Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Support Engineer was £18,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 86 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +104
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 23 26 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.62% 1.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 0
Southampton median annual salary £18,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.73% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £23,750 £27,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +17.02% -10.48%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1378 1292 1350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.22% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1154 1206
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,900 £58,525 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Southampton

IT Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for IT Support Engineer in Southampton

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Southampton region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (17.39%) Terminal Server
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Law
9 4 (17.39%) Legal
10 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
10 3 (13.04%) SLA
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
11 2 (8.70%) DHCP
11 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (8.70%) Intel
11 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
11 2 (8.70%) VPN
11 2 (8.70%) DNS

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
General
1 4 (17.39%) Law
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
1 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Intel