The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 46 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.48% 0.81% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 0.85% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 7
Median salary £24,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -0.83% +5.26%  

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 352 236 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 98.60% 95.16% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 326 222 247
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) IIS
5 13 (65.00%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (65.00%) ITIL
5 13 (65.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (65.00%) Problem Management
5 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Nagios
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Veeam
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Meraki

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 13 (65.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
1 13 (65.00%) Problem Management
1 13 (65.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) AAT
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Meraki
4 3 (15.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix