Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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

Support Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 114 83
Rank change year-on-year +31 -31 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 74 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.98% 2.13% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.20% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 84
Oxfordshire median annual salary £34,000 £25,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.00% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £23,725 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £39,625
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -0.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,398 3,003 2,715
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.75% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,050 2,481 2,195
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Oxfordshire

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +18 34 £35,000 +21.74% 10
Thame - 16 £32,500 -
Abingdon -1 6 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Banbury -8 4 £25,500 +21.43%
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £22,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows Server
3 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.08%) Office 365
5 19 (25.68%) Active Directory
6 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
7 16 (21.62%) DNS
7 16 (21.62%) DHCP
8 13 (17.57%) Firewall
8 13 (17.57%) Investment Management
8 13 (17.57%) Asset Management
8 13 (17.57%) Analytical Mindset
8 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (16.22%) Web Services
9 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
10 11 (14.86%) Degree
11 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
12 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (10.81%) MVC
13 8 (10.81%) VMware
13 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (10.81%) WCF
13 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (10.81%) C#
13 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
13 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (9.46%) ITIL

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Office 365
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.05%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.62%) DHCP
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 13 (17.57%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (6.76%) Internet
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
6 4 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 3 (4.05%) Skype
7 3 (4.05%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 2 (2.70%) VoIP
9 1 (1.35%) ADSL
9 1 (1.35%) SAN
9 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) MS Access
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.35%) Redis
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
1 5 (6.76%) TortoiseSVN
1 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Web Services
2 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (10.81%) WCF
3 5 (6.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Mindset
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Life Science
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) BYOD
3 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.76%) Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) Unix
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Asset Management
1 13 (17.57%) Investment Management
2 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (10.81%) MVC
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
6 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.41%) Migration
8 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.05%) Information Security
8 3 (4.05%) SDLC
8 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.05%) Time Management
9 1 (1.35%) Business Process Analysis
9 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.35%) DevOps
9 1 (1.35%) Hardware Maintenance
9 1 (1.35%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.35%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) C#
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) HND
2 3 (4.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) GDPR
2 1 (1.35%) PMO
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) Docker
4 1 (1.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix
4 3 (4.05%) Cognos
4 3 (4.05%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) Sophos
5 2 (2.70%) Veeam
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Infor
6 1 (1.35%) Okta
6 1 (1.35%) Sun