Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 93 110
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 14 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.40% 1.22% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.26% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 6
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £23,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +15.00% -23.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,800 £17,313
90th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £28,125
South West median annual salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +6.38%

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 931 1,193 1,233
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 97.23% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 690 1,015 1,057
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,985 £25,850 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 17 January 2019. 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 +17 2 £27,500 +15.79%
Bridgwater - 2 £27,500 -
Street - 2 £27,500 -
IT Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (42.86%) Degree
7 6 (42.86%) Unified Communications
7 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (42.86%) VoIP
7 6 (42.86%) Web Design
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 1 (7.14%) Internet
10 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (7.14%) SLA
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco
10 1 (7.14%) WAN
10 1 (7.14%) LAN
10 1 (7.14%) SAP
10 1 (7.14%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) ERP
10 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 1 (7.14%) Wireless

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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Unified Communications
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Design
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Meraki
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) VMware