Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 83 71
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.87% 2.72% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 2.78% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 37
Somerset median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £17,500 £16,200
90th Percentile £43,895 £39,775 £35,200
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 974 1,296 1,214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.78% 97.81% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1,023 1,067
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,388 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,075 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +17 24 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Taunton +13 12 £42,029 +21.82% 3
Portishead +4 8 £22,500 -20.35%
Yeovil -8 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £23,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (31.25%) Office 365
5 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 14 (29.17%) Finance
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco
8 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (22.92%) VMware
9 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (20.83%) SAN
10 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
10 10 (20.83%) LAN
10 10 (20.83%) WLAN
10 10 (20.83%) WAN
10 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
12 7 (14.58%) MVC
12 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (14.58%) WPF
12 7 (14.58%) System Testing
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Office 365
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.33%) IaaS
3 4 (8.33%) PaaS
3 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LAN
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
1 10 (20.83%) WAN
1 10 (20.83%) WLAN
2 4 (8.33%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) SSL
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) QlikView
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) PEAR
2 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) Trac
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
1 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
1 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (14.58%) WPF
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) LAMP
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) MVC
4 7 (14.58%) System Testing
4 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.33%) ITSM
7 4 (8.33%) Security Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Security Patching
8 2 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) AWS Certification
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco
3 11 (22.92%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.08%) Veeam