The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 47 34 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.26% 5.43% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 5.67% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 9
Median salary £24,000 £33,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.35% +26.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year -5.00% +0.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 247 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.48% 95.74% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 233 284
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £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 Portsmouth

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 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 Portsmouth region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 7 (63.64%) AIX
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) IBM
4 7 (63.64%) Sun
4 7 (63.64%) Dell
4 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Meraki
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Dell
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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