Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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

Support Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 40 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 100 256 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 4.16% 5.91% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 6.15% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 100 222 179
Median annual salary £30,000 £31,044 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.36% +3.48% +3.45%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £47,750 £49,500 £52,150
South East median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -4.76% +2.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,308 4,162 5,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.10% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,975 3,467 4,229
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Support Engineer in Surrey.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -7 17 £29,000 +6.23%
Redhill +9 14 £24,000 -12.73%
Leatherhead +32 11 £28,000 -1.75%
Egham +10 11 £25,000 +8.70%
Reigate +16 10 £32,500 -27.78%
Woking +1 5 £29,000 -27.50%
Farnham +9 4 £34,500 +26.61%
Staines 0 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Epsom +9 3 £31,000 +6.90% 1
Dorking +6 3 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Camberley +13 1 £58,500 +165.91%
Godalming 0 1 £29,000 +41.46% 1
Tadworth -4 1 £37,500 +27.12%
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 Surrey region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (72.00%) Windows
2 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
3 46 (46.00%) Office 365
4 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
5 32 (32.00%) Windows 10
6 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
7 23 (23.00%) Azure
8 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
9 21 (21.00%) VMware
10 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (15.00%) SLA
11 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 15 (15.00%) SCCM
12 14 (14.00%) SharePoint
12 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
13 13 (13.00%) Citrix
13 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.00%) Asset Management
14 12 (12.00%) Cisco
15 11 (11.00%) HP
15 11 (11.00%) LAN
15 11 (11.00%) ITIL
15 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.00%) Firewall
15 11 (11.00%) Degree
16 10 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (46.00%) Office 365
2 23 (23.00%) Azure
3 6 (6.00%) AWS
4 2 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.00%) G Suite
5 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.00%) Firewall
2 11 (11.00%) LAN
3 9 (9.00%) Skype
3 9 (9.00%) WAN
4 8 (8.00%) DHCP
5 7 (7.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.00%) DNS
6 6 (6.00%) SAN
6 6 (6.00%) VoIP
7 5 (5.00%) Broadband
7 5 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.00%) VLAN
8 4 (4.00%) Wireless
9 3 (3.00%) BGP
9 3 (3.00%) Internet
9 3 (3.00%) Intranet
9 3 (3.00%) MPLS
9 3 (3.00%) NAS
9 3 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) ODBC
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) CMDB
2 8 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.00%) AS400
6 2 (2.00%) BYOD
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.00%) Handset
7 1 (1.00%) iPhone
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (32.00%) Windows 10
4 27 (27.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (9.00%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (6.00%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.00%) Linux
12 1 (1.00%) Android
12 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.00%) Asset Management
2 11 (11.00%) ITIL
3 10 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.00%) Security Patching
6 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.00%) Storage Management
6 7 (7.00%) Validation
7 5 (5.00%) Change Control
7 5 (5.00%) Service Management
8 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.00%) ITSM
8 4 (4.00%) Line Management
8 4 (4.00%) Project Management
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (3.00%) Break/Fix
9 3 (3.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) C++
3 1 (1.00%) COBOL
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) PL/1
3 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.00%) Degree
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.00%) MCSE
5 8 (8.00%) A+ Certification
5 8 (8.00%) MCSA
6 7 (7.00%) MCP
7 5 (5.00%) CCNA
8 4 (4.00%) CCENT
8 4 (4.00%) CCNP
8 4 (4.00%) MCITP
8 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.00%) CCIE
9 3 (3.00%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.00%) MCDST
10 2 (2.00%) IBM Certification
10 2 (2.00%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.00%) RHCE
10 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.00%) Firmware
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.00%) WSUS
3 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.00%) Control-M
6 1 (1.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) VMware
3 13 (13.00%) Citrix
4 12 (12.00%) Cisco
5 11 (11.00%) HP
6 10 (10.00%) Apple
7 7 (7.00%) Snow
8 6 (6.00%) Dell
9 4 (4.00%) McAfee
9 4 (4.00%) Symantec
10 3 (3.00%) Avaya
10 3 (3.00%) Juniper
11 2 (2.00%) CA
11 2 (2.00%) IBM
11 2 (2.00%) iManage
11 2 (2.00%) Interwoven
11 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.00%) Sophos
11 2 (2.00%) Sybase
11 2 (2.00%) Veeam