The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 146 146 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 724 919 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 2.19% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.28% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 660 844 990
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in London

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in London

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in London

Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 130 £35,000 -9.09% 35
Canary Wharf -5 11 £32,000 -17.41%
Lewisham - 11 £18,000 -
Romford - 6 £29,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +8 4 £34,000 +4.61% 4
Twickenham +4 3 £35,000 -
Bromley -3 3 £27,000 +30.12%
Heathrow -4 3 £28,500 -
Docklands, London -11 3 - -
Ealing - 3 £33,523 -
Brentford - 3 £24,000 -
Croydon -1 2 £32,250 +19.44% 1
Hounslow -3 2 £37,500 +44.23%
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
Chiswick -2 1 £34,000 +6.25%
Barking - 1 £23,000 - 1
Chessington - 1 £42,500 -
Hayes - 1 £42,000 -
Ilford - 1 £33,000 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 889 (66.79%) Windows
2 579 (43.50%) Active Directory
3 534 (40.12%) Microsoft
4 387 (29.08%) Windows Server
5 312 (23.44%) VMware
6 302 (22.69%) MS Exchange
7 288 (21.64%) Finance
8 279 (20.96%) Cisco
9 276 (20.74%) Firewall
10 266 (19.98%) MS Office
11 248 (18.63%) MS Excel
12 244 (18.33%) Linux
12 244 (18.33%) Windows 7
13 231 (17.36%) Office 365
14 230 (17.28%) ITIL
15 219 (16.45%) SQL
16 213 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 204 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 197 (14.80%) Citrix
19 189 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
20 182 (13.67%) Degree
21 172 (12.92%) PowerShell
22 166 (12.47%) SQL Server
23 161 (12.10%) Windows 10
24 154 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 153 (11.50%) DNS
26 148 (11.12%) Cisco Certification
27 142 (10.67%) TCP/IP
28 136 (10.22%) LAN
28 136 (10.22%) Apple

