The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 198 213
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 29 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.83% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 29
Median salary £24,000 £21,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £29,950 £35,500
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in the South West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in the South West

IT Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Support Engineer in the South West

IT Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +12 10 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Bristol -19 7 £24,000 +11.62% 1
Dorset -3 6 £19,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 3 £25,000 -7.40% 2
Somerset -7 3 £24,500 -4.85% 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (81.33%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 19 (25.33%) WAN
6 19 (25.33%) LAN
7 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
8 14 (18.67%) DNS
8 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (17.33%) DHCP
9 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (17.33%) VMware
9 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
9 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
10 12 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
12 9 (12.00%) Office 365
12 9 (12.00%) Firewall
12 9 (12.00%) WLAN
13 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
13 8 (10.67%) SLA
13 8 (10.67%) MCP
13 8 (10.67%) Linux
13 8 (10.67%) Advertising
13 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (9.33%) Fat Client
14 7 (9.33%) Cisco
14 7 (9.33%) CCNA

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) GoldMine
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) LAN
1 19 (25.33%) WAN
2 14 (18.67%) DNS
3 13 (17.33%) DHCP
4 12 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (12.00%) Firewall
5 9 (12.00%) WLAN
6 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.67%) VoIP
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
8 4 (5.33%) Internet
8 4 (5.33%) VLAN
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.00%) Skype
10 2 (2.67%) Wireless
11 1 (1.33%) ADSL
11 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.33%) NAS
11 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (10.67%) Advertising
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Military
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (9.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (4.00%) PDA
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) PACS
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (81.33%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 8 (10.67%) Linux
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.33%) Unix
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.67%) Android
11 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.33%) ITIL
2 3 (4.00%) ERP
2 3 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (1.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (1.33%) Data Security
3 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (1.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.33%) OpenUP
3 1 (1.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (1.33%) Project Management
3 1 (1.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (1.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (1.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) MCP
3 7 (9.33%) CCNA
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CCNP
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.67%) HND
7 2 (2.67%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.33%) GNVQ
8 1 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco
3 7 (9.33%) Intel
4 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.00%) Veeam
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) EMC
5 2 (2.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.33%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Meraki
6 1 (1.33%) NEC
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) Sage
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