The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £29,750 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Support Engineer
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 66 65
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.58% 1.61% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.64% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Median salary £29,750 £26,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.42% +10.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,300 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,400 £35,350
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 Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 367 549 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.83% 98.21% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 313 403 472
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Northampton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Northampton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Northampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northampton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) SAN
3 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
4 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Google
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
2 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (26.67%) Google
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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