Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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

IT Support Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 6 7 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 0.97% 0.80% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.84% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 13
Median annual salary £28,750 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,375 £20,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,125 £34,750 £27,971
South West median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +14.58% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 585 830 981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 94.75% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 493 639 845
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £67,250 £68,750 £60,150
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,557 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.74% +0.13% +6.25%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Somerset

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Somerset.

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Somerset

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in Somerset

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
Bath -4 3 £28,000 +1.82%
Street - 1 £32,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £29,500 -
IT Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT 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 Somerset region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) KVM
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) DRBD
4 2 (33.33%) Check_MK

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Btrfs
2 2 (33.33%) Ceph
2 2 (33.33%) DRBD
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Check_MK
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds