Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 62 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 78 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.63% 4.40% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 4.52% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 76 59 21
Southampton median annual salary £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.67% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £16,500 £23,850 £16,875
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,250 £50,000
Hampshire median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1341 1305 1369
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.24% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1169 1212
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,709 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,100 £58,150 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (97.44%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (47.44%) Windows Server
5 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (33.33%) SQL
7 23 (29.49%) Linux
8 20 (25.64%) Office 365
9 18 (23.08%) Windows 8
10 17 (21.79%) C#
11 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
12 13 (16.67%) Kibana
12 13 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (16.67%) LINQPad
12 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 13 (16.67%) LINQ
12 13 (16.67%) Replication
12 13 (16.67%) VMware
13 12 (15.38%) ITIL
13 12 (15.38%) Windows 10
14 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
15 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (11.54%) Firewall
15 9 (11.54%) VPN
15 9 (11.54%) 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 13 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) IIS
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (25.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Firewall
1 9 (11.54%) VPN
2 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) IPsec
3 6 (7.69%) OpenVPN
3 6 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.13%) LAN
4 4 (5.13%) WAN
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 3 (3.85%) Wireless
6 2 (2.56%) Network Security
6 2 (2.56%) Skype
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.28%) DSL
7 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) LINQPad
General
1 4 (5.13%) Law
1 4 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) LINQ
2 5 (6.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Replication
2 8 (10.26%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.26%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (97.44%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Windows Server
2 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (29.49%) Linux
5 18 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 9 (11.54%) Unix
9 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.85%) SUSE
12 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.28%) Debian
13 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (7.69%) ERP
3 6 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 6 (7.69%) Time Management
4 4 (5.13%) Change Management
5 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.85%) B2B
5 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.56%) Line Management
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.56%) Open Source
6 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.28%) IT Strategy
7 1 (1.28%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) CCNA
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.41%) CTC Cleared
1 5 (6.41%) MCSA
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) CCA
2 3 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) CCDA
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.69%) KVM
3 6 (7.69%) NFS
3 6 (7.69%) oVirt
3 6 (7.69%) pfSense
3 6 (7.69%) Samba
4 4 (5.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Kibana
2 6 (7.69%) Bacula
2 6 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco
4 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.69%) Dell
4 6 (7.69%) HP
4 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.69%) Sophos
5 2 (2.56%) Intel