The median annual salary for a IT Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 211 197
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 44 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.87% 0.85% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.88% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 46
Median salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £28,250
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 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 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
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 £57,300 £60,000
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 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 29 March 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 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
Wiltshire +26 14 £26,000 +4.00%
Bristol 0 10 £26,500 +17.77%
Gloucestershire 0 10 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Dorset +28 6 £18,000 +5.88% 2
Somerset -5 3 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Devon -12 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 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 West region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 97 (85.09%) Windows
2 56 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 55 (48.25%) Active Directory
4 37 (32.46%) MS Office
5 32 (28.07%) Windows Server
5 32 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (24.56%) VMware
8 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
9 25 (21.93%) LAN
9 25 (21.93%) WAN
10 24 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 22 (19.30%) Linux
12 19 (16.67%) Fat Client
12 19 (16.67%) Thin Client
12 19 (16.67%) Intel
13 16 (14.04%) DHCP
14 15 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (12.28%) DNS
16 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
16 13 (11.40%) MCP
17 12 (10.53%) SQL
17 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (10.53%) Firewall
17 12 (10.53%) Degree
17 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
18 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
18 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
18 11 (9.65%) ITIL
18 11 (9.65%) Unix

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 24 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (32.46%) MS Office
2 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.93%) LAN
1 25 (21.93%) WAN
2 16 (14.04%) DHCP
3 14 (12.28%) DNS
4 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.53%) Firewall
6 8 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (7.02%) WLAN
7 7 (6.14%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) Internet
8 5 (4.39%) VoIP
9 4 (3.51%) ADSL
9 4 (3.51%) VLAN
10 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.75%) SAN
11 2 (1.75%) Wireless
12 1 (0.88%) 3G
12 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.88%) NAS
12 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (7.89%) Advertising
2 7 (6.14%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 19 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 7 (6.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) PACS
5 1 (0.88%) PDA
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (85.09%) Windows
2 32 (28.07%) Windows Server
2 32 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (19.30%) Linux
5 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.65%) Unix
6 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.02%) Android
8 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.14%) Mac OS
9 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
10 6 (5.26%) Windows Vista
11 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.65%) ITIL
2 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
3 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
4 4 (3.51%) Analytics
4 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (3.51%) Project Management
5 3 (2.63%) Campaign Management
5 3 (2.63%) ERP
5 3 (2.63%) Line Management
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.63%) Time Management
6 2 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (1.75%) Programme Management
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (0.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (0.88%) CRM
7 1 (0.88%) Data Security
7 1 (0.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.51%) PHP
2 4 (3.51%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) MCP
2 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.02%) CCNA
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.51%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.63%) CCNP
8 2 (1.75%) MCSA
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) HND
9 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.51%) Samba
6 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 56 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) VMware
3 19 (16.67%) Intel
4 9 (7.89%) Cisco
4 9 (7.89%) Citrix
5 7 (6.14%) Apple
6 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.63%) Veeam
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.88%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) Meraki
8 1 (0.88%) NEC
8 1 (0.88%) Sage
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