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 302 (22.69%) MS Exchange
2 116 (8.72%) Skype for Business
3 114 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 113 (8.49%) IIS
5 95 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 85 (6.39%) SharePoint
7 54 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 45 (3.38%) Tomcat
10 37 (2.78%) Apache
11 35 (2.63%) JBoss
12 32 (2.40%) WebSphere
13 27 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (1.95%) WebLogic
15 15 (1.13%) CMS
16 12 (0.90%) Site Server
17 11 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.60%) Confluence
18 8 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 7 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 266 (19.98%) MS Office
2 248 (18.63%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.45%) MS Project
7 4 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
3 4 (0.30%) Eikon
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.075%) Endur
5 1 (0.075%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.075%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.075%) Summit
5 1 (0.075%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 231 (17.36%) Office 365
2 74 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.85%) SaaS
5 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.60%) G Suite
6 7 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.45%) PaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Akamai
8 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.30%) IaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Yammer
9 3 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.075%) GitHub
10 1 (0.075%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.075%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 276 (20.74%) Firewall
2 153 (11.50%) DNS
3 142 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 136 (10.22%) LAN
5 131 (9.84%) VPN
6 128 (9.62%) DHCP
7 121 (9.09%) WAN
8 109 (8.19%) Wireless
9 97 (7.29%) Internet
10 82 (6.16%) SAN
11 75 (5.63%) VoIP
12 74 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (3.23%) Skype
14 39 (2.93%) MPLS
15 38 (2.85%) VLAN
16 32 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (2.40%) Network Security
17 30 (2.25%) OSPF
18 29 (2.18%) BGP
19 26 (1.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.31%) MySQL
3 34 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (0.68%) Big Data
10 9 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.38%) DB2
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (2.10%) JIRA
2 19 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.43%) Subversion
3 17 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (0.60%) Firebug
4 8 (0.60%) MSI
4 8 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.38%) NetBeans
6 4 (0.30%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.30%) Maven
6 4 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.23%) JMeter
7 3 (0.23%) Selenium
8 2 (0.15%) Hudson
8 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 288 (21.64%) Finance
2 91 (6.84%) Banking
3 71 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.01%) Retail
5 32 (2.40%) Back Office
6 28 (2.10%) Marketing
7 27 (2.03%) Legal
8 24 (1.80%) Publishing
9 20 (1.50%) Law
10 19 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.35%) Advertising
12 15 (1.13%) Front Office
13 13 (0.98%) German Language
14 12 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.83%) Games
15 11 (0.83%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.68%) French Language
17 6 (0.45%) Italian Language
18 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
19 2 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.13%) .NET
2 48 (3.61%) Web Services
3 45 (3.38%) Software Packaging
4 43 (3.23%) XML
5 37 (2.78%) HTML
6 23 (1.73%) Middleware
7 20 (1.50%) CSS
7 20 (1.50%) J2EE
8 16 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (1.13%) LAMP
10 14 (1.05%) 802.1X
11 10 (0.75%) JSON
12 9 (0.68%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.60%) RESTful
13 8 (0.60%) SOAP
14 7 (0.53%) REST
14 7 (0.53%) XMPP
15 5 (0.38%) Kafka
15 5 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 69 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 63 (4.73%) Blackberry
5 62 (4.66%) Driving Licence
6 59 (4.43%) iPhone
7 46 (3.46%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
9 33 (2.48%) Clustering
10 32 (2.40%) iPad
11 25 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.73%) Smartphone
13 22 (1.65%) Fintech
13 22 (1.65%) User Experience
14 21 (1.58%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.35%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.90%) Fat Client
16 12 (0.90%) Thin Client
17 10 (0.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 889 (66.79%) Windows
2 387 (29.08%) Windows Server
3 244 (18.33%) Linux
3 244 (18.33%) Windows 7
4 204 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 161 (12.10%) Windows 10
7 106 (7.96%) Windows 8
8 100 (7.51%) Mac OS X
9 81 (6.09%) Unix
10 78 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 72 (5.41%) Android
12 57 (4.28%) Windows XP
13 52 (3.91%) Apple iOS
14 33 (2.48%) Mac OS
15 27 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (1.88%) CentOS
17 11 (0.83%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.60%) Solaris
19 7 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (17.28%) ITIL
2 53 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (3.83%) DevOps
4 48 (3.61%) Service Delivery
5 42 (3.16%) Service Management
6 40 (3.01%) Change Management
7 38 (2.85%) Migration
8 37 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 37 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 36 (2.70%) Asset Management
10 35 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (2.63%) High Availability
11 34 (2.55%) Time Management
11 34 (2.55%) Workflow
12 28 (2.10%) CRM
13 27 (2.03%) Problem Management
14 26 (1.95%) Configuration Management
15 25 (1.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (1.88%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (1.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (16.45%) SQL
2 172 (12.92%) PowerShell
3 92 (6.91%) Python
4 73 (5.48%) Java
5 52 (3.91%) Perl
6 50 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 42 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 42 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 37 (2.78%) C#
9 33 (2.48%) PHP
10 32 (2.40%) VBScript
11 16 (1.20%) C++
11 16 (1.20%) VB
12 15 (1.13%) C
13 14 (1.05%) Ruby
14 13 (0.98%) VBA
15 10 (0.75%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.38%) Go
17 4 (0.30%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 182 (13.67%) Degree
2 154 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (11.12%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (6.84%) CCNA
4 91 (6.84%) MCSE
5 88 (6.61%) CCNP
6 69 (5.18%) MCP
7 45 (3.38%) MCSA
8 41 (3.08%) Security Cleared
9 33 (2.48%) MCITP
10 21 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.50%) SC Cleared
12 18 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (1.20%) A+ Certification
14 10 (0.75%) PhD
15 9 (0.68%) MCTS
16 7 (0.53%) CCIE
17 6 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
18 5 (0.38%) CCNP Voice
18 5 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.04%) SLA
2 18 (1.35%) QA
3 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.30%) MiFID
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.075%) EMIR
7 1 (0.075%) PMO
7 1 (0.075%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 579 (43.50%) Active Directory
2 213 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 74 (5.56%) XenApp
5 50 (3.76%) vSphere
6 41 (3.08%) XenDesktop
7 34 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
8 31 (2.33%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.13%) Docker
9 15 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.13%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.98%) XenServer
11 10 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.53%) Firmware
13 7 (0.53%) Xen
14 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 131 (9.84%) SCCM
2 57 (4.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 33 (2.48%) WSUS
4 27 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 24 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
6 20 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 18 (1.35%) Puppet
8 16 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 16 (1.20%) Nagios
9 14 (1.05%) Ansible
10 12 (0.90%) Kubernetes
11 10 (0.75%) XenMobile
12 9 (0.68%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.68%) SCOM
13 8 (0.60%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
16 4 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 534 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 312 (23.44%) VMware
3 279 (20.96%) Cisco
4 197 (14.80%) Citrix
5 136 (10.22%) Apple
6 84 (6.31%) HP
7 55 (4.13%) Oracle
8 50 (3.76%) Red Hat
9 45 (3.38%) Avaya
9 45 (3.38%) Bloomberg
10 44 (3.31%) Dell
11 37 (2.78%) Juniper
12 33 (2.48%) IBM
13 32 (2.40%) Google
13 32 (2.40%) Palo Alto
14 31 (2.33%) Reuters
15 30 (2.25%) SonicWALL
16 27 (2.03%) NetApp
17 26 (1.95%) Meraki
18 25 (1.88%) Veeam
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + on call / Bonus / Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £22500 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days + Laptop + Phone
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Penison, Bonus, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago