The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Support Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 60 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 549 833 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.80% 4.51% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 4.65% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 488 753 771
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in the South East

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in the South East

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in the South East

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 Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire -14 164 £38,500 -3.75% 20
Hampshire -6 126 £27,500 - 17
Surrey -24 80 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 57 £25,000 -1.96% 8
Oxfordshire +2 40 £32,500 +14.03% 7
West Sussex -3 39 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Kent +9 32 £26,500 -1.85% 4
East Sussex +10 13 £25,000 -16.66%
Middlesex +2 1 £57,500 +130.00%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 758 (63.91%) Windows
2 553 (46.63%) Active Directory
3 455 (38.36%) Microsoft
4 413 (34.82%) Windows Server
5 358 (30.19%) VMware
6 252 (21.25%) Cisco
7 234 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 232 (19.56%) Firewall
9 231 (19.48%) Office 365
10 229 (19.31%) MS Exchange
11 226 (19.06%) SQL
12 225 (18.97%) Linux
13 211 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 202 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 190 (16.02%) ITIL
16 176 (14.84%) Cisco Certification
17 171 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
18 169 (14.25%) TCP/IP
19 157 (13.24%) Hyper-V
20 155 (13.07%) DNS
21 151 (12.73%) Windows 7
22 145 (12.23%) CCNA
23 130 (10.96%) SQL Server
24 129 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 126 (10.62%) LAN
26 125 (10.54%) Finance
27 120 (10.12%) SLA
28 119 (10.03%) WAN
29 115 (9.70%) Windows 10
30 112 (9.44%) Citrix

