Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Support Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 63 59
Rank change year-on-year -30 -4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 41 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.52% 3.74% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 3.87% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 63
Southampton median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -3.51%
10th Percentile £19,500 £16,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £34,875 £34,326 £40,800
Hampshire median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year - -1.79% -2.61%

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 1,325 1,060 1,383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.63% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 966 1,298
Southampton median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,500 £23,425
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) WSUS
7 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
7 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (9.52%) CCTV
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) Borland
7 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
7 2 (9.52%) VPN

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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Borland
4 2 (9.52%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Meraki