Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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

Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 84 78
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.74% 2.64% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.73% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 46
Milton Keynes median annual salary £35,000 £33,250 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -8.70%
10th Percentile £24,550 £25,725 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £40,250 £39,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £25,500 £28,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +9.62% -5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,350 1,541 1,612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 96.92% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,197 1,410
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,250 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.39% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Office 365
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
6 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (32.00%) MCSA
7 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (32.00%) SCCM
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) MCSE
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) MCITP
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) IIS
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Break/Fix
6 1 (4.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) MCSA
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) MCITP
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.00%) CCNP
6 2 (8.00%) MCP
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (4.00%) VCP6
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
5 2 (8.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam