Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 93 75 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.17% 2.66% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 2.76% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 100 70 90
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £27,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.27% -4.39% +3.64%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,175 £21,750
90th Percentile £44,500 £37,750 £35,000
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 2,882 2,720 3,009
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.09% 96.59% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,562 2,320 2,486
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,875
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 August 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 August 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 +2 50 £33,000 +33.33% 7
Abingdon +1 17 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Thame -5 10 £41,250 +101.22% 1
Bicester - 3 £41,500 -
Witney -9 2 £24,000 -26.15%
Wallingford - 2 £20,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £22,500 -
Woodstock - 1 £21,500 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 32 (34.41%) Windows
2 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 29 (31.18%) Active Directory
4 23 (24.73%) Windows Server
5 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 16 (17.20%) Asset Management
6 16 (17.20%) Analytical Mindset
6 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (17.20%) Investment Management
7 15 (16.13%) Linux
8 14 (15.05%) SQL
8 14 (15.05%) .NET
8 14 (15.05%) Degree
8 14 (15.05%) Firewall
9 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.83%) DNS
11 10 (10.75%) Finance
11 10 (10.75%) Office 365
12 9 (9.68%) SaaS
12 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
13 8 (8.60%) LAN
13 8 (8.60%) WAN
13 8 (8.60%) C#
13 8 (8.60%) VPN
13 8 (8.60%) DHCP
13 8 (8.60%) Citrix
13 8 (8.60%) VMware
13 8 (8.60%) VLAN

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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) Siemens NX
2 2 (2.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
2 9 (9.68%) SaaS
3 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) Firewall
2 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.83%) DNS
4 8 (8.60%) DHCP
4 8 (8.60%) LAN
4 8 (8.60%) VLAN
4 8 (8.60%) VPN
4 8 (8.60%) WAN
5 6 (6.45%) SAN
6 5 (5.38%) Internet
7 4 (4.30%) VoIP
8 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.15%) Wireless
9 1 (1.08%) Intranet
9 1 (1.08%) Network Security
9 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
2 5 (5.38%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) GitLab
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Publishing
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (7.53%) WCF
3 7 (7.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.15%) CSS
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Analytical Mindset
1 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.15%) Fintech
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Windows
2 23 (24.73%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.13%) Linux
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Unix
5 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) CentOS
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.08%) Android
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) Asset Management
1 16 (17.20%) Investment Management
2 7 (7.53%) MVC
2 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
3 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
3 5 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (5.38%) Server Building
4 4 (4.30%) DevOps
4 4 (4.30%) Open Source
5 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.23%) Deep Learning
5 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.15%) Analytics
6 2 (2.15%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.15%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.15%) Information Security
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL
6 2 (2.15%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) C#
3 5 (5.38%) Python
3 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.30%) C++
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) HNC
3 3 (3.23%) HND
3 3 (3.23%) MCP
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) GDPR
1 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (31.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
3 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Citrix
2 8 (8.60%) VMware
3 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.23%) Sophos
4 2 (2.15%) Apple
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco
4 2 (2.15%) HP
4 2 (2.15%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) Siemens
4 2 (2.15%) Veeam
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Okta
5 1 (1.08%) Remedy
5 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow