Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 117 88
Rank change year-on-year +16 -29 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 17 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.26% 0.15% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.16% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 13
Somerset median annual salary £23,000 £23,500 £26,067
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.13% -9.85% +2.22%
10th Percentile £20,850 £19,350 £20,600
90th Percentile £35,344 £28,050 £33,750
South West median annual salary £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +16.28% -7.53%

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 1306 1290 1222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.99% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1105 1060
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,950 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Somerset

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend 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 21 November 2017. 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 - 6 £27,250 -
Taunton +19 5 £22,000 -21.43%
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £23,250 -
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
IT Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT 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 Somerset region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 12 (70.59%) Office 365
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (23.53%) VoIP
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) VLAN
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Time Management
10 3 (17.65%) Wireless
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) DNS
11 2 (11.76%) SLA
11 2 (11.76%) Sun
11 2 (11.76%) IPv4
11 2 (11.76%) IPv6
11 2 (11.76%) Citrix
11 2 (11.76%) SAN

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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) IPv4
5 2 (11.76%) IPv6
5 2 (11.76%) NGN
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) HP