Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 70 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.95% 2.73% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.82% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 42
Southampton median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% +12.15%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,200 £38,000
Hampshire median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.82% -1.79%

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 1,386 1,133 1,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.75% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 1,045 1,415
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
8 4 (14.29%) Intel
8 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 4 (14.29%) VPN
8 4 (14.29%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
8 4 (14.29%) Time Management
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) SaaS
9 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Office 365
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.71%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall
9 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
9 3 (10.71%) Network Security
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) Unix

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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
8 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.57%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Intel
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee
3 1 (3.57%) Meraki