Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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

Support Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 89 43
Rank change year-on-year +24 -46 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 42 27 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.40% 2.15% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 2.20% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 63
Somerset median annual salary £26,500 £24,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.16% -5.77% -3.70%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,500 £17,850
90th Percentile £33,875 £38,000 £43,000
South West median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +5.77%

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 1,207 1,228 1,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.69% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,033 1,052
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,600 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Somerset

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Somerset

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Somerset

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 Support Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 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 -3 20 £28,000 -10.40% 1
Taunton +26 8 £22,000 -15.38%
Portishead +4 5 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Weston-super-Mare +1 2 £23,500 -6.00%
Yeovil +4 1 - -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 - 1
Street - 1 £34,757 -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
2 19 (45.24%) Office 365
3 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) MySQL
12 7 (16.67%) Linux
12 7 (16.67%) Cisco
12 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.67%) Firewall
13 6 (14.29%) SAN
13 6 (14.29%) WAN
13 6 (14.29%) CSS
13 6 (14.29%) ITIL
13 6 (14.29%) Apache
13 6 (14.29%) HTML
13 6 (14.29%) PHP
13 6 (14.29%) Subversion
13 6 (14.29%) Ajax

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 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) G Suite
3 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 4 (9.52%) Wireless
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) VoIP
4 3 (7.14%) WLAN
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) SMS
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.29%) PEAR
1 6 (14.29%) PHPUnit
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
1 6 (14.29%) Trac
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Ajax
1 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) jQuery
1 6 (14.29%) LAMP
1 6 (14.29%) Node.js
1 6 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (16.67%) Linux
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 3 (7.14%) Android
10 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 6 (14.29%) Scrum
2 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.52%) Time Management
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) Escalation Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.38%) People Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
3 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.38%) Veeam