Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 107 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 21 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.70% 0.48% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.49% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 14
Somerset median annual salary £22,500 £20,000 £26,067
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -23.27% +2.22%
10th Percentile £20,925 £17,313 £18,925
90th Percentile £30,000 £28,125 £33,750
South West median annual salary £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +6.38% +4.44%

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 1,203 1,227 1,230
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.54% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,031 1,065
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,650 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,362 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.90% - +6.67%

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 23 February 2018. 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 £23,750 -
Portishead +6 4 £22,500 -30.77% 1
Taunton - 4 £22,000 -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £23,500 -
Yeovil +4 1 - -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 - 1
IT Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Office 365
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) SLA
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (14.29%) Time Management
10 3 (14.29%) VoIP
10 3 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.52%) Apple
11 2 (9.52%) Sun

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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (85.71%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) SMS
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.52%) Android
8 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam