Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 77 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.88% 1.81% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.88% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 16
Northampton median annual salary £22,500 £31,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.42% +25.25% -10.00%
10th Percentile £19,200 £27,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £34,100 £39,250 £34,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -21.67% +13.21% -3.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 655 957 1430
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.18% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 495 600 1276
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,450 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,525 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Logistics
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) Aruba

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 (7.69%) EPLAN
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Profibus
2 1 (7.69%) RFID
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
1 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) Ubiquiti