Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 76 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 39 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.91% 2.54% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.62% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 47
Somerset median annual salary £27,750 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.89% -13.85% +20.37%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,750 £18,250
90th Percentile £36,240 £34,500 £43,375
South West median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.66% -1.85%

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 1300 1297 1213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.01% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1111 1051
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £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%

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 November 2017.

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 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 -9 22 £29,500 -2.48% 1
Taunton +23 7 £22,000 -21.43%
Weston-super-Mare +1 3 £22,500 -10.00%
Portishead -1 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Clevedon -21 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
3 19 (48.72%) Office 365
4 18 (46.15%) VMware
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) ITIL
10 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
10 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (20.51%) Firewall
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.95%) Finance
13 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
14 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (15.38%) Degree
15 5 (12.82%) Unix
15 5 (12.82%) Network Design
15 5 (12.82%) Network Planning
15 5 (12.82%) NGN
15 5 (12.82%) DNS
15 5 (12.82%) IPv4

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Office 365
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
2 8 (20.51%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) IPv4
3 5 (12.82%) IPv6
3 5 (12.82%) NGN
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 4 (10.26%) VLAN
4 4 (10.26%) VoIP
4 4 (10.26%) WAN
5 3 (7.69%) VPN
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless
6 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) PEAR
1 3 (7.69%) PHPUnit
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) Trac
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) Ajax
2 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.69%) jQuery
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) React
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) EDI
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
7 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
8 5 (12.82%) Unix
9 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.13%) Android
10 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Network Design
2 5 (12.82%) Network Planning
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Time Management
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Scrum
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) ITSM
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) People Management
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PHP
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) vCenter Server
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper