The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £26,750 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 57 71 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.26% 1.63% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.65% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 17
Median salary £26,750 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £46,000 £36,200
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 597 786 938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.45% 98.37% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 549 750 719
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,139 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) MS Exchange
3 27 (71.05%) VMware
4 25 (65.79%) Office 365
5 24 (63.16%) Windows 7
5 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 23 (60.53%) Windows 10
7 22 (57.89%) VoIP
8 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
9 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (47.37%) Dell
11 17 (44.74%) SQL
12 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
13 15 (39.47%) SAN
13 15 (39.47%) Mac OS X
14 12 (31.58%) Citrix
15 11 (28.95%) Cisco
16 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
17 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
18 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
18 5 (13.16%) Linux
19 4 (10.53%) VPN
20 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
20 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
20 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
20 3 (7.89%) MS Office
20 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
20 3 (7.89%) CCNP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 28 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (65.79%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) VoIP
2 15 (39.47%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Q.931
4 2 (5.26%) SS7
4 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) IPsec
5 1 (2.63%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 23 (60.53%) Windows 10
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (39.47%) Mac OS X
7 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (13.16%) Linux
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
9 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (2.63%) ERP
1 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
1 1 (2.63%) Migration
1 1 (2.63%) SDLC
1 1 (2.63%) Statistics
1 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CCNP
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCDA
2 2 (5.26%) CCDE
2 2 (5.26%) CCDP
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCDST
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) oVirt
4 1 (2.63%) pfSense
4 1 (2.63%) Samba
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Bacula
1 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Dell
4 12 (31.58%) Citrix
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Sophos
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