Support Engineer Jobs in the South East

Support Engineer
England > South East

The median Support Engineer salary in the South East is £34,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

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

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 58 83 139
Rank change year-on-year +25 +56 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 677 569 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.10% 3.74% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 4.12% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 644 461 476
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.94% -3.08% -
75th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £50,875 £46,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £33,060 £33,000
% change year-on-year -1.69% +0.18% -2.94%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,497 13,798 18,903
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 90.71% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11,254 8,668 12,686
10th Percentile £27,325 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £64,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.57% +0.83% +9.09%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in the South East

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

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 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +36 267 £37,500 +19.05% 47
Hampshire -6 147 £35,000 +16.67% 31
Berkshire +50 102 £34,750 +8.59% 16
Buckinghamshire -3 93 £32,500 - 16
East Sussex +40 73 £25,760 -19.50% 3
Oxfordshire +17 72 £42,000 +33.33% 15
Surrey -14 64 £42,000 +28.24% 17
Kent +4 57 £28,000 -13.85% 5
West Sussex +55 42 £30,000 - 13
Sussex - 13 £30,000 -
Middlesex - 7 £60,000 -
Isle of Wight - 5 £42,500 - 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2024, Support Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 344 (50.81%) Windows
2 318 (46.97%) Microsoft 365
3 287 (42.39%) Microsoft
4 231 (34.12%) Active Directory
5 215 (31.76%) Social Skills
6 192 (28.36%) Azure
7 177 (26.14%) Firewall
8 158 (23.34%) Windows Server
9 144 (21.27%) Customer Service
10 120 (17.73%) VMware
11 118 (17.43%) SQL
12 113 (16.69%) Microsoft Office
13 111 (16.40%) Windows 10
14 109 (16.10%) Degree
15 108 (15.95%) Microsoft Exchange
16 103 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
17 100 (14.77%) Linux
18 98 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 88 (13.00%) Cisco
20 79 (11.67%) SharePoint
21 78 (11.52%) ITIL
22 74 (10.93%) Hyper-V
22 74 (10.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 67 (9.90%) TCP/IP
24 65 (9.60%) VLAN
24 65 (9.60%) Entra ID
25 64 (9.45%) Microsoft Intune
25 64 (9.45%) SQL Server
26 63 (9.31%) DNS
27 62 (9.16%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 108 (15.95%) Microsoft Exchange
2 79 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (0.74%) Apache
4 5 (0.74%) IIS
5 4 (0.59%) JBoss
5 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.30%) CMS
7 2 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 113 (16.69%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.30%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 318 (46.97%) Microsoft 365
2 192 (28.36%) Azure
3 65 (9.60%) Entra ID
4 41 (6.06%) AWS
5 38 (5.61%) OneDrive
6 16 (2.36%) IaaS
7 12 (1.77%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.77%) SaaS
8 9 (1.33%) PaaS
9 7 (1.03%) Google Workspace
10 6 (0.89%) Azure Sentinel
10 6 (0.89%) GCP
11 5 (0.74%) iTunes
12 4 (0.59%) WhatsApp
13 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.30%) Rubrik
15 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.15%) Nutanix
15 1 (0.15%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 177 (26.14%) Firewall
2 67 (9.90%) TCP/IP
3 65 (9.60%) VLAN
4 63 (9.31%) DNS
5 61 (9.01%) VPN
5 61 (9.01%) Wireless
6 55 (8.12%) LAN
7 52 (7.68%) DHCP
8 44 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
9 42 (6.20%) WAN
10 41 (6.06%) VoIP
11 23 (3.40%) SAN
12 19 (2.81%) Broadband
13 18 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (2.51%) Network Security
15 15 (2.22%) SNMP
15 15 (2.22%) SSL
16 14 (2.07%) ADSL
16 14 (2.07%) SSH
16 14 (2.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.50%) MySQL
3 15 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.30%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (2.81%) JIRA
2 14 (2.07%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.30%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.15%) Git
4 1 (0.15%) GitLab
4 1 (0.15%) Gradle
4 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) JUnit
General
1 215 (31.76%) Social Skills
2 43 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.43%) Documentation Skills
5 29 (4.28%) Finance
5 29 (4.28%) Law
5 29 (4.28%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.84%) Organisational Skills
7 21 (3.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 14 (2.07%) Legal
