The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 299 327
Rank change year-on-year +44 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 144 138 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 140 131 129
Median salary £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £24,250
% change year-on-year -1.88% +9.27%  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +34 45 £25,500 +2.00% 8
Berkshire +18 31 £28,000 -3.44% 7
Surrey +47 20 £30,000 -12.40% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £25,250 -27.85% 4
Kent +17 15 £26,500 -1.69%
Oxfordshire +20 9 £28,000 +12.00% 2
East Sussex +17 4 £25,000 -47.36%
West Sussex -7 4 £27,250 +23.86%
Middlesex +3 1 £35,000 +52.17%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 253 (88.46%) Windows
2 211 (73.78%) Active Directory
3 157 (54.90%) Microsoft
4 138 (48.25%) Windows Server
5 111 (38.81%) VMware
6 102 (35.66%) MS Exchange
7 97 (33.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (32.87%) Office 365
9 82 (28.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (28.32%) Windows 7
11 77 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (26.22%) Hyper-V
13 64 (22.38%) Microsoft Office
14 63 (22.03%) Windows 10
15 61 (21.33%) LAN
16 60 (20.98%) Cisco
17 59 (20.63%) WAN
17 59 (20.63%) Firewall
18 52 (18.18%) Windows 8
19 51 (17.83%) TCP/IP
20 49 (17.13%) DNS
21 45 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
22 43 (15.03%) DHCP
23 42 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
24 38 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2013
24 38 (13.29%) SQL
24 38 (13.29%) MCSE
24 38 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
25 37 (12.94%) ITIL
26 35 (12.24%) Citrix

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
1 102 (35.66%) MS Exchange
2 42 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.15%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.45%) IIS
7 5 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 64 (22.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 94 (32.87%) Office 365
2 31 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.70%) G Suite
4 2 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.35%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (21.33%) LAN
2 59 (20.63%) Firewall
2 59 (20.63%) WAN
3 51 (17.83%) TCP/IP
4 49 (17.13%) DNS
5 43 (15.03%) DHCP
6 24 (8.39%) SAN
7 22 (7.69%) Wireless
8 21 (7.34%) VPN
9 18 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (5.24%) WLAN
11 12 (4.20%) VoIP
12 10 (3.50%) VLAN
13 5 (1.75%) Internet
13 5 (1.75%) Skype
14 2 (0.70%) ADSL
14 2 (0.70%) Broadband
14 2 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.70%) PCoIP
14 2 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.70%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.70%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) DB2
6 1 (0.35%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (8.39%) Finance
2 13 (4.55%) Marketing
3 9 (3.15%) French Language
4 8 (2.80%) German Language
4 8 (2.80%) Legal
5 7 (2.45%) Games
5 7 (2.45%) Law
6 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.10%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.75%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.05%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.05%) Polish Language
8 3 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) COM
1 1 (0.35%) MAPI
1 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.35%) XML
1 1 (0.35%) XML Messaging
1 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.90%) iPhone
2 9 (3.15%) Driving Licence
3 8 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.40%) Clustering
7 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.05%) CMDB
8 3 (1.05%) PDA
8 3 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 253 (88.46%) Windows
2 138 (48.25%) Windows Server
3 97 (33.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (28.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (28.32%) Windows 7
6 63 (22.03%) Windows 10
7 52 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 32 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (10.84%) Linux
10 20 (6.99%) Windows XP
11 19 (6.64%) Android
12 16 (5.59%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.80%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.10%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.70%) VMS
18 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.94%) ITIL
2 10 (3.50%) Service Delivery
3 9 (3.15%) Incident Management
4 8 (2.80%) Service Management
5 7 (2.45%) Analytics
5 7 (2.45%) CRM
5 7 (2.45%) Migration
5 7 (2.45%) SIEM
6 6 (2.10%) Hardware Maintenance
6 6 (2.10%) Time Management
7 5 (1.75%) Change Control
7 5 (1.75%) ITIL V3
7 5 (1.75%) Mentoring
7 5 (1.75%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (1.75%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (1.40%) Configuration Management
8 4 (1.40%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (1.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (1.40%) ERP
8 4 (1.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.29%) SQL
2 9 (3.15%) C#
3 8 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.75%) VB
5 4 (1.40%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) C++
6 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (13.29%) MCSE
3 30 (10.49%) CCNA
4 21 (7.34%) MCP
5 18 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.29%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.24%) Degree
7 13 (4.55%) A+ Certification
8 11 (3.85%) MCSA
9 10 (3.50%) MCITP
10 6 (2.10%) CISSP
11 5 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.40%) CCA
12 4 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.70%) CCNP
13 2 (0.70%) MCTS
13 2 (0.70%) MOS
13 2 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 211 (73.78%) Active Directory
2 77 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (26.22%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.80%) vSphere
5 8 (2.80%) XenApp
6 7 (2.45%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.40%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.05%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.70%) XenServer
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (9.09%) SCCM
2 9 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.40%) Nagios
3 4 (1.40%) WSUS
4 2 (0.70%) Grafana
4 2 (0.70%) Graphite
4 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.70%) Packer
4 2 (0.70%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 111 (38.81%) VMware
3 60 (20.98%) Cisco
4 35 (12.24%) Citrix
5 12 (4.20%) Veeam
6 10 (3.50%) Sophos
7 9 (3.15%) Apple
8 7 (2.45%) HP
8 7 (2.45%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.10%) Dell
9 6 (2.10%) Meraki
9 6 (2.10%) Siebel
9 6 (2.10%) SonicWALL
10 5 (1.75%) Avaya
10 5 (1.75%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.40%) Google
12 3 (1.05%) EMC
13 2 (0.70%) CommVault
13 2 (0.70%) IBM
13 2 (0.70%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + car/van/allow. ++
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Yateley, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Banbury
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £15000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Company & Performance Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Basingstoke
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago