67%) IPv6
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
9 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) TestRail
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Mac OS
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNA
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Mitel
4 1 (3.33%) VMware