9 12 (1.77%) Games
10 11 (1.62%) Back Office
11 8 (1.18%) Military
12 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.74%) Electronics
13 5 (0.74%) Retail
14 3 (0.44%) Marketing
15 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 2 (0.30%) Public Sector
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.51%) REST
1 17 (2.51%) SOAP
1 17 (2.51%) Web Services
2 16 (2.36%) HTML
3 13 (1.92%) Ajax
3 13 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 13 (1.92%) CSS
3 13 (1.92%) JDBC
3 13 (1.92%) ODBC
3 13 (1.92%) XHTML
3 13 (1.92%) XML
4 10 (1.48%) .NET
5 6 (0.89%) Kafka
6 3 (0.44%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.44%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) LDAP
7 1 (0.15%) Spring
7 1 (0.15%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.01%) Driving Licence
2 22 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.81%) Replication
5 13 (1.92%) Clustering
5 13 (1.92%) CMDB
6 11 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.48%) PKI
8 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 6 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.89%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.74%) Apple TV
11 4 (0.59%) CCTV
11 4 (0.59%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.30%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 344 (50.81%) Windows
2 158 (23.34%) Windows Server
3 111 (16.40%) Windows 10
4 100 (14.77%) Linux
5 31 (4.58%) Android
6 26 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 22 (3.25%) Windows 7
9 21 (3.10%) Windows Server 2019
10 14 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.92%) Unix
12 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (1.18%) VMS
14 6 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.59%) AIX
15 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (21.27%) Customer Service
2 103 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (11.52%) ITIL
4 74 (10.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 53 (7.83%) Service Delivery
6 38 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (5.17%) Problem Management
8 28 (4.14%) Incident Management
9 27 (3.99%) Customer Requirements
10 26 (3.84%) Mentoring
11 25 (3.69%) OO
12 24 (3.55%) Project Management
13 21 (3.10%) ITSM
13 21 (3.10%) Remote Monitoring and Management
14 20 (2.95%) Customer Experience
14 20 (2.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 20 (2.95%) Network Management
15 19 (2.81%) Change Control
15 19 (2.81%) Software Deployment
15 19 (2.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (17.43%) SQL
2 61 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.17%) Python
4 29 (4.28%) Java
5 24 (3.55%) Bash
6 16 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.07%) Perl
8 13 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.77%) VB
10 8 (1.18%) ActionScript
10 8 (1.18%) C
11 7 (1.03%) C#
11 7 (1.03%) C++
12 2 (0.30%) PHP
13 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (16.10%) Degree
2 62 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (8.12%) CCNA
4 50 (7.39%) Security Cleared
5 41 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (4.58%) Network+ Certification
7 27 (3.99%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.22%) MCITP
10 12 (1.77%) MCSE
11 10 (1.48%) Azure Certification
11 10 (1.48%) CCNP
11 10 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (1.48%) MCP
12 8 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.03%) GCSC
14 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.74%) HNC
16 4 (0.59%) HND
17 2 (0.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.68%) SLA
2 18 (2.66%) GDPR
3 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) NIST
4 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 231 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 98 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (10.93%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.92%) XenApp
6 12 (1.77%) Firmware
6 12 (1.77%) vSphere
7 8 (1.18%) Docker
7 8 (1.18%) OpenSSH
8 7 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.44%) GPFS
11 2 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (9.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (3.40%) SCCM
2 23 (3.40%) vCenter Server
3 13 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
3 13 (1.92%) WMI
4 8 (1.18%) IBM BigFix
4 8 (1.18%) PowerCLI
5 7 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.89%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.44%) Dell DRAC
7 3 (0.44%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 287 (42.39%) Microsoft
2 120 (17.73%) VMware
3 88 (13.00%) Cisco
4 58 (8.57%) Citrix
5 45 (6.65%) Veeam
6 39 (5.76%) HP
7 32 (4.73%) Apple
8 28 (4.14%) Meraki
8 28 (4.14%) Oracle
9 24 (3.55%) Barracuda Networks
10 19 (2.81%) Sophos
11 17 (2.51%) Fortinet
11 17 (2.51%) Palo Alto
12 16 (2.36%) Aruba
12 16 (2.36%) Splunk
13 15 (2.22%) Dell
14 14 (2.07%) Draytek
15 12 (1.77%) ConnectWise
16 11 (1.62%) Juniper
17 8 (1.18%) IBM