Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 62 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.03% 1.36% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.39% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 32
Portsmouth median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% -2.99% +21.82%
10th Percentile £17,750 £21,500 £24,550
90th Percentile £30,000 £34,250 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.26% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 683 646 790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.27% 97.29% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 598 623 686
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Portsmouth region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Physics
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Finance

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (35.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) AAT
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam