The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 158 153
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 773 859 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.11% 2.14% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.24% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 707 797 899
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -1.66% +5.26%  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +12 127 £34,500 -23.33% 18
Docklands, London +2 10 £50,000 +20.48%
Romford - 9 £32,500 -
West End of London +11 8 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Twickenham -4 7 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Bromley -13 6 £22,500 -
Hayes +8 5 £42,500 -
Croydon -5 5 £24,000 -49.47%
Canary Wharf -12 4 £36,500 +4.28%
Hammersmith -23 4 £45,000 +40.62%
Lewisham - 4 £18,000 -
Barnet -5 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Wembley -8 3 £35,000 +34.61% 1
Chiswick - 3 £34,000 -
Harrow +7 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 2 £34,000 +13.33%
Uxbridge 0 2 £35,250 +35.57%
Brentford - 2 £37,500 -
Hillingdon - 2 £31,000 -
Heathrow +2 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Enfield +2 1 £25,000 -4.76% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £31,000 - 1
Mitcham - 1 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £31,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £62,500 -
Westminster - 1 £40,000 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 975 (64.87%) Windows
2 642 (42.71%) Active Directory
3 523 (34.80%) Microsoft
4 435 (28.94%) Windows Server
5 347 (23.09%) Linux
6 340 (22.62%) Firewall
7 338 (22.49%) MS Exchange
8 328 (21.82%) Finance
9 322 (21.42%) VMware
10 294 (19.56%) Windows 7
11 288 (19.16%) Cisco
12 284 (18.90%) SQL
13 280 (18.63%) ITIL
14 269 (17.90%) Office 365
15 262 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
16 240 (15.97%) DNS
17 224 (14.90%) TCP/IP
18 220 (14.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 217 (14.44%) Degree
20 212 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 211 (14.04%) Citrix
22 208 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 202 (13.44%) Windows 10
24 189 (12.57%) DHCP
25 182 (12.11%) Hyper-V
26 180 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
27 179 (11.91%) LAN
27 179 (11.91%) PowerShell
28 175 (11.64%) WAN
29 162 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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
1 338 (22.49%) MS Exchange
2 114 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (6.39%) Skype for Business
4 95 (6.32%) SharePoint
5 89 (5.92%) IIS
6 74 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 48 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 48 (3.19%) Tomcat
8 44 (2.93%) JBoss
9 39 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 38 (2.53%) WebLogic
11 33 (2.20%) Apache
11 33 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (1.66%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.20%) CMS
14 17 (1.13%) Confluence
15 15 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.80%) Site Server
17 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 262 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.13%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.67%) Siebel Analytics
3 8 (0.53%) MetaTrader
4 7 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Eikon
7 2 (0.13%) Actimize
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.067%) Endur
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.067%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 269 (17.90%) Office 365
2 91 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (2.46%) SaaS
5 15 (1.00%) G Suite
6 7 (0.47%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.33%) Slack
9 4 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.27%) OpenDNS
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.20%) Yammer
11 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.13%) Trello
12 1 (0.067%) Catchpoint
12 1 (0.067%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.067%) GitHub
12 1 (0.067%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 340 (22.62%) Firewall
2 240 (15.97%) DNS
3 224 (14.90%) TCP/IP
4 189 (12.57%) DHCP
5 179 (11.91%) LAN
6 175 (11.64%) WAN
7 155 (10.31%) VPN
8 116 (7.72%) Wireless
9 89 (5.92%) Internet
10 70 (4.66%) SAN
11 69 (4.59%) MPLS
12 63 (4.19%) VLAN
13 62 (4.13%) VoIP
14 56 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (3.13%) Skype
16 39 (2.59%) HTTP
17 38 (2.53%) BGP
17 38 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
18 33 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (2.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.93%) MySQL
3 23 (1.53%) Big Data
3 23 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.40%) Essbase
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.33%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.27%) DB2
12 4 (0.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (1.93%) JIRA
2 18 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.73%) Maven
4 11 (0.73%) Subversion
5 5 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.33%) GoCD
5 5 (0.33%) IntelliJ
5 5 (0.33%) MSI
5 5 (0.33%) NetBeans
6 4 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.13%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.13%) Firebug
7 2 (0.13%) JMeter
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.13%) Selenium
7 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 328 (21.82%) Finance
2 97 (6.45%) Banking
3 68 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.33%) Retail
5 26 (1.73%) Back Office
6 21 (1.40%) Law
6 21 (1.40%) Marketing
7 19 (1.26%) Advertising
7 19 (1.26%) Legal
8 16 (1.06%) Front Office
8 16 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.93%) Publishing
11 13 (0.86%) Games
12 5 (0.33%) French Language
12 5 (0.33%) German Language
13 4 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.13%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.26%) .NET
2 58 (3.86%) HTML
3 40 (2.66%) XML
4 39 (2.59%) CSS
5 37 (2.46%) J2EE
5 37 (2.46%) Software Packaging
6 31 (2.06%) Web Services
7 26 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (1.00%) Kafka
9 12 (0.80%) LAMP
10 11 (0.73%) SOAP
11 10 (0.67%) Java EE
11 10 (0.67%) Middleware
12 9 (0.60%) JMS
12 9 (0.60%) JSON
13 8 (0.53%) 802.1X
13 8 (0.53%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.53%) REST
14 7 (0.47%) MSMQ
15 6 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.52%) Computer Science
2 78 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 77 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 67 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 57 (3.79%) Fintech
7 43 (2.86%) iPhone
8 37 (2.46%) Clustering
9 34 (2.26%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.40%) iPad
12 20 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.33%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.20%) User Experience
14 17 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.06%) Fat Client
15 16 (1.06%) Smartphone
15 16 (1.06%) Thin Client
16 15 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 975 (64.87%) Windows
2 435 (28.94%) Windows Server
3 347 (23.09%) Linux
4 294 (19.56%) Windows 7
5 220 (14.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 208 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 202 (13.44%) Windows 10
8 104 (6.92%) Windows 8
9 102 (6.79%) Unix
10 83 (5.52%) Android
10 83 (5.52%) Mac OS X
11 78 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 70 (4.66%) Apple iOS
13 60 (3.99%) Windows XP
14 49 (3.26%) Mac OS
15 23 (1.53%) CentOS
16 20 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (1.06%) Windows Vista
18 15 (1.00%) Solaris
19 13 (0.86%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (18.63%) ITIL
2 111 (7.39%) DevOps
3 77 (5.12%) Service Management
4 59 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (3.53%) Service Delivery
6 48 (3.19%) High Availability
7 43 (2.86%) Change Management
8 42 (2.79%) CRM
8 42 (2.79%) Electronic Trading
9 41 (2.73%) Incident Management
9 41 (2.73%) Mentoring
9 41 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 38 (2.53%) Time Management
11 34 (2.26%) Migration
12 32 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
13 31 (2.06%) Problem Management
13 31 (2.06%) Release Management
14 28 (1.86%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (1.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 284 (18.90%) SQL
2 179 (11.91%) PowerShell
3 142 (9.45%) Python
4 130 (8.65%) Java
5 92 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 59 (3.93%) JavaScript
7 55 (3.66%) C++
8 48 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 46 (3.06%) C#
10 43 (2.86%) Perl
11 33 (2.20%) PHP
12 29 (1.93%) VB
13 17 (1.13%) C
13 17 (1.13%) VBScript
14 12 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.60%) Ruby
16 6 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.40%) VBA
17 5 (0.33%) Groovy
17 5 (0.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 217 (14.44%) Degree
2 180 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
3 162 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 133 (8.85%) CCNA
5 94 (6.25%) MCSE
6 81 (5.39%) CCNP
7 75 (4.99%) MCP
8 61 (4.06%) MCSA
9 55 (3.66%) Security Cleared
10 30 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 24 (1.60%) CCIE
11 24 (1.60%) MCITP
12 23 (1.53%) SC Cleared
13 21 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.33%) Master's Degree
14 20 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.06%) A+ Certification
15 16 (1.06%) DV Cleared
16 14 (0.93%) MCTS
17 12 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.32%) SLA
2 11 (0.73%) QA
3 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.40%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) MiFID
7 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
9 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.067%) PMO
9 1 (0.067%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 642 (42.71%) Active Directory
2 212 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (12.11%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.72%) XenApp
5 43 (2.86%) vSphere
6 38 (2.53%) XenDesktop
7 32 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
9 21 (1.40%) Docker
9 21 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.33%) NFS
12 5 (0.33%) Xen
13 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.27%) XenServer
14 3 (0.20%) etcd
14 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.13%) KVM
15 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 123 (8.18%) SCCM
2 42 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 37 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.73%) WSUS
5 23 (1.53%) Puppet
6 22 (1.46%) Ansible
7 21 (1.40%) Cisco UCCE
7 21 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 19 (1.26%) Kubernetes
9 17 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
10 16 (1.06%) FortiGate
11 12 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (0.73%) Nagios
13 10 (0.67%) SCOM
14 8 (0.53%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.47%) AirWatch
16 5 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.33%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.33%) Opsview
17 4 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 523 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 322 (21.42%) VMware
3 288 (19.16%) Cisco
4 211 (14.04%) Citrix
5 109 (7.25%) Apple
6 106 (7.05%) HP
7 63 (4.19%) Dell
8 56 (3.73%) Bloomberg
9 50 (3.33%) Juniper
10 45 (2.99%) Oracle
10 45 (2.99%) Reuters
11 43 (2.86%) Meraki
11 43 (2.86%) Symantec
12 41 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 37 (2.46%) SonicWALL
14 35 (2.33%) IBM
15 31 (2.06%) F5
15 31 (2.06%) NetApp
15 31 (2.06%) Palo Alto
16 30 (2.00%) Avaya
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £60K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25-30k Basic and depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago