The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.06% 3.48% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 3.54% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 16
Median salary £27,500 £20,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.14% -29.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,200 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 611 622 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.98% 98.42% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 444
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +1 8 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Taunton -9 2 £26,000 +57.57%
Bruton - 1 £20,000 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) MCP
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) Samba
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10

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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) ADSL
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 4 (17.39%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) Samba
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
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