Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £25,750 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 55 64
Rank change year-on-year -38 +9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 83 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.28% 5.01% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 5.19% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 77 57
Southampton median annual salary £25,750 £26,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.96% -10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £19,500 £16,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £33,125 £45,000 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33% -

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 1,270 1,598 1,301
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.38% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,455 1,148
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,905 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.01% +2.26% -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 16 December 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 16 December 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
6 3 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.76%) CCTV
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Borland
7 2 (11.76%) Sage
7 2 (11.76%) WAN

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
2 1 (5.88%) Japanese Language
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
1 3 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) CCTV
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Science
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Borland
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) EMC