The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.02% 4.13% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 4.21% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 19
Median salary £30,000 £32,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +29.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,791 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 549 712 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.69% 98.07% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 503 669 602
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
7 9 (29.03%) Office 365
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
9 7 (22.58%) VoIP
10 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (16.13%) Apache
11 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
11 5 (16.13%) IIS
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco
12 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (12.90%) JSP
12 4 (12.90%) Unix
12 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
12 4 (12.90%) Dell
12 4 (12.90%) SLA
12 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software

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 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) Apache
3 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VoIP
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) DSL
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Law
1 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (12.90%) Unix
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Change Management
2 3 (9.68%) Time Management
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Line Management
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCDA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Dell
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