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
1 229 (19.31%) MS Exchange
2 92 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 81 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (5.14%) IIS
5 54 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 44 (3.71%) SharePoint
7 40 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 39 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 35 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (2.78%) Skype for Business
11 32 (2.70%) JBoss
12 31 (2.61%) Apache
13 21 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 18 (1.52%) WebLogic
15 14 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (1.18%) SAS
16 10 (0.84%) IBM Notes
16 10 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 9 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
18 7 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 171 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.084%) CATIA
6 1 (0.084%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.084%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.25%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.17%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.084%) Exstream
4 1 (0.084%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.084%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 231 (19.48%) Office 365
2 85 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.69%) SaaS
5 8 (0.67%) IaaS
6 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.59%) PaaS
6 7 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.34%) G Suite
7 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.17%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.084%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.084%) GitHub
10 1 (0.084%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.084%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 232 (19.56%) Firewall
2 169 (14.25%) TCP/IP
3 155 (13.07%) DNS
4 126 (10.62%) LAN
5 119 (10.03%) WAN
6 109 (9.19%) VPN
7 100 (8.43%) DHCP
8 84 (7.08%) SAN
8 84 (7.08%) VoIP
9 79 (6.66%) Wireless
10 64 (5.40%) Internet
11 52 (4.38%) HTTP
12 50 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
13 49 (4.13%) MPLS
14 45 (3.79%) BGP
15 36 (3.04%) VLAN
16 35 (2.95%) OSPF
17 30 (2.53%) IPsec
18 27 (2.28%) Skype
19 26 (2.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.05%) MySQL
3 15 (1.26%) DB2
3 15 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (0.76%) Big Data
5 9 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.34%) GIS
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.25%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.17%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.17%) Informix
11 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.084%) CorVu
12 1 (0.084%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (2.11%) Maven
2 20 (1.69%) Eclipse
2 20 (1.69%) IntelliJ
2 20 (1.69%) NetBeans
3 10 (0.84%) JIRA
4 9 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.42%) Selenium
6 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.34%) MSI
7 4 (0.34%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.25%) Firebug
9 2 (0.17%) Ant
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.084%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.084%) Gradle
10 1 (0.084%) Toad
General
1 125 (10.54%) Finance
2 51 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 29 (2.45%) French Language
5 27 (2.28%) German Language
5 27 (2.28%) Marketing
6 23 (1.94%) Banking
7 22 (1.85%) Retail
8 15 (1.26%) Electronics
9 13 (1.10%) Games
9 13 (1.10%) Spanish Language
10 12 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.93%) Legal
12 9 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (0.59%) Advertising
13 7 (0.59%) Law
14 6 (0.51%) Back Office
14 6 (0.51%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.42%) Billing
16 4 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.37%) Web Services
2 36 (3.04%) XML
3 32 (2.70%) HTML
4 26 (2.19%) .NET
5 24 (2.02%) SOAP
5 24 (2.02%) Spring
6 22 (1.85%) REST
7 21 (1.77%) Java EE
8 20 (1.69%) Java SE
8 20 (1.69%) JMS
9 17 (1.43%) CSS
10 15 (1.26%) J2EE
11 13 (1.10%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.67%) jQuery
13 8 (0.67%) JSP
13 8 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (0.59%) HTML5
14 7 (0.59%) WinForms
15 6 (0.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.24%) Data Centre
2 70 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.63%) Driving Licence
4 38 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 28 (2.36%) Clustering
6 28 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.43%) iPhone
8 17 (1.43%) Replication
9 15 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.18%) PKI
11 12 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.01%) EMC VNX
12 10 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 758 (63.91%) Windows
2 413 (34.82%) Windows Server
3 234 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 225 (18.97%) Linux
5 211 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 151 (12.73%) Windows 7
7 115 (9.70%) Windows 10
8 97 (8.18%) Windows 8
9 90 (7.59%) Unix
10 76 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (4.64%) Windows XP
12 30 (2.53%) Android
13 26 (2.19%) Mac OS X
14 25 (2.11%) Apple iOS
15 24 (2.02%) Windows Vista
16 23 (1.94%) Mac OS
17 18 (1.52%) Solaris
18 17 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (1.10%) CentOS
20 9 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (16.02%) ITIL
2 50 (4.22%) Problem Management
3 42 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 40 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (3.37%) Migration
5 38 (3.20%) Incident Management
6 37 (3.12%) Service Delivery
7 36 (3.04%) Time Management
8 35 (2.95%) Change Management
9 33 (2.78%) Presales
9 33 (2.78%) Service Management
10 32 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 30 (2.53%) DevOps
12 28 (2.36%) Open Source
13 27 (2.28%) Mentoring
14 26 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
15 24 (2.02%) Customer Requirements
16 23 (1.94%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (1.77%) Configuration Management
17 21 (1.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 226 (19.06%) SQL
2 92 (7.76%) Java
3 39 (3.29%) Shell Script
4 38 (3.20%) Perl
4 38 (3.20%) PowerShell
5 37 (3.12%) Bash Shell
6 35 (2.95%) Python
7 34 (2.87%) C#
8 28 (2.36%) C++
9 25 (2.11%) C
10 17 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.35%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.10%) PHP
13 8 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.59%) VB
15 6 (0.51%) AWK
15 6 (0.51%) Korn
15 6 (0.51%) sed
16 4 (0.34%) Delphi
17 3 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 176 (14.84%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (12.23%) CCNA
3 129 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (8.35%) MCSE
5 87 (7.34%) Degree
6 76 (6.41%) CCNP
7 73 (6.16%) Security Cleared
8 59 (4.97%) SC Cleared
9 46 (3.88%) MCP
10 39 (3.29%) MCSA
11 31 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (2.45%) CCIE
12 29 (2.45%) JNCIA
13 25 (2.11%) CCSA
14 22 (1.85%) A+ Certification
15 21 (1.77%) CISSP
16 20 (1.69%) JNCIP
16 20 (1.69%) MCITP
17 16 (1.35%) CCNP Voice
18 15 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (10.12%) SLA
2 14 (1.18%) QA
3 13 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.34%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 553 (46.63%) Active Directory
2 202 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 69 (5.82%) vSphere
5 39 (3.29%) XenApp
6 35 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.52%) Terminal Services
8 16 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.01%) VMware Server
10 11 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.67%) Docker
12 7 (0.59%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.59%) XenServer
13 6 (0.51%) Firmware
13 6 (0.51%) MetaFrame
13 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 6 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 92 (7.76%) SCCM
2 58 (4.89%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (1.35%) SCOM
4 16 (1.35%) WSUS
5 13 (1.10%) Puppet
6 10 (0.84%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (0.76%) SmoothWall
7 9 (0.76%) vCenter Server
8 8 (0.67%) Ansible
8 8 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.59%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 455 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 358 (30.19%) VMware
3 252 (21.25%) Cisco
4 112 (9.44%) Citrix
5 91 (7.67%) Oracle
6 89 (7.50%) Juniper
7 64 (5.40%) Veeam
8 52 (4.38%) CheckPoint
9 51 (4.30%) HP
10 44 (3.71%) IBM
11 42 (3.54%) F5
12 40 (3.37%) Apple
13 39 (3.29%) Palo Alto
14 38 (3.20%) NetApp
15 31 (2.61%) Symantec
16 27 (2.28%) Dell
17 26 (2.19%) Sophos
18 24 (2.02%) EMC
19 23 (1.94%) BEA
20 20 (1.69%) TIBCO
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £232000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £16000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + excllnt benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Treloars
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago