The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 38 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.17% 1.91% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.05% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +28.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 245 292 370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.33% 92.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 163 205 251
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
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 Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Luton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Luton

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Signage
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) MCP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Power Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec