The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

IT Support Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 325 327
Rank change year-on-year +69 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 142 132 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 125 119
Median salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +0.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in the South East

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in the South East

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in the South East

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire +31 48 £25,000 +6.38% 8
Surrey +45 28 £24,500 -18.33% 5
Berkshire +33 28 £28,000 -6.66% 6
Oxfordshire +21 17 £25,250 +12.22% 3
Kent +10 9 £22,500 -23.72% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £31,500 +40.00% 4
West Sussex +9 3 £37,500 +70.45%
Middlesex - 3 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT 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 South East region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 222 (85.38%) Windows
2 174 (66.92%) Active Directory
3 148 (56.92%) Microsoft
4 108 (41.54%) Windows Server
5 105 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (39.23%) Windows 7
6 102 (39.23%) MS Excel
7 98 (37.69%) Office 365
8 96 (36.92%) MS Exchange
9 92 (35.38%) VMware
9 92 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 89 (34.23%) Windows 10
11 73 (28.08%) Firewall
12 64 (24.62%) Windows 8
13 61 (23.46%) Hyper-V
14 59 (22.69%) Cisco
15 55 (21.15%) TCP/IP
16 45 (17.31%) MS Office
16 45 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (16.15%) SQL
18 41 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (14.23%) LAN
19 37 (14.23%) WAN
20 34 (13.08%) VoIP
21 33 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (12.31%) SQL Server
23 31 (11.92%) SAN
24 29 (11.15%) DNS
24 29 (11.15%) MCSE
24 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 96 (36.92%) MS Exchange
2 45 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.69%) IIS
7 6 (2.31%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 102 (39.23%) MS Excel
2 45 (17.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 98 (37.69%) Office 365
2 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.15%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.77%) IaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.38%) G Suite
5 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (28.08%) Firewall
2 55 (21.15%) TCP/IP
3 37 (14.23%) LAN
3 37 (14.23%) WAN
4 34 (13.08%) VoIP
5 31 (11.92%) SAN
6 29 (11.15%) DNS
7 27 (10.38%) DHCP
8 16 (6.15%) VPN
9 14 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (5.00%) Wireless
11 12 (4.62%) WLAN
12 8 (3.08%) VLAN
13 5 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.54%) IPsec
14 4 (1.54%) Network Security
14 4 (1.54%) PBX
14 4 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.54%) Skype
15 3 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.31%) InfluxDB
3 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.15%) FileMaker
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
General
1 17 (6.54%) Finance
2 9 (3.46%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.08%) German Language
3 8 (3.08%) Legal
4 7 (2.69%) French Language
4 7 (2.69%) Games
4 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.15%) Polish Language
6 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.15%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.38%) LAMP
2 1 (0.38%) XML
2 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.08%) Fat Client
1 8 (3.08%) Thin Client
2 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.69%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.31%) iPhone
4 5 (1.92%) Clustering
5 4 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.15%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.38%) AS400
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) EPoS
8 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 222 (85.38%) Windows
2 108 (41.54%) Windows Server
3 105 (40.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 102 (39.23%) Windows 7
5 92 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (34.23%) Windows 10
7 64 (24.62%) Windows 8
8 28 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (8.46%) Linux
10 17 (6.54%) Mac OS X
11 14 (5.38%) Windows XP
12 10 (3.85%) Android
13 9 (3.46%) Windows Vista
14 6 (2.31%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.77%) CentOS
17 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (6.92%) ITIL
2 10 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 8 (3.08%) Analytics
4 7 (2.69%) SIEM
5 5 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.92%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (1.92%) ERP
6 4 (1.54%) CRM
6 4 (1.54%) Post-Production
6 4 (1.54%) Time Management
7 3 (1.15%) Change Control
7 3 (1.15%) Event Correlation
7 3 (1.15%) ITIL V3
7 3 (1.15%) Line Management
7 3 (1.15%) Mentoring
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (1.15%) Network Design
7 3 (1.15%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (0.77%) Migration
8 2 (0.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.15%) SQL
2 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.92%) VB
3 4 (1.54%) C#
3 4 (1.54%) Java
4 2 (0.77%) C
5 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (11.15%) MCSE
3 23 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.08%) CCNA
4 21 (8.08%) MCP
5 16 (6.15%) Degree
6 10 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.46%) MCSA
8 8 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.31%) CISSP
9 6 (2.31%) MCITP
10 5 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.54%) CCA
11 4 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.15%) CCENT
12 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.77%) CCNP
13 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 174 (66.92%) Active Directory
2 61 (23.46%) Hyper-V
3 41 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.54%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.54%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.15%) XenApp
7 2 (0.77%) Firmware
7 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.77%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) KVM
8 1 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) oVirt
8 1 (0.38%) pfSense
8 1 (0.38%) Samba
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.08%) SCCM
2 6 (2.31%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.31%) Grafana
2 6 (2.31%) Graphite
3 4 (1.54%) WSUS
4 3 (1.15%) Kibana
4 3 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.38%) Bacula
5 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 148 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 92 (35.38%) VMware
3 59 (22.69%) Cisco
4 28 (10.77%) Citrix
5 23 (8.85%) Dell
6 10 (3.85%) Sophos
7 7 (2.69%) HP
7 7 (2.69%) LogRhythm
8 6 (2.31%) Intel
8 6 (2.31%) SonicWALL
9 5 (1.92%) Veeam
9 5 (1.92%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.54%) IBM
10 4 (1.54%) Meraki
10 4 (1.54%) Symantec
11 3 (1.15%) Apple
11 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.15%) Xerox
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Thorn SDS
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swanley, Kent
Intotec
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum + on-call allowance plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Basic Salary as well as Award Winning Traini
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and expe
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Albacore Systems Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago