The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Support Engineer
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 42 48
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.23% 5.07% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 5.28% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 17
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.78% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 288 568 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.65% 95.95% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 259 503 459
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Suffolk over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +5 6 £35,000 +100.00%
Ipswich +26 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
5 8 (34.78%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) Google
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Driving Licence
5 8 (34.78%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
7 6 (26.09%) Presales
7 6 (26.09%) High Availability
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) CCNA
8 5 (21.74%) SMTP
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (21.74%) A+ Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
8 5 (21.74%) MCSA
8 5 (21.74%) MCP
8 5 (21.74%) Unix
8 5 (21.74%) HTTPS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
1 8 (34.78%) Remote Desktop
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
2 5 (21.74%) IMAP
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.35%) JMS
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Driving Licence
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
8 5 (21.74%) Unix
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) High Availability
1 6 (26.09%) Presales
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) A+ Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) MCP
1 5 (21.74%) MCSA
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Google
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware