Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 86 62
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 7 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.09% 0.68% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 0.70% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 52
Leicestershire median annual salary £26,000 £25,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% -20.31% +20.75%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,744 £20,650
90th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £42,000
East Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £26,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +16.98% -15.87% +7.69%

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 946 1,001 1,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.28% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 853 814 1,161
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £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
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 19 August 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 +18 13 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Leicester -3 12 £31,000 +27.16%
Hinckley - 1 £26,500 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 19 (63.33%) LAN
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (36.67%) Office 365
6 9 (30.00%) Broadband
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Internet
7 8 (26.67%) SLA
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (23.33%) G Suite
8 7 (23.33%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) Migration
8 7 (23.33%) Clustering
8 7 (23.33%) Mac OS
8 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (23.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) VoIP
8 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
8 7 (23.33%) CCNP
8 7 (23.33%) CCNA
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Linux

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 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 19 (63.33%) LAN
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (30.00%) Broadband
4 9 (30.00%) Internet
5 7 (23.33%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (23.33%) VoIP
5 7 (23.33%) Wireless
6 6 (20.00%) DHCP
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) BGP
7 2 (6.67%) HSRP
7 2 (6.67%) IPv6
7 2 (6.67%) MPLS
7 2 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) TestRail
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Mac OS
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
1 7 (23.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNA
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Veeam
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix